Experimental new wave with electro-avant-jazz flourishes. They were from the Netherlands, but the music has a Slavic overtone or concept going on. Insert included. http://www.mediafire.com/download/w80188o3nwy248e/Idiotsavant-Feindsender.rar...
Genre: Punk, Grunge, Avant-Garde
Here's the follow up to the Seattle Syndrome Volume One, I posted awhile back. This one's even better than the first one, chock full of outstanding tunes. Minimal synths, post punks, new waves, power pops, weird otherness. My record is fairly beat up, probably because it was once a radio station...
Genre: Punk, Grunge, Avant-Garde
I first heard these guys (and gal) on The Up Another Octave Transmission comp. Where they have a great standout track, on a comp full of great tunes. Then I recently came across this 12" and picked it up on the strength of that song "China Sleeping". The b-side "He Waiting" delivers the same kind...
Genre: Punk, Grunge, Avant-Garde
Very fine artwave / postpunk 7" from England. In fact this was the first release from Glass Records, that putout a large slew of indispensable sounds in the 80's. Recorded in '78 and '79 though not released until '80. There's some info here. Discogs has a blurry scan of the insert, my record didn't...
Genre: Punk, Grunge, Avant-Garde
Plastic Idols from England, not to be confused with the Texas band. This was the second release from the Stoke-on-Trent label Clay, that became well known for hardcore bands Discharge and GBH. But this here is a great postpunk 7" with the synth mixed to the foreground. ...
Genre: Punk, Grunge, Avant-Garde
Utterly fantastic post-punk single from Sweden, wherein the a-side sounds of Siouxsie's Creatures. The flip side is a more sinister sounding chunk of quasi no-wave. All with excellent tribal-esque drum stick hands. http://www.mediafire.com/download/rqavv2kts89csmk/Texas+Instruments.rar...
Genre: Punk, Grunge, Avant-Garde