WILD STYLE – Dir. by Charlie Ahearn (1983)

Wild Style is a 1983 American hip hop film directed and produced by Charlie Ahearn. Regarded as the first hip hop motion picture, it includes appearances by seminal figures such as Fab Five Freddy, Lee Quiñones, Lady Pink, The Rock Steady Crew, The Cold Crush Brothers, Queen Lisa Lee of Zulu Nation, Grandmaster Flash and… Continue lendo WILD STYLE – Dir. by Charlie Ahearn (1983)

CARDIACS – Obvious Identity (live)

Cardiacs have released five studio albums and two extended plays along with a number of singles, compilations, live albums and demos. The group was formed by brothers Jim and Tim Smith in 1977, under the name Cardiac Arrest, releasing a self-titled debut EP in 1979 and the demo album The Obvious Identity the following year.… Continue lendo CARDIACS – Obvious Identity (live)

Making of Current 93/HÖH “Island” – Iceland (1986)

An assortment of images from our trip to Iceland in the summer of 1986, when the first recordings for the Current 93/HÖH album "Island" were made. The original telecine footage is lost, this is from the U-Matic offline copy with timecode. There's a spot on the lens, and the Sugarcubes concert footage is mostly out… Continue lendo Making of Current 93/HÖH “Island” – Iceland (1986)

ERASURE – Respect

Erasure is an English synth-pop duo formed in London in 1985, consisting of singer/songwriter Andy Bell with songwriter, producer and keyboardist Vince Clarke, previously known as co-founder of the band Depeche Mode and a member of electropop duo Yazoo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x34icYC8zA0 I try to discoverA little something to make me sweeterOh baby refrain from breaking my… Continue lendo ERASURE – Respect

KATE BUSH – Babooshka

From Never For Ever (1980) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xckBwPdo1c She wanted to test her husbandShe knew exactly what to doA pseudonymTo fool himShe couldn't have made a worst move She sent him scented lettersAnd he received them with a strange delightJust likeHis wifeBut how she was before the tears And how she was before the years flew byAnd… Continue lendo KATE BUSH – Babooshka

TOM BROWNE – Funkin’ For Jamaica

Tom Browne (born October 30, 1954) is an American jazz trumpeter. He rose to prominence with Sonny Fortune and had major hits in 1980 and 1981: the No. 1 Billboard magazine R&B single "Funkin' for Jamaica (N.Y.)" and the No. 4 R&B single "Thighs High (Grip Your Hips and Move)". "Funkin' For Jamaica" is from… Continue lendo TOM BROWNE – Funkin’ For Jamaica

MR. MISTER – Broken Wings

Mr. Mister was an American pop rock band, with Richard Page on lead vocals and bass guitar, Steve George on keyboards/backing vocals, Pat Mastelotto on acoustic and electronic drums/percussion, and Steve Farris on guitars/backing vocals. Although formed in Phoenix, Arizona, United States, Mr. Mister was based in Los Angeles, California. Richard Page had previously worked… Continue lendo MR. MISTER – Broken Wings

TERENCE TRENT D’ARBY – Wishing Well (The Roxy 1987)

Sananda Maitreya - Wishing Well (The Roxy 1987) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4pY1BwNhAY Kissing like a bandit stealing timeUnderneath the sycamore treeCupid by the hour sends valentinesTo my sweet lover and me Slowly but surelyYour appetite is more than I knewSweetly, softlyI'm falling in love with you Wish me love a wishing well to kiss and tellA wishing well… Continue lendo TERENCE TRENT D’ARBY – Wishing Well (The Roxy 1987)

SANANDA MAITREYA [TERENCE TRENT D’ARBY] – Wishing Well / Sign Your Name

Sananda Maitreya, who started his career with the stage name Terence Trent D'Arby, is an American singer and songwriter who came to fame with his debut studio album, Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby (1987). The album included the singles "If You Let Me Stay", "Sign Your Name", "Dance Little Sister", and the… Continue lendo SANANDA MAITREYA [TERENCE TRENT D’ARBY] – Wishing Well / Sign Your Name