Monthly Archives: July 2009

The Units – History of the Units

The Units -History of the Units (Community Library Records) 2009. Community Library Records has released a great new anthology of synth-punk pioneers The Units early work. The Units are a Last Days favourite, in fact I wrote about them way … Continue reading

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Chinas Comidas – Peasant/Slave

Chinas Comidas – Peasant/Slave // Lover Lover (Exquisite Corpse Records) 1978. Chinas Comidas were a very early new wave/punk band from Seattle. Labelling them as anything is kind of ridiculous because in reality bands like Chinas Comidas just did what … Continue reading

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Rudolph Dietrich – B.O.F.S.

Rudolph Dietrich – B.O.F.S. // No Claim With Bluff & Swindle (Rudolph Dietrich Self-released) 1979. Rudolph Dietrich, was sort of a Zelig of Swiss Punk and New Wave back in the day. What day, you ask? Well back when grown … Continue reading

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The Pin Group

The Pin Group – Ambivalence // Columbia (Flying Nun Records) 1981. A lot of people think that the first release on the seminal New Zealand label Flying Nun was the amazing Tally Ho! single by The Clean and that’s understandable. … Continue reading

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Futurisk – The Sound of Futurism

Futurisk – The Sound of Futurism – Army Now // What We Have To Ask (Clark Humphrey Records) 1980. Futurisk were a synth band that started in ’79 when a teenage Jeremy Kolosine won studio time & money in a … Continue reading

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