Sunday, March 29, 2009

The Reynolds Girls - I'd Rather Jack (1989)

One hit pop wonder from a pair of sisters. Neither here nor there. Features the classic line, "I'd rather jack, than Fleetwood Mac". Not much explanation what jack literally means. Supposed to comment on the lack of press and radio coverage of new younger acts in the UK.

Friday, March 27, 2009


Frenchie new wave. What are zoo looking at? I got this dirt cheap and you should too!

Amazing track titles on the LP:

A1 Ethnicolor (11:41)
A2 Diva (7:33)
B1 Zoolook (3:50)
B2 Wooloomooloo (3:20)
B3 Zoolookologie (4:20)
B4 Blah-Blah Cafe (3:22)
B5 Ethnicolor II (3:52)

One song with Laurie Anderson vocals too!

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Power Of Tower & The Killer Funk Renewable Resource Allstars Big Band - "There's Only So Much Oil In The Ground So We Better Start Looking For Alt

Extremely long winded band name and song title that accurately reflects the energy crises of the 1970s as well as the most recent incarnation which explains the March 2009 bootleg re-release of this treasure on 7" (as "Power of Tower" instead of "Tower of Power"). Local SF Bay band from Oakland released this in 1974.

Full title:
"There's Only So Much Oil In The Ground So We Better Start Looking For Alternative Power Supplies"

Saturday, March 21, 2009

The Shamen - Omega Amigo (1989)

Nice turn of the decade Scottish techno-ish nugget with some possibly regrettable vocals. I'll be honest, maybe I just like the alliterative title? The Stone Roses probably liked these guys so I will too. Classified as "indie dance" according to Whenever the Madchester revival dance night monthly part starts you'll be sure to hear some Shamen, right?

Dissevelt:Song of the second moon (1963)

Realy old kraut stuff mentioned in this Hungarian article:
along with lots of other related sounds!

Tangerine Dream - Choronzon (1981)

Another not so hard to find spacey gem from Tangerine Dream. Whoever made this wolf montage video is simply put, a genius. Take note of the wolf teeth photo set at 2:14 when the song takes a dark turn!

Logic - Clash

Pretty well known Japanese atmospheric spacey electro disco gem. Project of Hideki Matsutake, of Yellow Magic Orchestra fame.

Also "Unit", a little more vocal heavy & with a nice downtempo sway:

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Black Box - Everybody Everybody (1990)

Yessssssssss! Finally I found you Black Box! You were not Chunky A's "Owww", you are your own song, Everybody Everybody, as featured in the Kid and Play smash hit, "Class Act". Nice drum break, mind blowing "owwww", ok horns, and pretty tight bassline. This song is probably in some episode of Real World NYC. Possibly a tranny anthem as well. I am so happy.