KYOTO, BELGIUM

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

UFO’S OVER NEW YORK

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

L’AMOUR CHOCOLAT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdvVr2VXVNw&feature=youtu.be Cécilia - Chocolat From Cécilia - Si Me Olvidas Released on Saravah, 1983, France The way how some records reach a cult statut amongst a specific local digging scene is a complex processus, responsible for a lot of the excitement surrounding the hunt for records. We guess that, in every countries, if not every cities…Lire la suite L’AMOUR CHOCOLAT

HAMSTER RECORDS AND TAPES PART 1/4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mj66RtAQMbM Lydia Tomkiw & Terry Burrows - Pressed In An Atlas From Obscure Independent Classics Volume 5 Released on Hamster Records And Tapes, 1988, UK "I started the label when I was about 19 and a student. I’d sent some Jung Analysts demos to the Cherry Red label, which was cultishly popular at the time,…Lire la suite HAMSTER RECORDS AND TAPES PART 1/4

QUAND TE REVERAIS-JE ? …

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQP86-iFa6o Pierre Eliane - Où Que Tu Ailles From Pierre Eliane - Littérature Released on CBS, 1984, France We're back with our favorite French priest of the Roman Catholic Church, Pierre Eliane (if you don't know his story you can read it here), with a super sultry slow electro boogie jam with slightly scandalous lyrics. Depicting…Lire la suite QUAND TE REVERAIS-JE ? …

DANCE NOT DANCE #2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiJMc12Vtvw Elli Medeiros - Fugu From Elli Medeiros - Bom Bom... Released on Barclay, 1987, France One year ago we mentioned Ramuntcho Matta in a post about his 1985 debut album. In this post we also mentioned what we considered his most important "commercial" success, Elli Medeiros's Bom Bom... Well, maybe some of you already…Lire la suite DANCE NOT DANCE #2

SEX… ENERGY… STAR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEWPKhv-P2w&t=45s F.O.E. - Total Eclipse From F.O.E. - Sex, Energy and Star Released on Non-Standard, 1986, Japan For those who wouldn't know, F.O.E.(which stands for Friends Of Earth)  is "just" another band lead by the mastermind, Haruomi Hosono, teaming with some of his long-time musical contributors like Jotaro Nonaka and Miharu Koshi... ... Don't think we need to…Lire la suite SEX… ENERGY… STAR