The Danse Society - My heart missed another beat (1982, UK, electronic/gothic) 
Friday, October 20, 2006, 06:30 PM - Music, - UK, English
From Vinyl issue 19



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Fad Gadget - Untitled (1983, UK, electronic/new wave) 
Thursday, October 19, 2006, 06:45 PM - Music, - UK, English
This one you got as flexi disk with the Dutch new wave magazine Vinyl.
Almost each issue included a flexi.
The coming days I will post some more.



This track "Untitled" later appeared as "Sleep" on the B-side of "One Man's Meat".

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BBC Radiophonic Workshop - Doctor Who (1963, UK, electronic) 
Wednesday, October 18, 2006, 07:41 PM - Music, - UK, English
Very early electronic work for the mass.
Written by Ron 'did I write that' Grainer, but the sound was created by Delia Derbyshire and that was what made the tune famous.
There is a documentary about the BBC Radiophonic Workshop: Alchemists of Sound.



My copy is from 1964 and on the other side there is "This can't be love" by Brenda and Johnny; does anybody know why?

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Space - Carry on, Turn me on (1977, FR, electronic/disco) 
Tuesday, October 17, 2006, 11:50 PM - Music, - FR, English
Another commercial electronic record.
Space is mainly Didier Marouani and better known for their hit Magic Fly.
You can see the video of that song on http://www.space.tm.fr/videos-en.php with in the background the alpha version of Winamps Milkdrop visualization.
The cover is a still from this video.



Watch the drummer impersonating a rhythm box.
See the stand up synthesizer bully.

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Pinker Tone - Louie Louie (1982, electronic/synth pop) 
Monday, October 16, 2006, 05:32 PM - Music, - ??, English
Nothing is known about Pinker Tone, the more is known about the song.
You can read everything you never wanted to know about Louie Louie and were afraid to ask at The Louie Louie Pages.



I don't think Pinker Tone has anything to do with the Spanish band The Pinker Tones.

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Phew - Finale (1980, JP, electronic) 
Saturday, October 14, 2006, 09:48 AM - Music, - JP, English
Maybe you thought my other posts were weird.
Listen to this!
Phews first solo single, produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto.
An 8 on the White Noise Scale.



Later she made a self titled lp with Conny Plank, producer of the first and only excellent lp of the Eurythmics, and Can members Holger Czukay and Jaki Liebezeit.
In 1992 she made a cd ('Our Likeness' on Mute, cd stumm 96) with Alexander Hacke (yes, the one of P1/E), Christian Haas (DAF, Liaisons Dangereuses), Thomas Stern (Crime + the City Solution) and again Jaki Liebezeit.

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Maarten (van der) Ploeg (1958, Arnhem – † 19 februari 2004) 
Thursday, October 12, 2006, 06:26 PM - Personal, English
How careless can one be?
In April 2006 there was an exhibition of Maarten Ploeg's work that he gave to friends. They asked me too, but I couldn't remember Maarten ever gave me one of his works.
And now, between all kind of boxes, I saw a red map with this inside.



In the catalogue of the exhibition, I saw that he gave the same computer print 'self-portrait' to Arnold Weel in 1992. I got mine in 1996 on my birthday.
I am careless, but he was too: he misspelled my initials. ;-)

Here is a photo of Maarten after he fell from his bike on the way buying champaign in honour of the birth of his brothers first child.



Photo of the opening of the exhibition "De Gaven van Maarten Ploeg" in Arti:



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