Saturday, March 22, 2008

Crispy Ambulence the presence

Crispy Ambulence "The Presence"

The Crispy Ambulance video "The Presence" from FAC 56.

"During their short recording career, Manchester post-punk band Crispy Ambulance were unjustly dismissed as Joy Division copyists. In reality Crispy Ambulance were among the most maligned and undervalued bands of their time"....

Friday, March 21, 2008

Adam and the Ants stand and deliver

Adam and the Ants "Stand and Deliver"

We think this is Art Punk and we don't give a fuck what you think. This is a classic example of innovative music, pirates and Indians, how much more punk can you get?

Friday, March 14, 2008

Nico chelsea girls

Nico performs a marvellous live version of the song in a room at the Chelsea Hotel. From the "Chelsea Girls" film by Andy Warhol.

Saturday, March 8, 2008

Spacemen 3 revolution

Spacemen 3 "Revolution"

KMFDM dogma

KMFDM "Dogma"

"We used to hate people, now we just make fun of them, it's more effective that way" and "Ask not what you can do for your country, ask what your country did to you" and "You are no more than the sum of what you consume" [etc.] = this song has some of the greatest punk lyrics!

Sunday, March 2, 2008

The Fugs from Chappaqua film 1966

Chappaqua (1966) was written and directed by Conrad Rooks and is the semi-autobiographical account of his attempt to pull himself up out of a pit of drug/alcohol addiction. The film includes appearances by counter-cultural icons Allen Ginsburg and William S. Burroughs and musical performances by The Fugs, Ravi Shankar and Ornette Coleman. At the end of this scene featuring The Fugs, that is Conrad Brooks rolling around amidst the crushed sugar cubes.

Tom Verlaine glory

Tom Verlaine "Glory"