The Donkeys - Don't Go - Let's Float (1980-1981, UK, power pop) 
Thursday, March 1, 2007, 07:22 PM - Music, - UK, English
I must admit, it was a little disappointment when I heard this again. In my mind the Donkeys were excellent, but they are only quite good. A bit like the Jam in the early days. I like the close harmony singing.
I have, and post, the two last singles (from four) they released.
Later they released two singles under the name Donkees.
You can get them on cd.



1 Don't Go
2 Living Legends
3 Let's Float
4 Strike Talks

You can download the first single What I Want/Four Letters at 7 inch punk (size does matter).

[Listen low quality]
[Download high quality at mediafire]
[Download high quality at easy share]

Genesis - As Though Emerald City (1975, UK, symphonic rock) 
Wednesday, February 21, 2007, 07:29 PM - Music, - UK, English
Live at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, one of the largest theaters in the United States.



From their The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway period.
Side one is mainly work from this double lp, side two consists of the Musical Box plus two studio recordings: Happy the Man , a single from 1972 (released between Nursery Cryme and Foxtrot) and Twilight Alehouse, 1974, the b-side of I Know What You Like In Your Wardrobe, a single taken from the album Selling England by the Pound.



"The live portions of this album will provide a quadraphonic sound when played on equipment utilizing the QS Matrix Decoding System."  WOW ! But what is it?
It is one of the many early attempts to get quadraphonic sound out of a stereo recording, based on phase shifting, to distinguish between what should be heard on the front and back speakers. The encoding was license free, but only Sansui sold decoding systems.



Side one:
1 Watcher of the Skies [7:57]
2 Lilywhite Lilith - The Wating Room - Anyway - It! [17:12]

Side two:
1 The Musical Box [11:38]
2 Happy the Man [2:54]
3 Twilight Ale House [7:50]

[Listen to low quality fragments]
[Download high quality at badongo]
[Download high quality at mediafire]
2 comments ( 198 views )   |  permalink   |  related link

Adrian Munsey - Main Theme (1981, UK, serious) 
Wednesday, February 14, 2007, 07:45 PM - Music, - UK, English
This single lacks the lonely sheep. But there is some sad singing on the b-side.



1 Main theme
2 I think it's going to rain today

[Listen to low quality fragments]
[Download high quality at badongo]
[Download high quality at mediafire]
1 comment ( 39 views )   |  permalink   |  related link

Pink Military - Do Animals Believe in God? (1980, UK, new wave/electronic) 
Tuesday, February 13, 2007, 06:39 PM - Music, - UK, English
The only lp of Pink Military. I like side two especially, four songs are competing for the White Noise Award. And the winner is Do Animals Believe in God? with nine points.
After this not so successfull album, Casey reformed the band and named it Pink Industry.



Side one:
1 Degenerated Man
2 I Cry
3 Did you see her
4 Wild West
5 Back on the London Stage
6 After Hiroshima

Side two:
1 Living in the Jungle
2 Dreamtime
3 War Games
4 Heaven , Hell
5 Do Animals Believe in God

[Listen low quality fragments]
[Download high quality at badongo]
[Download high quality at mediafire]

Update:
Other post of Pink Military stuff on Annie's Animal.
Even more downloads on Mezzanine Floors.
2 comments ( 214 views )   |  permalink   |  related link

Pink Military - Blood & Lipstick (1979, UK, new wave/electronic) 
Monday, February 12, 2007, 06:58 PM - Music, - UK, English
Pink Military is a band Jayne Casey formed with Nicky Cool, after Big in Japan broke up. Their first release was a 7" live ep Buddha Waking Disney Sleeping. This is their first and only 12". Side one has up tempo songs and side two is more experimental. I Cry is very different from the lp version (which I post tomorrow) and gets an eight on the White Noise Scale.



1 Spell Bound [2:34]
2 Blood & Lipstick [3:54]
3 Clown Town [4:56]
4 I Cry [6:03]

[Listen low quality fragments]
[Download high quality at badongo]
[Download high quality at mediafire]
(download links may not work with translated pages, go to the original site to download)
4 comments ( 159 views )   |  permalink   |  related link

The Danse Society - Womans Own (1982, UK, new wave/electronic) 
Tuesday, February 6, 2007, 09:38 PM - Music, - UK, English
This is the first record I bought from The Danse Society, and it was the reason why I purchased a lot of their other stuff. But the Womans Own 12" still is the best. Continent deserves a 6 on the White Noise Scale.



1 Womans Own [3:24]
2 Continent [4:39]
3 We're so happy [5:05]
4 Belief [4:29]

[Listen low quality fragments]
[Download high quality at mediafire]
[Download high quality at easy share]
7 comments ( 571 views )   |  permalink   |  related link

Rhythm of Life - Soon - Summertime (1981, UK, pop) 
Friday, January 26, 2007, 01:38 AM - Music, - UK, English
Between Josef K and his solo career, Pail Haig made two singles with Stephen Harrison under the name Rhythm of Life. To confuse us, Paul named his second solo album also Rhythm of Life.
The 7" I have is 1 and A sided, both simple pop songs.



A - Soon [3:00]
1 - Summertime [3:19]

[Listen low quality fragments]
[Download high quality at badongo]
[Download high quality at mediafire]
(download links may not work with translated pages, go to the original site to download)
3 comments ( 181 views )   |  permalink   |  related link


Back Next