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Re: Punk's Not Dead
« Reply #30 on: December 19, 2016, 11:40:30 PM »
I also really dig " Kurious Oranj "
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Re: Punk's Not Dead
« Reply #31 on: December 20, 2016, 11:01:47 AM »
So many to choose from but has to be "Hex Enduction Hour" for me.

For the uninitiated - The Legend of the Fall
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tP_Dk81f9fg

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Re: Punk's Not Dead
« Reply #32 on: December 20, 2016, 11:10:45 AM »
So many to choose from but has to be "Hex Enduction Hour" for me.

For the uninitiated - The Legend of the Fall
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tP_Dk81f9fg

  :BWAHAHAH: Well done Jeffery Lewis ! Really cool caricatures too . Thanks Simeli .

I like the way he's got that deadpan tone of voice .
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Re: Punk's Not Dead
« Reply #33 on: December 20, 2016, 11:15:21 AM »
And to tie this whole thing back to "Punks not Dead" check out Jeffery Lewis's covers of 12 Crass Songs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSnunYK9fhk

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Re: Punk's Not Dead
« Reply #34 on: December 20, 2016, 04:29:42 PM »
Some more punk legends:

Suicide - First Album (RIP Alan Vega)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11KOFvXtg2g

Throbbing Gristle - DOA The third and Final Report
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCGIvqJ6Lhs&t=1530s

This Heat - Deceit
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_53J5VS_guk

DNA - DNA on DNA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uz47h75_FJo

Swans - Young God EP (because there doesn't seem to be a link to the whole of 'Cop') - loudest band I ever heard, pummelling the audience into submission and beyond to an euphoric state
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYNMXILI2iU
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Re: Punk's Not Dead
« Reply #35 on: December 20, 2016, 06:46:47 PM »
Some more punk legends:

Suicide - First Album (RIP Alan Vega)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11KOFvXtg2g

Throbbing Gristle - DOA The third and Final Report
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCGIvqJ6Lhs&t=1530s

This Heat - Deceit
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_53J5VS_guk

DNA - DNA on DNA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uz47h75_FJo

Swans - Young God EP (because there doesn't seem to be a link to the whole of 'Cop') - loudest band I ever heard, pummelling the audience into submission and beyond to an euphoric state
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYNMXILI2iU

I don't know Suicide , This Heat or DNA .

I'm listening to the Suicide 1977 now - I like it !  Do I recognize lyrics from other bands JonnyP ? Cheree is super-sweet !
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Re: Punk's Not Dead
« Reply #36 on: December 20, 2016, 06:48:57 PM »
Pity 'tis not dead...
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Re: Punk's Not Dead
« Reply #37 on: December 20, 2016, 07:09:48 PM »
Pity 'tis not dead...

You're such a punk R_J .
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Re: Punk's Not Dead
« Reply #38 on: December 20, 2016, 07:25:27 PM »
Suicide were very 50s influenced in the vocals and to an extent some of the lyrics.  Frankie Teardrop is my favourite on the first album.  Very influential band and bizzarely, Springsteen covers 'Dream Baby Dream' really well.  This Heat are generally classified as post-punk (isn't every bloody thing).  Recorded in a disused cold storage facility, very DIY, very good.  TG were going as COUM transmissions from the late 60s making 'art' statements influenced initially by Dada then later the Vienna Actionists.  They were called 'Wreckers of Civilisation' in parliament during an exhibition at the ICA and went more music based. DNA (and to a lesser extent Swans) were part of the late 70s New York 'No Wave' movement.  Swans took it further than most with a 'F U' attitude and explorations of the lowest humanity could stoop to.  They then became a bit more tuneful whilst railing against religion and cults (Children of God, The Burning World), finished with some classics (Love of Life, White Light...., Great Annihilator) then declared themselves dead.  Then Michael Gira got itchy and has released four brilliant and ever longer albums (this year was 'The Glowing Man') bit of a Swans obsessive myself.
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Re: Punk's Not Dead
« Reply #39 on: December 20, 2016, 07:28:38 PM »
I'll link some other bands tomorrow - maybe a bit of Foetus Interruptus
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« Reply #40 on: December 20, 2016, 07:54:49 PM »
I'll link some other bands tomorrow - maybe a bit of Foetus Interruptus

Yeah - I like Foetus , I used to have " Scraping Foetus off the Wheel " . Todays session also reminds me of Alien Sex Fiend , Young Gods and The Birthday Party somehow .

Suicide were very 50s influenced in the vocals and to an extent some of the lyrics.  Frankie Teardrop is my favourite on the first album.  Very influential band and bizzarely, Springsteen covers 'Dream Baby Dream' really well.


That is bizarre .... Was reading about them just before and I like the fact that they knowingly played to unappreciative audiences - ala Stooges . Thus the name I guess - Suicide .

Keep 'em rolling JonnyP - I appreciate the history , and learning more about it , and the music .
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Re: Punk's Not Dead
« Reply #41 on: December 20, 2016, 08:00:34 PM »
DNA (and to a lesser extent Swans) were part of the late 70s New York 'No Wave' movement.  Swans took it further than most with a 'F U' attitude and explorations of the lowest humanity could stoop to.  They then became a bit more tuneful whilst railing against religion and cults (Children of God, The Burning World), finished with some classics (Love of Life, White Light...., Great Annihilator) then declared themselves dead.  Then Michael Gira got itchy and has released four brilliant and ever longer albums (this year was 'The Glowing Man') bit of a Swans obsessive myself.

Do you think Sonic Youth is influenced by DNA and Swans ? Where does The Velvet Undergrounds " White Light White Heat " fit into all this ?
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Re: Punk's Not Dead
« Reply #42 on: December 20, 2016, 08:02:24 PM »
Young Gods were most excellent for about four albums (S/T,,L'Eau Rouge, Kurt Weill and TV Eye), saw them live, once you got past the fact the lead singer looked like Bono they were great. Foetus were nihilistic mysoginistic nonsense with an ability to pee people off.  Excellent music, arsehole as singer and great fun to watch live.  I thought about linking 'Junkyard' great BP album.
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Re: Punk's Not Dead
« Reply #43 on: December 20, 2016, 08:11:06 PM »
Sonic Youth were starting out at the same time as DNA, Mars etc.  All influenced by the VU (who showed what you could do with noise on the first two albums).  Half of SYs output reminds me of 'Black Angel's Death Song' and 'Sister Ray'
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Re: Punk's Not Dead
« Reply #44 on: December 20, 2016, 09:07:36 PM »
I've never explored the No Wave movement , but now that you're mentioning DNA , Mars and the like I'm busy reading and listening , I can certainly hear that VU influence . Geez , the chick singing for Mars has a scary voice . Good atmospheric creation .

Mars - The Complete Studio Recordings NYC 1977-1978 : https://youtu.be/cY6-iIFoD9I Good  :cr@p:
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