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Sunday, 1 August 2021

Prototipo X n1-(Fanzine-Spain-1987)


Old zine focused on the first wave of electronic music. In this first issue articles about Kraftwerk,The Human League, D.A.F., Yello., a short comic and a few music reviews.

In Spanish language ,only. Disfrutalo.

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Saturday, 31 July 2021

CONTAGIOUS ORGASM - Live At Maschinenfest 2018 - (Raubbau-Germany-2018)

 Raubbau picks up the thread and continues with its quest to make available memorable maschinenfest performances. contagious orgasm was a mf regular, and this perfectly shows the progression from the 2008 performance made available last year: gone are the idm leanings, the co sound of the 2010s (which is presented here) is even more a language of its own, abrasive and accessible, palpable and psychedelic at the same time.

get ready for some active listening - “afterglow” and “operation blue” are like a walk over thin ice, with acoustic strings and percussions, intimate melodies, whispered vocals and eerie washes of background feedback. the two parts of “exploration end seeking” are examples of co’s experimental leanings and an appreciation of the musique concrete. “mineral” and “firewalker” sport almost-rhythms and through a psyched-out, spooky back-alley take the performance to its noisy finale. It goes without saying that the sound quality is flawless, representing all the fine details of the truly unique co sound.
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afterglow 10:18




mineral 05:58

firewalker 06:31

Thursday, 29 July 2021

VASTUSTA-Demo-(Static Age-Germany-c12-2015)

 Vastusta from Turku (Finland) recorded this demo on 15/12/2015.They play a violent form of old school HC Punk in pure Finnish tradition. The c12 cassette contains 5 well recorded  tracks and it was released by the band  in Finland and  by Static Age in Germany in 2015. The cover sleeve reports info and the lyrics in finnish language. All the relevant scans included here and I left this rip as waves.

Enjoy it.

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Tuesday, 27 July 2021

PUNCHLINE "Smother Earth" n11-(Magazine-USA-1991)

 "Smother Earth" is the title for the number 11 of this fantastic magazine, each number dedicated to a different subject, and this time it is about ecology. By now,the followers of this blog should know very well Punchline, in fact I have already posted all these: N9 "Time To Remove The Dust Sheets", the N10 "Censorship Of Fools", the  number 7.5"cop" the Number 5 "WARning" and The number 13 "Static Elect Trickery". plus N12 "Age Of Discover Up" and N14 Read Our Lips + N4 "Flags R Us" and the N6 "Politics".

 For whoever missed the other posts, this was the amazing graphic work created and assembled  by John Yates and friends. I must write a BIG THANX to John, not only for giving me permission to post his excellent publications but also to actually providing this digital copy.A webpage about his excellent graphix work is here and you can explore there his great art-works, books and related subjects. A facebook page about Punchline is here.

I am attaching here the very intersting editorial and a couple of graphics. Enjoy this classic journal, a great example of exquisite underground press.

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Sunday, 25 July 2021

NJURMANNEN-Heavenly Music For A Yellow Devil-(Technodelia Institute-Sweden-C45-1991)

Njurmännen was a group from Sweden that released a lot off cassettes as well as singles and albums. Even a label was indirectly called up after them; Cold Meat Industry.

They started as band in September 1983. They was then; Magnus "AIR" Axelsson, Göransson (aka Shadow) and Johan "Mhugh" Linden. Shortly after they got Bosse "Bob Galban" Davidsen in the band. This line up did their first concert late 1983 or early 1984. Shortly after Galban quit. In easter 1984 the trio makes their first cassette (Hvem är Pavul?). While working on their second cassette album "Fejmert betong aktivator-reliker", they was expanded with Stefan Karlsson. With him they played some concerts. In January 85 both Mhugh and Karlsson quit. As a duo the rest off the band record "Masters 1992" in february 85.

During spring 1985 they became a trio including Peter "Linda Baby Doll" Andersson. As a trio they played their famous concert in Mjölby that later became (Njur 004). During summer 1985 they got Bobo Wieslander as livemixer and later studio producer. During fall 1985 Jonas Skoglund became their new bass player, after several persons had been in and out off the band. With him they recorded their marvelous album "CP" during the winter of 1986.

In August 1986 Skoglund quits and they continue as a trio. This line up make and preform a rock opera. First performence was in November 1986. Same month they recorded their first 7" "She's A Fucker". After 1987 i don`t know much. This is it; Doll quit after a while somewhere during the 90`s and the rest have recorded under the name Rotten Beak in a short period of time before they took back Njurmännen again. In 1997 they had a break, since then they have been back with two different line-ups.

(info from Paranoia Is Freedom blog) bandcamp  click me

Friday, 23 July 2021

KAAOS-Nukke Ep-(Havoc Records-USA-2000)

 Recorded in 1985 but only released in 1993 on the Finnish Fight Records,this is the  re-print by the American Havoc Records made in 2000. Here a good bio from their official webpage.   click me

KAAOS was formed by four 14-15 year old young punks in March 1980 to play raw and noisy punk music because most of old so called punk bands had changed their styles to the new wave. At first they were mostly influenced by bands like CRASS. Then when such style as hardcore came and bands like DISCHARGE, DISORDER, CHAOS UK etc., their style changed to faster and more aggressive. KAAOS can be considered as a pioneer in hardcore in Finland and even in Scandinavia. The first record waited to be released to the end of 1981 including the legendary "Kytät On Natsisikoja". The line-ups were changing and records were released in a steady stream and the band made gigs also (KAAOS got a reputation as a "riot squad"). KAAOS was approached by some record labels to larger audience but the band kept their D.I.Y. and punk attitude. The first LP was released in 1984 ("Ristiinnaulittu Kaaos"). Before that there had been some confusions with line-ups (Jakke is the original member and former of the band) and other things. The things went to that point that the band decided to stop for so far in December 1985. After that band members played in other punk bands like KUOLLEET KUKAT, KOHU-63 and POSITIVE NEGATIVE. The new coming of KAAOS happened in 1999 in the funeral of the legendary club called Lepakko in Helsinki. From the old line-up there was Jakke and Sidney. KAAOS released couple of splits and collections and in 2001 was released 10" LP "Ismit" which brought some new ideas without forgetting the old aggro-HC. In the summer of 2002 the band made their second foreign tour which was organized by Pogo-Paul (the first was in 1984!). In April 2005 Jakke disbanned the band. Despite numerous requests to have KAAOS on stage again Jakke's decision stuck until October 2007 when KAAOS made an appearance (with original lineup!) in Tavastia Club, at the release party of the book "Parasta Lapsille". That proved to be the final KAAOS show. Jakke died a month later in November 29th 2007. He apparently died of alcohol-related causes at the age of 42.


Wednesday, 21 July 2021

ARCA FUNEBRIS-Hell On Earth-(Skaven Prod.-Poland-1999)




All music written and performed by M.Żentara.
Released through Skaven prod.
Edition limited to 500 copies (no repress).
!Listen at your own risk!

Arca Funebris is an Ambient project of Mikołaj Żentara, member of Polish black metal band Kriegsmaschine, Mgła.  (all info from Discogs)    click me

Monday, 19 July 2021

There And Back Again @ Punk Tale-(Fanzine-UK-2006)


Small and nice fanzine by P@nch of Sheffield. It contains quite a few interesting ideas and some funny stories as comics. All handwritten beside the interview to Nuclear Death Terror, that I guess, it was typewritten! There was no PC involved in the creation of this zine.

Enjoy it.

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Saturday, 17 July 2021

IRD Recordings - In Rave Danger Volume One - (IRD Recordings -UK- 2021)

 IRD - InRaveDanger, ItalianRaveDepartment, ImReadytoDrive, I'dRatherDance, ItsReallyDales, IrateRavingDickheads.. the list keeps going, much like the Sound System itself.

The first boxes were built in the summer of 2008 and stacked up in Barking with the paint still wet. Since then its been consistently out and about in some form or other. With Tekno in the fields and forests of the south of England, Live Bands and Broken-Beats in sweaty London offices, and lots of Hardcore in lots of warehouses all over the place.

Any excuse for a Knees Up; D.I.Y or Die.

From Scotland to Guinea-Bissau, Wales to Albania and a lot of places in between a massive amount of people have come together over the years to create these autonomous spaces for freedom, dancing and banging rave music. Its the people that make the party, Squatters, Dj's, Stewards, Artists, Drivers, Performers, Technicians, Producers, Gate-Keepers, Electricians, Legal-Observers, Urban Explorers and all the On-It Ravers who keep each other safe amidst the madness; but its the Music that brings us all together.

Core and Tek of different speeds and ferocities, Jungle, Drum/Drill and Bass in all its shape shifting forms. We try and pump the sounds that are not easy to find.

Its a quiet year so far but it will get louder. To kick it off we are launching our long awaited label IRD Recordings. Bringing together a whole host of producers and releasing the type of tunes that we have been playing all these years; namely up-tempo having-it rave music. Watch this space for the first of the digital releases dropping in the coming months with the Vinyl soon to follow.    click me

Friday, 16 July 2021

v.a.-Sounds Blasts! EP2-(Sounds-UK-1989)

 Second ep released by the famous British magazine Sounds in 1989.It includes 4 fantastic bands from the post-hardcore scene of that era.

Sounds was a UK weekly pop/rock music newspaper, published from 10 October 1970 to 6 April 1991. It was well known for giving away posters in the centre of the paper (initially black and white, but colour from late 1971) and later for covering heavy metal (especially the new wave of British heavy metal (NWOBHM))[1] and punk and Oi! music in its late 1970s–early 1980s heyday.One of the trinity of British music weeklies, along with NME and Melody Maker, Sounds folded in 1991 after the parent company, United Newspapers, sold all their music titles to EMAP Metro. Morgan-Grampian had been acquired by United Business Media – then known as United News and Media – in 1987, first as part of the United Advertising Publications (UAP) division and later as part of the then CMP Information portfolio. A legacy of Sounds was the creation of the heavy metal/rock magazine Kerrang!, which was originally issued as a supplement before being spun off as a separate publication. (from wikipedia)     click me

Tuesday, 13 July 2021

DISFORTUNE-D-Beat Noisemarines-(Self Released-UK-2011)

 3 songs of pure raw d-beat in this CD-r demo by the British Noisemarines:Disfortune. Limited to 100 hand-numbered copies. This free rehearsal demo was recorded 24/09/2011 and given out at gigs.

Enjoy it.

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Sunday, 11 July 2021

v.a.-Insomnia Vol. 1-(We Never Sleep-USA-double k7-1987)

 We Never Sleep:Denver Colorado-based Industrial/Experimental/Electronic/Noise label and collective headed by Paul Dickerson in the band of the same name and Mark Ameba before going on to work with Survival Research Laboratories in S.F. Together doing over 50 live performance art/noise actions in galleries, clubs and public streets in Vancouver, Denver and San Francisco & the infamous Denver junkyard shows with Tom Headbanger ov T.O.P.Y. featuring such bands as Einsturzende Nuebauten and Crash Worship. They also broke ground releasing the "INSOMNIA" compilation series demonstrating thier own work along with early releases from international electronic artists like Greater Than One, Merzbow, The Haters and many others.
WNS 012 (1992) was a book by blackhumour, entitled "The Reports 1986-1989" 

This double c60 tape compilation was re-released by We Never Sleep and Staaplaat as double CD in 1993.Enjoy it.

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1-01Greater Than OneAll The Masters Licked Me8:42
1-02Maybe MentalTarramona18:49
1-03Bourbonese QualkBlack And Blue2:21
1-04Systems CollapseSea Coal5:47
1-05The HatersFiexcit6:52
1-06We Never SleepThe War Against Sleep4:09
1-07The Amnesia QuartetLet The Children In2:56
1-08Monochrome BleuShino6:09
1-09Savage RepublicSiege4:11
1-10Banned ProductionMontage1:13
2-01Human Head TransplantLythyn18:10
2-02Dine ForbateMind Wars9:30
2-03blackhumourPut It This Way6:29
2-04Savage RepublicSpice Fields6:37
2-05Soul MerchantsSalt Of Sleep4:18
2-06Helios CreedWho Cares5:07
2-07Unknown ArtistReligion9:19
2-08Architects OfficeAO 365.26:19

Friday, 9 July 2021

Like Weeds We Will Grow...(Fanzine-Australia-2007)

Short yet very interesting fanzine coming from the Australian punk scene: in this issue articles about Lake Cowal in New South Wales and the protests about its mining plans, Intervention in the Northern Territory. 20 arrests solidarity campaign +i interviews to Severed Head Of State, Give Up All Hope, Assassinators, and Insect Warfare. 

Enjoy it.

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Monday, 5 July 2021

DIPSOMANIACS/OLSEN BANDE-If You Ever.../Waste No Tears-(Bad Taste Recs-Germany-1997)

Split 7inch with these  German bands playing pure raw punk rock. The label is also german, it started his activities in the early 90s and resumed it in 2019.

Enjoy it.


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Saturday, 3 July 2021

BRAIN DEFORMITY WITH MALIGNANT TUMOR - Mental Disorder-(Self Released-Chile-2020)

 One man project hailing from Chile and playing gore-harsh/noise industrial.This album dedicated to mental diseases.

Enjoy the brutal noise.

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Thursday, 1 July 2021

LUBRICATED GOAT - Schadenfreude - (Black Eye Records-Australia-1989)


Australian noise-rock band, whose main member was Stu Spasm (born Stuart Gray). Lubricated Goat fell apart after Stu was stabbed during their 1991 tour. Stu reformed band few years later, however, with all-star line-up which included members of bands like Cop Shoot Cop.

Black Eye Records was a subsidiary of The Red Eye Record Label in Sydney, Australia in the mid to late 1980’s. It was started specifically to accommodate the darker and irreverent music created by the consortium of Tex Perkins, Stuart ‘Spasm’ Gray, Lachlan McLeod, and Peter Read. It was deemed by all involved that a separate identity was necessary for the very different sounds and outlook to Red Eye. Black Eye officially ceased to exist when the parent label ran short on cash at the end of the 80’s - but all due royalties were paid, and the principal entities were going their separate ways anyway by then. Much of the story, and graphics, of Black Eye can be found in the recently published 252 page book ‘Snaps, Crack, Pop!’ assembled by the Labels’ founder John Foy with original Red Eye art director Jim Paton - released October 2018. 

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Tuesday, 29 June 2021

v.a.-TEKNOIR-(Hymen Records-Germany-1999)

 Legendary double cd compilation by this historic label.A bunch of artists yet to become famous shoot their brilliant tunes made of hard electronics pieces :Industrial, Rhythmic Noise,  IDM, Teknoid,  Extreme Experiments of Heavy Machinery or you name it.

This is just a great sample,not to be missed...Enjoy it.

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1-2Black LungDrachanalia Pt. 13:41
1-4Imminent StarvationHillstone6:18
1-5Not BreathingKissy (Pre M.R.I. Mix)6:37
1-6SynapscapeNew Order6:38
1-7MonolithMatrix A6:26
1-8Icon ZeroTomorrow3:22
1-9P·A·LLittle Cloudy Fluff6:13
1-10Substanz TIndustrial Music For Industrial People (Live)4:19
1-11Lustmord vs. Metal BeastOpen Towers Emerge4:33
1-12VrombSynchronisateur (Vostok Mix)
Remix – Vostok
1-13SeeknessCracked Brain (1996)11:29
2-2Oil 10Oil 5 (Remix)6:00
2-3Bochumwelt*La Pensée5:03
2-4BeefcakeListen To The Call5:19
2-5Somatic ResponsesOblique6:16
2-6Črno KlankPolka4:08
2-7Esplendor Geometrico*Control De Vigilantes5:20
2-9ItLogic Noise Cargo4:14
2-10Mother DestructionOdr3:54
2-11SnogHooray!! (Black Lung And The Death Jungle 2000)
Remix – Black Lung
2-12HypnoskullHypnoreakt Vs. Ammo3:58
2-13WinterkälteGlobal Defrostation5:55
2-14Silk SawCut The King10:1

Sunday, 27 June 2021

PUNCHLINE "Time To Remove The Dust Sheets" n9-(Magazine-USA-1991)

 N9 of this extraordinary magazine, each issue dedicated to a different subject.I have already posted theN10 "Censorship Of Fools", the  number 7.5"cop" the Number 5 "WARning" and The number 13 "Static Elect Trickery". plus N12 "Age Of Discover Up" and N14 Read Our Lips + N4 "Flags R Us" and the N6 "Politics". This issue is dedicated to the subject:Racism.

For whoever missed the other posts about this great magazine: it was the amazing graphic work created and assembled  by John Yates and friends. I must write a BIG THANX to John, not only for giving me permission to post his excellent magazines but also to actually providing this digital copy.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.

 This issue has also a very intersting introduction by John. Unquestionably a classic of the underground press from the 90s.Enjoy it.

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Friday, 25 June 2021

POST PRANDIALS - Learning By Osmosis-(Umbababayee Records-UK-c90-199?)

 Post Prandials  was a trio from Brooklyn, NYC playing a weird yet nice form of improvisation touching the free jazz, some avant-gard and abstract music,at times very experimental.

This album is a full 90 minutes cassette exploring sounds and noises as well as some sonic deranged jingles.

Enjoy it.

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Wednesday, 23 June 2021

VIVERE MERDA-Pace Violenta-(Self Released-Italy-2008)


Half of 90s

Gigi, Sebi, Enrico and Robi formed the Piscia Korsakov in Udine, have some gigs in Friuli and Slovenia and, in 1997, record an LP called “Vivere la Merda”. Shortly after, the band breaks up, due to some components alcohol issues. Meanwhile, Gigi and Sebi were also involved and playing with another band, the Kriesti Rvota, a slightly more politicized punk band which will follow by breaking up in a while.


 Almost ten years later, Gigi (drums) and Sebi (bass), after countless events decided to start back where they left off and, joined by Nichole (voice) and Ciro (guitar) from Trieste, formed VIVERE MERDA. After the first gig, Ciro leaves the band in order to focus on Metal music and is replaced from Samuel/UomoDonna. After some gigs, the first demo is recorded: a five tracks (some of them were old songs from the previously formed bands) CDR plus a live track.CIMG1863


In November 2006 Sebi, very busy in getting drunk, left his place to Jubbi (from Cimex, Wonderpack and Abiotica, former bands from Treviso). A new CDR called “Pace Violenta” is recorded; it has seven new songs. By end of 2008, mr. UomoDonna finds an apartment in Germany for a while and Nicky, a Filipino punk, replaces him. To end, also the singer disappears for unknown reasons (love, maybe?). There are no live shows for a while.


 At the beginning of 2009, Dalila (from Foiba Punx) is hired for the four-date English tour with Disorder. After some researches, a new singer is welcomed: Alessia. In 2010 a split 12” with ANXTV from La Spezia is released. Vivere Merda’s,“Escort Punk”, has 6 tracks, while the side by ANXTV -”Diritto d’Illusione”- has 5 tracks.

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Monday, 21 June 2021

d E-Pine Island Under the Midnight Sun-(RU.MO.RE/1000+1 TilT-Greece-2018)

Pine Island Under the Midnight Sun was influenced by a large glacial calving in the West Antarctic Sea and how it was captured by the Operational Land Imager on Landsat 8.
Credits: NASA Earth Observatory/USGS
Cover Photo, 19 December 2017
Recorded May to July 2018, Athens
Live Mix/Recording by d E
Mastering at Sweetspot Studios
Special Thanks Alexandra, Alexandros, Iason, Ion, Kostas, Lydia, Stathis
Released by
RU.MO.RE (ectrecs@gmail.com)
1000+1 Tilt (tiltrecordings@gmail.com)
released November 6, 2018  
d E =Soundscapes, drones and noises as these are perceived synaesthetically. Inspired by techniques like automatic writing, all the tracks are live mixed and recorded as one-shot meditations, aiming to capture the feeling and the entropy of the moment intact.


Saturday, 19 June 2021

EVERY NEW DEAD GHOST-Ascension-(Plastic Head Records Limited-UK-1988)


Astonishing 12inch by this legendary goth rock band from Nottingham active from 1986 to 1992.
4 tracks of pure post-punk.Fantastic music from the last century. I left this rip as waves.
Enjoy it.
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Thursday, 17 June 2021

Knee Deep In Shit-(Fanzine-UK-1981)

 Historic fanzine made  by the collective running the  famous 1in12 @ Centre in Bradford. Very interesting and informative, this is a pure gem to know the underground @punk british scene of the early 80s.

In its 18 pages, a bit of history of the 1in12, some politics, some comics, a few LPs and tapes reviews, some poetries and random rants.The review of the very first gig of Southern Death Cult makes this small zine a goth-rock fans antique collection item :)-Enjoy it.

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Tuesday, 15 June 2021

MANIC MIND CIRCUS-Machina Mortus Christi-(Self Released-UK-1994)

 Another great cassette by this British artist from Reading active on the early 90s.

4 tracks of joyful experiments touching the rap,the dub ,some electro/rock! Sometimes it reminds me The Leftfield. A good K7 from the cave of the 90s.

Enjoy it.

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Sunday, 13 June 2021

HELIOS CREED-"NUGG" The Transport-(Dossier-Germany-1996)


Helios Creed (born Barry Johnson[1] on November 3, 1953 in Long Beach, California, United States[2]) is an American guitarist, singer and bandleader. He first came to prominence in the mid-1970s with the San Francisco band Chrome, who were considered an early influence on industrial rock.[3] Chrome broke up in the mid-1980s when founding member Damon Edge moved to Paris. Helios then recruited some local hard rock musicians and launched a solo career. Creed was born Barry Johnson in Long Beach, California, and moved to Hawaii when he was six.[2][1] His brother, two years older, introduced him to psychedelic music. When he was 12, his parents bought him his first guitar, and he became a serious student of the instrument immediately.[4] Creed has said that he invented his trademark sound while trying to replicate the sound he heard in his head while "listening to Black Sabbath on LSD on headphones when I was a teenager".[5] He moved to San Francisco in the mid-1970s, where he joined Chrome.[6]( from Wikipedia ) click me

Cross The Line4:18
Vacume Cleaner2:22
Scorpio Girl2:22
Alien Landscape8:08
Obducted - Leaving6:12
Space Monkey4:17
Sonic Boom
Drums – Randy Krous*
Nothing's Wrong
Co-producer – Steve Fisk
Time Of Peace3:04
America Is In Good Hand
Drums – Jason Finn
Time Of Peace (Pt. 2)1:21                                                     



This is a compilation of sorts; some tracks are new and some are from singles and older compilations.
Tracks 4 and 5 are transposed in the credits.