Sunday, 31 December 2017

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Friday, 13 October 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 435

1. KARANTEENI - 'Antti'
'Anna Palaa, Frank!!’ – Poko LP – Finland – 1980
Great start to their album, but it was a bit downhill after that.
2. THE MODERNS - 'Tell Me Where The Action Is'
'Let It Out’ – Adventure LP – Sweden – 1980
From one of my favourite Swedish compilation albums.
3. SNUFF - 'Dead And Buried'
'The Not Listening E.P.’ – Vinyl Japan 12” E.P. – UK – 1990
‘How come you’ve never featured Snuff?’ I was asked recently. Dunno. Guess I just hadn’t got round to them yet.
4. THE MARPLOTS - '1985'
'Front City Living’ - Sasquatsch Wax Enterprises LP – Germany – 1986
Not quite as good as the E.P. but a sterling effort.
5. NEO BOYS - 'WW II'
'10-29-79’ – Trap LP – USA – 1980
The sound of Portland Punk, live, 1979.
6. THE STOODES - 'Gunfight'
'Let It Out’ – Adventure LP – Sweden - 1980
7. THE RUBBERS - '1988'
'10-29-79’ – Trap LP – USA - 1980
8. 2760 - 'Vive Le Rock'
'Let It Out’ – Adventure LP – Sweden - 1980
9. KARANTEENI - 'Sid Vicious'
Single – Poko 7” – Finland - 1979
10. THE WIPERS - 'Same Old Thing'
'10-29-79’ – Trap LP – USA - 1980
11. THE WARHEADS - 'Today Can't Be Worser Than Tomorrow'
'Let It Out’ – Adventure LP – Sweden - 1980
12. SNUFF - 'Den Den'
'That’s Fine’ – International Pop Underground 7” – UK - 1981
13. LO TEK - 'Running Dog'
'10-29-79’ – Trap LP – USA - 1980
14. THE MARPLOTS - 'Staatsanwalt'
'Front City Living’ - Sasquatsch Wax Enterprises LP – Germany - 1986
15. CHATTERBOX - 'Sista Chansen'
'Let It Out’ – Adventure LP – Sweden - 1980
16. THE BOP ZOMBIES - 'Bop Street'
'10-29-79’ – Trap LP – USA - 1980
17. SNUFF - 'That's Enough'
'The Not Listening E.P.’ – Vinyl Japan 12” E.P. – UK - 1990
18. THE CLEAVERS - 'Bug'
'10-29-79’ – Trap LP – USA - 1980
19. THE STOODES - 'Psycotic'
'Let It Out’ – Adventure LP – Sweden - 1980
20. X-RAY SPEX - 'I Can't Do Anything'
'Germfree Adolescents’ – EMI LP – UK - 1978
21. THE RUBBERS - 'Riot Squad'
'10-29-79’ – Trap LP – USA - 1980
22. THE MARPLOTS - 'Schluß'
'Front City Living’ - Sasquatsch Wax Enterprises LP – Germany - 1986
23. THE WARHEADS - 'I Lost My Legs In The War'
'Let It Out’ – Adventure LP – Sweden - 1980
24. THE STIPHNOYDS - 'Meat Is Rotten'
'10-29-79’ – Trap LP – USA - 1980
25. SNUFF - 'For Both Sides' / 'No One Home'
'The Not Listening E.P.’ – Vinyl Japan 12” E.P. – UK - 1990
26. 2760 - 'Rocky Buys A Record'
'Let It Out’ – Adventure LP – Sweden - 1980
27. THE MARPLOTS - 'Country-Song'
'Front City Living’ - Sasquatsch Wax Enterprises LP – Germany - 1986
28. KARANTEENI - 'Potilas X'
Flipside of ‘Sid Vicious’ - Poko 7” – Finland - 1979
29. NEO BOYS - 'Running In The Shadows'
'10-29-79’ – Trap LP – USA - 1980
30. THE MODERNS - 'She Said Go!'
'Let It Out’ – Adventure LP – Sweden - 1980
31. SMEGMA - 'Mutant'
'10-29-79’ – Trap LP – USA - 1980
32. SNUFF - 'Don't Fear The Reaper'
'The Not Listening E.P.’ – Vinyl Japan 12” E.P. – UK - 1990
33. THE MARPLOTS - 'Freibier'
'Front City Living’ - Sasquatsch Wax Enterprises LP – Germany - 1986
34. LO TEK - 'World Gone Mad'
'10-29-79’ – Trap LP – USA - 1980
35. KARANTEENI - 'Kuka Valot Sammutti'
Single – Poko 7” – Finland - 1982

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Friday, 6 October 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 434

1. BILDSTÖRUNG - 'Retortenkinder'
'S/T’ – GeeBeeDee LP – Germany – 1981
Their sole album. For the whole thing go here.
2. GENERATION X - 'Night Of The Cadillacs'
'Valley Of The Dolls’ – Chrysalis LP – UK – 1978
Their much maligned second album. But I suppose it's not a patch on the first.
3. MISSBRUKARNA - 'Den Ömsesidigt Garanterade Förintelsen'
'Really Fast Vol. 1’ – Really Fast LP – Sweden – 1983
Another one available on Wild Devil Man’s blog.
4. EXCEL - 'She's One Of The Boys'
'If It Rains’ – A.R.S.S. 7” – UK – 1979
Get the retrospective CD on 1977 records.
5. ANTI-HEROS - 'That's Right!'
'That’s Right!’ – Link LP – USA – 1986
American Oi! It had to happen.
6. MAGIC DE SPELL - 'Sweating All Over'
'Nightmare’ – Happening 7” – Greece – 1981
They were very prolific for a Greek band. For any band. Their first vinyl.
7. ASTA KASK - 'Fänrik Fjun'
'Really Fast Vol. 1’ – Really Fast LP – Sweden – 1983
8. EXCEL - 'Glossy Sgt. Major'
Demo – UK - 1979
9. ANTI-HEROS - 'You Can't Kill The Blues With A Gun'
'That’s Right!’ – Link LP – USA - 1986
10. BILDSTÖRUNG - 'Bist Du Froh Oder So'
'S/T’ – GeeBeeDee LP – Germany - 1981
11. TERROR POP - 'Du Är Död'
'Really Fast Vol. 1’ – Really Fast LP – Sweden – 1983
12. EXCEL - 'One More Change'
Demo – UK - 1979
13. ANTI-CIMEX - 'Progeria Power'
'Really Fast Vol. 1’ – Really Fast LP – Sweden – 1983
14. GENERATION X - 'Friday's Angels'
'Valley Of The Dolls’ – Chrysalis LP – UK – 1978
15. ANTI-HEROS - 'The Other Side'
'That’s Right!’ – Link LP – USA - 1986
16. EXCEL - 'Rolling Home'
'If It Rains’ – A.R.S.S. 7” – UK - 1979
17. ANTI-CIMEX - 'Krossa NRP'
'Really Fast Vol. 1’ – Really Fast LP – Sweden – 1983
18. LES HÉROS - 'Police Call'
Flipside of ‘Elle A Le Nom D'un Cocktail’ – Spac 7” – France – 1982
Sole single.
19. BILDSTÖRUNG - 'Dr.Kimble Auf Der Flucht'
'S/T’ – GeeBeeDee LP – Germany - 1981
20. ANTI-HEROS - 'Herbert Moonstomp'
'That’s Right!’ – Link LP – USA - 1986
21. EXCEL - '1979'
Demo – UK - 1979
22. VAVOURA BAND - 'Vana G Vana'
Single – Happening 7” – Greece – 1980
Their sole vinyl outing.
23. CORAIL - 'J'ai Vécu Tout Ça'
Flipside of ‘Comme Un Surfer’ – Self-released 7” – France - 1979
24. ASTA KASK - 'Ditt Liv'
'Really Fast Vol. 1’ – Really Fast LP – Sweden – 1983
25. ANTI-HEROS - 'Some Fun'
'That’s Right!’ – Link LP – USA - 1986
26. EXCEL - 'What Went Wrong?'
Single - Polydor 7” – UK - 1980
27. BILDSTÖRUNG - 'Nevada Joe Läßt Grüßen'
'S/T’ – GeeBeeDee LP – Germany - 1981
28. GENERATION X - 'Valley Of The Dolls'
'Valley Of The Dolls’ – Chrysalis LP – UK – 1978
29. ANTI-HEROS - 'Smash A Window'
'That’s Right!’ – Link LP – USA - 1986
30. MAGIC DE SPELL - 'Virgin Freedom'
'Nightmare’ – Happening 7” – Greece - 1981
31. PRODUCT ASSAR - 'Regeringen'
'Really Fast Vol. 1’ – Really Fast LP – Sweden – 1983
32. EXCEL - 'If It Rains'
'If It Rains’ – A.R.S.S. 7” – UK - 1979

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Friday, 29 September 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 433

1. KRAUT - 'Kill For Cash'Single – Cabbage 7” - USA – 1981
We’ll start this one off with the earlier version of the song we ended the last comp with.
2. TEEN IDLES - 'I Drink Milk'
'Flex Your Head’ – Dischord LP – USA – 1982
One of the classic hardcore compilations.
3. GENERATION X - 'Save My Life'
Live – UK – 1977
Visuals here.
4. ARTIFICIAL PEACE - 'Artificial Peace'
'Flex Your Head’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1982
5. REDNECKS IN PAIN - 'Jenny's Little Crisis'
'Your Greasy Granny Got Holes In Her Panties’ – Thrashing Mad 7” – USA – 1989
Not the greatest band, but their E.P.s had some of the best titles ever.
6. KRAUT - 'Matinee'
'Unemployed’ - Cabbage 7” - USA – 1981
From the second E.P.
7. THE REACTION - 'I Can't Resist'
Single – Island 7” – UK - 1978
8. THE DISAPPOINTMENTS - 'Better You Than Me'
'Better You Than Me’ – Icepick Productions 7” – USA – 1987
John Peel was rather fond of this one.
9. GENERATION X - 'Listen'
'S/T’ – Chrysalis LP – UK - 1978
10. S.O.A. - 'I Hate The Kids'
'Flex Your Head’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1982
11. FAITH - 'No Choice'
'Subject To Change’ – Dischord MLP – USA - 1983
12. KRAUT - 'N.G.R.I.'
'Whetting The Scythe’ – Cabbage MLP – USA - 1984
13. RED C - 'Assassin'
'Flex Your Head’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1982
14. THE DISAPPOINTMENTS - 'Drink It Away' / 'Brainwashed'
'Better You Than Me’ – Icepick Productions 7” – USA - 1987
15. GOVERNMENT ISSUE - 'Hey, Ronnie'
'Flex Your Head’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1982
16. THE REACTION - 'The Kids Arrived'
Single – Neutron 7” - Canada – 1979
Very rare this one. Not to be confused with the other Reaction on this comp.
17. KRAUT - 'Pyramids'
'Whetting The Scythe’ – Cabbage MLP – USA - 1984
18. IRON CROSS - 'War Games'
'Flex Your Head’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1982
19. GENERATION X - 'The Invisible Man'
'S/T’ – Chrysalis LP – UK - 1978
20. ARTIFICIAL PEACE - 'Outside Looking In'
'Flex Your Head’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1982
21. KRAUT - 'Just Cabbage'
'Kill For Cash’- Cabbage 7” - USA - 1981
22. THE DISAPPOINTMENTS - 'Possessed' / 'Wanker' / 'Rehash'
'Better You Than Me’ – Icepick Productions 7” – USA - 1987
23. THE REACTION - 'Get The Rods Out'
Promo – Canada – 1980
Video here.
24. RED C - 'Pressure's On'
'Flex Your Head’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1982
25. FAITH - 'Say No More'
'Subject To Change’ – Dischord MLP – USA - 1983
26. TEEN IDLES - 'Commie Song'
'Flex Your Head’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1982
27. KRAUT - 'Flossing With An E String'
'Whetting The Scythe’ – Cabbage MLP – USA - 1984
28. REDNECKS IN PAIN - 'Slobber Monsters'
'Your Greasy Granny Got Holes In Her Panties’ – Thrashing Mad 7” – USA - 1989
29. GENERATION X - 'Promises Promises'
'S/T’ – Chrysalis LP – UK - 1978
30. GOVERNMENT ISSUE - 'Lie, Cheat And Steal'
'Flex Your Head’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1982
31. THE REACTION - 'Talk Talk Talk Talk'
'Streets’ – Beggars Banquet LP – UK - 1977
32. THE DISAPPOINTMENTS - 'The Woe'
'Better You Than Me’ – Icepick Productions 7” – USA - 1987
33. IRON CROSS - 'Live For Now'
'Flex Your Head’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1982
34. GENERATION X - 'Kiss Me Deadly'
'S/T’ – Chrysalis LP – UK - 1978
35. FAITH - 'Subject To Change'
'Subject To Change’ – Dischord MLP – USA - 1983
36. KRAUT - 'Juvenile Justice'
'Whetting The Scythe’ – Cabbage MLP – USA - 1984
37. ARTIFICIAL PEACE - 'Suburban Wasteland'
'Flex Your Head’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1982
38. THE DISAPPOINTMENTS - 'No Pot'
'Better You Than Me’ – Icepick Productions 7” – USA - 1987
39. GENERATION X - 'Youth Youth Youth'
'S/T’ – Chrysalis LP – UK - 1978


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Saturday, 23 September 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 432

1. KRAUT - 'All Twisted'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA – 1982
Can’t believe I haven’t blogged this album by now.
2. SUPERGRASS - 'Richard The Third'
'In It For The Money’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1997
3. ALLAHRM - 'Vegspringar'
'Ingenting For Norge’ - Dødsbra Plater comp. LP – Norway – 1982
Big thanks to Wild Devil Man for uncovering this comp.
4. KRAUT - 'Mishap'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
5. LEYTON BUZZARDS - 'Telephone'
John Peel Session – UK – 1980
Possibly their final recording.
6. ZERSTÖRTE JUGEND - 'Kaiser Wilhelm'
'S/T’ - Shlitz Musikversorgung LP - Germany – 1984
From Berlin – a side project of some Vorkriegsjugend members.
7. KRAUT - 'Unemployed'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
8. TERROR - 'Police Terror'
'Ingenting For Norge’ - Dødsbra Plater comp. LP – Norway - 1982
9. LEYTON BUZZARDS - 'Sweet Dreams Little One'
'Jellied Eels To Record Deals' - Chrysalis LP – UK - 1979
10. KRAUT - 'Onward'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
11. HOW RUC - 'Wasserwacht'
'Wasserwacht’ – Self-released 7” – Germany – 1981
Their sole release.
12. NORRRSKE BUDEIER - 'Barn'
'Ingenting For Norge’ - Dødsbra Plater comp. LP – Norway - 1982
13. KRAUT - 'Don't Believe'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
14. ZERSTÖRTE JUGEND - 'Attentat'
'S/T’ - Shlitz Musikversorgung LP - Germany - 1984
15. KRAUT - 'Abortion'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
16. LEYTON BUZZARDS - 'Swanky Pop'
John Peel Session – UK - 1980
17. SUPERGRASS - 'Going Out'
'In It For The Money’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1997
18. KRAUT - 'Bogus'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
19. FADER WAR - 'Bare En Jævel'
'Ingenting For Norge’ - Dødsbra Plater comp. LP – Norway - 1982
20. ZERSTÖRTE JUGEND - 'Tanz Aus Dem Ghetto'
'S/T’ - Shlitz Musikversorgung LP - Germany - 1984
21. KRAUT - 'Doomed Youth'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
22. LEYTON BUZZARDS - 'British Justice'
'Jellied Eels To Record Deals' - Chrysalis LP – UK - 1979
23. TERROR - 'Du Klarer Det Hvis Du Vil'
'Ingenting For Norge’ - Dødsbra Plater comp. LP – Norway - 1982
24. KRAUT - 'Getaway'
'An Adjustment To Society out-take’ – USA - 1982
25. NORRRSKE BUDEIER - 'Å Være'
'Ingenting For Norge’ - Dødsbra Plater comp. LP – Norway - 1982
26. LEYTON BUZZARDS - 'When You Walk In The Room'
John Peel Session – UK - 1980
27. ZERSTÖRTE JUGEND - 'Versager'
'S/T’ - Shlitz Musikversorgung LP - Germany - 1984
28. KRAUT - 'Army Sport'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
29. FADER WAR - 'Religiøs Terror'
'Ingenting For Norge’ - Dødsbra Plater comp. LP – Norway - 1982
30.HOW RUC - 'Speed'
'Wasserwacht’ – Self-released 7” – Germany - 1981
31. SUPERGRASS - 'Sun Hits The Sky'
'In It For The Money’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1997
32. KRAUT - 'Kill For Cash'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982


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Monday, 18 September 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 431

1. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Last One Out Of Liberty City' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA – 1997
Our final offering from these skapunk stalwarts. 
2. FAITH - 'It's Time' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA – 1985
Another Dischord classic. 
3. SUPERGRASS - 'I'd Like To Know' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK – 1995
And another delve into what was once known as Britpop. 
4. VOID - 'Who Are You?' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
5. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Help Save The Youth Of America From Exploding' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
6. FAITH - 'Face To Face' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
7. SUPERGRASS - 'Caught By The Fuzz' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1995 
8. RADICAL LEFT - 'B.G.S.U.C.K.S.' 
Demo – USA – 1982
They never released any vinyl. Shame. 
9. LESS THAN JAKE - 'All My Best Friends Are Metalheads' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
10. VOID - 'Organized Sports' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
11. SUPERGRASS - 'Mansize Rooster' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1995 
12. PLASTIK - 'So Schön (Mit Dir...)' 
'So Schön’ – Plastik 7” – Austria – 1982
Their sole release. 
13. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Five State Drive' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
14. FAITH - 'Trapped' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
15. SUPERGRASS - 'Alright' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1995 
16. VOID - 'Self Defense' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
17. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Motto' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
18. RADICAL LEFT - 'Society Hates You' 
Demo – USA - 1982 
19. FAITH - 'What's Wrong With Me' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
20. SUPERGRASS - 'Lose It' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1995 
21. LESS THAN JAKE - 'History Of A Boring Town' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
22. VOID - 'War Hero' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
23. RADICAL LEFT - 'Right Or Wrong' 
Demo – USA - 1982 
24. SUPERGRASS - 'Lenny' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1995 
25. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Great American Sharpshooter' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
26. FAITH - 'Don't Tell Me' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
27. PLASTIK - 'I'm Dracula' 
'So Schön’ – Plastik 7” – Austria - 1982 
28. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Danny Says' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
29. SUPERGRASS - 'Strange Ones' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1995 
30. VOID - 'Think' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
31. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Theme Song For H-Street' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
32. RADICAL LEFT - 'Concrete Cowboy' 
Demo – USA - 1982 
33. SUPERGRASS - 'Sitting Up Straight' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1995 
34. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Scott Farcas Takes It On The Chin' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997

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