Dubstep anyone? If you are over 30 and are not sure what that is exactly go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dubstep I bought the first James Blake album as soon as it came out. I’d seen him on TV and thought that it was a fascinating mixture of syncopated drums and melodic vocals. But what attracted him to […]
What a great film, how could a band so weird be so successful? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pink_Floyd:_Live_at_Pompeii
Live Footage from German TV (Die Deutscherock Nacht) in the Seventies. Paperhouse from the 1971 release Tago Mago, CAN’s third album and the first to feature Japanese busker Damo Suzuki. Jaki Liebezeit’s drumming confirms him as the machine with a soul.
It’s 1971 and Klaus Dinger and Michael Rother have left Kraftwerk and gone into the studio with the legendary underground producer/engineer to be, Conny Plank. This is the first track on the first Neu album. It’s not here because of the video, it’s here because it is so great. The ‘Motorik’ beat that Dinger invented […]
Although I discovered Agitation Free late I loved them from the minute I heard them. This their first album from 1972 is a series of cosmic jams with great guitar interplay and Eastern influences. Apparently inspired by their journeying though Egypt, Greece and Cyprus. Somehow they got to play at the opening ceremony of the […]