19.10.17

Eighties Rock Panorama


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This clocks in at five and half hours long. Pow. Big data. Bring the noise. Step up to the plate. 80+1 tracks.

Pegged as a survey of the whole decade it has been painstaking selected, recorded from the vinyl and artfully sequenced to pick up the threads running through the Alternative Rock of that decade.

ALL PERSONAL FAVOURITES. music wot i grew up with innit.

(flowing like a mighty river through micro-genres)

Godfathers: The Clash, Japan, Wire, John Cale, Holger Czukay, Tom Verlaine, John Foxx.
Post-Punk Monuments: Joy Division, This Heat, Pere Ubu, Associates, A Certain Ratio.
Proto-Indie: Swell Maps, Fire Engines, Television Personalities, Orange Juice, Blue Orchids.
Minimal Electro-rock: Ike Yard, Liasons Dangereuses, Flying Lizards, DAF, Suicide.
Hardcore: X, Bad Brains, Black Flag, Minor Threat, Minutemen, Abwarts, Nomeansno.
Disco Rock: Talking Heads, Peter Gordon, Pylon.
Not Wave: Live Skull, Pere Ubu, Glenn Branca, The Residents, Flipper, Germs.
New Roots (Skankabilly and Desert Rock): Captain Beefheart, Gun Club, Thin White Rope, Cramps, Pussy Galore, The Fall.
Industrial Derivations: Einsturzende Neubauten, Young Gods, Big Black, Cabaret Voltaire.
USArtcore: Wipers, Sonic Youth, Rapeman, Fugazi, fIREHOSE.
Neo-Psychedelia: Meat Puppets, Husker Du, REM, Dinosaur Jr, Galaxie 500.
Sliced White Indie: Wedding Present, June Brides, Field Mice, Felt, Jesus and Mary Chain, The Smiths, The Sugarcubes, Its Immaterial, The Blue Nile.
Neo Brutalist Blissed-out Dub Rock: World Domination Enterprises, AR Kane.
Shoegaze: Loop, Spaceman 3.
Golf: Sister(s) of Mercy.
Arsequake: Only some of the above.

THIS IS LIKE A GR-EIGHT-EST HITS

but for more mixplorations of the 80s sound---->See also:
Bubbling Mix, Concerns Round Data Mix, Not Krautrock Mix, Launderette Mix, New York Noise Volume 4 Mix

[i thank yew]

[shout outs to all eighties crew - 8lissy S1mon, Brother Toby, Ben Roberts, Francis Dances, Charlie Robarts, Aldridge Pryor (Such a liar!), Dungeon Master Sufi, Mr Diss-Agreeable, Carl "Pigbag" Neville, The Strangled Knight, K-Punk, Blackest Ever Black, #eronbone, SlimJim Clarke, Edmund, Raffles, oCraner]

Tracklisting:

The Clash - Inoculated City
Orange Juice - Blue Boy
The Blue Orchids - A Year With No Head
Swell Maps - Let's Buy A Bridge
The Pop Group - We Are All Prostitutes
This Heat - Horizontal Hold
Joy Division - Atrocity Exhibition
A Certain Ratio - Flight
The Associates - White Car In Germany
Cabaret Voltaire - Second Too Late
Ike Yard - NCR
Suicide - Touch Me
John Foxx - Underpass
The Flying Lizards - Events During Flood
Pere Ubu - Codex
Germs - Forming
Abwarts - Computerstaat
X - In This House That I Call Home
Minor Threat - Betray
Bad Brains - Sailin' On
Black Flag - Rise Above
Husker Du - I Will Never Forget You
Minutemen - Paranoid Time
Live Skull - Age Of Oil and Wax
Glenn Branca - Lesson No 1
Flipper - Sex Bomb
Wipers - Youth Of America
Fire Engines - Get Up And Use Me
Pylon - M Train
Peter Gordon - That Hat
Talking Heads - Home (Naive Melody)
The Residents - Laughing Song
DAF - Nacht Arbeit
Holger Czukay - Witches' Multiplication Table
Liaison Dangereuses - Avant-Apr├Ęs Mars
Einsturzende Neubauten - Kollaps
John Cale - Santies
Captain Beefheart - Ashtray Heart
The Fall - Cruisers Creek
The Cramps - Human Fly
Thin White Rope - Wet Heart
The Gun Club - For The Love Of Ivy
Tav Falco's Panther Burns - Bourgeois Blues
REM - Gardening At Night
The Field Mice - Fabulous Friend
TV Personalities - Matthew Ingram
June Brides - Every Conversation
Wedding Present - Everyone Thinks He Looks Daft
Felt - Primitive Painters
It's Immaterial - Driving Away from Home
The Blue Nile - Over The Hillside
Japan - Ghosts
David Sylvian - Red Guitar
Tom Verlaine - A Town Called Walker
Meat Puppets - Oh, Me
Minutemen - Little Man With A Gun In His Hand
Husker Du - Private Plane
Sonic Youth - Expressway to your Skull
Butthole Surfers - Graveyard
Dinosaur Jr - The Lung
Pussy Galore - Alright
The Replacements - Kiss Me On The Bus
Pixies - Caribou
Throwing Muses - Carous Des Larmes
fIREHOSE - Carom
Nomeansno - The Tower
Rapeman - Steak & Black Onions
Fugazi - Brendan #1
Galaxie 500 - Don't Let Our Youth Go To Waste
REM - What If We Give It Away
The Smiths - The Headmaster Ritual
Wire - Drill
Jesus and Mary Chain - Upside Down
My Bloody Valentine - Drive It All Over Me
AR Kane - Lollita
Loop - Head On
World Domination Enterprises - Asbestos Lead Asbestos
Spaceman 3 - Transparent Radiation
Sugarcubes - Birthday
Young Gods - Jimmy
The Sisters of Mercy - Lucretia My Reflection