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...For the Whole World to See: Death

Rating: 100%

Recorded in 1975 and released in 2009 as a demos record, the African-American trio Death knocked it out of the ball park. Intended to be a 12 track record, the band only recorded seven songs for refusing to change their name. 290 more words

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Suicide--Diamonds, Fur Coat, Champagne

Under the production of Ric Ocasek, Suicide released their sophomore album in 1980.  While eminently more accessible than the first, tracks like Diamonds, Fur Coat, Champagne still presented a nightmare of sorts.   135 more words

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Suicide--Frankie Teardrop

To hear Suicide’s Frankie Teardrop for the first time is to experience a birth and a death simultaneously.  It is the death of all your musical expectations and the birth of a whole new understanding of the way art can embody your emotions.   246 more words

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Alan Vega

On July 16, 2016, Boruch Alan Bermowitz aka Alan Vega died aged 78. Being musician, sculptor and painter, he was best known for his work with the electronic  protopunk  duo Suicide.

Hello ! Music Lovers

Hello Music Lovers,

My Name is Tj Harte and I Love MUSIC! So much so that I thought I would start a blog of reviews of music, bands that I like, historic music events and also give updates on the development/state of my own band, The Fuel. 193 more words

The Sonics: Boom

Platform: Spotify
Album length: 31 minutes
Year: 1966

Just a couple years after this album was released, the Sonics broke up and Gerry Roslie went into, of all things, … 178 more words

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The Sonics: Here Are The Sonics


Platform: Spotify
Album length: 29 minutes
Year: 1965

Sometimes you loathe your first attempt at something. Just like I’ll surely read this post in a few months (or a few hours) and cringe, The Sonics… 149 more words

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