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Tuesday 28 February 2017


Here another amazing fanzine by Cyril Herry , I already spoke about him when I posted the zine Le Journal Des Ruines ,the tape Ashes To Ashes and the compilation tape  Anywhere Out Of World.
His label was called Incense just like this fanzine which was one of his first productions,as far as I recall.
It is a very beatiful B/W fanzine with poetries + reports about the bands:Avec Mordor,Misanthrope (in French only) and astonishing pictures.
"The First Incense Paper is about many dark forms,about memories and strange people...It was a lots of work of photography...you can`t read the poetries but the pictures speak like words...I am calling your imagination to use  your deep mind,I hope you like it." those are few words written by Cyril in his letter that came with this great fanzine.
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Wednesday 22 February 2017

LIIMANARINA-Juutalaiset-(7inch-Bag Vagum-Finland-1990)

Strange form of punk mixed with some art-rock folk,experimental lo-fi noises and some crazy vocals is the music by this finnish band active in the early 90.
A discogs page about them is here.
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A1 Kuulokkeet 2:21
A2 Elohopeeta Ketuille 0:20
A3 Haluaisit Sä Nähdä Mun Postimerkkikokoelman? 2:56
B1 Nokkahuilu & Trumpetti 3:08
B2 Fuck Yous To Everyone 0:13
B3 Suomen Ainoa Elvis 2:30
Bass [Basso], Percussion [Kolina (i.e. Klanging)], Performer [Koirien Kusetus (i.e. Taking Dogs For A Pee)]Juha Alexei Vuori 
Drums [Rummut]Karri Esmerald Pettersson*  
Producer [Could Have Been Produced By]Petri De Sirviö* 
Vocals [Laulu], Guitar [Kitara], Performer [Ultrahypnoottinen Pörinä (i.e. Ultrahypnotic Buzzing)]Olli Pow-Pow-Pow Pauke*  
Vocals [Laulu], Performer [Liimailu (i.e. Gluing)], Performer [Kaikki Missä On Reikä Keskellä (i.e. Everything With A Hole In The Middle)]Tarja Anarkia

Tuesday 21 February 2017

BAD BRAINS-Live in New York and Stevenage-(A.Z. Distro - Italy -199?)

Bad Brains are an American hardcore punk band formed in Washington, D.C., in 1977. They are widely regarded as among the pioneers of hardcore punk,[1][2][3] though the band's members have objected to this term to describe their music.[4] They are also an adept reggae band, while later recordings featured elements of other genres like funk,[5] heavy metal,[1] hip hop and soul.[5] Bad Brains are followers of the Rastafari movement.[5(from wikipedia).
This tape is a re-issue by the italian A.Z. distro managed by a  @Punx collective from Pavia(northern Italy),the A.Z . comes from their fanzine called Astro Zombies.
The live recording is pretty good,not many info on the cover sleeve.
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Sunday 19 February 2017

v.a.-URGENZA SONORA Vol.1-(Dumbo Distro-Italy-c60-199?)

60 minutes cassette sampler compiled by Dumbo Distro sometimes in the 90s.
It features old italian HC Punk bands from the 80s.A good selection of tracks and names.
If you are into old school italian Hc Punk then you`ll like this one.
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Saturday 18 February 2017

PUNCHLINE "Cop" Re-issue -n7.5-(Magazine-Usa-July 1990)

Re-issue 7.5 of the "Cop" subject issue Punchline Magazine,I already posted the Number 5 "WARning" and The number 13 "Static Elect Trickery"
This was the amazing magazine created and assembled by John Yates-(I must give him a big thanx for giving me permission to post here those fantastic magazines)- and friends during the early 90s.
A webpage about his amazing graphix work is here and you can explore there his great art-works, books and related subjects. A facebook page about Punchline is here.
In its 32 A4 b/w pages you`ll find astonishing graphix about the subject "Cop" some of them printed on a t-shirt or used by punk bands for flyers and/or music productions and other fanzines.
This is unquestionably a classic of the underground press from the 90s.
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Friday 17 February 2017

Punishment Park Early Biography + Rare Video Concert 1991-(Norway - 1991)

Here a promotinal pic and info about this amazing Partycore band from Os, Norway (near Bergen),in this folder you`ll find also few pages with an early biography (in english language).

I am also attaching here a rare short video of their very first gig in Oshallen in Osyøro/Norway in 1991 + the info taken from that Youtube channel.
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This is one of the very first shows Punishment Park ever did as a band. It was support for the band Stage Dolls in 1991. The show took place in Oshallen in Osøyro south of Bergen in Norway. The band played songs from their now legendary self-title first album which was released in august 1991. This is a very rare recording of the band from that period. And it has been a secret up till now (even for the band) that someone did record this show back then. The line up: Kjell - guitar, Claes - bass, Pez - drums, Anja - vocals. Enjoy Punishment Park live from 1991.

Thursday 16 February 2017

DOGSTAR COMMUNICATIONS-Ain Soph-(Dogon Musick-Usa-1997)

Dogstar Communications seems to be an american project where few artists join forces to play a kind of non-conventional tribal/esoteric music mixing some dark ambient,etheral voices,echoes of some unknown electronic passages and obscure rhythms.
A great album for the lovers of certain mesmerizing occult powers and gripping reverberations.
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Tuesday 14 February 2017


There are very few info on the cover sleeve of this tape yet quite few things make me conclude that this band (or project) is somehow strictly tied to the band Inzirli, band already covered in this blog.
Same town,same dialect used to sing some songs,the handwriting on the actual tape,Snait is the same label that released the very first ep by Inzirli and eventaully the last song on the B side of this tape called, in fact ,Inzirli.
As for the music expect personal and rhtymic/frantic off the edge HC Punk mixed with lots of different influences(rock,noise,folk...)!
A great cassette with an excellent recording.
If this is a side project by Inzirli or friends of them remains a mistery to me yet this is very enjoyable.

ps-news of the 22 Feb 2019-This is actually a compilation of bands from Trentino area(Northern Italy).
It came out with a booklet and I do not have it,therefore I got terribly confused.
Plese follow this link to know more,my apologies for the confusion created.(faraway)

Monday 13 February 2017

GLOBAL HOLOCAUST-Hope?-(Self Released-Canada-1993)

Global Holocaust is a Canadian crust band formed in 1989 and based in Montreal. Broke up in 1996 after being banned in the city. Reformed in 2004.(from a discogs page about them)
This tape offers us 25 tracks of brutal grindcore,the recording is ok and the cover sleeve reports lyrics and info.
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Sunday 12 February 2017

Il Chiodo Fisso/Fixed Idea-Obsession-(Mail Art Documentation-Italy+Global Networking-1990)

Very nice Mail Art Documentation of this mail art project called "Fixed Idea-Obsession" launched in 1990 by the mail artist Luciano Olivato.
In its 30 A4 b/w  xerox pages you`ll find amazing art-works by 105 international artists expressing their fantasy about the subject.
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Saturday 11 February 2017

v.a.-Mad Pride-Nutters With Attitude-(Mad Pride Records-UK-2001)

Gread cd compilation dedicated to the Mad Pride:a mass movement of the users of mental health services, former users, and their allies. The first known event specifically organized as a Pride event by people who identify as psychiatric survivors/consumer/ex-patients was in Toronto, Canada when it was called "Psychiatric Survivor Pride Day", held on September 18, 1993. It was first held in response to local community prejudices towards people with a psychiatric history living in boarding homes in the Parkdale area of the city, and has been held every year since then in this city except 1996.[1] By the late 1990s similar events were being organized as Mad Pride in London, England and around the globe from Australia to South Africa and the United States, drawing thousands of participants, according to MindFreedom International, a United States mental health advocacy organization that promotes and tracks events spawned by the movement.[2]

Mad Pride activists seek to reclaim terms such as "mad", "nutter", and "psycho" from misuse, such as in tabloid newspapers. Through a series of mass media campaigns, Mad Pride activists seek to re-educate the general public on such subjects as the causes of mental disabilities, the experiences of those using the mental health system, and the global suicide pandemic.[citation needed] One of Mad Pride's founding activists was Pete Shaughnessy, who later died by suicide.[3] Robert Dellar and Simon Barnet were among the other founders of the movement. Mad Pride: A celebration of mad culture records the early Mad Pride movement.[4] On Our Own: Patient-Controlled Alternatives to the Mental Health System, published in 1978 by Judi Chamberlin, is a foundational text in the Mad Pride movement, although it was published before the movement was launched.[5]
(from a wikipedia page)
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1Skinny Millionaires Jack Shit
2 Hysteria Ward Owl Walk
3 Julie Hathaway Torn
4 Eddie Murray I Wish I Was Back Home In Derry
5 Ceramic Hobs Make Mine A Large One
6 Shockheaded Peters* They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha Ha
7 Head Jam Psychic Sponge
8 The Astronauts (5) Robot Ways
9 Gertrude Getting And Spending
10 Sarah O'Driscoll The Woman By The Tree
11 The Long Decline Beat It Boys (You're Really Jerks)
12 Nikki Sudden Aeroplane Blues
13 The Fish Brothers I Wonder (What You Look Like With No Clothes On)
14 D.J. Unfit For Work Mellow My Madness
15 The Arlenes Dr. Love
16 Alternative T.V.* Communication Failure
17 Dave Russell (4) Pretty Vacant
18 Citizen Fish Back To Zero
19 P.A.I.N. Road Rage
20 Jack Hudson Someone Who Knows

Friday 10 February 2017

WOUNDED KNEE-The People Of Men-[Advance Tape]-(Self Released-Italy-1994)

3 tracks demo by this political prog metal band from Italy,they are still active and you an check the latest news on their FB page.
Their name is taken from the horrible massacre occurred on December 29, 1890,[4] near Wounded Knee Creek (Lakota: Čhaŋkpé Ópi Wakpála) on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in the U.S. state of South Dakot.(from wikipedia)

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Wednesday 8 February 2017

Runzelstirn & Gurgelstøck-Feld-(Bandaged Hand Produce-UK-1995)

Rudolf Eb.er’s research and work leads down - and through - the nethermost regions of the human psyche. Combining abreactive and cleansing actionism with sonic rituals and psychoactive acoustics, Eb.er generates audio-environments into which he plants grotesque psychomagick rituals and tantric exercises to trigger a higher awareness. Eb.er aka Runzelstirn & Gurgelstøck founded Schimpfluch in 1987.(from his bandcamp page)
On his Official webpage you`ll find lots of info about his works,actions,rites and exhibitions,audioreleases,sound examples and webshop.
For all of you curious to know more I have found also an intersting interview on TinyMixTapes webpage.
Bandaged Hand Produce was the personal tape labal managed by All Brentnall aka Mleshst who founded this label in 1992 but in 2001 All destroyed all master tapes, thus closing the book on BHP. 
To complete this post I am attaching here a great video performance + the info taken from that YouTube channel,you`ll find lots of other cool videos about his other performances on youtube.
Enjoy it.
part 1 
part 2 
 "Rudolf Eb.er, a.k.a. Runzelstirn & Gurgelstøck, founded Schimpfluch in December 1986, and coined the concept of “psycho-physical tests and trainings“. This approach deals with therapeutic and analytical actions and reactions of the psyche, the body, and of senses and realities (of both performers and audiences) in a radical, critical but also liberating way - an attack on the mind as well as a stimulation of the senses. Although dwelling in obscurity, Eb.er has gained immeasureable respect for his performances as well as for his unique cut-up techniques; a strict compositional yet organic process that some say is Viennese actionism put into sound, but probably has more to do with martial arts attack patterns, where even the silences between sounds describe a composure that causes maximum tension." - undertheradar.co.nz

"Rudolph Eb.er is an unsung hero, and you should be afraid of him. He's the GG Allin of "electronic music." But don't write it off as shock. Even though Mr. R Eb.er has been known to smear shit on the walls of art galleries, R&G is no mere shock-value schlock. Anything the man does wields memorable power. Besides being frightening enough to cause people only be able to laugh nervously in reaction during performances, he really has created some of the most interesting and effective splice recordings/compositions on earth." - Webofmimicry.com

Tuesday 7 February 2017

PUNCHLINE "WARning"-n5-(Magazine-Usa-1990)

Another issue of the amazing magazine Punchline,This issue focused of the subject:War.
A Fb page about it is here.
 Created by John Yates(big thanks John for giving me permisson to post your excellent magazine) and with the collaborations of few associated artists this magazine is a true pearl of the undergroud press world of the 90s.This issue has 40 b/w pages full of amazing graphix works,articles,flyers and more astonishing pictures.
A classic work standing against the time passing by!
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Sunday 5 February 2017

TRUTH? N1-(Fanzine-Turkey-199?)

Good punk zine from Turkey with interviews to Sore Throat,end Of Silence,Hiatus,carcass,Agathocles,embittered,Sarcasm+ tons of music reviews.
Here the introduction by its editor Emek.
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Friday 3 February 2017

v.a.-Rain Tapes International Compilation Vol.2-October 1992-(Rain Tapes-UK-c95-1992)

Another astonishing compilation edited  and distributed by Julian Smyth who was running this tape label called  Rain Tapes during the 90s in Wales.
I posted the unknown 12 ,the Unknown 11 ,The Unknown 13 and The Unknown 14 and also another one simply called Rain Tapes International -each issue was coming in a different colour and an insert with track list and band addresses.
It features a good selection of bands playing punk,garage rock and new wave.
A wonderful tool to know more about the very underground music world of the early 90s.
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Wednesday 1 February 2017

v.a-THIS INHERITANCE MUST BE REFUSED-(Single Side Lp-Hopscotch-Usa-1994)

This is an amazing document researching the issues around sexism and gender`s relationships.
It is a single side lp with great bands and cool music. It came out with a very good booklet with writings and graphix works about the subject by nice artists.
Here I am attaching the introduction.
An astonishing project/idea.
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A1The Ex Stupid Competitions
A2 Paxton Quiggly* Breaking Free
A3 Spitboy Dysfunction II
A4 One By One Male Voice Choir
A5 Citizen Fish First Impressions
A6 Spork (2) Held
A7 Dogfight (6) Gender Blender
"A collection of written, graphic and audible material on sexual politics and gender issues"