Shooting for that Most Releases in a Year trophy (currently held by Sun City Girls and Merzbow), the Make-Up has knocked out four sides spread over three 7-inches in just a few months’ time. Its split singles with skittish no-wavers Crainium and Scottish pop-youth Lung Leg are out now, and the “U R My Intended/The Choice” 7-inch was recently released on K. The K single’s B-side is the band’s best song since “Blue Is Beautiful,” a spare and languid affair combining blissed-out wah and third-eye organ with some truly great “heys” sprinkled throughout. The Stax-core-tet did a four-week West Coast tour in October and heads for Japan and Australia in November. (JG)