Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Front 242 ‎- Endless Riddance (1987)















Last orders... 'til the New Year!
This will be the last record for this Winter Solstice Happy Hour. You will have to stay sober until January 1st, when I will do another run of uploads (I will include some compilations next time). See you then. In the meantime I'm still open to reuploads suggestions.

Artist: Front 242
Title: Endless Riddance
Format: CD single
Label: Red Rhino Europe
Cat. Num.: MK 3-CD
Year: 1987

Tracklist

01: Take One
02: Controversy Between
03: Sample D.

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Noam Chomsky ‎- The Clinton Vision (1994)















Artist: Noam Chomsky
Title: The Clinton Vision - Old Wine, New Bottles
Format: CD album
Label: AK Press
Cat. Num.: AKA 001CD
Year: 1994

Tracklist

01: Intro
02: Grand Visions From The White House
03: Clinton And The Future Of The Free Market
04: Public Subsidies, Private Profits
05: China: Human Rights And Nuclear Technology
06: Class War In The Media: Clinton, The Press, And Organized Labor
07: Why The Elites Hate Democracy
08: Clinton's Bottom Line: Business Interests
09: Clinton And NAFTA: The Rich Get Richer
10: Mexico And Free Trade
11: NAFTA: People Suffer As Profits Rise
12: NAFTA, Democracy, And The New Economic World
13: US Companies Crush Canadian Insurance Reform
14: The Corporate Attack On Democracy
15: Clinton's Health Plan Soaks Poor
16: Clinton's Vision And Public Opinion
17: Social Disintegration And Clinton's Anti-Crime Package
18: A New Policy For The US: What's In It For Us?
19: Beating Down The Working Class
20: Labor Loses In Clinton Vision
21: Who Were The Real Winners Of The Cold War?
22: What We Can Do

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The Cannanes - Felicity (2001)















Artists: The Cannanes (with Explosion Robinson & Steward)
Title: Felicity EP
Format: CD EP
Label: 555 Recordings
Cat. Num.: 555CD32
Year: 2001

Tracklist

01: Felicity
02: I Like Cellos
03: Lost In Darkness
04: L_O_V_E

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COCA - Gabriel's Holiday (1999)















Don't ask me how this one got into my collection, I have no memory at all of when or where I bought it. I'd file this in the same vein as Pizzicato Five or Kahimi Karie (my knowledge of the Shibuya pop scene does not extend much beyond those two bands anyway).

Artist: COCA
Title: Gabriel's Holiday
Format: CD single
Label: Happy Go Lucky
Cat. Num.: YHCA-1008
Year: 1999

Tracklist

01: Gabriel's Holiday
02: Hello
03: Perican Noise
04: Alex Likes Skip

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Cat Power ‎- Moon Pix (1998)















Not the most original post in this series but it is such a beautiful album that it would be a shame not to post it.

Artist: Cat Power
Title: Moon Pix
Format: CD album
Label: Matador Records
Cat. Num.: OLE 286-2
Year: 1998

Tracklist

01: American Flag
02: He Turns Down
03: No Sense
04: Say
05: Metal Heart
06: Back Of Your Head
07: Moonshiner
08: You May Know Him
09: Colors And The Kids
10: Cross Bones Style
11: Peking Saint

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Cardiacs ‎- Bellyeye (1995)













Artist: Cardiacs
Title: Bellyeye
Format: CD single
Label: Org Records
Cat. Num.: Organ011CD
Year: 1995

Tracklist

01: Bellyeye
02: A Horse's Tail
03: No Gold

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Boyracer ‎- Racer 100 12'' EP (1996)















I seem to recall posting this 12" EP a few years ago, but had to remove it because it was going to be digitaly re-released. You can find the re-release here, with a friendly name-your-price offer. Consequently the download links here below will only be available for a day. So hurry up!

Artist: Boyracer
Title: Racer 100 EP
Format: 12" EP
Label: Blackbean And Placenta Tape Club
Cat. Num.: BBPTC 020
Year: 1996

Tracklist

A1: Your Unspoken Desires
A2: Boxing Day
A3: Baleen
A4: Re-Run
A5: Untouched By Conversation
A6: Bee To Honey
A7: When Do You Realise This Isn't What I Hoped For?
A8: Untitled
A9: I Can't Hold Onto Anything Worthwhile
A10: Cindy W.

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BMX Bandits ‎- We're Gonna Shake You Down (1996)













Artist: BMX Bandits
Title: We're Gonna Shake You Down
Format: CD single
Label: Creation Records
Cat. Num.: Crescd237
Year: 1996

Tracklist

01: We're Gonna Shake You Down
02: Love And Mercy
03: Little River Of Spring
04: Serious Drugs

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BMX Bandits ‎- Gettin' Dirty (1995)













Artist: BMX Bandits
Title: Gettin' Dirty
Format: CD single
Label: Creation Records
Cat. Num.: CRESCD192
Year: 1995

Tracklist

01: Gettin' Dirty
02: I Can't Stay Mad At You
03: Tiny Fingers, Tiny Toes
04: This Guy's Not In Love With You

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BMX Bandits ‎- Serious Drugs (1992)














Artist: BMX Bandits
Title: Serious Drugs
Format: CD single
Label: Creation Records
Cat. Num.: CRESCD 131
Year: 1992

Tracklist

01: Serious Drugs
02: Funny Face
03: Don't Fight It, Feel It (In Concert)
04: Serious Drugs (Demo)

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The Belltower - Flight (1992)













Artist: The Belltower
Title: Flight
Format: CD single
Label: Ultimate Records
Cat. Num.: TOPP 009CD
Year: 1992

Tracklist

01: Flight
02: Digital Kettle
03: My Chruch

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Blueboy ‎- Unisex (1994)















They should have been bigger than the Field Mice. Who in turn should have been bigger than... well, most of what we usually hear on the radio. I played this album several times, trying to pick a track for this post but I just can't make up my mind. I really like the first 6 tracks, they all seem to flow naturally from one to the next.

Artist: Blueboy
Title: Unisex
Format: CD album
Label: Sarah Records
Cat. Num.: SARAH 620 CD
Year: 1994

Tracklist

01: So Catch Him
02: Cosmopolitan
03: Marbel Arch
04: The Joy Of Living
05: Fleetway
06: Also Ran
07: Boys Don't Matter
08: Self Portrait
09: Lazy Thunderstorms
10: Finistere
11: Always There
12: Imipramine
13: So Catch Him (Reprise)

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Ben Watt With Robert Wyatt ‎- Summer Into Winter (1993)













Artists: Ben Watt with Robert Wyatt
Title: Summer Into Winter
Format: CD single
Label: Cherry Red
Cat. Num.: CD CHERRY 36
Year: 1993

Tracklist

01: Walter And John
02: Aquamarine
03: Slipping Slowly
04: Another Conversation With Myself
05: A Girl In Winter

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Action Painting! ‎- Classical Music (1993)













Artist: Action Painting!
Title: Classical Music
Format: CD EP
Label: Sarah Records
Cat. Num.: SARAH 73CD
Year: 1993

Tracklist

01: Classical Music
02: Sensation No.5
03: Hip To Hate

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Aberdeen ‎- Homesick And Happy To Be Here (2002)















Two 7" singles by Aberdeen (released through Sarah Records) are also available on this blog. Use this post's labels to find them if you haven't already downloaded them.

Artist: Aberdeen
Title: Homesick And Happy To Be Here
Format: CD album
Label: The Tremolo Arm Users Club
Cat. Num.: trmc002
Year: 2002

Tracklist

01: Handsome Drink
02: Sink Or Float
03: Clouds Like These
04: Sunny In California
05: Thousand Steps
06: Homesick
07: Cities & Buses
08: Drive
09: In My Sleep
10: That Cave...That Moon

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A Certain Ratio ‎- Up In Downsville (1992)















! Winter Solstice Happy Hour !

Let's celebrate the shortest day / longest night of the year by dressing up in silly costumes by sharing as much free music as we can. Starting with this album by A Certain Ratio, I will be posting one record every four minutes for the next hour. Enjoy!

Artist: A Certain Ratio
Title: Up In Downsville
Format: CD album
Label: Robs Records
Cat. Num.: CD ROB 20
Year: 1992

Tracklist

01: Manik
02: Turn Me On
03: Mello
04: Wonder Y
05: Up In Downsville Part 1
06: 27 Forever
07: Tekno 4 An Answer
08: Salvador's (Fish)
09: Up In Downsville Part 2
10: 27 Forever (Jon Da Silva Remix)
11: Mello (M People Remix)

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