Nov 30, 2008

Sundaze (Ap 7)

Hello, hi time to have another Sundaze , first up a YouTube 10 min clip on one of the greatest scientists that ever lived thusfar..our lives would be very different without his contributions, and there's still plenty of suppressed work of his about..some ended up in the inevitable black projects that the US likes to revel in. Then there are O Yuki Conjugate that passed by on Rhotation 47 aswell, here is their breakthrough album -of sorts..Peyote...finally Tenhi, minimalistic and dark neofolk, i posted some of their work - during the eurosonics tour at Finland/linux - enjoy the Maaäet album .

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The Greatest Scientist.of the last century and yet how many have heard of him....the press was against him ..they serve other by now most should be aware of...well here's a 10min clip to get you started.

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O Yuki Conjugate - Peyote (91 ^ 207mb)

O Yuki Conjugate is an organic ambient musical group, instruments used include tongue drums, roto-toms, bongos, congas, "big bean," "found percussion," drum machine, wind chimes, loops, frying pan, bass guitar, samples, keyboards, fractal guitar, e-bow, flutes, chants, radio, wildlife, tablas, berimbau, nose-singing, and vocals. Their music, as apparent from this list, is percussive and inventive, but it is also atmospheric.

O Yuki Conjugate was formed in Nottingham in 1982 by multi-instrumentalists Andrew Hulme, Tim and Roger Horberry and Claire Elliot; inspired by the atmospheric guitar instrumentals of the Durutti Column, they began experimenting with keyboards and tape loops, adding percussion to the mix before debuting with the soundscapes of 1984's Scene in Mirage( lim. ed 500 copies). A three-year gap preceded the release of the follow-up, Into the Dark Water, good reviews limeted edition, 1000 copies the first of many extended absences from the contemporary music scene; only in 1991 did O Yuki Conjugate again resurface, issuing Peyote on the Projekt label. Undercurrents (re-issued In Dark Water), which assembled both older material and latter-day recordings, appeared a year later. The band split up with marriage and study taking presedence, Andrew and Roger continue.

When asked to do a show in the netherlands Tim returns Malcolm McGeorge, Dan Mudford and Peter Woodhead join and after some serious repetitionwork, the concert is a success and O Yuki is reborn a homestudio is build. Support slots for Biosphere and Higher Intelligence Agency bring them ahead and 1994's Equator is deemed superb. The group released Sunchemical, a collection of remixes,just 2000 copies nevertheless it got them a cease and desist notice from the american printing giant with te same name..duh. They release Primitive on Staalplaat. Roger Horberry moves the Amsterdam where he pursues solo projects Andrew Hulme meanwhile does his own á small good thing". Oh Yuki dissappears to the back ground.Hulme and Horberry additionally collaborated on dance music under the name Symetrics, with the former also heading the groups A Small Good Thing and Sons of Silence as well as recording Fell with Paul Schütze.

By 2004 Oh Yuki is revived as Hume and Jenkins finish recording a dirty ambient album and decide to use the Oh Yuki moniker, the album is finally released in 2006 as "The Euphoria Of Disobedience". The band described the new album as ''dirty ambient - multi layered, hyper textural and distinctly gritty''. Meanwhile the backcatallogue has been uploaded to Itunes aswell.

01 - Snake Charm (Voc.Chris Lucas) (5:57)
02 - A Darker Belief (5:04)
03 - Earth Loop (Fragment) (3:42)
04 - Long Pig (7:15)
05 - Tidal Dance (4:24)
06 - Dusk, Dead Heart (5:00)
07 - Still Breath (Voc.Chris Lucas) (5:20)
08 - Alia Ma (7:05)

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Tenhi - Airut Aamujen (04 ^ 259mb)

At the end of year 1996 Tyko Saarikko composed the first songs for Tenhi and Ilkka Salminen joined the band. After short sessions, a demo tape ‘Kertomuksia’ was recorded and released in spring 1997, getting good response in the underground and catching the interest of German label Prophecy Productions, a deal was signed for three full-length albums. Ilmari Issakainen was asked to join the group before they entered the studio for the ‘Hallavedet’-recording session in spring 1998. The recording and mixing took place in a hasty 16-hour session and the band indirectly learned to define their wanted Tenhi sound by it. The following summer, violin player Eleonora Lundell joined the band while they were composing material for the first full-length album ‘Kauan’ which was recorded autumn 1999. Veera Partanen played flute as a session member. Two songs were dropped out from the sessions: ‘kielo’ and ‘niin auer hiljaa vie’.

During the summer of 2000, `Kielo´ was re-recorded and released later on the mCD `airut:ciwi` with two other songs. At the end of year Tenhi started to record the following full-length album `väre`, which came across many setbacks. Now it ought to be released early autumn 2002. In the beginning of summer 2001 Tenhi got another chance to play at Wave-Gotik-Treffen and this time everything went as planned. Following autumn Tenhi had a tour in Germany and in Austria with Dornenreich and Of The Wand And The Moon. The tour went well, apart from the lack of proper equipment at some venues, which forced the bands to play at almost speaking volume. The following release after 'väre' is continuing the 'airut:' saga.

The piano driven “Airut:aamujen” was originally released in small limited edition thru our Utustudio in December 2004 under the name Harmaa. After signing it also to Prophecy we wanted to re-release it with the title TENHI and so bring the saga together.Airut:saga is based on my and Ilmari Issakainen’s visions. The saga continues and explores further paths found in certain TenhiI songs. The song ‘Kielo’ was the source of inspiration for the first two chapters. The third one “Airut:Savoie” will grow upon themes found in ‘Tuulenkaato’ and ‘Maa syttyy’ (Maaäet). Tenhi have already composed the material for “Airut:aamujen released late 2006, In 2007 they've released a triple cd in bookformat, Folk Aesthetic 1996-2006.

01 Saapuminen - Emerging 2:24
02 Seitsensarvi - Grey Shine Of June 4:35
03 Lävitseni Kaikkeen - Thru Me And Into Everything 5:44
04 Luopumisen Laulu - Eloign 5:40
05 Kuvajainen - Apparition 7:01
06 Oikea Sointi - Lay Down A Tune 4:12
07 Kahluu - Fury Revived 8:19
08 Hiensynty - Burning 7:35
09 Läheltä - A Brief Passing Moment 6:49

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Nov 29, 2008

The Prisoner (02)

Hello, over @ Transgloballs The Prisoner cultseries continues with part 2 The Chimes Of Big Ben , it's availble as a straight 337mb download at megaupload or a two(split) rar archives via rapidshare.

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Episode 02; The Chimes Of Big Ben

Number Six has a new nextdoor neighboor, Nadia. She befriends Number Six and tells him that The Village is situated on the Baltic. To cover their plans of escape Number Six enters The Village arts and crafts exibition competition. His entry entitled "Escape" is the inspiration for their plan to get back to London.

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To work up some appetite, here's the 1 min trailer, directly viewable or downloadable

trailer The Chimes of Big Ben (7mb)

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Nov 26, 2008

Eight X again

Hello, some A-tix again, 88 's to be precise a two bands of (hard) rockers that went against the prevailing dance culture of the late eighties. First up, a band that Kaiser Chief fans should like as the latter come rather close soundwise to The Godfathers of 1988, they were rather ignored in the UK at the time, but did have some continental success and in the US, and deservedly so..they produced enigmatic live shows during their extensive touring schedules aswell. Have to say, not having listened to the album for quit some time, they still sound's your chance to discover a band that wouldnt be misplaced in the current music scene...In contrast to the Godfathers the next band did achieve global recognition, though it took some time to sink in that here were four blacks rocking...(wasnt that the whiteman's burdon ?) Anyway once MTV picked up on a track that epitomizes their businessmmodel..The Cult Of Personality...Living Colour quickly became part of the cult of personalities they had expressed their misgivings about in the song..

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The Godfathers - Birth, School, Work, Death ( 88 ^ 88mb)

The Godfathers were founded by brothers Peter and Chris Coyne in London in 1985. Vocalist Peter and bassist Chris were joined by guitarists Kris Dollimore and Mike Gibson and drummer George Mazur. After acclaimed independent single releases produced by Vic Maile and collected on debut album Hit By Hit they signed to Epic Records in 1987. Touring extensively the UK, Europe and the USA, The Godfathers earned a reputation for their no-holds barred live shows and electrifying brand of primal rock 'n' roll. Their guitar-driven alternative rock sound stood out in the electronica-driven music scene of the UK at the time, while laying the foundations for the Brit Pop rock resurgence of the nineties.

As they missed the British punk revolution by a decade and were a few years too early before loud guitars became fashionable in England again. Consequently, the group's 1988 LP Birth, School, Work, Death is often overlooked. Released during the U.K. rave craze of the late ‘80s, Birth, School, Work, Death must've seemed completely dated in the barrage of pulsating electronic sounds that enveloped Britain at the time. Wearing Mafia suits and skinny ties, the Godfathers had a mean look that matched their name. And their sound was similarly tough: brass-knuckled punches in the form of menacing, explosive riffs; venom-spewing, nihilistic vocals; body-slamming percussion. Yet the Godfathers never forget the importance of the hook, they are far from being one-dimensional. "Just Like You" is an upbeat love song and on "When Am I Coming Down" guitarist Kris Dollimore helps illustrate an acid trip gone wrong with swirling, disorienting guitars that recall Jimi Hendrix' moments of sonic transcendence. The production by Vic Maile is clean yet it doesn't soften the Godfathers' two-fisted attack.

Their third album, More Songs About Love & Hate (1989), featured the popular college radio track "She Gives Me Love," but was less commercially successful. They released a fourth album, Unreal World, on Epic in 1991. After the split of the original line-up the band briefly resurfaced in the 90s and toured Europe and Australia. Peter Coyne and Kris Dollimore have contributed to an outfit called The Germans with Rat Scabies, formerly of The Damned in 2003. Mike Gibson has also been busy releasing his first solo album in 2004 with the City Farmers. Lead guitarist Kris Dollimore is active on the British blues scene in London and the South East purveying his unique 'Medway Delta' blues. George Mazur has been working as a session drummer overseas. Rumours of a return to the stage for their traditional Saint Valentine's Day Massacre concert in London have kept their cult following waiting for decades.

01 - Birth, School, Work, Death (4:08)
02 - If I Only Had Time (2:30)
03 - Tell Me Why (2:52)
04 - It's So Hard (3:39)
05 - When Am I Coming Down (4:56)
06 - Cause I Said So (2:47)
07 - The Strangest Boy (3:58)
08 - S.T.B. (2:32)
09 - Just Like You (3:10)
10 - Obsession (3:49)
11 - Love Is Dead (2:42)

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Living Colour - Vivid ( 88 ^ 99mb)

Living Colour was formed in New York City in 1983 by guitarist Vernon Reid. They grew out of the Black Rock Coalition, a non-profit organization founded by (among others) Reid, British-born but a longtime New York resident, and a guitarist of unnerving technique and speed He assembled a number of bands under the name Living Colour from 1983 until 1986, when a stable lineup was formed, consisting of vocalist Corey Glover, bassist Muzz Skillings, and drummer Will Calhoun.

Soon after, the band became experienced at touring, including performing regular gigs at the seminal club CBGB's. Aided by a demo produced by fan Mick Jagger (who hired Reid and Calhoun to play on his 1987 album Primitive Cool), Living Colour scored a record deal with Epic Records. Living Colour's debut album, Vivid, was issued in the summer of 1988, yet it would take a few months for momentum to build. Exploding at the year's end with the hit single/MTV anthem "Cult of Personality," which merged an instantly recognizable Reid guitar riff and lyrics that explored the dark side of world leaders past and present (and remains LC's best-known song). The album was also incredibly consistent, as proven by the rocker "Middle Man", the funky, anti-racist "Funny Vibe," the touching "Open Letter (To a Landlord)," plus the Caribbean rock of "Glamour Boys." Add to it an inspired reading of Talking Heads' "Memories Can't Wait," the Zeppelin-esque "Desperate People," and two complex love songs ("I Want to Know" and "Broken Hearts"), and you have one of the finest hard rock albums of the '80s. The band supported the release with a string of dates opening stadiums for the Rolling Stones' first U.S. tour in eight years that autumn.

The quartet regrouped a year later for their sophomore effort, Time's Up, an album that performed respectfully on the charts but failed to live up to the expectations of their smash debut. An appearance at the inaugural Lollapalooza tour in the summer of 1991 kept the group in the public's eye, as did an EP of outtakes, Biscuits. Skillings left the group shortly thereafter (replaced by studio vet Doug Wimbish), as their darkest and most challenging release yet, Stain, was issued in 1993. Although it failed to sell as well as its predecessors, it retained the band's large and dedicated following, as Living Colour appeared to be entering an interesting and groundbreaking new musical phase of their career. The band began writing the following year for what would be their fourth full-length, but an inability to settle on a single musical direction caused friction between the members, leading to Living Colour's demise in early 1995.

In the wake of Living Colour's split, all of its former members pursued other projects. Reid issued a solo album, 1996's Mistaken Identity (as well as guesting on other artist's recordings), while Glover attempted to launch a career as a solo artist, issuing the overlooked Hymns in 1998 Calhoun and Wimbish remained together and launched a new outfit, the drum'n'bass-inspired Jungle Funk, who issued a self-titled debut release in 1997 .With Living Colour out of commission for several years by the early 21st century, Calhoun and Wimbish teamed up once more with Glover in a new outfit, Headfake, playing often in the New York City area. A few days before Christmas in 2000, Headfake played a show at CBGB's, and were joined on-stage by Reid, which led to rumors of an impending Living Colour reunion. The rumors proved to be true, as Living Colour launched their first tour together in six years during the summer of 2001. In 2003, Living Colour returned with a deal with Sanctuary and their most experimental release to date, Collideøscope. Two years later the rarities collection What's Your Favorite Color? was released, followed by Everything Is Possible: The Very Best of Living Colour in 2006.

01 - Cult Of Personality (4:54)
02 - I Want To Know (4:24)
03 - Middle Man (3:47)
04 - Desperate People (5:36)
05 - Open Letter (To A Landlord) (5:32)
06 - Funny Vibe (4:20)
07 - Memories Can't Wait (4:30)
08 - Broken Hearts (4:50)
09 - Glamour Boys (3:39)
10 - What's Your Favorite Color? (3:56)
11 - Which Way To America (3:41)

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Nov 24, 2008

Canadia 2056 (15)

Hello, have been re-upping some requests, im aware that zShare dropped all their links last month so if you want one of mine feel free to ask for it..

In the year 2056 the US has declared war on the Ipampilashians and has sent the American armada to destroy their planet. Canada has sent its only ship, The Canadia, in support of the American mission but the Canadia is not a warship. It's a maintenance ship (they change light bulbs and plunge toilets). Six months after their fateful return to Earth, the Canadian maintenance ship Canadia and her crew lay in ruins. They have all but given up hope that the human race can survive.
Until a sign from above reaffirms their belief in the human spirit... kind of.

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Episode 15

It's a romantic time on the Canadia when they find themselves moments away from the Syzygian Horizon. Anderson and Lewis both have a problem with the idea of Skip in her new body, but for different reasons. Skip uses her new body to try to rekindle a romance. Faverau and Pickens spend some time debriefing.

Canadia: 2056 - Episode 15

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Nov 22, 2008

The Prisoner

Hello, been out of town and busy and will get back to posting some music during the upcoming week, in the meantime i start a new series, 40 years old but it has kept the interest for all those years. "I'm Not A Number, I'm A Free Man !" really hit home and i would think even more so these days. Next year a remake of the series will hit the screens, i hope they won't fuck it up with violence as this series is mostly build on psychological violence.

The Prisoner is a British 1960s television drama series starring and co-created by Patrick McGoohan which combines spy fiction with elements of science fiction, allegory and psychological drama.

It follows a former British secret agent who, after abruptly resigning from his position, is held captive in a small village by the sea by an unidentified power that wishes to establish the reason for his resignation. Episodes typically feature the unnamed prisoner, labelled "Number Six" by his captors, unsuccessfully attempting to escape from or change the authority of "the Village." However, Number Six has numerous victories of his own, successfully thwarting the various individuals serving as the Village's chief administrator, "Number Two" in their attempts to break him or control the Village, causing a disconcertingly rapid turnover of personnel in the position. Eventually as the series reaches its surreal climax, Number Six's indomitable resistance and his mounting blows against the administration eventually threaten the viability of the Village itself, which forces its desperate warders to take drastic action.

The show was created by McGoohan and George Markstein, with exteriors filmed primarily on location at the Hotel Portmeirion in Penrhyndeudraeth, North Wales. Seventeen episodes were produced. The first was originally broadcast in London on 1 October 1967[1] and the last aired on 4 February 1968.

Although sold as a spy thriller in the mould of McGoohan's previous series, Danger Man, the show's combination of 1960s countercultural themes and its surreal setting had a far-reaching effect upon science fiction-fantasy-genre television and also popular culture in general.

As a teaser i offer here the first shows trailer, just click on the red triangle (choice) to view or download. Over at Transgloballs you can download episode 1 Arrival

Nov 17, 2008

Canadia 56 (14)

Hello, the Canadia Saga continues...

In the year 2056 the US has declared war on the Ipampilashians and has sent the American armada to destroy their planet. Canada has sent its only ship, The Canadia, in support of the American mission but the Canadia is not a warship. It's a maintenance ship (they change light bulbs and plunge toilets). Six months after their fateful return to Earth, the Canadian maintenance ship Canadia and her crew lay in ruins. They have all but given up hope that the human race can survive.
Until a sign from above reaffirms their belief in the human spirit... kind of.

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Episode 14
The crew finds themselves in Medieval England. Pickens sends the Canadia crew down to earth to collect a sample of the Black Death while he and Faverau tour some plague-free castles. The Captain sees this as an opportunity and Gaffney is given the responsibility of protecting them from the plague.

Canadia: 2056 - Episode 14

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Nov 13, 2008

A.P.(04) V 4 Vendetta

Hello, some vinyl ripping troubles here..anyway a week later as planned i post of movie,btw not uploaded by me but i did very much enjoyed it, it's from the people behind the Matrix, nothing VR this time but there are some pills to swallow...It's one big download from Megaupload 442mb, if you havent seen the movie yet , get it and enjoy...

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V for Vendetta is a 2006 action-thriller film directed by James McTeigue and produced by Joel Silver and the Wachowski brothers, who also wrote the screenplay. The film is an adaptation of the graphic novel V for Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd. Set in London, England in a near-future dystopian society, the film follows the mysterious V, a freedom fighter seeking to effect sociopolitical change while simultaneously pursuing his own violent personal vendetta. The film stars Natalie Portman as Evey Hammond, Hugo Weaving as V, Stephen Rea as Inspector Finch and John Hurt as Chancellor Sutler.

The film was originally scheduled for release by Warner Bros. Friday, November 4, 2005 (a day before the 400th Guy Fawkes Night), but was delayed; it opened on March 17, 2006. Alan Moore, refused to view the film and subsequently distanced himself from it. Moore said that the script contained plot holes and that it ran contrary to the theme of his original work, which was to place two political extremes (fascism and anarchism) against one another. He argues his work had been recast as a story about "current American neo-conservatism vs. current American liberalism". Per his wishes, Moore's name does not appear in the film's closing credits. Co-creator and illustrator David Lloyd supports the film adaptation, commenting that the script is very good and that Moore would only ever be truly happy with a complete book-to-screen adaptation.

There are several fundamental differences between the film and the original source material. For example, the comic is set in the '90s, while the film is set in 2038: Alan Moore's original story was created as a response to British Thatcherism in the early 80s and was set as a conflict between a fascist state and anarchism, whereas the film's story has been changed by the Wachowskis to fit a modern political context. Alan Moore charges that in doing so, the story has turned into an American-centric conflict between liberalism and neo-conservatism, and abandons the original anarchist-fascist themes.

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V For Vendetta (05 442mb, MP4)

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In case your player doesn't support the mp4 format you can get the VideolanPlayer, it will work with just about anything. On 30 October 2008 VLC media player won a "TIM Award" in category "Multimedia Software" at a PC-WELT event. You can go to their website to download and pick up some skins or download the package thru sharebee(with a handful of skins) uploaded by me. Btw excellent support at their website and wiki. BTW i note a much better sound quality compared to other videoplayers.

Videolan multimediaplayer VLC 0.9.6 14 mb
Videolan multimediaplayer VLC 0.9.6 15 mb

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Nov 10, 2008

Canadia 56 (13)

Hello, the Canadia Saga continues...

In the year 2056 the US has declared war on the Ipampilashians and has sent the American armada to destroy their planet. Canada has sent its only ship, The Canadia, in support of the American mission but the Canadia is not a warship. It's a maintenance ship (they change light bulbs and plunge toilets). Six months after their fateful return to Earth, the Canadian maintenance ship Canadia and her crew lay in ruins. They have all but given up hope that the human race can survive.
Until a sign from above reaffirms their belief in the human spirit... kind of.

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Episode 13

Faverau tries to ensure their future by helping the "people" on earth. The Captain goes to the surface of earth to find food and sneaks something else back onto the ship. Gaffney gets drawn into the Captain's plan to get Skip out of her jar. Lewis and Anderson make their first attempts at "steering" the timecar.

Canadia: 2056 - Episode 13

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Nov 9, 2008

AP(04) Sndz

Hello Sundazers, wont leave you without today, in fact it seems that last weeks upload didnt connect to well so i bring it up again ..Manuel Gottsching - E2 E4 ( 84 ^ 139mb)..courtesy Zshare as is today Condition of Muzak a great sampler by an idiosyncratic label Expanding Records ...N -Joy..

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The Condition Of Muzak ( 02 ^ 179mb)

The Condition of Muzak is a radio show compiled and mixed by Paul Merritt (tench)

It originally appeared in 1995 as a weekly 2 hour show on the first ever internet radio station Set up by Mr C of the Shaman and pirate radio dj Redz it now owned and run by the internet genius Tim Read. The Condition of Muzak is now the longest running radio show of any kind on the internet. Early shows were put together by Tench and Mike Sumpter (Spongeboy) and as Spongeboy and Tench they dj'd on radio and in clubs from the mid nineties into the new millenium. The Condition of Muzak is also the name of the Expanding Records club night which ran monthly in 2000 for a year and then became an occasional 'happening' which has been transported worldwide.

The Condition Of Muzak (evsc1:01) is a compilation based around the series of nine 7" singles released on Expanding Records during the year 2001. Each 7" single was limited to 400 copies on coloured vinyl and in custom packaging and all contain exclusive tracks not available on this CD. The CD is a record of the EVS 7" project and also a pointer toward future Expanding 2006 The Condition Of Muzak 2 was released 

01 - Benge - Logans Walk (6:38)
02 - Abfahrt Hinwil - Links Oben (3:39) 
03 - Stendec - Avro (6:50)
04 - Vessel - Tiny (3:50)
05 - Benge - Baud (5:30)
06 - Antoni Frankowski L5 (4:06)
07 - Fibla - foHb (4:29)
08 - Zorn - Bits For Breakfast (5:47)
09 - David Mooney - Garbanzo Poem (Stendec Remix) (4:08)
10 - Volume - Dr Salts Massive Lung Trombone (6:32)
11 - Benge - Baud (Zorn Remix) (6:00)
12 - Tennis - Duckshelf (7:09)
13 - Tennis - Duckshelf (Jan Jelinek Pet Sounds Remix) (7:12)
14 - David Mooney - Malfunction 54 (0:54)

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Nov 7, 2008

A P (03) Grooves

Hello, a quick word from me, been busy so for tonight another groover from the early seventies, original vinyl, bought a best off cd By Jimmy Castor but that felt a bit of a let down a they were all re-recordings..i wonder what RCA has done with the masters..probably yet another rights thing, squeezing every penny out of an artist that made them millions... the music industry is full of sick(greedy) people....Anyway Phase II was a bit of a rerun of the debut album, understandibly with the very succesful format. some amazing moments again though..

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The Jimmy Castor Bunch - Phase Two ( 72 ^ 99mb)

Jimmy Castor (born June 23, 1937) was a product of Harlem's Sugar Hill. A master of novelty/disco funk, saxophonist Jimmy Castor started as a doo wop singer in New York. Before even finishing junior high school, Jimmy Castor had written his first million seller for Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers called, “I Promise To Remember.” While furthering his education at New York City’s prestigious High School of Music & Art and later attending City College, Jimmy pursued his musical career by assembling a band of his own playing an assortment of major New York nightspots. He then wrote his second million seller, “Hey Leroy Your Mama’s Calling You,” on Mercury Records, through which a new flashy and spirited performer was introduced to the public 

He formed the Jimmy Castor Bunch in 1972 and signed with RCA. Their first release, It's Just Begun, launched Castor's next phase with the song "Troglodyte (Cave Man)." It was a Top Ten R&B and pop smash. The follow up album, Phase Two adheres closely to the previous album's formula, right down to using an orchestral instrumental for its intro and epilogue. As a result, parts of it feel like a re-tread: the standout example of this problem is "Luther the Anthropoid (Ape Man)," which sports a nice groove but is a merely a thinly veiled rewrite of "Troglodyte." Despite some uninspired moments like this, Phase Two makes up for the problem with tight arrangements and an infectiously funky performance from the band. " "Say Leroy (The Creature From the Black Lagoon Is Your Father)" mixes Latin rock with frenzied funk-rock breaks to create a punchy tune that gave the band another pop hit and "When?" is an effective, fuzz guitar-drenched trip through the woes of ghetto life. The most unusual and interesting of these cuts is "Tribute to Jimi: Purple Haze/Foxy Lady," a novel medley that layers the vocal melody and lyrics of "Foxy Lady" over the tune of "Purple Haze." The album also does well in its softer moments: "Paradise" is a pleasantly harmonized ballad and the band's saxophone-led instrumental take on "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" is quite enchanting.

Castor continued the trend in 1975 with "The Bertha Butt Boogie" and later recorded "E-Man Boogie," "King Kong," "Bom Bom," and "Amazon." The Castor band included keyboardist/trumpeter Gerry Thomas, bassist Doug Gibson, guitarist Harry Jensen, conga player Lenny Fridle, Jr., and drummer Bobby Manigault. Thomas left to join the Fatback band. Castor recorded as a solo performer from 1976 until 1988. He had one of his bigger hits in many years with a 1988 revival of "Love Makes a Woman," which paired him with disco diva Joyce Sims. 

So far the '90s have been quiet years for the E-Man, but as a 1993 appearance at New York City's Sounds Of Brazil nightclub from the re-formed Jimmy Castor Bunch proved, Jimmy Castor, still youthful in his early fifties, still has plenty spark left in him. Meanwhile he's samples (from troglodyte and it's just begun) still have kept their appeal 35 years later...

01 - Fanfare (Prologue) (0:24)
02 - Say Leroy (The Creature From The Black Lagoon is Your Father) (6:36)
03 - Luther The Anthropoid (Ape Man) (3:21)
04 - Party Life (7:38)

05 - When? (4:30)
06 - Paradise (3:04)
07 - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (6:23)
08 - Tribute To Jimi: Purple Haze / Foxey Lady (3:51)
09 - Fanfare (Epilogue) (0:37)
10 - Troglodyte (84 mix) ( 5:45)

Nov 3, 2008

Canadia (12)

Hello, the Canadia Saga continues...

In the year 2056 the US has declared war on the Ipampilashians and has sent the American armada to destroy their planet. Canada has sent its only ship, The Canadia, in support of the American mission but the Canadia is not a warship. It's a maintenance ship (they change light bulbs and plunge toilets). Six months after their fateful return to Earth, the Canadian maintenance ship Canadia and her crew lay in ruins. They have all but given up hope that the human race can survive. 
Until a sign from above reaffirms their belief in the human spirit... kind of.

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Episode 12:

The Canadia crew reunites at the Pickens' crash site. The captain gets into a power struggle over who will lead the survivors. Lewis scrounges parts from the Pickens to try to repair the Canadia. Anderson discovers something astonishing about the vintage car they gave Pickens

Canadia: 2056 - Episode 12

Nov 2, 2008

Afterpost (03) Sndz

Hello Sundazers all survived the Halloween daze well i hope, i have to say that the interest in the back up of the 20 deleted pages at transgloballs has underwhelmed me but then theres still 438 posts here (wink). Theme for today is inspired by the Worldchess Championship title which has been retained by Anand. The album here was inspired by a game of chess and this 1984 release, E2-E4 became a seminal building block in the subsequent development of styles ranging from techno to house to contemporary ambient music, in short a classic from 1980, this however is a cdrip..

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Manuel Gottsching - E2 E4 ( 84 Flac 415mb)

Both as a founding member of the Krautrock group Ash Ra Tempel and through his later solo work, Manuel Göttsching was among the true innovators of the musical aesthetic later dubbed electronica. Born in 1952 and raised in West Berlin, Göttsching gave up his classical music training at the age of 14 to begin performing with a variety of local groups, eventually turning to electronics and improvisational techniques. In 1970 he formed Ash Ra Tempel with ex-Tangerine Dream drummer Klaus Schulze and schoolmate Harmut Enke; the group was quickly signed by the Berlin-based OHR label, issuing their self-titled debut LP the following year.

As electronics began making a bigger and bigger impact on the German music scene, Ash Ra Tempel emerged at the vanguard of the new technology, acquiring new equipment with seemingly each passing performance. By 74 both Schulze and Enke had left the group, however, with Göttsching forging ahead as a solo artist now working simply as Ashra; around this same time he issued Inventions for Electric Guitar, a groundbreaking soundscape which greatly furthered his experiments with electronics. Subsequent releases including 1977's New Age of Earth continued his guitar manipulations; during the middle of the decade, he also played in the group the Cosmic Jokers.

In 1980, shortly after finishing a tour with Schulze, Göttsching sat down in his studio to create a piece of music to listen to on the airplane; the end result was a 58-minute experimental piece dubbed E2-E4, a collage of treated guitar lines, icily atmospheric synths, and cutting-edge beats. Never intending for the track to see the light of day, he did not issue it until 1984, the first of his albums to appear under his own name. E2-E4 soon became a major favorite on the underground club circuit, where it was regularly spun in sets featuring New Order and other key innovators of the moment despite its creator's admission that it was never created with dance audiences in mind.

In 1989 Göttsching was contacted by a group of Italian DJs wishing to release a remix of E2-E4; he agreed, even traveling to Italy to play guitar on the track. Retitled due to licensing restrictions, it appeared as an eponymous release credited to Sueño Latino, going on to become a worldwide club smash which eventually topped the U.K. dance charts. Ironically, it sold more copies than all of Göttsching's previous recordings combined. That same year, he also resurrected the Ashra name to release the LP Walkin' the Desert, his first collection of new music in some time. In the years to follow, Göttsching continued working on new Ashra material, also taking on a variety of outside projects like composing music for fashion shows. E2-E4 also remained an electronica touchstone, sampled by artists including Junior Vasquez and Carl Craig. In 2007, Universal released the CD/DVD Live at Mt. Fuji.

(Sub)track times are as noted on the packaging; the actual CD is a single unindexed track 59:35 in duration.

.1 - Ruhige Nervösität / Quiet Nervousness (13:00)
.2 - Gemässiger Aufbruch / Moderate Start (10:00)
.3 - ...Und Mittelspiel / ...And Central Game (7:00)
.4 - Ansatz / Promise (6:00)
.5 - Damen Eleganza / Queen A Pawn (5:00)
.6 - Ehrenvoller Kampf / Glorious Fight (3:00)
.7 - Hoheit Weicht (Nicht Ohne Schwung...) / H.R.H. Retreats (With A Swing...) (9:00)
.8 - ...Und Souveränität / ...And Sovereignty (3:00)
.9 - Remis / Drawn (3:00)

Nov 1, 2008

Afterposts (03)

Hello, some saturdaynight dance rockin' beats to consider here , the big beats city of dreams gave us DFA and they are behind the success..specially in the UK... of The Rapture, i throw in a Big Fuckin' Beats compilation with plenty of technobreaks..dont''t go crashing your car playing it...

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The Rapture - Echoes ( 03 ^ 317mb)

The Rapture formed in 1998 by keyboardist Chris Relyea, drummer Vito Roccoforte and guitarist/vocalist Luke Jenner. In 1999 the band released its debut 'mini-album', Mirror. Following this release, the band relocated to New York. They were finally joined by Matt Safer having gone through five keyboard players and two bassists in an eighteen-month period. After touring extensively for two years, the band released the six-song EP Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks on the Sub Pop label. The Rapture were forerunners of the post-punk revival of the early 2000s, as they mixed their early post-punk sound with electronic and dance elements via their collaboration with the celebrated New York production team DFA. Multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Andruzzi joined the band in 2002. Their first full-length record, Echoes, it showcases a more sophisticated, restrained, and successful take on the fusion of guitar riffs and electronic beats. The reckless, wounded-heart abandon found in the lyrics, combined with the infectious grooves coursing throughout the album, still lead back to the dancing frenzy fans expect. Echoes was released to critical acclaim in 2003, including album of the year by

In 2004, the band released a DVD, Is Live, and Well, in New York City through DFA Records/Mercury Records Limited. They released their second full-length album, Pieces of the People We Love in September 2006. Paul Epworth, Ewan Pearson and Danger Mouse produced the album. The new album displays a more polished and markedly less angular sound to their previous work, receiving a mixed critical reception. The Rapture supported The Killers on the London leg of their tour at the Carling Academy Brixton from 26 November 2006 to 28 November 2006 and Daft Punk on the North American leg of their tour in 2007.

Their song, “Whoo! Alright, Yeah…Uh Huh” is the official anthem for Red Bull New York of Major League Soccer. The same song is used on the EA sports game Madden 2007 under the name "W.A.Y.U.H"

01 - Olio (5:20)
02 - Heaven (3:47)
03 - Open Up Your Heart (5:22)
04 - I Need Your Love (4:39)
05 - The Coming Of Spring (2:42)
06 - House Of Jealous Lovers (5:04)
07 - Echoes (3:17)
08 - Killing (3:37)
09 - Sister Saviour (3:46)
10 - Love Is All (4:15)
11 - Infatuation (5:01)

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VA - Big Fuckin' Beats (00 ^ 535mb)

There are some quite heavy beats to be heard, but mostly not in the ‘big beat’ vein but big beat techno on this compilation (think prodigy) Still a varied and quality compilation. Test your speakers capacity or whats left of your hearing...

01 - Dark Globe - Take Me To The Sound (9:26)
02 - Blake - Doctors, Dentists & Architects (5:37)
03 - MLO - The Garden (4:40)
04 - Biological - Amatory (6:29)
05 - Hookian Mindz - Freshmess (Bandulu Remix) (7:58)
06 - Dylan Rhymes - Lock And Chamber (4:27)
07 - Renegade Soundwave - Blast'em Out (4:08)
08 - Freshmess On Wax - Real Phunk (Ian Pooley Remix) (8:55)
09 - Silicon Valley Def Stars - Believer (7:18)
10 - Soulful Distortion - Dial 911 (6:10)
11 - Kid Unknown - Devastation Beatcreator (Instrumental) (6:55)
12 - Plump DJs - Remember My Name (6:48)