Friday, 21 April 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 410

1. NO FUCK BÉBÉ - 'Baston City'
Demo - France - 1984
Another post in honour of Wild Devil Man. Read all about the band here.
2. COBRA - 'No Money'
'Break Out' - AA 7" - Japan - 1983
One of the first Japanese Street Punk / Oi! bands, from Osaka.
3. FOGO CRUZADO - 'Inimizade'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
From one of the classic early Brazilian hardcore comps.
4. BORDEAUX - 'Baby'
Single - Self-Released 7" - France - 1981
One of two singles they put out. Guess where they were from?
5. CÓLERA - 'X.O.T.'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
6. COBRA - 'Capricious World'
'Break Out' - AA 7" - Japan - 1983
7. ISM - 'Attack (For Beginners Only)'
Single - S.I.N. 7" - USA - 1980
Where it all started for these New York maniacs.
8. LA UVI - 'Ya Está Bien'
Single - Spansuls 7" - Spain - 1982
9. RATOS DE PORÃO - 'Parasita'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
10. COBRA - 'Real Now'
'1984' - AA 7" - Japan - 1984
11. NO FUCK BÉBÉ - 'Bébé Primate'
Demo - France - 1984
12. FOGO CRUZADO - 'Punk Inglês'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
13. KEVIN DUNN - 'Nadine'
Single - DB 7" - USA - 1979
Born in Florida then moved to Georgia. And why not?
14. COBRA - 'Rusty Knife'
'1984' - AA 7" - Japan - 1984
15. CÓLERA - 'Histeria'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
16. DIE PILSKÖPFE - 'Heho, Wir Kommen'
'Neues Deutschland' - A.M. Music LP - Germany - 1990
17. NO FUCK BÉBÉ - 'La Jungle'
Demo - France - 1984
18. RATOS DE PORÃO - 'Porquê?'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
19. COBRA - 'War'
'1984' - AA 7" - Japan - 1984
20. KEVIN DUNN & THE REGIMENT OF WOMEN - '911'
'The Judgement Of Paris' - Armageddon LP - USA - 1981
And who wouldn't want a Regiment of Women?
21. FOGO CRUZADO - 'Delinquenres'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
22. ISM - 'Queen J.A.P.'
Flipside of 'Attack' - S.I.N. 7" - USA - 1980
23. COBRA - 'Toy Revolution'
'1984' - AA 7" - Japan - 1984
24. CÓLERA - 'Sub-Ratos'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
25. NO FUCK BÉBÉ - 'Dans la Cité'
Demo - France - 1984
26. BORDEAUX - 'L'Auto Stop'
Single - Promo 7" - France - 1980
27. RATOS DE PORÃO - 'Poluição Atômica'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
28. COBRA - 'Warriors Rock'
'The Punx' - JICC出版局 cassette - Japan - 1985
29. KEVIN DUNN & THE REGIMENT OF WOMEN - '20,000 Years In Sing Sing'
Flipside of 'Oktyabrina' - Armageddon 7" - USA - 1981
30. FOGO CRUZADO - 'Terceira Guerra'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
31. NO FUCK BÉBÉ - 'Amour Difficile'
Demo - France - 1984
32. COBRA - 'Worst Music'
'The Punx' - JICC出版局 cassette - Japan - 1985
33. CÓLERA - 'Quanto Vale A Liberdade?'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983


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Saturday, 15 April 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 409

1. NAPRED U PROŠLOST - 'N.U.P.'
'Majko Jugoslavijo Ne Dam Da Mi Seku Pupčanu Vrpcu' - Self Released cassette - Serbia - 1987
They sounded much more post punk from hereon in.

2. COCK SPARRER - 'Anthem'

'Two Monkeys' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1997
Another solid studio effort from the Sparra.

3. CHUMBAWAMBA - 'Always Tell The Voter What The Voter Wants To Hear'

'Never Mind The Ballots' - Agit Prop LP - UK - 1987
4. SKALOPE - 'Triste Mangu'
 
'Derrigor' - Discos Suicidas LP - Spain - 1989
Their first of two decent albums, though not as much ska as I'd expected.

5. WAX - 'Punken Är Inte Död'

'Punk Och Kärlek' - Self Released cassette - Sweden - 1983
Available on 7" too, if I remember.

6. COCK SPARRER - 'A.U.'
 
'Two Monkeys' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1997
7. CHUMBAWAMBA - 'Ah-Men'
 
'Never Mind The Ballots' - Agit Prop LP - UK - 1987
8. THE RAYZORS - 'Drugs Kill'
 
'Songs From Pigland' - Bull's Hit (comp) LP - UK - 1981
9. SKALOPE - 'Uribe Kosta'
 
Derrigor' - Discos Suicidas LP - Spain - 1989
10. COCK SPARRER - 'Before The Flame Dies'
 
'Two Monkeys' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1997
11. CHUMBAWAMBA - 'Timebomb'
 
'Anarchy' - One Little Indian LP - UK - 1994
12. WAX - 'Pölsa Är Gott'
 
'Punk Och Kärlek' - Self Released cassette - Sweden - 1983
13. NAPRED U PROŠLOST - 'Tata Ptièurina Traži Sina Ptièeka'
 
'Šta Je Video Duh Iz Zelene Boce?' - Muzička Omladina Pančeva LP - Serbia - 1990
14. COCK SPARRER - 'Lies'
 
'Two Monkeys' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1997
15. CHUMBAWAMBA - 'Mouthful Of Shit'
 
'Anarchy' - One Little Indian LP - UK - 1994
16. SKALOPE - 'Beti Bezala'
 
'Derrigor' - Discos Suicidas LP - Spain - 1989
17. WAX - 'Mode'
'Punk Och Kärlek' - Self Released cassette - Sweden - 1983
18. COCK SPARRER - 'East End Girl'
 
'Two Monkeys' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1997
19. CHUMBAWAMBA - 'Bad Dog'
 
'Anarchy' - One Little Indian LP - UK - 1994
20. SKALOPE - 'La Familia'
 
'Derrigor' - Discos Suicidas LP - Spain - 1989
21. WAX - 'Viskningar & Rop'
 
'Punk Och Kärlek' - Self Released cassette - Sweden - 1983
22. COCK SPARRER - 'I Live In Marbella (Working Part 3)'
 
'Two Monkeys' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1997
23. CHUMBAWAMBA - 'Tubthumping'
 
'Tubthumper' - EMI LP - UK - 1997
Chumbawamba on EMI??? On Top Of The Pops?!?!?!?!?

24. WAX - 'Fint & Fult'
 
'Punk Och Kärlek' - Self Released cassette - Sweden - 1983
25. NAPRED U PROŠLOST - 'Ne Veruj Mršavom Slonu I Brzom Pužu'
 
'Majko Jugoslavijo Ne Dam Da Mi Seku Pupčanu Vrpcu' - Self Released cassette - Serbia - 1987
26. PIEFKE & PAFKE - '. . . Und Es Geht Ab'
 
Single - GeeBeeDee 7" - Germany - 1982
27. WAX - 'Alla Hatar Mig'
 
'Punk Och Kärlek' - Self Released cassette - Sweden - 1983
28. COCK SPARRER - 'Goodbye'
 
'Two Monkeys' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1997
29. CHUMBAWAMBA - 'The Candidates Find Common Ground'
 
'Never Mind The Ballots' - Agit Prop LP - UK - 1987


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Saturday, 8 April 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 408

1.THE RIP OFFS - 'Heat Seeker'
'Got A Record' - Rip Off LP - USA - 1994
Only 4 bands/records on this sampler, but at least they're 4 goodies.
2. COCK SPARRER - 'Get A Rope'
'Guilty As Charged' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1994
3. RED BERET - 'N.Y.B.'
'First Impression' - Bemisbrain LP - USA - 1984
Sadly it proved to be their last too.
4. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Raping The Earth'
'Retro-Bution' - Earache LP - UK - 1994
Criticised for being too metal, and re-recording older songs, but it was much in the same vein as all the rest of their stuff to me.
5. THE RIP OFFS - 'Rip Your Heart Out'
'Got A Record' - Rip Off LP - USA - 1994
6. COCK SPARRER - 'Because You're Young'
'Guilty As Charged' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1994
7. RED BERET - 'Can't Take It'
'First Impression' - Bemisbrain LP - USA - 1984
8. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Bullshit Propaganda'
'Retro-Bution' - Earache LP - UK - 1994
9. THE RIP OFFS - 'Cops'
'Got A Record' - Rip Off LP - USA - 1994
10. COCK SPARRER - 'Bird Trouble'
'Guilty As Charged' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1994
11. RED BERET - 'No Time For Losers'
'First Impression' - Bemisbrain LP - USA - 1984
12. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Lame Brain'
'Retro-Bution' - Earache LP - UK - 1994
13. THE RIP OFFS - 'Fed Up'
'Got A Record' - Rip Off LP - USA - 1994
14. COCK SPARRER - 'Don't Blame Us'
'Guilty As Charged' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1994
15. RED BERET - 'Suicide'
'First Impression' - Bemisbrain LP - USA - 1984
16. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Work For Never'
'Retro-Bution' - Earache LP - UK - 1994
17. THE RIP OFFS - 'My Baby Yeah'
'Got A Record' - Rip Off LP - USA - 1994
18. COCK SPARRER - 'Last Train To Dagenham'
'Guilty As Charged' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1994
19. RED BERET - 'Pull The Plug'
'First Impression' - Bemisbrain LP - USA - 1984
20. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'We The Helpless'
'Retro-Bution' - Earache LP - UK - 1994
21. THE RIP OFFS - 'Ugly'
'Got A Record' - Rip Off LP - USA - 1994
22. COCK SPARRER - 'I Fit Central Heating (Working Pt. 2)'
'Guilty As Charged' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1994
23. RED BERET - 'Saturnine'
'First Impression' - Bemisbrain LP - USA - 1984
24. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Think About It'
'Retro-Bution' - Earache LP - UK - 1994
25. THE RIP OFFS - 'She Said Yeah'
'Got A Record' - Rip Off LP - USA - 1994
26. COCK SPARRER - 'Tough Guys'
'Guilty As Charged' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1994
27. RED BERET - 'The Spirit Of Perverseness'
'First Impression' - Bemisbrain LP - USA - 1984
28. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Conned Through Life'
'Retro-Bution' - Earache LP - UK - 1994
29. THE RIP OFFS - 'Baby Let Go'
'Got A Record' - Rip Off LP - USA - 1994
30. COCK SPARRER - 'We Know How To Live'
'Guilty As Charged' - Bitzcore LP - UK - 1994
31. RED BERET - 'Unhappy Boston'
'First Impression' - Bemisbrain LP - USA - 1984
32. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Pray To Be Saved'
'Retro-Bution' - Earache LP - UK - 1994


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Thursday, 6 April 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 407

1. CHUMBAWAMBA - 'Adversity'
'Revolution' - Agit Prop 7" - UK - 1985
Chumbawamba had plenty of interesting things to say. Their music didn't always complement it, but they had their moments.
2. DON'T NO - 'B.L.T.C.'
'The Real World' - Mystic 7" - USA - 1985
As promised. Much better than the album. Somebody pointed out that there wasn't actually an apostrophe in their name, but I couldn't care less. Bloody illiterates.
3. NAPRED U PROŠLOST - 'Moron'
Demo - Serbia - 1985
Their early demos were released as 2 separate 7" E.P.s by No Plan records back in 2013 and 2014 respectively.
4. THE DERELICTS - 'Black Train'
'Love Machine' - Penultimate LP - USA - 1989
5. BECK - 'Devil's Haircut'
'Odelay' - Bong Load LP - USA - 1996
6. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'False Profit'
John Peel Session - UK - 1987
7. ACME ATTRACTIONS - 'Anyway'
Single - A-trax 7" - UK - 1980
The first of a few great singles I'm comping from 1980. This lot were from the Luton area.
8. THE WORD - 'I Think I'm Falling In Love'
Single - Infinity 7" - Australia - 1980
Their sole single. From Canberra.
9. DON'T NO - 'Innocence Of Youth'
'The Real World' - Mystic 7" - USA - 1985
10. NAPRED U PROŠLOST - 'Pogledaj'
Demo - Serbia - 1985
11. THE ESCORTS - 'Bingo'
Single - Rainow Sound 7" - UK - 1980
Another sole single.
12. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Carry On Screaming'
John Peel Session - UK - 1987
13. THE DERELICTS - 'Misery Maker'
Single - Sub Pop 7" - USA - 1990
14. THE LAST SHOT - 'Cry Sister Cry'
Single - LMA 7" - USA - 1980
15. CHUMBAWAMBA - 'Do Not Adjust Your Life'
Demo - UK - 1984
16. DON'T NO - 'Reflections'
'The Real World' - Mystic 7" - USA - 1985
17. NAPRED U PROŠLOST - 'Kupujem Polovnu Slobodu'
Demo - Serbia - 1985
18. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Work For Never'
John Peel Session - UK - 1990
19. THE DERELICTS - 'Assholes Unite'
Demo - USA - 1990
20. ACME ATTRACTIONS - 'Never Again'
Flipside of 'Anyway' - A-trax 7" - UK - 1980
21. CHUMBAWAMBA - 'March Around In Circles'
Demo - UK - 1984
22. DON'T NO - 'Underground'
'The Real World' - Mystic 7" - USA - 1985
23. NAPRED U PROŠLOST - 'Bežimo'
Demo - Serbia - 1985
24. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Subliminal Music (Mind Control)'
John Peel Session - UK - 1987
25. THE WORD - 'Angel'
Flipside of 'I Think I'm Falling In Love' - Infinity 7" - Australia - 1980
26. THE DERELICTS - 'Dirty Rotten Life'
'Bobbing For Pavement - A Seattle Compilation' - Rathouse LP - USA - 1991
27. CHUMBAWAMBA - 'Unilever'
'Pictures Of Starving Children Sell Records: Starvation, Charity And Rock & Roll - Lies & Traditions' - Agit Prop LP - UK - 1986
28. DON'T NO - 'The Rule'
'The Real World' - Mystic 7" - USA - 1985
29. NAPRED U PROŠLOST - 'Komunizam'
Demo - Serbia - 1985
30. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Shock Treatment'
John Peel Session - UK - 1987
31. THE DERELICTS - 'Why Does It Hurt?'
'Don't Wanna Live' - Sub Pop 2 x 7" - USA - 1991
32. CHUMBAWAMBA - 'Invasion'
'Pictures Of Starving Children Sell Records: Starvation, Charity And Rock & Roll - Lies & Traditions' - Agit Prop LP - UK - 1986
33. DON'T NO - 'Habit Force'
'The Real World' - Mystic 7" - USA - 1985
34. BECK - 'Ramshackle'
'Odelay' - Bong Load LP - USA - 1996


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Saturday, 1 April 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 406

1. BECK - 'Loser'
'Mellow Gold' - Bong Load LP - USA - 1994
Not your usual BTL stuff, but he started very lo fi so I'm putting him in.
2. COCK SPARRER - 'Argy Bargy'
'Running Riot In '84' - Syndicate LP - UK - 1984
Not about the Falklands, by the way.
3. THE RIP OFFS - 'Make Up Your Mind'
Single - Rip Off 7" - USA - 1994
And another great sleeve on this one.
4. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Pray To be Saved'
'Phonophobia' - Discipline MLP - UK - 1991
Their finest moment? probably.
5. THE DERELICTS - 'A Bullet For Fifi'
Single - Empty 7" - USA - 1988
6. THE JOYCE MCKINNEY EXPERIENCE - 'Thoughts Of You'
Demo - UK - 1992
Looks like they were going for a bigger record deal by this time, but it never materialised. From the 'Love Songs For Kirk' double CD on Boss Tuneage.
7. DON'T NO - 'Blind Ambition'
'Incite The Riot' - National Trust LP - USA - 1986
I have to say I preferred the previous year's E.P.  I'll comp that shortly.
8. COCK SPARRER - 'Run With The Blind'
'Running Riot In '84' - Syndicate LP - UK - 1984
9. THE RIP OFFS - 'Wild Jane'
Flipside of 'Make Up Your Mind' - Rip Off 7" - USA - 1994
10. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Knee Deep In Shit'
'Phonophobia' - Discipline MLP - UK - 1991
11. BECK - 'Beercan'
'Mellow Gold' - Bong Load LP - USA - 1994
12. THE DERELICTS - 'Sharon Needles'
Flipside of 'A Bullet For Fifi' - Empty 7" - USA - 1988
13. DON'T NO - 'Solitary Man'
'Incite The Riot' - National Trust LP - USA - 1986
14. COCK SPARRER - 'Don't Say A Word'
'Running Riot In '84' - Syndicate LP - UK - 1984
15. THE RIP OFFS - 'Leave You Cold'
'The Savage Middle Aged - Fan Club E.P.' - Pure Filth 7" - USA - 1995
16. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Self Decay'
'Phonophobia' - Discipline MLP - UK - 1991
17. THE JOYCE MCKINNEY EXPERIENCE - 'If'
Demo - UK - 1992
18. BECK - 'Nitemare Hippy Girl'
'Mellow Gold' - Bong Load LP - USA - 1994

We've all known 'em.
19. THE DERELICTS - 'Extra Song with No Title'
Flipside of 'A Bullet For Fifi' - Empty 7" - USA - 1988
20. COCK SPARRER - 'The Sun Says'
'Running Riot In '84' - Syndicate LP - UK - 1984
21. THE RIP OFFS - 'I Can't Stop'
'The Savage Middle Aged - Fan Club E.P.' - Pure Filth 7" - USA - 1995
22. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Moral Bondage'
'Phonophobia' - Discipline MLP - UK - 1991
23. DON'T NO - 'Thrills'
'Incite The Riot' - National Trust LP - USA - 1986
24. BECK - 'Pay No Mind'
'Mellow Gold' - Bong Load LP - USA - 1994
25. THE DERELICTS - 'I Wanna Get Out'
'Time To Fuck Up' - Empty 7" - USA - 1990
26. COCK SPARRER - 'They Mean Murder'
'Running Riot In '84' - Syndicate LP - UK - 1984
27. THE RIP OFFS - 'Hooked On Phonics'
'The Savage Middle Aged - Fan Club E.P.' - Pure Filth 7" - USA - 1995
28. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Just Think About It'
'Phonophobia' - Discipline MLP - UK - 1991
29. THE DERELICTS - 'Boxed In' / 'Time To Fuck Up'
'Time To Fuck Up' - Empty 7" - USA - 1990
30. BECK - 'SA-5'
'Deadweight' - Geffen CD-S - USA - 1997
31. THE RIP OFFS - 'Zodiac'
'The Savage Middle Aged - Fan Club E.P.' - Pure Filth 7" - USA - 1995
32. EXTREME NOISE TERROR - 'Lame Brain'
'Phonophobia' - Discipline MLP - UK - 1991
33. COCK SPARRER - 'Closedown'
'Running Riot In '84' - Syndicate LP - UK - 1984


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