Jul
12
2010
1

Logic Pitched

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Logic System – Automatic Collect pitched

Spinned at 45 rpm, pitched down. Japan 1981.

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Jul
05
2010
0

Alibi

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La Doppia Faccia – Alibi (1980)

All hail Dream Chimney TOTD (and special agent Thunderbals) for letting the world know that such a groovy track exists, MP3 addicts can get the full song here.

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Jul
04
2010
0
Jul
03
2010
0

Es wächst das Gras nicht über alles

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Reinhard Lakomy – Es wächst das Gras nicht über alles (1982)

Stunning East German Prog Rock/Ambient cross-over. The original pressing on vinyl is quite rare and far from being affordable. Hopefully,  it’s also been recently re-released on CD – yes, remember, the bastardized reflective disc-shaped thing that is not as beautiful and collectible as the vinyl, and no way as handy as a Flac or an MP3.

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Jun
29
2010
0

Enjaw J

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Explorer – Enjaw J (1982)

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Jun
21
2010
2
Jun
21
2010
0

Sans Toi

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Cortex – Sans Toi (1978)

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Jun
20
2010
5
Jun
18
2010
1

3 from the Sound Sampler 10

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number one

number two

number three

Cool club cuts selected by Norio of the amazing Rare Groove store of Osaka. The tracklist is here: http://raregroove.blog4.fc2.com/blog-entry-443.html

The The pic is the poster for “Sentô shôjo: Chi no tekkamen densetsu” aka Mutant Girls Squad, which opened May 22.

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Jun
17
2010
0

Astral Trip

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Kitaro – Astral Trip

Japan 1978

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May
30
2010
0

Last Train

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Ladies Choice – Last train (1979)

Gérard Salesses trying to sound like Peter Jacques Band, perhaps.

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May
20
2010
2

CCCP Aerobics

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Need some workout tips? Do it the Soviet way! With some help from this 1984 compilation.

Andrei Rodionov – Introduction

Pavel Ovsyannikov – Towards The Stars

Vladimir Osinskij – Safari

Currently sells for as low as €0.01 at some second-hand retailers, a real bargain for your stretched muscles.

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May
02
2010
1

Non Rompere

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G. Bri – Non Rompere (1980)

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Apr
27
2010
3

Einzelgänger

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Einzelgänger – Einzelgänger (7” Version) (1975)

The LP built up some cult following among Moroder fans. Compared to the 12” version, this specific cut adds some new special effects and a kickdrum from time to time.

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Apr
21
2010
0

Airport

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Serge Vella – Airport (1977)

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Mar
24
2010
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Mar
09
2010
0

The Boogey Song

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Dr Robotnik – The Boogey Song

Finland 2001

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Feb
28
2010
0

Planet Claire

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B-52s – Planet Claire

American made new wave-disco fusion from 1979.

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Feb
05
2010
0

(Got My) Dancing Shoes

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Plaza – (Got My) Dancing Shoes (1979)

A word of caution: at around 40s, be prepared to suffer from serious spastic reactions and wear a stupid grin off your face, you’ve been warned.

Seriously, and IMHO, this record features an impressive electronic bassline programming. The whole album is now in the radio database thanks to SoulMan and nafm. Tops.

Plaza is in fact the prog-rock band Soft Machine (listen to their space disco monster here) trying their hands at disco, more or less.

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Jan
29
2010
2

Chopin-Chopin

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The Garnets – Chopin-Chopin (1979)

“Chopin. Chopin. Chopin-pin-pin.” (sigh)

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