… looking at the New Wave (Antipodean post-punk 1978-1983) This is a mad, irreverent road-trip of a mix, veering all over the map from post-punk to punk-funk, industrial to electronica, avant-garde to indie-pop, with a couple of pit-stops along the way (in Grafton.. or was that Rangoon?) It hopefully imparts the excitement of the times,… Continue reading On The Beach…
The creator of the Devilfish, Robin Whittle, once defined techno music as the sound of “machines cranking over, lovingly tended”. Well, it turns out that humans have been “tending” music machines, while they crank over, for a surprisingly long time! The earliest known mechanical musical instruments date back to 9th-century Baghdad. These were apparently water-powered… Continue reading Techno’s Primordium
Serge Gainsbourg was a French musician, singer, composer, actor, filmmaker and author. He wrote contributions to popular music spanning four decades (1950s to the 1980s), covering diverse styles, including jazz, pop, rock, afrobeat, reggae, funk and rap. His compositions pilfered from Dvořák, Chopin, Beethoven, and Olatunji, among others, without making much of a secret of… Continue reading No Pain, No Gainsbourg
pointypointy cassette four-track from 1993
The Man With The Golden Drum Machine™ – “The Big Sweep” TMWTGDM was a project born out of frustration with the sloppy midi clock timing of computer sequencers, now commonly known as audio workstations. I went back to hardware sequencing on a Roland MC-50 and MSQ-700, and synced a raft of drum machines together via… Continue reading Hardware House
Grab your eyeliner and come dance like it’s 1981! CREDITS in addition to the catalogued tracks there are two unreleased tracks in this mix, details to follow…. https://www.discogs.com/Danse-Macabre-Between-The-Lines/master/241309 https://www.discogs.com/The-Comsat-Angels-Sleep-No-More/master/54716 Unreleased Unreleased https://www.discogs.com/Clan-Of-Xymox-Medusa/master/30334 https://www.discogs.com/Section-25-Always-Now/master/55226 https://www.discogs.com/A-Certain-Ratio-The-Double-12/master/107225 https://www.discogs.com/Bauhaus-Kick-In-The-Eye-Searching-For-Satori-EP/master/197533 https://www.discogs.com/The-Sisters-Of-Mercy-Temple-Of-Love/master/2699 https://boyharsher.bandcamp.com/album/careful https://www.discogs.com/Bauhaus-Mask/master/2463 https://www.discogs.com/XMal-Deutschland-Fetisch/master/10231 https://www.discogs.com/Joy-Division-Transmission/master/23219 https://www.discogs.com/Tones-On-Tail-Pop/master/61639 https://www.discogs.com/The-Psychedelic-Furs-The-Psychedelic-Furs/master/82414 Intro and outro: Frédéric Chopin: “Prelude” from the 1945 motion picture “The Picture… Continue reading Golgotha!
CREDITS: https://www.discogs.com/artist/4512176-Alejandro-Molinari https://playgroundrecordsmusic.bandcamp.com/track/kann-dich-heilen-original-mix https://www.discogs.com/The-Snivelling-Shits-Isgodaman/master/581317
CREDITS: https://www.discogs.com/John-Cooper-Clarke-Snap-Crackle-Bop/master/106564 https://www.discogs.com/Ricardo-Ruben-Do-The-Twist/release/8541693