Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue
A punk french hymn from the short-lived Metal Urbain. They are claimed to be one of the first bands that used drum machine with synths and electric guitars. Also first French band to ever release a single on Rough Trade. Respect.
Man Made Hill
Man Made Hill’s freak synth pop hybrid entranced my ears and took over all morning. These layered warped and twisted sounds by Randy Gagne, the man behind MMH, is of the “Intercourses” album appropriately released on cassette via the great Orange Milk.
This is borrowed of the Algodón Egipcio Mixtape posted on International Tapes.
10 years ago Kahimi Karie released an EP covering European and by then more “obscure” bands. She covers Berntholer’s epic song from 1984, in the following.