Sunday, May 30, 2010

Secession - Touch (Part 3/Part 4) 12"

What are the ingredients of a successful synthpop recipe? Danceable rhythms, deep dark voice and catchy melodies. That's what Secession is all about. If you happen to love Depeche Mode, Camouflage and Red Flag, I strongly recommend all their singles!


Sunday, May 16, 2010

Weather Theatre - Bridge To Heaven 7"

I was bike cruising on a perfect sunny afternoon when little to my expectation I would stumble upon on this one of the hardest to find I must say 7" at one of the shops in Ventura Boulevard. Weather Theatre (not to be mistaken with the 90s German band) is the name. A highly sought-after record in the blogsphere, few of the bloggers have been asking me if I own any material by them including Northern Picture Library (name of the blogger, not the band). The sound is very post-punk, similar to The Chameleons UK, The Church, Japan and Joy Division. The voice is so deep, a true trademark of 80s new wave. I've googled the name to see if something will come up and as expected no information about this obscure band. Based on the record sleeve the band comprises of Eric Burnham on guitar, John Massoni on voice, David Thierry on drums and Liz Wick on bass guitar. It was release by A Sun And Steel Production in 1988. Prepare to be amazed and hear it for yourself, make sure to add this on your want list!


Saturday, May 15, 2010

Another Sunny Day - Rio 7"

Morrissey-like vocal, mesmerizing acoustic guitar with a touch of harmonica, what more could you ask for?


Thursday, May 13, 2010

V/A - International Pop 7"

Undoubtedly one of the best indie pop compilation ever produced in the early nineties. Its a collaborative project by two of the highly respectable record label in the indie community, Mind The Gap from Germany and Season Records from Australia. The compilation features Red Sleeping Beauty, The Sugargliders, The Yesterday Sky and The Legendary Bang. Super-highly recommended!!!


The Haywains - Bobbie Gentry's Tears (7" 4-Track EP, 2015 Dufflecoat Records)

Got this along with other bunch of records from a small indie store in Seattle. Quite honestly I fell in love with the cover art when I firs...