April 2012 – Eno – Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) – 1974

Not for the faint hearted, the second vocal solo Eno album “Taking Tiger Mountain By Strategy” was an eccentric affair. Put A Straw Under Baby,  featuring the Portsmouth Sinfonia is an example. All you needed to join the Porstmouth Sinfonia was no experience of the instrument you were playing! Bauhaus famously covered “Third Uncle” from this […]

Before And After Science

Before And After Science

Whether Eno was ruminating on Metaphysics (Latin – meta=after) and drawing a conclusion by imagining (Latin – prae=before) and commenting on the spiritual universe either side of the physical realm is open for debate. It may not have encouraged Aristotle towards deeper contemplation in this much misconceived meaning of the word “metaphysics” but the title […]



I was in Seattle today at Easy Street Records and found It’s Getting Better by Atlantis – featuring Inga Rumpf singer from Frumpy. On the Vertigo spiral label. Second album and quite hard to find outside Germany. US version has a different cover too. Nothing about them on English Wikipedia only German wikipedia but there […]