https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6YNy9LNyVk Lou Blic - Minéralité From Lou Blic -  miaou petit minou / Il y a moins de monde là-haut Released on Editions de la rue de l'ouest, 1991, France I tend to think of music and especially the search for records as a hobby, something that's slightly independent from the rest of my life,…Lire la suite MINÉRALITÉ


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6c-OStZ3NhY Mezzanotte - Midnight From Mezzanotte - S/T Released on Sneak Preview, 1984, France For us, writing about this record is basically an excuse to pay tribute to one of our favorite producers from Belgium, Frank Degryse. Don't expect us to go deeply into his discography as it is enormous and chock-full of mind-blowing tunes...…Lire la suite THE WITCHING HOUR


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUKbRy5VWDs&t=4s Martha Bruining - I'll Love You Wherever You Are From Martha Bruining - Reflections Released on CB Records, 1986?, Netherlands We've already introduced the geopolitical history behind the Netherlands-Surinam connection in a previous article about Cynthia and Family. As one can easily guess, Cynthia and her parents' stories are only one of the few stories that intertwine…Lire la suite INTERNATIONAL LOVE #2


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDiZ3gWBrHM&t=200s Kyoto - Venetian Blinds From Kyoto - Venetian Blinds Released on ARS Records, 1984, Belgium There's a lot about this record that is immediately appealing, and most importantly an artwork which does not deceive: a band named Kyoto, which name is written in a mock Japanese font, a drawing which symbolically recall the name…Lire la suite KYOTO, BELGIUM


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C-B0WpRSPA&lc=z22kixip0licvzvwx04t1aokgswr4m0dlumrxk40fl5hbk0h00410 A.B.Crentsil's Ahenfo Band - Sika Be Ba From A.B.Crentsil's Ahenfo Band - Gyae Me Life Ma Me Released on Black M Sounds, 1992, Germany   We have already shared a couple of times (here and here) our fascination and love for the unique sound that Ghanaian musicians crafted and that is usually labeled under…Lire la suite GHANAIAN STREET SOUL


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWc-LtkTMIc Jung Analysts - Here's Lucifer From Jung Analysts - The Wishing Balloon Released on Hamster Records and Tapes, 1984, UK After quite a long break, we're finally ready to continue our journey into Hamster Records And Tapes' catalogue. This time, we have Terry Burrows telling us about his debut in the musical industry as…Lire la suite JUNG ANALYSTS : HAMSTER RECORDS AND TAPES PART 2/4


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR4STfeAhW0 Konstruktivits - New York From Konstruktivits - Glennascaul Released on Sterile Records, 1985, UK When you go through records, checking the back of the cover for familiar names, some are invitations to give those records a listen while a few almost urge you to buy them on sight. Needless to say that the name…Lire la suite UFO’S OVER NEW YORK


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kl2pHZoeljs&t=305s Continental Research Orchestra - Naboko Samba (Dub Version) From Continental Research Orchestra - Naboko Samba Released on Disques Dreyfus, 1986, France Seriously, how is it even possible that this dub version of Naboko Samba ever got released ? No one gave it a proper listen before giving the green light ? It's not as if…Lire la suite DUB DEM SILLY


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_4BXfWRNPw&feature=youtu.be Shohjo-Tai - Flamingo Island From Shohjo-Tai - Forever 2001 Released on Broadway, Japan, 1986 Remember that heavy tune by a Japanese Idol band we posted a few months ago ? Well, the three girls from Shojo-Tai are back with another summer hit, casually called Flamingo Island. Once again, the production is flawless and it's no…Lire la suite RESORT ISLAND