Peter Nero - Midnight Cowboy (1969, US, lounge/electronic) 
Saturday, August 11, 2007, 12:00 AM - Music, - US, English
Formerly entitled: Hits from "Hair" to Hollywood.
The Moog synthesizer, heard on "Midnight Cowboy", "The Windmills of Your Mind", Let the Sunshine In" and "Be-In", is played by Peter Nero.



Side one:
1 Midnight Cowboy - Everybody's Talkin'
2 Love theme from "Romeo and Juliet" (A Time for Us)
3 The Windmills of your mind
4 The April Fools
5 Theme from "Picasso Summer"

Side two:
1 Aquarius
2 Let the Sunshine In
3 Be-In (Hare Krishna)
4 Where do I go
5 Hair
6 Good Morning Starshine

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Jos van Rey (1945-heden, Remuunj) 
Wednesday, August 8, 2007, 09:05 AM - Personal, Nederlands
Zuiderlucht vroeg me een stukje voor hen te schrijven als Limburgse expat.
Nu heb ik dat altijd een merkwaardig fenomeen gevonden: iemands mening belangwekkend beschouwen vanwege het feit dat hij de provincie verlaten heeft.
In Roermond bestond zelfs een club van ex-buiten-limburg-gangers die zich er op voorstonden dat ze daar een poos hadden weten te overleven.
Maar de redactie was aardig, ze betalen (hoop ik tenminste) en ik kon eindelijk mijn twee verhaaltjes over Jos van Rey, van beroep VVD, kwijt.
Voor wie hem niet kent: bekijk de foto en trek je conclusies.


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Durutti Column - Pandora's Music Box 1983 (UK, new wave) 
Tuesday, August 7, 2007, 06:08 PM - Music, - UK, English
Durutti Column was Vini Reilly on guitar and Bruce Mitchell on drums.
Vini was often asked by Martin Hannett as part of The Invisible Girls to assist on guitar, for instance on Pauline Murray and The Invissible Girls and on John Cooper Clarke's Snap, Crackle & Bop.

The band's name is derived from the most famous column of anarchist fighters during the Spanish Civil War. It was "led" by Buenaventura Durruti from mid-1936 until his death on November 20 of that year. The column was instrumental in holding Madrid for the Republic in the face of the falangist uprising. A 1967 Situationist International poster included the phrase "The Return of the Durutti Column", which eventually became the title of the group's first album.(wikipedia)


5 1/2 songs (ran out of tape again) 19'47"

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Die Haut (with Nick Cave) - Pandora's Music Box 1983 (AU/DE, new wave) 
Friday, August 3, 2007, 06:03 PM - Music, - AU, - DE, English
Nick Cave's second live guest appearance with Die Haut (line-up: Christoph Dreher, Remo Park, Martin Peter & Thomas Wydler). They perform songs from the "Burnin' The Ice" album recorded in Aachen in December 1982. Nick Cave vocals on Stow-a-way.


Photo: Leo Van Velzen (used without permission, but I hope Leo doesn't mind)


The Victory [3:23]
Stow-a-way [7:54]

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Siouxsie + Banshees - Pandora's Music Box 1983 (UK, new wave/gothic) 
Tuesday, July 31, 2007, 06:30 PM - Music, - UK, English
Siouxsie with a Beatles cover, I wonder why, it's not good or special and the key doesn't fit her.
The band got their name from Edgar Allan Poe's Cry of the Banshee.
Anton Corbijn is mentioned in a announcement.



Paradise place
Dear prudence
Red over white
Night shift
September 2nd 1983, Dutch radio recording

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Strawberry Switchblade - Let her go (1985, UK, new wave/pop) 
Friday, July 27, 2007, 06:50 PM - Music, - UK, English
A 12" from these two gothic lolita's avant la lettre from Scotland.
You can find them also on YouTube.
And there are free BBC session, live and unreleased recordings available at www.strawberryswitchblade.net



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Spear of Destiny - Pandora's Music Box 1983 (UK, new wave) 
Tuesday, July 24, 2007, 06:46 PM - Music, - UK, English
Spear of Destiny was the third band of Kirk Brandon, his first was the Pack and the second Theatre of Hate. He is currently touring with Dead men Walking (now including Captain Sensible!), also playing songs of these earlier bands.



1 Forbidden Planet
2 Everything you ever wanted
3 Westworld
4 Rosy
September 3rd 1983, Dutch radio recording

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