Tuesday, March 15, 2005

My nightmares are full of stupid talks...

THIRTY NINE CLOCKS "Radical Student Mob In Satin"
THIRTY NINE CLOCKS "A Look Into You"
THIRTY NINE CLOCKS "Psycho Beat"

We are gathered here today in utter awe of the German "synth-punk" duo 39 Clocks, a deliriously and studiedly cool early '80s group with a broken drum machine (it seemed to have maybe two settings, total) who anticipated the Spacemen Three's obsession with the Velvets and Suicide but in a fabulously wrong, perhaps intentionally fucked-up, ESL-poetry, bad haircut and pleather pants, more than mildly Gothy and proto-electroclash (excuse me did I just write proto-electroclash? kill me now), very very 'Sprockets' kinda way that perhaps sounds perfect this year, or maybe that was two years ago. Who cares. I adore them and have since my ex roommate, Uncle Wiggly member and WFMU DJ Bill Berger turned me on to them ca. 1989.

They used the English language wonderfully, just peep some of their song titles: Twisted & Shouts/ New Crime Appeal/ Shake The Hippie/ 78 Soldier Dead/ Test The Beat/ Psycho Beat/ 39 Explosion Heats/ A look Into You/ Heat Of Violence/ Dom (Electricity Elects The Rain)/ Psychotic Louie Louie/ Past Tense Hope &/ Instant Fears On 42nd Street/ Virtous Girl/ Three Floors Down/ Rainy Night Insanities/ A Touch Of Rot. How can you not be in awe of this band? My dear God, I love them. The three tunes presented here are taken from vinyl, off 1981's Pain It Dark LP on the No Fun label. It is not their best work but it's their first album, and we will definitely hear more from them soon, and in slightly less crappy fidelity too.

10 Comments:

Blogger Paulo X said...

Hey Mike!

Once again, thanks for these tracks! They are awesome!

10:08 AM  
Anonymous Remove Moles said...

Hi, could you please post these links for me from this blog page? The links are to sites about skin cancer...I put together the best sources available for Skin Cancer in one place. If you don't know what skin cancer looks like; this is also a great source: Skin Cancer Mole Pictures another great source of information about moles and Mole Removal is MoleRemedy.com
"These Skin Cancer Mole Pictures are pretty gross but they need to be shown." "People need to see this stuff so they can avoid skin cancer." Thanks!

9:47 PM  
Anonymous Skin Cancer Photo said...

Hi there... Can you help me? I was wondering; can you help me post these skin cancer information links? Thank you so much: I put together the best sources of information about Skin Cancer. This is also a great source of information about Skin Cancer Mole Pictures and Mole Removal

1:09 AM  
Anonymous Herbal Mole Removal said...

Hi, can you help me spread the word about skin cancer? If you can you continue to post these links for me from here it would be a great help. Maybe we can save one person. The links are to web sites that are about moles and skin cancer...I put together the best sources available for Skin Cancer in one place. If you are not familiar what skin cancer looks like; this is also a great source of information on the subject: Skin Cancer Mole Pictures and anything you need to know about moles and Mole Removal
"Warning: some of these Skin Cancer Mole Pictures are pretty gross but they need to be shown. Thanks!"

3:20 PM  
Anonymous Moles said...

Here's great advise to everyone. Become an herbal affilate:Big Commissions available. Make tons of "side cash"

6:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, you have a great blog here! I'm definitely going to bookmark you!

I have a bowel cancer site. It pretty much covers bowel cancer related stuff.

Come and check it out if you get time :-)

-----------------------------------------------------

7:27 PM  
Blogger Editor said...

Hey, you have a great blog here! I'm definitely going to bookmark you!

I have a tongue cancer site. It pretty much covers Cancer related stuff.

Come and check it out if you get time :-)

6:28 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

nice blog enjoyed it :)

Keep up the excellent work! and i bookmarked u!
!

8:11 AM  
Blogger Editor said...

Wow that´s a great blog that you have there, mine is slightly differnent but it basically covers the same topics.

I have a breast cancer bracelet site. It pretty much covers Cancer related stuff.

Check it out, you won´t regret it... Cheers.. Roger From Http://www.havecancer.com

12:54 PM  
Blogger asenetpro said...

Hey, you have a great blog here! I'm definitely going to bookmark you!

This is a posting promoting music related info on my site galore music site/blog. It pretty much covers recording related stuff. my site is free for all to list their event post classified ad and to just post forum for hard to find info and many other thing music related. So if you are a dj, musician, producer, manager, engineer, artist, singer, dancer or have anything music related please visit my site and join to post all your info

Joining is free for all list your site plus more

galore music

10:43 PM  

Post a Comment

<< Home