Friday, February 29, 2008

Blame it on disco


Cristina's tropical mutant disco debut on Ze Records, 1980. Mostly written and produced by August Darnell, and you can tell too.

Cristina - Blame it on Disco

Click to download full album --> Cristina - Cristina

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

When you're a boy


you're hot. Released in 1979 as a publicity stunt, shortly before the original David Bowie version. Billy Mackenzie does it better.

The Associates - Boys Keep Swinging

Sunday, February 24, 2008

das kabinette / the cabinet

Their only single, from 1983. minimal synth sex in a basement cigarettes, dart board covered in gay porn rain boots lying on the floor, why do i love/hate cold

Das Kabinette - The Cabinet
Das Kabinette - Fudge It


Friday, February 22, 2008

oh no, it's you /


The Passions / Michael and Miranda / 1981

i don't know why they aren't more popular. barbara gogan has an amazing voice


The Passions - Pedal Fury
The Passions - Oh No, It's You

full album

The Passions - Michael and Miranda

from other albums

The Passions - Skin Deep
The Passions - Africa Mine

+ buy

Monday, February 11, 2008

To use you back and front


Faux-misogyny and more more on this Passage EP from 1978. Very great.

Passage - Love Song / Competition
Passage - $lit Machine / New Kind of Love