Sunday, 31 December 2017

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Friday, 23 June 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 419

1. JOHNNY MOPED - 'I Believed Her Lies'
'The Search For Xerxes' - Deltic LP - UK - 1990
Is this record as terrible as they say? Pretty much, bar a couple of tracks. Some of the titles sound a lot better than the music.
2. KOMMISSARIE ROY - 'Jag Saknar Dig'
'S/T' - Svenska Pop Fabriken LP - Sweden - 1981
Find out more or get the whole thing here.
3. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Diamond Dew'
'Barafundle' - Fontana LP - UK - 1997
Time for the last of our 3 Gorky's selections. Take a chill pill. This time from their 'breakthrough' album (the earlier ones were more fazine hits whereas this one caught the attention of the big music papers).
4. NO FX - 'Mom's Rules'
'So What If We're On Mystic!' - Super Seven 7" - UK - 1986
Overrated on the whole, but this is from their second E.P.
5. 3 IMAGINARY BOYS - 'Let It Go'
Single - 3IB 7" - UK - 1981
Their sole single, from Gloucesterhire. Thanks to Bruce Jigsaw.
6. CHARGE - 'Fashion'
Single - Kamera 7" - UK - 1982
7. THE ROINE'S KVARTETT - '17 Poliser'
'Dansparty 1' - Rue Roine's 7" - Sweden - 1984
Another great little Wild Devil Man discovery.
8. KOMMISSARIE ROY - 'Ingen Modell'
'S/T' - Svenska Pop Fabriken LP - Sweden - 1981
9. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Patio Song'
'Barafundle' - Fontana LP - UK - 1997
Patio fire hazard warning. And not before time.
10. JOHNNY MOPED - 'Hard Lovin' Man'
'The Roxy London WC2 (Jan - Apr 77)' - Harvest LP - UK - 1977
11. MECANIQUE RHYTHMIQUE - 'Extase'
'Rock 'n' Rennes' - Epic LP - France - 1981
12. NO FX - 'Six Pack Girls'
'S/T' - Mystic 7" - USA - 1985
13. KOMMISSARIE ROY - 'Söndag'
'S/T' - Svenska Pop Fabriken LP - Sweden - 1981
14. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Better Rooms'
'Barafundle' - Fontana LP - UK - 1997
15. NO FUN - 'Now I Aint Got No Face'
'S/T' - Werewolf T-Shirts 7" - Canada - 1978
Their only full-on punk rock track.
16. 3 IMAGINARY BOYS - 'Against The World'
Flipside of 'Let It Go' - 3IB 7" - UK - 1981
17. THE MANCHESTER MEKON - 'No Forgetting'
Single - Newmarket 7" - UK - 1979
18. KOMMISSARIE ROY - 'Pizzanödig'
'S/T' - Svenska Pop Fabriken LP - Sweden - 1981
19. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Heywood Lane'
'Barafundle' - Fontana LP - UK - 1997
20. JOHNNY MOPED - 'Save The Baby Seals'
'The Search For Xerxes' - Deltic LP - UK - 1990
21. TRIAL OFFER - 'Schizo'
Demo - UK - 1980
Pre-3 Imaginary Boys. Get more stuff here.
22. KOMMISSARIE ROY - 'Ovårdad Klädsel'
'S/T' - Svenska Pop Fabriken LP - Sweden - 1981
23. THE ROINE'S KVARTETT - 'Var Fanns Du Då?'
'Dansparty 1' - Rue Roine's 7" - Sweden - 1984
24. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Meirion Wyllt'
'Barafundle' - Fontana LP - UK - 1997
25. KOMMISSARIE ROY - 'Storlek 48'
'S/T' - Svenska Pop Fabriken LP - Sweden - 1981
26. NO FX - 'Shut Up Already'
'The PMRC Can Suck On This' - Wassail 7" - USA - 1987
27. C.T.T. - 'Hora De Ponta'
Single - Philips 7" - Portugal - 1982
As promised, their (lengthy) second single.
28. KOMMISSARIE ROY - 'Klippanpåg'
'S/T' - Svenska Pop Fabriken LP - Sweden - 1981
29. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Miniature Kingdoms'
'Barafundle' - Fontana LP - UK - 1997


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Saturday, 17 June 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 418

1. JOHNNY MOPED - 'Groovy Ruby' 
'Cycledelic' - Chiswick LP - UK - 1978
It's about time this album was revisited too. More from Johnny on the next comp.
2. THE OFFSPRING - 'The Meaning Of Life'
 

'Ixnay On The Hombre' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1997
3. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Peanut Dispenser'
 

'Patio' - Ankst 10" - UK - 1993
4. THE LEWD - 'Trash Can Baby'
 

'Kill Yourself' - Scratched 7" - USA - 1979
As you were all so enamoured with the live Lewd stuff last comp, here's some studio stuff I still hadn't got around to posting.
5. SIEGER 1957 - 'Aufstand In Der Badewanne'
 

'Regen Über Tokio' - Heimat 7" - Germany - 1982
From their sole release. From Bremen.
6. THE OFFSPRING - 'Mota'
 

'Ixnay On The Hombre' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1997
7. C.T.T. - 'Destruição'
 

Single - Philips 7" - Portugal - 1981
CTT is short for 'Conjunto Tipico Torreense'. What that means, I cannot say. They mellowed after this single but I might just post the second 7" next time.
8. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Barbed Wire'
 

'Patio' - Ankst 10" - UK - 1993
9. JOHNNY MOPED - 'Hell Razor'
 

'Cycledelic' - Chiswick LP - UK - 1978
10. HEADCLEANERS - 'Invented Crap'
 

'The Infection Grows' - Xcentric Noise 7" - Sweden - 1983
You've had side 1 - now here's the flip.
11. THE LEWD - 'Pay Or Die'
 

'Kill Yourself' - Scratched 7" - USA - 1979
12. THE OFFSPRING - 'Cool To Hate'
 

'Ixnay On The Hombre' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1997
13. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Dafad Yn Siarad'
 

'Patio' - Ankst 10" - UK - 1993
14. JOHNNY MOPED - 'Wee Wee'
 

'Cycledelic' - Chiswick LP - UK - 1978
15. HARNER - 'Get You Back'
 

Single - Yang Mi 7” – USA - 1982
16. THE OFFSPRING - 'Don't Pick It Up'
 

'Ixnay On The Hombre' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1997
17. HEADCLEANERS - 'Piles Of Flesh'
 

'The Infection Grows' - Xcentric Noise 7" - Sweden - 1983
18. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Y Ffordd Oren'
 

'Tatay' - Ankst CD - UK - 1994
19. THE LEWD - 'Go To Hell In Hollywood'
 

Subterranean demo - USA - 1980
20. JOHNNY MOPED - 'Make Trouble'
 

'Cycledelic' - Chiswick LP - UK - 1978
21. THE OFFSPRING - 'Leave It Behind'
 

'Ixnay On The Hombre' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1997
22. HARNER - 'Why Don't You Care?'
 

Flipside of ‘Get You Back’ - Yang Mi 7” – USA - 1982
23. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Gwallt Rhegi Pegi'
 

'Patio' - Ankst 10" - UK - 1993
24. THE LEWD - 'Dressed In Black'
 

Subterranean demo - USA - 1980
25. THE OFFSPRING - 'All I Want

''Ixnay On The Hombre' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1997
26. JOHNNY MOPED - 'Wild Breed'
'
Cycledelic' - Chiswick LP - UK - 1978
27. HEADCLEANERS - 'Destruction In Mind'
 

'The Infection Grows' - Xcentric Noise 7" - Sweden - 1983
28. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Siwt Nofio'
 

'Patio' - Ankst 10" - UK - 1993
29. THE OFFSPRING - 'Way Down The Line'
 

'Ixnay On The Hombre' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1997
30. THE DAMNED - 'You Know'
 

'Music For Pleasure' - Stiff LP - UK - 1977
Indeed I do.


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Friday, 9 June 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 417

1. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Merched Yn Neud Gwallt Ei Gilydd'
'Merched Yn Neud Gwallt Eu Gilydd' - Ankst 7" - UK - 1994
Bit of Welsh eccentricity to start this one off. Psychedelia, if you will.
2. HUVUDTVÄTT - 'Helt Ren'
'Vårt Fria Land' - Really Fast LP - Sweden - 1984
It's about time we revisited this blazing split album.
3. OFFSPRING - 'Nitro (Youth Energy)'
'Smash' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1994
4. THE LEWD - 'Public Execution'
Live at the Fab Mab - USA - 1980
Don't usually do live stuff, but if it's unreleased, and good, it's in. And a bit of Dirk helps too. Available on the 'Lewd Conduct In A Public Place!' album.
5. KURT I KUVÖS - 'Arne Weize'
'Vårt Fria Land' - Really Fast LP - Sweden - 1984
6. LEATHERFACE - 'Fat, Earthy, Flirt'
'Minx' - Roughneck LP - UK - 1993
Not a patch on 'Mush', but then you already know that.
7. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Bocs Angelica'
'Merched Yn Neud Gwallt Eu Gilydd' - Ankst 7" - UK - 1994
8. THE LEWD - 'Lewd Conduct'
Live at the Fab Mab - USA - 1980
9. OFFSPRING - 'Gotta Get Away'
'Smash' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1994
10. HUVUDTVÄTT - 'Karl Dusch'
'Vårt Fria Land' - Really Fast LP - Sweden - 1984
11. LEATHERFACE - 'Don't Work'
'Minx' - Roughneck LP - UK - 1993
12. KURT I KUVÖS - 'Dagens Rätt'
'Vårt Fria Land' - Really Fast LP - Sweden - 1984
13. THE LEWD - 'Catastrophe'
Live at the Fab Mab - USA - 1980
14. OFFSPRING - 'Come Out And Play'
'Smash' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1994
15. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Cwpwrdd Sadwrn'
'The Game Of Eyes' - Ankst CD - UK - 1994
16. HUVUDTVÄTT - 'Urtvättad'
'Vårt Fria Land' - Really Fast LP - Sweden - 1984
17. THE LEWD - 'M-17'
Live at the Fab Mab - USA - 1980
18. KURT I KUVÖS - 'Mass Media'
'Vårt Fria Land' - Really Fast LP - Sweden - 1984
19. OFFSPRING - 'What Happened To You?'
'Smash' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1994
20. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Why Are We Sleeping?'
'Llanfwrog' - Ankst 10" - UK - 1995
21. THE LEWD - 'Walter's Lips'
Live at the Fab Mab - USA - 1980
22. HUVUDTVÄTT - 'Hellre Vättlös Än Tvättlös'
'Vårt Fria Land' - Really Fast LP - Sweden - 1984
23. OFFSPRING - 'So Alone'
'Smash' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1994
24. KURT I KUVÖS - 'No Religion'
'Vårt Fria Land' - Really Fast LP - Sweden - 1984
25. THE LEWD - 'Love For Hate'
Live at the Fab Mab - USA - 1980
26. LEATHERFACE - 'Dustbin Modo'
'Minx' - Roughneck LP - UK - 1993
27. HUVUDTVÄTT - 'Pressad'
'Vårt Fria Land' - Really Fast LP - Sweden - 1984
28. THE LEWD - 'Climate Of Fear'
Live at the Fab Mab - USA - 1980
29. OFFSPRING - 'Something To Believe In'
'Smash' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1994
30. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - 'Lucy's Hamper'
'Amber Gambler' - Ankst 10" - UK - 1996


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Saturday, 3 June 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 416

1. STREET PUNKS - 'Teenage Teaser' 
Live / Demo - USA - 1977
As promised last time, with classic Dirk Dirksen intro.
2. THE BARBIE ARMY - 'Girls Of Slender Means'
'
S/T' - Ballbuster 7" - USA - 1991
An all-girl combo from Chicago, I believe. Shame they didn't release more stuff.
3. MANIC STREET PREACHERS -' A Design For Life'
 

'Everything Must Go' - Epic LP - UK -1996
Strings for fuxx sake. But it worked, anyhow.
4. THE OFFSPRING - 'We Are One'
 

'Ignition' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1992
5. VEX - 'It's No Crime'
 

'Sanctuary'- Fight Back 12" E.P. - UK - 1984
From Lahndan. Another band with only one proper release, though there was an album reissued a few years ago with some of their demo tracks added.
6. THE BARBIE ARMY - 'Rayon Inferno'
 

Demo - USA - 1991
7. STREET PUNKS - 'Leave Us Alone'
 

Demo - USA - 1977
8. THE OFFSPRING - 'Kick Him When He's Down'
 

'Ignition' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1992
9. FANCY ROSY - 'Punk Police'
 

Single - Ariola 7" - Germany - 1977
Faux punk nonsense. Or is it?
10. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'Everything Must Go'
 

'Everything Must Go' - Epic LP - UK -1996
11. THE BARBIE ARMY - 'Take Down The Flag'
 

'S/T' - Ballbuster 7" - USA - 1991
12. THE OFFSPRING - 'Get It Right'
 

'Ignition' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1992
13. VEX - 'World In Action' 

'Sanctuary'- Fight Back 12" E.P. - UK - 1984
14. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'You Stole The Sun From My Heart'
 

'Everything Must Go' - Epic LP - UK -1996
15. THE BARBIE ARMY - 'Don't Wait'
 

'S/T' - Ballbuster 7" - USA - 1991
16. THE OFFSPRING - 'Hypodermic'
 

'Ignition' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1992
17. STREET PUNKS - 'Suburban Boredom'
 

Demo - USA - 1977
18. THE BARBIE ARMY - 'Ivan'
 

Demo - USA - 1991
19. VEX - 'Pain'
 

Demo - UK - 1983
20. THE OFFSPRING - 'Burn It Up'

'Ignition' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1992
21. THE BARBIE ARMY - 'Oliver'
 

Demo - USA - 1991
22. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'The Masses Against The Classes'
 

Single - Epic - UK
23. THE OFFSPRING - 'L.A.P.D.'
 

'Ignition' - Epitaph LP - USA - 1992
24. THE BARBIE ARMY - 'Once Bitten Twice Shy'

Demo - USA - 1991

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Friday, 26 May 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 415

1. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Atomic Bomb'
'Rise Against’ – D.I.S. 8” flexi – Japan – 1984
Their debut. Basic and raw. Why not?
2. DEFIANCE - 'Fuck Them All'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA – 1996
A marvellous album, by any standards.
3. LEATHERFACE - 'I Want The Moon'
'Mush’ – Roughneck LP – UK – 1991
Whereas this one is raved about continually too, but I think side 1 is far stronger than side 2.
4. MARY MONDAY & THE BITCHES - 'Leave Us Alone'
Demo – USA – 1977
Released as a posthumous E.P. with the Street Punks. Their tracks are on the next comp.
5. SUPERDOT – ‘She Got Some Mean Eyebrows'
'Stop Kicking Me’ – Superdot 7” - USA – 1994
‘Bout time we had another crackin’ ska-punk track on the blog.
6. DEFIANCE - 'Fodder'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA - 1996
7. LEATHERFACE - 'How Lonely'
'Mush’ – Roughneck LP – UK – 1991
8. SUZY & THE DENTISTS - 'Do You Brush Your Teeth?'
Single – Attic 7” – Canada – 1981
A cover version of the cutesy Marie Marie single released the previous year. And if I haven’t already blogged that one, I’ll make sure I do before this comp is out.
9. THE OFFSPRING - 'Jennifer Lost The War'
'S/T’ – Nemesis LP – USA - 1989
10. DEFIANCE - 'No Future, No Hope'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA - 1996
11. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Break Down'
'Rise Against’ – D.I.S. 8” flexi – Japan - 1984
12. LEATHERFACE - 'I Don't Want To Be The One To Say It'
'Mush’ – Roughneck LP – UK – 1991
13. THE INCEST BROTHERS - 'Mr Metro'
'Shall We Dance?’ – Meantime LP – UK – 1987
At one time they were even sillier than this. From a mediocre comp LP.
14. DEFIANCE - 'How Much Longer'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA - 1996
15. THE OFFSPRING - 'Tonight I Do'
Demo – USA - 1986
16. THE INCEST BROTHERS - 'Paul Daniels'
'Shall We Dance?’ – Meantime LP – UK - 1987
17. LEATHERFACE - 'Pandora's Box'
'Mush’ – Roughneck LP – UK – 1991
18. DEFIANCE - 'You Got It All Wrong'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA - 1996
19. THE INCEST BROTHERS - 'Mr Metro Pt II'
'Shall We Dance?’ – Meantime LP – UK - 1987
20. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Kill The Right Wing'
'Rise Against’ – D.I.S. 8” flexi – Japan - 1984
21. LEATHERFACE - 'Not Superstitious'
'Mush’ – Roughneck LP – UK – 1991
22. DEFIANCE - 'Hands Of The Few'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA - 1996
23. THE OFFSPRING - 'Call It Religion'
Demo – USA - 1986
24. MARY MONDAY & THE BITCHES - 'Popgun' (original version)
Demo – USA – 1977
25. LEATHERFACE - 'Springtime'
'Mush’ – Roughneck LP – UK – 1991
26. DEFIANCE - 'Burn'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA - 1996
27. MARIE MARIE - 'Do You Brush Your Teeth?'
Single – Vogue 7” – Belgium - 1980
28. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Nagai' / 'A.O.K.'
'Rise Against’ – D.I.S. 8” flexi – Japan - 1984
29. LEATHERFACE - 'Winning'
'Mush’ – Roughneck LP – UK – 1991
30. DEFIANCE - 'Rip Off'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA - 1996

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Friday, 19 May 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 414

1. LEATHERFACE - 'Leatherface'
'Fill Your Boots' - Roughneck LP - UK - 1990
An instrumental from their consistent second album.
2. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'IfWhiteAmerica

ToldTheTruthForOneDayIt'sWorldWouldFallApart'
'The Holy Bible' - Epic CD - UK - 1994
Great title. Great song.
3. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Never Say Die'
'I Will' - D.I.S. 7" - Japan - 1985
Their finest moment. A cracking E.P.
4. DEFIANCE - 'Concealed Genocide'
Split with Police Bastard - Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
5. PROLETARIAT - 'Miksi'
'Prevara!!!' - Self-released CD - Slovenia - 1996
From Ljubljana. Tapers off a bit after the first 4 tracks, but 4 good 'uns they are.
6. POLICE BASTARD - 'Traumatized'
Split with Defiance- Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
7. LEATHERFACE - 'New York State'
'Fill Your Boots' - Roughneck LP - UK - 1990
8. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'Revol'
'The Holy Bible' - Epic CD - UK - 1994
9. DEFIANCE - 'I'd Rather Fucking Die'
Split with Police Bastard - Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
10. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Peace Go Away'
'I Will' - D.I.S. 7" - Japan - 1985
11. PROLETARIAT - 'Bosan'c'
'Prevara!!!' - Self-released CD - Slovenia - 1996
12. LEATHERFACE - 'Speak In Tongues'
'Fill Your Boots' - Roughneck LP - UK - 1990
13. DEFIANCE - 'Success Unattainable'
Split with Police Bastard - Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
14. POLICE BASTARD - 'Payback'
Split with Defiance- Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
15. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Freedom Rights'
'I Will' - D.I.S. 7" - Japan - 1985
16. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'Faster'
'The Holy Bible' - Epic CD - UK - 1994
17. PROLETARIAT - 'Upri Se'
'Prevara!!!' - Self-released CD - Slovenia - 1996
18. LEATHERFACE - 'Peasant In Paradise'
'Fill Your Boots' - Roughneck LP - UK - 1990
19. DEFIANCE - 'Too Close To Being Over'
'Split with Police Bastard - Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
20. DEADLESS MUSS - 'God Willing'
'I Will' - D.I.S. 7" - Japan - 1985
21. POLICE BASTARD - 'Enslaved'
Split with Defiance- Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
22. PROLETARIAT - 'Vojaki'
'Prevara!!!' - Self-released CD - Slovenia - 1996
23. LEATHERFACE - 'The Bastards'
'Fill Your Boots' - Roughneck LP - UK - 1990
24. DEADLESS MUSS - 'To Do Nothing'
'I Will' - D.I.S. 7" - Japan - 1985
25. DEFIANCE - 'Waste Of Time'
Split with Police Bastard - Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
26. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'PCP'
'The Holy Bible' - Epic CD - UK - 1994
27. LEATHERFACE - 'All I Wanted'
'Fill Your Boots' - Roughneck CD - UK - 1990
28. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Future Memory'

'I Will' - D.I.S. 7" - Japan - 1985


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