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KoSMiSChe MuSik ( 1972 ) Ohr doppel eL Pee… exclusive trax by AShRa TeMPeL & KLauS SChuLZe!!!

Posted in audio,mp3,music by ynot on the July 23rd, 2008

KoSMiSChe MuSik ( 1972 ) Ohr doppel eL Pee…
exclusive trax by AShRa TeMPeL & KLauS SChuLZe!!!
KoSMiSChe MuSik ( 1972 ) Ohr doppel eL Pee… exclusive trax by AShRa TeMPeL & KLauS SChuLZe!!!
GROUndbReakiNG 1972 KRAuTRaWk KoMPiLaTiON…
Popol Vuh – In Den Gärten Pharaos (Excerpt) (9:39)
Klaus Schulze – Ebene (Excerpt) (9:39)
Ash Ra Tempel – Traummaschine (Excerpt) (9:15)
Ash Ra Tempel – Schwingungen (Excerpt) (9:57)
Tangerine Dream – Geburt ( Genesis ) (6:00)
Tangerine Dream – Sunrise In The Third System (4:20)
Tangerine Dream – Origin Of Supernatural Probabilities (Excerpt) (10:01)
Ash Ra Tempel – Gedanken (7:38)
Klaus Schulze – Land (10:33)

AS YU ShouLd by now know…
yu should support the artists & buy th’ official releases…
i hope i’ve provided sufficient links fer yu t’ du so…

GeT KoSMiSChe MuSik DiSC ONe…
GeT KoSMiSChe MuSik DiSC TWo…

LiLieNTaL ( 1978 ) Moebius, CoNNy PLaNk, ASMuS TieTCheNs

Posted in audio,mp3,music by ynot on the July 23rd, 2008

LiLieNTaL ( 1978 ) Moebius, CoNNy PLaNk, ASMuS TieTCheNs
ORaNGe BRaiN LaBeL

LiLieNTaL ( 1978 ) Moebius, CoNNy PLaNk, ASMuS TieTCheNs - ORaNGe BRaiN LaBeL
this post, like th’ GLiTTeRhouSe one of a coupla daze ago…
is a ‘mini sampler’… only th’ furst two trax…
if yu dig ’em… yu should trak down th’ 2007 reissue…
i highly recommend this rekkid…
the project is chock ful ‘o’ luminaries…
CoNNy PLaNk was already famous @ th’ time…
fer his innumerable production credits…
so too moebius & his many collaborative efforts…
ASMuS TieTCheNs became more well known in th’ 80s…
industrial underground…

GeT LiLieNTaL ’78 SaMPLeR

The GoGGLes – 1971 Audio fideLiTy EXPLOiTo-Sike eL Pee! = DaVid SPiNoZZa PoRT CheSTeR NY! / Paul McCaRTNeY – ‘RaM!’

Posted in audio,mp3,music,Westchester NY Records by ynot on the July 23rd, 2008

otay… after th’ last ‘semi post’…
GLiTTeRhouSe…
i decided t’ kinda rush this ‘piggyback post’…
The GoGGLes – ‘SOUNdTRak t’ Th’ TeeVee Movie!’ (?)
1971 Audio fideLiTy AFSD-6244 EXPLOiTo-Sike eL Pee!

The GoGGLes - 1971 Audio-fidelity EXPLOiTo ‘Sike’ TeeN CaSh-iN eL Pee!
well after google ‘goggle’ / yahoo search…
so much fer ‘quik post’…
this ‘un may likely raise as many qwestions as it also answers…
i didn’t remember when i again pick’d this out ‘o’ th’ stash…
that this here’s yet anuther WaSTeCheSTeR county ny rekkid…
but here goes band line-up… fum th’ liner notes…

Rod McBrien – Bass, Lead Vocal
Born Amityville, Long Island NY June 20, 1948, attended Amithyville High School & Hofstra College in NY – originally a recording engineer for such performers as The Jaggerz, Jimi Hendrix, The Hollies & many others. Rod’s hobbies are tennis, football & baseball. His favorite performers are The Googles. He’s a nice guy.

David Spinozza – Guitar, Vocal
Born in Port Chester, NY August 9, 1949, attended Mamaroneck High School in NY. Dave’s amazing creativity has made him the leading studio guitarist in New York. He was chosen by Paul McCartney to be the featured guitarist on his latest lp. Dave’s hobbies are water skiing and diving and his favorite performers are The Band & Stevie Wonder. He’s really a nice guy.

Jessica Harper – Vocalist
Born Chicago, Illinois October 3, 1949, attended North Shore County day School, Winnetka, Illinois & Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville NY. Before joining The Goggles, she appeared in the Broadway production of ‘Hair’ for one year. Jessica’s favorite hobby is “peace”. Rod & Dave like her.

Mark Lockhart – Drums
Born in New York City October 21, 1949, attended Christ The King High School in NYC and is presently attending Queens College. Mark has been playing with several East Coast rock groups before joining the Goggles. His favorite performers are the Beatles & James Brown. He’s cute.

so there yu go…
of course David Spinozza ended up being on ‘Paul McCartney’s latest lp’…
which happened to be ‘RAM’
most of th’ trax were co-written by Eddie Newmark & ‘D. LaRue’…
Eddie Newmark is also credited as Producer…
google ‘goggle’ / yahoo his name and y’ come up /w/ some inarresting schtuff…
SPeCTRo-PoP Productions EaRLy 6Ts
obscure early bronx based ajax label prod
Cathy Carroll “Goodnight Johnny” Rotate label 45
coupla other audio fidelity el pees…
Ambience 1 & Ambience 2 ( apparently ‘big’ amongst ‘chill-out’ deejays! )
this one looks KeWL!

this rekkid was apparently soundtrack to a TeeVee Movie…
“Looking Through Super Plastic Elastic Goggles At Color”
1970 Guy Fraumeni, Sienna Production…
i’ve nvr heard of it beyond this rekkid…
but would cert lurve t’ czech that action jackson…

GeT The Goggles…

GLiTTeRhouSe – ‘CoLoR bLiNd’ ( 1968 ) DyNoVOiCe / Bob CReWe PRod – NYC ( ? ) MiCheaL GayLe = ARThuR Lee LoVe ‘CLoNe’! (?)

Posted in audio,mp3,music by ynot on the July 21st, 2008

GLiTTeRhouSe – ‘CoLoR bLiNd’ ( 1968 ) DyNoVOiCe eL Pee…
Bob CReWe PRod – NYC ( ? ) MiCheaL GayLe = ARThuR Lee LoVe ‘CLoNe’! (?)

GLiTTeRhouSe - ‘CoLoR bLiNd’ ( 1968 ) DyNoVOiCe - Bob CReWe PRod - NYC ( ? ) MiCheaL GayLe = ARThuR Lee LoVe ‘CLoNe’! (?)
here’s a Waaay O-erlook’d PSyCh alb
about which too litlle is known…
mebbe this post will help dig up sum mor infos…
fum VeRNoN JoYNSoN’s indispensdible…
‘FuZZ, ACid, fLoWeRs’ 1993 BoRdeRLiNe UK book…
‘A New York based band who probably included Michael Gayle since he wrote all of the songs on their album, which was arranged, directed and produced by Bob Crewe. By far the best cuts are on side one. “TiNkeRbeLL’s MiNd”, “PRiNCes oF The GiNGeRLaNd”, and “ChiLd oF DaRkNeSS” ( JouRNey oF a ChiLd TRaVeLLeR ) are all symphonic psych pop in Procul Harum vein, which are worth seeking out. Also of note is “Happy to have you Here Again”, which has a goodtime feel about it with some chirpy keyboards and nice harmonies.’
otay… yr editor here…
i’m gonna step out on a line here…
i think this groop also like LoVe…
was an early ‘MuLt-CuLTi’ band…
with th’ KeWL SiLVeR FOiL CVR it’s really sorta hard to tell…
( i think deliberately so )
but th’ guy in th’ foreground left… ‘looks african-american’…
and i’ll be damned if “TiNkeRbeLL’s MyNd” doesn’t sound like a durn…
LoVe ‘forever changes’ outtake…
again as with many ‘o’ my posts…
i hope that qwestions can finally be answered…
and a good groop…
finally gets its long overdue recognition…

here’s a coupla links…
this ‘un looks fantastic…
AWeSuM DyNoVOiCe BLaahG PoST
tho i haven’t czech’d it out yet…
i’m gonna give it a shot a bit later…
and will sez if’n it doesn’t werk…
then there’s th’ DyNVOiCe MySPaCe TRibuTe…
KeWL!!!

GeT GLiTTeRhouSe – ‘CoLoR bLiNd’ SAMPLeR
PLS See PoST-SCRiPT BeLoW…

i jester noticed…
that th’ ever kewl Red TeLphoNe ’66 bLaahG
had post’d this a coupla months back…
he’s got sum mor infos on band members o’er there…
that yu mite wanna czech out…
he also sez GLiTTeRhouSe had sum addl trax…
on BaRbaReLLa SndTRak
( mebbe i’ll add those if that’s what’ll make this post diff )
they said theirs was fum cdr rip…
mine is fum mi vynil that i’ve had since th’ 8Ts…
mebbe sumbody out there will compare…
sorry leonard… if y’ want me t’ pull this… i will…
i had dun GooGLe & yahoo search jester laster week…
and yr post didn’t come up at all…

PPS… after czechin’ out th’ Red TeLePhoNe ’66 BaRBaReLLa PoST…
i noticed in th’ comments…
that th’ keybd player MooGy KLiNGMaN has a SiTe…
where he sells an EX-PaNd’d CD ( CDR? )
with a ToN ‘o’ XTRa SChTuFF… ’66 – ’74…
i’m def gonna contact him nexter coupla daze t’ get’s mine…
accordingly… th’ UPLoad is MeReLy a ‘SAMPLER’…

i still want’d t’ go thru /w/ this post…
mainly ‘cuz this is a great rekkid by an obscure nyc groop…
and yes… i was rite…
Michael Gayle is african-american…

ALL ThiNGs MiLk = TeeN MiLK ( 1994 ) NYC ‘NOiSe PuNk’… + MiLK ( 1991 ) PRe-STeReoLab + MiLk ( 1992 ) MPLs Band!

Posted in audio,mp3,music,Uncategorized by ynot on the July 21st, 2008

TeeN MiLK – “STudeNT AThLeTe” b/w “SaWed OFF”
( 1994 ) CaCaPhoNe WhiTe VyNiL 7″ 45
TeeN MiLK - “STudeNT AThLeTe” b/w “SaWed OFF” ( 1994 ) CaCaPhoNe WhiTe VyNiL 7″ 45
BaSiCaLLy, this is a post about TeeN MiLk
a groop ‘o’ ne’er-do-wells that hailed fum bklyn back in th’ mid 90s…
they play’d ReXCo at least once… ( i think on Feb 11 1994 )
they had this kewl 8 song demo fum ’93…
i think i mebbe called ’em up & that’s how they ended up playing th’ schtore…
they were…
CRaiG CoLLiGaN – VoCaLs, biLe…
JoSh MehiGaN – BaSS, GaS
Ed CoRReLL – DRuMs, SMoke
ERiC GeLbeR – GUiTaR, NeuRoSiS

then they put out th’ 7iNCh ( i StiLL have sum fer SaLe fer $3.99! )
( du not miss this ‘phuture rarity…’ git it b4 9Ts nostalgia rolls around! )
which i think SuNdaZed / EPiC label guy BoB iRWiN ‘bankrolled’…
( hey bob… i’d still like t’ get that chris rush video yu sed yu have )

ERiC also had anuther ‘side project’ called UNPLeaSaNT ToNGue SaNdWiCh
which i’ve also incuded their 5 song demo…
this is ALL V. KeWL ShiT if’n y’ dig TOUCh & Go / AM-ReP schtuff… DO NOT MiSS!

i’ve also decided t’ include ‘ALL ThiNGs MiLk’… inc…
MiLk “HoT SEaT” b/w “GiRTh”
1991 EVe No6 UK 7″ 45
MiLk - “HoT SEaT” b/w “GiRTh” (1991 EVe LaBeL UK 7iNCh 45 )
this norwich uk based groop included…
ViC KeMLiCZ – GTR & VoX…
DuNCaN BRoWn – bass (later went to stereolab)
STeVeN ‘ChiN’ KeeLeR – DRuMs…
they had at least one other single/ep…
‘TaNTRuM’ – ’91 full length + 4 song peel session…
( all rekkids were apparently releas’d on eve label as well )
i’d cert like t’ czech out th’ other schtuff by ’em!

FiNaLLy… MiLk ( 1992 ) MPLs GRooP…
“SeaSoN’s CRaNe” b/w “ShoPPiNG BaR” SPaNiSh fLy SF-001
MiLk - “SeaSoN’s CRaNe” b/w “ShoPPiNG BaR” ( 1992 SPaNiSh fLy SF-001 7iNCh )
This MiLk was…
BReTT – GuiTaRs, VoCaLs…
JeReMy – BaSS
ChRiSTiaN – DRuMs
ENG by MaC ( HaLo ‘o’ fLies ) @ SiX FeeT UNdeR…
address given is to JeReMy GRoSSeR @ th’ standard…
TWiN-ToNe 2541 NiCoLLeT AVe… MPLs MN 55404…
other than that… i dunno nothing…

GeT iT HeRe…

UK PuNk / D.i.Y. / SCoTTiSh PoP PoST-PuNQue SiNGLes VoL 2 ( 1979 – 1981 )

Posted in audio,mp3,music by ynot on the July 18th, 2008

otay… as promised coupla weex ago…
another brace of obscure / ‘rare’ singles fum across th’ pond…

MEaN StReet DEaLeRS ( 1979 GRaDuate LaBeL )
XLNT ‘HEaVy PRoG Sike PuNk’ 45!
MEaN StReet DEaLeRS 1979 GRaDuate LaBeL XLNT ‘HEaVy PRoG Sike PuNk’ 45!
furst things furst… purty obvious fum th’ pic on th’ back ( which y’ can d/l as part 2 )
half these guys ain’t young’uns… but half were…
so it’s a ( at th’ time ) ‘out-of-place’ / ‘neither fish nor fowl’…
CLaSh ‘o’ STyLes on This ‘UN…
i’d sez…
XLNT HaWkWiNd STyLe ‘HEaVy RaWk’ /w/ KeWL ‘TwiddLy Kybds’…
meets ’78 PuNk…

so again goes th’ ChaLLaNGe t’ these guys…
Bob, Mark, James, Jimmy, John, & Smith…
whoever y’ were / are pls step up & take yr riteful place in history…
fer this o’erlook’d slice ‘o’ wax…
jest so’s y’ knos…
th’ graduate label was most famous fer early UB40 releases…

BLaNk tapes ( 1979 SkeLeton Rekkids CoMP 7iNCh EE-Pee )
with GeiSha GiRLs, ZoRkie TWiNs, JuNk ARt, & ATTeMPTed MOUSTaChe!
BLaNk tapes 1979 SkeLeton Rekkids CoMP 7iNCh EE-Pee /w/ GeiSha GiRLs, ZoRkie TWiNs, JuNk ARt, & ATTeMPTed MOUSTaChe!
WoW! ThiS iS An ObSCuRiTaNTaLiSt ‘dream’!!! EL CheePNiS!
( See ZaPPa: JiMMy CaRL BLaCk ref )

ZoRkie TWiNs – “SooNeR OR LaTeR”…
AWeSuM Mid-TeMPo PoWeR PoP… A LoST ‘CLaSSiC!’
Paul Bedford – Bass
John roberts – Drums
Mike Kendrick – Vocals, Guitar
Colin Miller – Guitar

GeiSha GiRLs – “DoCToR”
XLNT HaWkWiNd ’78 STyLe Hard RaWk /w/ CReePy SeX LyRiCs…
Keith Wilson – Lead Vocals, Keyboards
Rod Gilliard – Guitars
Paul Numan – Drums
Steve Cockrill – Bass
Ron Lenin – Guitars

JuNk ART – “ToTaL BeNe”
AMaZiNG CoL WaV MiNiMaL SyNTh EaRLy ELekTro iNduSTRiaL…
Malcolm Bene – Vocals
Snips – Guitars
Aiden – Rhythm Machine, kybds

ATTeMPTed MOUSTaChe – “YOU’Re The ONe”
WaY KeWL ‘TRibaL’ PoST-PuNQue!
Roy Wilding – Vocals, fLute
Michael Wilding – Bass
Simon Someone – Guitar
Paul Someone – Drums
( ‘NO ReLaTiON’ )
ONe ‘o’ Th’ ToP 30 ‘BeSTeST WeiRd NaMes EVeR!’
btw… i’m STiLL Lookin fer…
MaNdibLe RuMPuS “What’s My Line” / “Shadows & Passions” SiNGLe…
( tho eMPee3s would suffuce in th’ meanwhile )

SPideR KiNG – “ANiMaLs” b/w “Would You Wanna Die for ENGLaNd?” 45…
SPideR KiNG - “Would You Wanna Die for ENGLaNd?” ( CiRCa79 TeSt PReSSiNGS LaBeL 7″ 45 )
ANoTheR RaTheR STRoNG ‘NeiTher FiSh NoR FoWL’…
PuNQue-iSh ‘HaRd RaWk’ SiNGLe…
does anyone kno who was behind this lil mystery?
also YNoT iS Lookin fer…
Th’ BLuRT “My MoTheR was a fRieNd ‘o’ an ENeMy ‘o’ Th’ PeoPLe” SiNGLe…
which was also releas’d on TeST PReSSiNGs Label…

The PaPeRs“HoW MaNy MoRe?” b/w “HeLLo OBLiViON” 45…
1980 RadioACTiVe RAD-1 7iNCh 45…
The PaPeRs - “HoW MaNy MoRe?” b/w “HeLLo OBLiViON” ( 1980 RadioACTiVe RAD-1 7″ 45 )
sorta kewl PoLiCe STyLe ‘ReGGae RaWk’ SiNGLe…
dig th’ RoNNie RaYGuN quote ‘dRoP-iN’ & PoST APoCaLyPTiC SLeeVe…
nuf sed…

The PuRiTaNs‘CLeoPaTRa’s NeedLe’ EP…
CiRCa 1980 ( ? ) EXT-1 LaBeL…
The PuRitaNS - CLeoPaTRa’s NeedLe ( CiRCa 1980 EXT LabeL EXT-1 MeKoNS StyLe Pub RaWk 7iNCh EE-Pee )
back of sleeve is really ‘lite on infos’… virtually non-existant…
no bandmembers.. void… nil…
decent mekons-ish jagged post whatever…
with pub-rawk style sax… not bad at all…

taking a nice lil well-deserv’d trip t’ edinburgh…
fer a coupla kewl obscure scottish ‘poop’ pop singles…

AVO-8‘GoNe WRoNG’ 7iNCh EP…
1980 STRoPPo LaBeL STRoP-1 7iNCh…
AVO-8 - “GoNe WRoNG” ( 1980-STRoPo LaBeL STRoP-1 Scottish PoWeR PoP 7iNCh EE-Pee )
“GoNe WRoNG” b/w “TaRGeT ONe” & “NO HeSiTaTiON”
STeVie HaSTie – GUiTaR, VoCaLs
JoN McLuSky – BaSS, VoCaLs
KeNNy GOURLay – DRuMs
GoRdoN McKiNNoN – ORgaN, SyNTh

35mm DREaMs‘FaSTeN YOUR SaFeTy-BeLTs’ EP…
1981 MoRe ThaN ThiS LaBeL ASA-200
35MM DREaMS - ‘FaSTeN YOUR SaFeTy-BeLTs’ ( 1981 MoRe ThaN ThiS LaBeL Scottish ARt Sike PoP 7iNCh EP )
“FaSTeN YOUR SaFeTy-BeLTs” b/w “CoRSToPhiNe” & “iNSTo-MaTiC DaNCe”
i have a real achilles heel fer this lil rekkid… yeah it’s rather ‘twee’…
but hey, whut’s so durn wrong /w/ a lil ‘pop’ now & again?, i mean really now, c’mon!

David – Bass
Moray – Vocals, Drums
Graham – Vocals, Guitar
Pete – Guitar
Susan, Ruth – Vocals ( but not on this record )
Guss – Projectionist
this lil rekkid really would not at all have been…
outta place had it instead been releas’d on…
ALaN McGee’s CREaTiON Label a mere 5 yrs later…
’tis a shame, really a shame…

this one has been posted elsewhere…
but fum whut i recall… i believe th’ rip was lesser vg- vynil…
so here goes a nice clean strong vg plus burn…
GaRaGe CLaSS“TeRMiNaL Tokyo” b/w “ONe HeLL oF a KiSS”
1981 GyMNaSiUM ReCoRds 7iNCh 45
GaRaGe CLaSS - “TeRMiNaL Tokyo” ( 1981 GymNaSiUM LaBeL 7iNCh 45 )
anuther one… back of sleeve is really ‘lite on infos’…
non-existant…
no bandmembers..
void…
nil…

BLaCk“HuMaN FeaTuRes” b/w “ELeCTRiC ChuRCh”
1981 RoX ReCoRds LaBeL 7iNCh 45
BLaCk-aka-CoLiN VEaRnCombe - “HuMaN FeaTuReS” b/w “ELeCTRiC ChuRCh” ( MeGa RaRe 1981 RoX ReCoRds Label debut 7iNCh 45 )
BLaCk -aka- CoLiN VEaRnCombe… 6 yrs before…
“WoNdeRfuL Life” international chart success…

GeT UK PuNk / D.i.Y. / SCoTTiSh PoP PoST-PuNQue SiNGLes VoL 2 ( 1979 – 1981 ) here…
GeT CVR ARtWeRk… here

SaNdy CoaST – ‘FRoM The STeReo WoRkShoP’ ( 1968 ReLaX NL ) DuTCh Neiderbeit PSyCh eL Pee

Posted in audio,mp3,music by ynot on the July 15th, 2008

SaNdy CoaST – ‘FRoM The STeReo WoRkShoP’( 1968 ReLaX NL )
DuTCh Neiderbeit PSyCh eL Pee…

SaNdy-CoaST-1968-FRoM-The-STeReo-WeRkShoP
i believe this is their 2nd eL Pee… ( i also have ‘And Their NaMe iS…’ )
which yu can find here
yu can find th’ follow up t’ this ‘ShiPWReCk’… here
along /w/ sum infos on band members / groop history…
they also apparently had a buncha pre-lp singles spanning ’64-’67…
i think those have since been collected…
on some sorta easy t’ find cds…
but t’ me…
this is their best…
at times it reminds me most of…
SeCoNd HaNd ‘REaLiTy’ ( a def top 25 desert island disc round here! )
esp on ‘CaPiTaL PuNiShMeNT’ which combines…
that particular ‘brit blooz sike sound’…
this style much more ‘easy goin’ / laidback…
but with unique instrumentation / incongruent sound ‘verite drop-ins’…
than most of th’ other neiderbeit hard blooz sike…
here’s a purty kewl 1989 reunion clip…

GeT ‘FRoM The STeReo WoRkShoP’

UK CaNTeRbuRy / FReNCh Rio / JaPaNeSe Chick SiNGeRs… AFteR DiNNeR & KaZuko Hohki…

Posted in audio,mp3,music,Uncategorized by ynot on the July 14th, 2008

going globalist here…
AFTeR DiNNeR /w/ HaCo… LiVe ‘SOUVeniR’ CaSS
AFTeR DiNNeR 1988 SOUVeNiR ZeRo LiVe CaSS
mid 80s axis of prog art rawk…
where th’ canterbury scene has shift’d it’s center of gravity…
to meeting sumwhere btwn paris & tokyo…
this cass showcases th’ alluring haco…
with Matsuhiko Izumi-guitar, Tadahiko Yokogawa-violin, bass, mandolin
Seiichi Kuroda-bass, Ichiro Inbue-percussion, Hideyuki Yamagata-drums

yu can read more about her ongoing activities @ her MySPaCe PaGe…
as well as detailed discog @ japanimprov.com of her activities…
in th’ 20 yrs since this release…
sum of this was re-releas’d on 1991 AFTeR DiNNeR / LiVe EDiTiONs CD…
but i don’t believe all of it is included there…

for th’ 2nd part of this post…
i had intended t’ upload th’ 1986 ‘ChaNTe BRiGiTTe BaRdoT’ 10iNCh fum…
KaZuko Hohki
KaZuko Hohki 1986 ‘ChaNTe BRiGiTTe BaRdoT’ 10iNch
but sum internet phishery reveals that yu can buy it here…
yu can also czech out th’ former FRaNk ChiCkeNs singers…
most recent activities @ her site…
http://www.kazukohohki.com/
this rekkid was originally releas’d on the FReNCh Chabada label…
( anyone have th’ LoL CoXhiLL rekkid on this label that they wanna share? )

AVeC STeVe BeReSfoRd his PiANo & ORCh…
Annie Whitehead-trombone
Tony Coe-tenor sax, clarinet, bass clarinet
Jean Merau-trumpet, bugle
Cyril Lefebrvre-slide guitar
Olly Blanchflower-contrebass, elec bass
Terry Day-drums, percussion
Steve Beresford-piano, organ, harmonium, casio sk1, drum machines,
elec bass, elec guitar

what i find intriguing about both of these releases is…
th’ serious approach…
and yet there is an underlying quality of…
classic shangri-las / spector-ish ‘exploitation’…

get… AFTeR DiNNeR

Bob RaY STaRkeR… a ‘mystery’ no more…

Posted in audio,live bands,music by ynot on the July 10th, 2008

BoB STaRkeR 1993 ChiMP3 7iNCh EP

a week-and-a-half-or-so ago i was pleasantly surpirised t’ get a comment on th’ blog…
…to which i replied & then recv’d this e-mail…

Hey Tony!

I’m really glad you liked the disc so much… when I recorded that stuff I was between bands, sick to death of guitar players (now I am one), tired of writing lyrics no one ever heard, blah, blah, blah. So I holed up in a basement in Cambridge MA and played around with my 4-track until I had enough stuff to put out a cassette called “Noisy Sounds That Sound Like Noise”. I doubt anyone still has it; I’m not sure I even have a copy left. It got reviewed in some Boston music rag, but they didn’t take it seriously, and I just sort of passed it out to friends. One of those people was Morgan Andrews, and he was just then thinking about launching the Chimp label, so he asked me to pick 7 of the tunes, and boing… I had a 7″ piece o’ vinyl with my name on it. Yay me!

I dunno how many were pressed… Morgan gave me a stack to sell on my own, and we never really talked business beyond that. I was just happy to have the damn thing out there. I haven’t seen Morgan in about 14 years, but a couple of months ago I ran into some guys from Kudgel at a Big Dipper/Great Plains show at Southpaw in Brooklyn (loooong story), and THEY claimed that Mr. Andrews was now a traveling puppeteer. No shit.

Anyway, when I moved to Columbus in ’94 I put up fliers that looked similar to the 7″ artwork, trying to find musicians, and this guy named Nick came up to me at a show and asked if I was the same Bob Starker sax guy. He loved the record, but we never formed a band or anything. He runs a studio now, and another band I’m in (the True Moves) records there a lot.

It’s weird… I never really made any money from the record, but it keeps popping up in the hands of really interesting people who wind up being part of my life somehow. Sorta like I threw a rock in the ocean, and it didn’t start a tidal wave, but every few years I see a familiar ripple. I like that.

I’m digging all the stuff you posted with my music… I downloaded both parts last night. Very cool. I’ve never had digital versions of anything besides THUG PARADE, so thanks for that. Maybe I’ll load ’em all onto the MySpace page. I’m seriously thinking about recording some new instrumental sax-skronk. I’ll let you know if I do. I’m glad you like the WHOA NELLIE! stuff too. I don’t meet a lot of people who can appreciate both those extremes. Clearly, you and I are both frigging geniuses.

Damn, I wrote a book here… stay in touch, and thanks for everything,

Bob Ray Starker

if’n y’ wanna czech out sum REaL AMeRiCaNa STyLe RooTs RoCk
i def recommend y’ go on over t’ http://myspace.com/bobraystarker
WOah NeLLie is Th’ REaL DEaL… heartfelt alt country / bar rock…
NO ‘MeMPhiS as HiLLbiLLy HoLLywood HyPe’ Toby KeiTh / TRaViS TRiTT type BS!
if y’ dig 16 HoRSePoWeR & STeVe EaRLe… i think you’ll dig WOah NeLLie!

Bob’s got sum SchTuFF on MySPaCe t’ czech out & also sum SChTuFF t’ buy & d/l…
also pls support th’ artist… if y’ dug whut i posted…
why don’tcha paypal bob a coupla few bucks…
whatever y’ feel… whatever y’ can…
here’s his e-mail bobraystarker-at-yahoo.com

OUTeR SPaCe MuSiC by VaCLaV NeLhyBeL ( 1959 )

Posted in audio,mp3,music,Uncategorized by ynot on the July 3rd, 2008

VaCLaV NeLhybeL - OUteR SPaCe MuSiC PfoLkWaYS eL Pee ( 1959 )
“iNGeNiOUS use of echo, artificial reverberation & electronic alterations gives the music in this category a weird, spooky futuristic, “out of this werld” quality, well suited to super-natural happenings of any kind. Piano, drums, and electronic instruments are used to achieve the strange atmosphere and spatial sounds.”

Side 1
01. STRaNGe ERuPTiONs – uneearthly explosions; slow, susprnseful, mystifying sounds 0:33
02. NeBuLae – weird drum sound; cosmic mirage in the making, gradually increasing in sound & then ebbing away. tempo conveys feeling of mysterious wait… 0:57
03. CoSMiC CyCLe – slow mutations; ghostly sounds of different drums & lo piano chords with an eerie voice 1:18
04. SPaCe MeTeoRs – again & again, strange obejects seem to fall thru space 0:35
05. STaR CLuSTeRs – luminous celestial effervescence featuring high tone-clusters & arpeggios on piano 0:46
06. SoNG oF The SPheRes – weird melodic strains with heavy rhythm chords underneath; strangely dramatic 0:33
07. CoSMiC TWiLiGhT- nebulous haze in the dawn of infinity… 0:30
08. MaRs CRaTeRs – queer shapes, mystifying shadows & elusive depths in slight agitation 0:32
09. CoSMiC FRiGhT – planetary excitement makes for strange dramatic vibrations in space… 0:43
10. SPaCe ShiP – eerie distant suspenseful motion with awsum punctuations! 1:00
11. PuLSe oF The UNiVeRSe – strange unison passage with rhythmic pulsebeats setting in second half 1:00

Side 2
01. SuN LaVa – cosmic bubbling in inreasing incandescence… 0:47
02. iONoSPheRe – light radiation; bombardment by cosmic rays 0:42
03. DaRk CoSMiC CLOuds – space agitato 0:28
04. CoSMiC DaWN – slo cosmic pastoral 0:42
05. iNTeRPLaNeTaRy JOURNeY ( ThRee SeCTiONs ) 2:10
(a) slo misterioso (0:40)
(b) mysterious agitato (0:50)
(c) strange space spasms (0:40)
06. VOiCes fRoM OUTeR SPaCe – weird calls from “the beyond” 1:20
07. VibRaTiONs iN OUTeR SPaCe – sound-phantoms in space 0:55
08. CoSMiC BREaTh – weird glissandos 0:30
09. SPaCe SPiRaLs – cosmic suspense 1:15
10. ATMoSPheRiC REaCTiONs ( ThRee SeCTiONs ) 1:00
(a) slo, rising cosmic excitement (0:18)
(b) woodwinds in lyrical interlude (0:22)
(c) electronic finish with woodwinds (0:20)

CZeCh OUT… NeLhyBeL.ORG
GeT iT… HeRe

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