RESORT ISLAND

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

NIEMAND TANZT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_ETE6PSaPk The Advanced Cookbook Of Mr Selig And Kanzler Z - Pink Rhythm From The Advanced Cookbook Of Mr Selig And Kanzler Z - Niemand Tanz Released on Z. O. O. Media, 1989, Germany It's both wonderful and strange how one odd-looking record, found randomly in some record shop can lead you to a sprawling…Lire la suite NIEMAND TANZT

MINDGAMES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYFKH0MzYA4 Lix - Stalking From Lix - S/T Released on Fat Records & Tapes, 1984, Sweden Released in 1984 on Fat Records & Tapes, that is to say the same year and on the same label than balearic heads favourite, Sjunne Ferger's mind-blowing Mindgames, Lix's only album is an oddball of a record. Unlike Mindgames, there is something straight-forwardly…Lire la suite MINDGAMES

THE NETHERLANDS CONNECTION

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBt6miQTjwo Cynthia and Family - Belema Gaji Pardiswa From Cynthia and Family - Let's Dance Released on Wandana Records, Netherlands Even if you have a great knowledge of modern history, you can still be surprise on how records digging sometimes makes you aware in a very striking way of the complexity of migratory and colonial…Lire la suite THE NETHERLANDS CONNECTION

DON’T JUDGE A RECORD BY ITS COVER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xR0camhw4RY&feature=youtu.be Lapassenkoff - Congo / Masaï From Lapassenkoff - Shing A Ling! Released on Mosquito, 1988, France One of the things we've learn from rummaging through record bins is that you kind of need to judge a record by its cover in order to make some selecting amongst unknown records. And most of the time,…Lire la suite DON’T JUDGE A RECORD BY ITS COVER

NÄCHSTE BAHN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYOgL-jKTpg Notorische Reflexe - Next Stop From Notorische Reflexe - S/T Released on Rebel Rec., 1985, Germany In our opinion, one would definitely be right by defining Notorsiche Reflexe as a "Neue  Deutsche Welle" act. Though the expression quickly became hackneyed after some songs sold by the marketing guys as "NDW  hits" took over Europe's music charts in the early-1980's…Lire la suite NÄCHSTE BAHN

BREAKFAST AT GORBACHEV’S

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6XueaovzNo Vasiliy Shumov - Porridge From Василий Шумов ‎– Время Три Released on Melodiya, 1991, USSR We've always been deeply interested in records whose stories somehow overlaped with History, and though we think that it is the case of most of the records ever released - in one way or an other - some of them connect…Lire la suite BREAKFAST AT GORBACHEV’S