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)

CHEECH & CHONG: Alice Bowie’s “Earache My Eye”, the first Chicano Punk Song

"Earache My Eye" is a comedy routine and song by Cheech and Chong from their 1974 album Cheech & Chong's Wedding Album. The skit is about a teenager (played by Tommy Chong) who wakes up and listens to a song by "Alice Bowie" (Cheech Marin), while his father (also played by Marin) yells at him… Continue lendo CHEECH & CHONG: Alice Bowie’s “Earache My Eye”, the first Chicano Punk Song

CURRENT 93 – The Cloud of Unknowing / Dormition and Dominion

Both songs are taken from Current 93's album Of Ruine Or Some Blazing Starre - The Broken Heart of Man (1993). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2F8i9bZT3OU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdhyq93wAeg The Cloud of Unknowing (Middle English: The Cloude of Unknowyng) is an anonymous work of Christian mysticism written in Middle English in the latter half of the 14th century. The text is… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 – The Cloud of Unknowing / Dormition and Dominion

THE MARS VOLTA – Live @ Lowlands Festival 2003

The Mars Volta is an American progressive rock band from El Paso, Texas, formed in 2001. The band's final live lineup consisted of Omar Rodríguez-López (guitar, producer, direction), Cedric Bixler-Zavala (vocals, lyrics), Juan Alderete (bass), Marcel Rodríguez-López (keyboards, percussion), and Deantoni Parks (drums). The band formed following the break-up of Rodríguez-López and Bixler-Zavala's previous band,… Continue lendo THE MARS VOLTA – Live @ Lowlands Festival 2003

ZÉ CAFOFINHO – Chorume

Zé Cafofinho & Suas Correntes [Zeca Cafofinho & His Chains] create a sound that blends typical music and rhythms from Northeastern Brazil. The band's first album Um pé na meia, outro de fora [One foot within a sock, the other without one) featured the collaboration of several noteworthy musicians from the region such as Nação… Continue lendo ZÉ CAFOFINHO – Chorume

CHICANO BATMAN – Black Lipstick

Chicano Batman is a four-piece American band based in Los Angeles, California. Formed in 2008, the band is composed of Eduardo Arenas (bass, guitar, vocals), Carlos Arévalo (guitars, keyboards), Bardo Martinez (lead vocals, keyboards, guitar) and Gabriel Villa (drums). The group’s sound draws from a mix of genres ranging from psychedelic soul, funk, indie, prog, and… Continue lendo CHICANO BATMAN – Black Lipstick

CHICANO BATMAN – Tiny Desk Concert

Chicano Batman is a four-piece American band based in Los Angeles, California. Formed in 2008, the band is composed of Eduardo Arenas (bass, guitar, vocals), Carlos Arévalo (guitars, keyboards), Bardo Martinez (lead vocals, keyboards, guitar) and Gabriel Villa (drums). The group's sound draws from a mix of genres ranging from psychedelic soul, funk, indie, prog,… Continue lendo CHICANO BATMAN – Tiny Desk Concert

JUANA MOLINA – Live on KEXP

http://KEXP.ORG presents Juana Molina performing live in the KEXP studio. Recorded September 26, 2017. This is not a lost surrealist movie from the 1920s, one of these poetic experiments in black & white conducted by the likes of Man Ray or Hans Richter, mysteriously resurfacing after having spent 90 years in oblivion: this magical piece… Continue lendo JUANA MOLINA – Live on KEXP

SADISTIC MIKA BAND – Live on Old Gley Whistle Test (1975)

Sadistic Mika Band (サディスティック・ミカ・バンド) was a Japanese rock group formed in 1972. Its name is a parody of the "Plastic Ono Band". Produced by Masatoshi Hashiba on Toshiba-EMI Records (now EMI Music Japan), the band was led by guitarist Kazuhiko Katō and singer Mika Fukui [ja], who were a married couple at the time. The… Continue lendo SADISTIC MIKA BAND – Live on Old Gley Whistle Test (1975)

PRIMUS – Conspiranoia

From the new EP, Conspiranoid, available digitally on 4/22. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGujAiMmjJQ Lloyd Boyd was conspiranoidbarking chem trails in the skiesClaiming Bill Gates had put microchipsin the chicken pot piesLaunching himself in his lawn chairproving the earth was flatMicrowaving his burritos now healways wears his tin foil hat Conspiranoia Marion Barrion Contrarianfelt Dr. Tony was selling her… Continue lendo PRIMUS – Conspiranoia