Dec
09
2015
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Data Transfer

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Pluta Connexion – Data Transfer

Pluta Connexion – Ic D’Amour

The standard compact cassette is a popular way of data storage for personal computers. Typical data rates for compact cassettes are 2,000 bit/s. You can store about 660 kB per side on a 90-minute tape.
The music is from Germany, made in 1981.

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Dec
03
2015
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Sacerdotisas de Baal

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Alaska Y Dinarama – Sacerdotisas De Baal

“And at the time of the offering of the oblation, Elijah the prophet came near and said, “O Lord, God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, let it be known this day that you are God in Israel, and that I am your servant, and that I have done all these things at your word.” And the fire of the Lord fell and consumed the burnt offering and the wood and the stones and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench, and the creatures large and small that lived in it, and a wailing was heard eleven times. And when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces and said, “The Lord, he is God; the Lord, he is God.” And Elijah said to them, “Seize the Priestesses of Baal; let not one of them escape.” And they seized them. And Elijah brought them down to the brook Kishon and fornicated with them.” – 1 Kings 18.

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Nov
30
2015
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Computer Talk

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BB – Computer Talk

Electronic beats, sonic diffusion and psychoacoustics from 1983, as manufactured by a private laboratory in Finland. Thanks to Matti J.M.

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Nov
26
2015
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Feast For Flies

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Mikko Saarela – Kärpästen Juhlat (Feast for Flies)

Here’s a poke in the ribs for those waving flags in squares in patriotic frenzy, ready to fight against immigrants, the EU or whatever they currently hate. Of course the 1981 track gets it’s message across only to the very small percentage of the world’s population who understand the Finnish language but trust me, we got enormous amounts of morons here who should give it a listen. – not a bad dance track in any case.

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Nov
23
2015
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Stop The Bullshit

psychokenisesDig It Al – Stop The Bullshit

If you’re not as lucky as Paul below on the chest hair department, why not try psychokenisis? Or better still, just don’t give a fuck and feel the bass! Germany, 1981.

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Nov
09
2015
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Green Onions

gopZinthetyzër featuring Nina – Green Onions

The title has absolutely nothing to do with combustible herbage says Steve Cropper. It was just named after a cat called Green Onions, whose moves inspired the riff. Google for more explanations or just let the slowed down voice of Nina nourish your imagination.

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Oct
30
2015
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Oct
30
2015
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Halloween

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Halloween

The veil between the living and the dead is thinnest at Samhain, the original Halloween when hills ran red with the blood of children and animals. Here now are dark and depressing dance songs to put you into that original spirit for the coming night, music about the living dead, pestilence, drugs, despair and madness. First up is naturally Diamanda Galas herself whose works include recordings The Litanies of Satan and The Divine Punishment, as well as the book The Shit of God, published in 1996.

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Oct
14
2015
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The Ray’s Tender Touch

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Argo – The Ray’s Tender Touch

Soviet Union topographical acoustic engineer Arseny Avraamov proposed to build powerful electro-acoustic systems that could be installed on aeroplanes, so that vast areas of land could be covered with sound.
This 1983 track by Lithuanian group Argo – here at 45 rpm – would have made for a perfect tune to force everyone to dance, from Irkutsk to the collective farms outside Vilnus. If they say you party, you party!

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Oct
04
2015
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Love Queen on Ketamine

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Barbarella – Queen of Love

Queen of Love by Barbarella (aka Eva Mango) was always interesting but try the 1980 track slowed down as if on horse tranquilizer.

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Oct
03
2015
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Nova

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Janda & Köberl – Nova

1982 Austrian library track gradually shifts attention to emerging italoesque elements.

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Sep
03
2015
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Strange Changes

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Lynsey De Paul – Strange Changes (instrumental)

Very balearic and suddenly, back in demand.

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Sep
02
2015
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Ostafrika

die parteiDie Partei – Ostafrica

Sure it’s important for a dj to build the night with careful choices… boring, boring, boring, give me the peak hour madness now!

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Sep
02
2015
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Locomotive Breath

cat gang challengerCat Gang – Locomotive Breath

That bass kicks like a 528 Hemi with mechanical roller cam and individual throttle bodies. So who cares about a luggage rack option or painfully pretensions poses, when burnouts are available anytime you want. Please do remember to check an even more equally impressive version Jussi posted about 3 billion years ago.

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Aug
25
2015
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Mondgesicht

mondgesichtOrchester Ambros Seelos – Mondgesicht

Is there anything more beautiful than late August with these dark, warm and damp nights filled with tempting tobacco smoke. The great strange dream called summer is slowly fading away. As the overtly quoted On The Road phrase goes: “We were all delighted, we all realized we were leaving confusion and nonsense behind and performing our one and noble function of the time, move“.

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Aug
23
2015
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Herculean Strength

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Stas Namin Group – Herculean Strength

A glorious hymn for Marxist-Leninist manhood from 1980.

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Aug
17
2015
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Octagon

onyxOnyx – Octagon

Der Alte was a childhood favorite for many drop-out teens like me. Mostly because there was nothing else available on Finnish television. Even thought I watched too many episodes, I can’t remember this cosmic moment from the episode “Kalt wie Diamant” (Germany, 1983).

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Aug
13
2015
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You Go On Natural

midsummerEarthling – You Go On Natural

Morning music, Japan, 1981.

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Aug
12
2015
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Shake Shake

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Cigarettes and alcohol are highly recommended activities when feeling down, but please do remember to try disco.

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Jul
31
2015
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Emerald Forest

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Junior Homlich – Emerald Forest End Titles / Eagle Break

John Boorman, the director of Point Blank, Zardoz and Deliverance, goes soft with a heavily didactic film about a father seeking his son in the Amazon jungle. Instead of encounters with gutmunching cannibals the film is concerned with the earth’s ecological balance, preserving the life of the rain forest and yes, the process of growing up to be a man.

The music works, though.

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