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name some band you like that no-one else has ever heard of

Post by slatepipe » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:24 am

i was lisnin' to the wolfgang press at the weekend. i've totally loved them for years and i was thinking about how many people i've mentioned them to and just been met with a 'who the fuck are they?' type comment and blank expression. there only seems to be me and a couple of mates who've ever heard of them.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wolfgang_Press

anyway, it got me thinking, what's the story with people here? what's the band that you know and love but no other feller has ever heard of? i'm always interested in hearing obscure shit that other people enthuse about :)

here's some wolfgang press anyway :

this extended remix of their 'kansas' single is one of the best pieces of dub/funk/dance/noise i've ever heard :
https://myspace.com/wolfgangpressfanpag ... 7-58285485

kansas : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLfSDokKJoI
cut the tree (from 4ad lonely is an eyesore compilation) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YE8plZ2eMc4
ecstacy : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gapqi7PI4a4
i'm coming home (mama) : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnUMuyCeIrw


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Post by 8O » Mon Jan 27, 2014 12:52 pm

Excellent idea for a thread, Mr Pipe.

The Wolfgang Press reminded me of obscure New Zealand indie bands - all on Flying Nun Records - which I used to listen to in the 90s.

Here's a list from the Wales-New Zealand axis of obscurity:

Bailter Space
Straitjacket Fits
Chris Knox
Snapper
Y Niwl
McLusky
Datblygu

Apologies if you've heard any of these before... :wink:
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Post by 102455 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 1:44 pm

Fat Freddy's Drop. Not that obscure (esp if you're from NZ) but worth a mention here I think. Vocalist Joe Dukie is excellent IMO.

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Post by artpunk » Mon Jan 27, 2014 2:13 pm

Probably not that unheard of, particularly in the U.K. But no-one I know has ever heard of these guys, I got the LP below in my collection when I was younger somehow, I think it may have been my brothers... these guys are crazy:

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberto_y_ ... _Paranoias

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Post by docprosper » Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:06 pm

Jib Kidder?
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Post by derzai » Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:10 am

De lp fabriek. 1989 dutch free jazz.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St5qL2MiBk0

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Post by rozling » Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:23 am

Gorky's Zygotic Mynci

lovely tunes, esp the Barafundle album

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Post by 8O » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:56 pm

rozling wrote:Gorky's Zygotic Mynci

lovely tunes, esp the Barafundle album
Yes, indeed. +1 for tunes. -1 for having heard of them already :wink: BTW, Euros from GZM's solo stuff is worth checking out too - very talented bloke.
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Post by slatepipe » Tue Jan 28, 2014 1:39 pm

derzai wrote:De lp fabriek. 1989 dutch free jazz.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St5qL2MiBk0

haha brilliant, was that feller playing a plant??

people have put some really interesting stuff up here so far, cheers. that jib kidder stuff is impressive

for some reason that fabriek piece reminded me of rovo - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8pFiGq8Ynw

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Post by derzai » Tue Jan 28, 2014 3:50 pm

slatepipe wrote:haha brilliant, was that feller playing a plant??

people have put some really interesting stuff up here so far, cheers. that jib kidder stuff is impressive

for some reason that fabriek piece reminded me of rovo - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8pFiGq8Ynw
Yeh, behind a plant. I do not see the connection with the rovo music, but that is up to you. For me the rovo sound like early "sequencer" music.

In fact i was looking for a group called "de fabriek" when i found the "lp fabriek". so i had a listen to the "lp fabriek" and they reminded me willem breuker, hence.

But here is the "real" fabriek, from Zwolle.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJQp_3VZKPA

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Post by derzai » Tue Jan 28, 2014 4:19 pm

dreiklangsdimensionen rheingold 1982

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Post by derzai » Tue Jan 28, 2014 4:34 pm

Jacob Miller (May 4, 1952 – March 23, 1980) was a Jamaican reggae artist, who first recorded with Clement Dodd. While pursuing a prolific solo career, he became the lead singer for reggae group Inner Circle with whom he recorded until his death in a car accident at the age of 27.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAvSuzpUKW0

Mr. Officer is the title of the song.

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Post by Theo Void » Tue Jan 28, 2014 4:59 pm

Emily Autumn.

Rasputina.

Ya, I like girly music.

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Re: name some band you like that no-one else has ever heard of

Post by Dillinger63 » Tue Jan 28, 2014 7:56 pm

"The Procrastinators" and their hit song, "We Haven't Gotten Together Yet."

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Re: name some band you like that no-one else has ever heard of

Post by TomViolenz » Tue Jan 28, 2014 8:40 pm

Dillinger63 wrote:"The Procrastinators" and their hit song, "We Haven't Gotten Together Yet."
You mean these guys?! http://www.theprocrastinators.com/index ;-)

Anyways their first album will be the best!
I hear they're gonna name it: "Tomorrow is also a day"
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