Monday, January 31, 2011

X-Ray Spex - Identity [45] (1978)

When you look in the mirror do you smash it quick,
do you take the glass and slash your wrists.

A-Side: Identity • B-Side: Let's Submerge
released 1978 / EMI INT 563
Band origin: London/UK
Members on this recording: Poly Styrene [aka Marion Elliot] (vcls), Jak Airport (gtr), Paul Dean (bs), Rudi Thompson [aka Stephen Thompson] (sax), BP Hurding (drms).

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Further information:  Poly's Punky Party

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Friday, January 28, 2011

Lee Harvey Oswald Band [6-Song E.P.] (1989)

He had a dog and an Uzi, he hated the Jews, he was a moose & Republican
»Getting Wasted With The Vampires«

A-Side: Steam Roller Doggie/Getting Wasted With The Vampires/Boss Hoss
B-Side: Lightning Strikes/Mad Dog (Live-Germany '89)/When The Satans Come Marching In
released 1989 / Touch & Go T&G LP #45
Band origin: US
Members on this recording: Zowie Fenderblast (gtr), Dredge (bs, vcls), Jimmy Meat (drms).

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password: vamp89

Further information:  (Fake???) Interview with Zowie Fenderblast

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Buzzcocks - Promises [45] (1978)

Why did you ever let me down

A-Side: Promises • B-Side: Lipstick
released 1978 / United Artists UP 36471
Band origin: Manchester/UK
Members on this recording: Pete Shelley (gtr, vcls), Steve Diggle (gtr, back vcls), Steve Garvey (bs, back vcls), John Maher (drms).

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password: lips78

Further information:  The Buzzcocks Website

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Saturday, January 22, 2011

Die Tödliche Doris - " " (1982)

Spritzt seine Eier in die Nase des Schafes
»Fliegt schnell laut summend«

A-Side: Stümmel mir die Sprache/Posaunen der Liebe/Der Tod ist ein Skandal/Panzerabwehrfaust/Wie still es im Wald ist/Sie werden nicht beobachtet/Haare im Mund
B-Side: M. Röck: Rhythmus im Blut/Kavaliere/Fliegt schnell laut summend/Robert/Über-Mutti/In der Pause
released 1982 / Zick Zack ZZ 123
Band origin: Berlin/Germany
Members on this recording: Wolfgang Müller, Nikolaus Utermöhlen, Käthe Kruse, Tabea Blumenschein.

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password: doris82

Further information:  Die Tödliche Doris

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Dead Kennedys - Kill The Poor [45] (1980)

Jane Fonda on the screen today, convinced the liberals it's okay
»Kill The Poor«

A-Side: Kill The Poor [single version] B-Side: In-Sight
released 1980 / Cherry Red CHERRY 16
Band origin: San Francisco/US
Members on this recording: Jello Biafra [real name Eric Boucher] (vcls), East Bay Ray [real name Ray Peperrell](gtr), Klaus Flouride (bs), Ted [real name Bruce Slesinger] (drms).

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password: poor80

Further information:  Dead Kennedys Website

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Monday, January 17, 2011

Dexy's Midnight Runners - Geno [45] (1980)

You look down and the walls are higher, they are built from the tears you're cryin'
»Breakin' Down The Walls Of Heartache«

A-Side: Geno B-Side: Breakin' Down The Walls Of Heartache
released 1980 / Odeon 1C 006-63744 [German release]
Band origin: Birmingham/UK
Members on this recording: Kevin Rowland (vcls), Kevin Archer (gtr), Pete Williams (bs), Pete Saunders (keyb'ds), Geoff Blythe (tenor sax), Steve Spooner (alto sax), Jimmy Paterson (trombone). Andy 'Stoker' Growcott (drms).

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password: down80

Further information:  Dexy's Midnight Runners

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Saturday, January 15, 2011

Three Johns - Do The Square Thing [45] (1984)

I'm taking my atoms with me, I would not split me up Sir
»Do The Square Thing«

A-Side: Do The Square Thing B-Side: Zowee!
released 1984 / Abstract Records ABS 023
Band origin: Leeds/UK
Members on this recording: John Hyatt (vcls), Jon Langford (gtr), John Brennan [real name Phillip Brennan] (bs).

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password: john84

Further information:  The Three Johns - The World Of The Workers Is Wild

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Thursday, January 13, 2011

Cabaret Voltaire - Nag Nag Nag [45] (1979)

A-Side: Nag Nag Nag • B-Side: Is That Me (Finding Someone At The Door Again?)
released 1979 / Rough Trade RT 018
Band origin: Sheffield/UK
Members on this recording: Stephen Mallinder (vcls, bs), Richard H. Kirk (gtr, vcls), Chris Watson (electronics, tape, voice).
note: The B-Side is a 1975 recording

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password: volt79

Further information:  Brainwashed: Cabaret Voltaire

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

London Underground - Current Affairs Session
[Mini-Album] (1983)

Ex-Nazi doctors tiptoe through tropical jungles
»Between The Lines«

A-Side: Between The Lines/Motivation/1-3
B-Side: Animosity/Rise And Fall/Bleach It
released 1983 / On-U Sound ON-U LP 28M
Band origin: London/UK
Members on this recording: Pete Holdsworth (vcls), Kendall Ernest (bs, gtr), Martin Frederix (bs, gtr, keyb'ds), Doctor Pablo (keyb'ds, gtr, melodica), Dan Sheals (drms, whistle, perc).

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password: rise83

Further information:  On-U Sound In The Area - London Underground

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Monday, January 10, 2011

Rich Kids - Rich Kids [45] (1978)

A-Side: Rich Kids • B-Side: Empty Words
released 1978 / EMI 2738
Band origin: London/UK
Members on this recording: Midge Ure (vcls, gtr, keyb'ds), Steve New (gtr, vcls), Glen Matlock (bs, vcls), Rusty Egan (drms).
note: The front cover is plain red.

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password: rich78

Further information:  God Save The Sex Pistols – The Rich Kids

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Sunday, January 9, 2011

Legendary Pink Dots - Faces In The Fire [E.P.] (1984)

Now I'm on my own, just your picture and a phone

A-Side: Blasto/Love In A Plain Brown Envelope/Sleeso
B-Side: Neon Gladiators/Kitto/Eight Minutes To Live
released 1984 / Play It Again Sam! bias 1
Band origin: London/UK
Members on this recording: April Iliffe, Edward Ka-Spel, Phil Harmonix, Roland Calloway, Stret Majest. Additional musicians: Ignit, Pat Paganini.

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password: blast84

Further information:  Legendary Pink Dots Website

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