Monthly Archives: January 2010

The Method Actors – This Is Still It

Method Actors This Is Still It (Acute Records) 2010. The folks at Acute Records have really outdone themselves this time. I think I say that every couple of years about Acute but this time I mean it. For realz. This … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Punk, Athens, New Wave, post-punk | 8 Comments

UJ3RK5 – UJ3RK5 EP

UJ3RK5 – The Anglican, The Locator // Eisenhower and the Hippies, Booty Dread (Quintessence Records) 1980. A post-punk classic of dryly academic dadaism. UJ3RK5 (pronounced “You Jerks”) were a band of social misfits from Vancouver who released this wacky EP … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Punk, California, New Wave, No Wave | 6 Comments

LDoMoE Podcast #12 -17/01/2010 Stumblemix

Third edition of the Last Days of Man on Earth podcast. Still going strong. No signs of stopping. In fact, I think this may be the best one yet. And that’s not just hyperbole. That’s the real deal. One thing … Continue reading

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Minimal Compact – Minimal Compact

Minimal Compact – Minimal Compact – Statik Dancin’, Creation Is Perfect (I Am A Camera), Ready-Made Diary // To Get Inside, Happy Babouge (Crammed Discs) 1981. The first Minimal Compact EP immediately maps out the two distinct personalities of the … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Punk, Belgium, Cold Wave, Electro, Funk, Israel, New Wave, No Wave | Tagged | 5 Comments

Poptronix – TV Programmed TV Set

Poptronix – TV Programmed TV Set // War of Crime (Klang!) 1981. You wouldn’t be wrong to assume, upon listening to the A-Side of this great single, that Poptronix was a UK band. The singer sounds like a peer of … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Punk, New Jersey, New Wave, No Wave | 11 Comments