Saturday, October 3, 2009
Rain Rain go away .. come back when you are sane
So The Past Seven Days' fantastic "Raindance" is in fact (maybe not – who knows?) Brian Eno fronting Wire! It is a great classic of post-punk… the other side is equally as good “So many others” but listen.. play it lots.. I did, can’t now.. scratches kill completists…. catalogue # AD102 I love thee.
I very rarely gush about something but.. this made me look out for 4AD artists in the early 80’s and made me love the alternative sections of little record shops.. what I found under those beautiful sleeve.. gave me a love of the more unique side of pop and when I got Hospitalised I started designing, if I couldn’t play football I’d design 4AD sleeves.. easy as!
What follows in these 3 tracks is influence.. bands that adapted from a unique template.. Tones on Tail and Wolfgang Press from original 4AD bands and the Shout out Louds hugely inspired by those early '80s indie sounds.
There was a tougher CocoRosie to listen to... but I've made it easy with this one.. an atmospherics selection
Angels in the Rain
Okay this section might be liked by people..
a trumpet mix of the Tuesday weld.. and some rarer stuff from others .. but with you lot.. probably got any way.. the Amon Düül II is too normal for me.. from them, and a couple of covers at the end to piss off purists.
Like steenb, a subject that I love so much but can't explain properly.. evocative I think as EjD was saying.
i love the rain (trumpet mix)
Sao Paulo Rain
Spent On Rainy Days
Sandoz In The Rain
Famous Blue Raincoat