Friday, 26 October 2018

The Best of Brought To Life - 500

The last one. No bells or whistles, 
just another solid comp.

1. MOSKWA - 'Stań I Walcz'
Demo - Poland - 1984
Finally released on a 7" in 2011.
2. ZEKE - 'Lawson'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998
The final installment of Zeke . . . and everything!
3. THE PUDZ - 'Take Me To Your Leader'
'Seattle Syndrome - Volume One' - Engram LP - USA - 1981
Also the flipside of their 'Take A Letter Maria' 7".
4. UPROAR - 'Waste'
Demo - UK - 1982
Ah, from the good ol' Peterlee Whitehouse days . . .
5. THE FARTZ - 'Campaign Speech'
'Seattle Syndrome - Volume One' - Engram LP - USA - 1981
6. MOSKWA - 'Problem'
'Nigdy!' - Prawda cassette - Poland - 1986
7. ZEKE - 'Revolution'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998
8. THE STRIPEY ZEBRAS - 'Monsters On TV'
'Live in Burnett's Bedroom' - New Crimes cassette - UK - 1980
Godzilla!!! Godzilla!!!  Get the whole thing here.
9. THE KNOBZ - 'Culture'
Single - Bunk 7" - New Zealand - 1980
Their first and best.
10. 1984 - 'Juvenile Delinquency'
'Henri Flesh Archives' - Salted City 2 x 7" - France - recorded 1977
The first of 3 pre-84 Flesh recordings. Finally released in 2011.
11. MOSKWA - 'Vistula'
'Nigdy!' - Prawda cassette - Poland - 1986
12. ZEKE - 'Killer Inside'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998
13. THE BLUE ORCHIDS - 'Work'
Single - Rough Trade 7" - UK - 1981
Their crowning glory, and I may get to see 'em next year.
14. JAILCELL RECIPES - 'Dead Serious'
'Poulton Road' - First Strike 7" - UK - 1989
The only song of theirs that I could really get away with.
15. ARSON - 'Coho? Coho!'
Flipside of 'White Folks' - Motor 7" - Canada - 1979
Another Toronto classic, though I didn't care much for the A-side.
16. MOSKWA - 'Nigdy!'
'S/T' - Pronit LP - Poland - 1989
17. ZEKE - 'Fuck All Night'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998
18. THE REFUZORS - 'White Power'
'Seattle Syndrome - Volume One' - Engram LP - USA - 1981
19. ANGEL FACE - 'Nasty Kid'
'Henri Flesh Archives' - Salted City 2 x 7" - France - recorded 1977
20. CHAOS UK - 'Cider I Up Landlord'
Flipside of 'Headfuck' - Desperate Attempt 7" - UK - 1983
One of those that got away first time around.
21. MOSKWA - 'Ja Wiem, Ty Wiesz'
'S/T' - Pronit LP - Poland - 1989
22. ZEKE - 'Porked'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998
23. IAN STEPHEN (Missing Link's Mystery Artist) - 'Over There'
'Missing Link Mystery Record' - Missing Link 10" - Australia - 1978
24. THE STRIPEY ZEBRAS - 'Steptoe And His Dad'
'Live in Burnett's Bedroom' - New Crimes cassette - UK - 1980
A total classic, but you probably have to be British.
25. STUDENT NURSE - 'Discover Your Feet'
'Seattle Syndrome - Volume One' - Engram LP - USA - 1981
26. MOSKWA - 'Nie Starczy Sił'
'S/T' - Pronit LP - Poland - 1989
27. ZEKE - 'Goggle Boy'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998
28. 1984 - 'Survival ABC'
'Henri Flesh Archives' - Salted City 2 x 7" - France - recorded 1977
29. RALLY GO - 'Mass Brew Action'
'Seattle Syndrome Two' - Engram LP - USA - 1983
30. ZEKE - 'Revolution Reprise'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998
31. MOSKWA - 'Sen'
'S/T' - Pronit LP - Poland - 1989
32. THE STRIPEY ZEBRAS - 'Fanzine Junky'
'Live in Burnett's Bedroom' - New Crimes cassette - UK - 1980
33. ZEKE - 'Mert'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998
34. KIM WILDE - 'Kids In America'
Single - RAK 7" - UK - 1981
This is what 'Brought To Life' was really all about ;o)




Thursday, 25 October 2018

The Best of Brought To Life - 499

1. MADNESS - 'One Step Beyond'
'One Step Beyond' - Stiff LP - UK - 1979
Having comped another single by The Beat on the last one, I suddenly realised we'd never had any Madness!
2. ZEKE - 'God Of GSXR'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998
So good we'll need two comps to cover all the great tracks.
3. CONDOM - 'Condom'
'S/T' - Condom 7" - Germany - 1981
From Munich. Their sole release, at the time.
4. THE DUM DUM BOYS - 'Idiot Boy'
'Let There Be Noise' - Bondage LP - New Zealand - 1981
Since we've been covering a lot of New Zealand rock, let's revisit this cruncher.
5. THE SCHROTT - 'Volle Pulle'
'Volle Pulle' - Presse 7" - Germany - 1981
Another lone release (at the time) by a Munich band.
6. MADNESS - 'Night Boat To Cairo'
'One Step Beyond' - Stiff LP - UK - 1979
7. ZEKE - 'Telepath Boy'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998
8. ROOM 101 - 'I'm Not Your Kind'
Peel Session - UK - 1983
More info here.
9. SPLIT ENZ - 'Shark Attack'
'True Colours' - Mushroom LP - New Zealand - 1980
The highpoint of the album, despite the hit.
10. STARK RAVING - 'Andy's Brain'
'Sniveling And Whining' - Incas MLP - USA - 1983
From somewhere in Connecticut. Their lone release.
11. MADNESS - 'Land Of Hope And Glory'
'One Step Beyond' - Stiff LP - UK - 1979
12. ZEKE - 'Rodney'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998
13. TEENAGE POPEYE - 'What We Believe'
Demo - USA - early '80s
A far cry from their 7".
14. THE CLEAN - 'Beatnik'
'Great Sounds Great, Good Sounds Good, So-So Sounds So-So, Bad Sounds Bad, Rotten Sounds Rotten!!' - Flying Nun MLP - New Zealand - 1982
15. THE STEROIDS - 'Out Of Control'
Flipside of 'Mr Average' - White Light 7" - New Zealand - 1980
From the first of 3 singles.
16. MADNESS - 'Bed And Breakfast Man'
'One Step Beyond' - Stiff LP - UK - 1979
17. ZEKE - 'Twisted'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998
18. ROOM 101 - 'One By One'
Single - Norwood 7" - UK - 1983
19. STARK RAVING - 'Guns'
'Sniveling And Whining' - Incas MLP - USA - 1983
20. THE SCHROTT - 'Moderne Zeiten'
'Volle Pulle' - Presse 7" - Germany - 1981
21. MADNESS - 'Rockin' In A-Flat'
'One Step Beyond' - Stiff LP - UK - 1979
22. ZEKE - 'Dogfight'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998
23. SPLIT ENZ - 'What's The Matter With You'
'True Colours' - Mushroom LP - New Zealand - 1980
24. STARK RAVING - 'Too Much To Take'
'Sniveling And Whining' - Incas MLP - USA - 1983
25. MADNESS - 'Baggy Trousers'
'Absolutely' - Stiff LP - UK - 1980
26. ZEKE - 'Kicked in The Teeth'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998
27. THE DUM DUM BOYS - 'Running Scared'
'Let There Be Noise' - Bondage LP - New Zealand - 1981
28. MADNESS - 'E.R.N.I.E.'
'Absolutely' - Stiff LP - UK - 1980
29. ROOM 101 - '101'
Peel Session - UK - 1983
30. TEENAGE POPEYE - 'Enemy Of The State'
Demo - USA - early '80s
31. MADNESS - 'Benny Bullfrog'
'7' - Stiff LP - UK - 1981
32. ZEKE - 'Shout It Out Loud'
'Kicked In The Teeth' - Epitaph CD - USA - 1998





Wednesday, 24 October 2018

The Best of Brought To Life - 498

1. ZEKE - 'T-500'
'Flat Tracker' - Scooch Pooch LP - USA - 1996
Sure, they sound like the Dwarves at their best. Nowt wrong with that.
2. THE VICE BARONS - 'Signs Of The Ages'
'Friends In Low Places' - Nitro! 10" - Belgium - 1996
Belgian garage/surf instrumental fuzziness. Topper.
3. THE HERCO PILOTS - 'Essential Services'
'The Wonder Of Things To Do' - REM 7" - New Zealand - 1981
With the legendary Harry The Bastard.
4. ULICA - 'Walka'
'S/T' - Nikt Nic Nie Wie cassette - Poland - 1994
No vinyl, to my knowledge.
5. ZEKE - 'Eddie Hill'
'Flat Tracker' - Scooch Pooch LP - USA - 1996
6. THE VICE BARONS - 'Shark Face Suzy'
'Friends In Low Places' - Nitro! 10" - Belgium - 1996
7. THE STROKE BAND - 'Fiction/Non-Fiction'
'Green And Yellow' - Abacus LP - USA - 1978
One of their few decent tracks.
8. ULICA - 'Historia Lubi Krew'
'S/T' - Nikt Nic Nie Wie cassette - Poland - 1994
9. ZEKE - 'Overkill'
'Flat Tracker' - Scooch Pooch LP - USA - 1996
10. THE VICE BARONS - 'Radiant'
'She-Male Action' - Drop Out 7" - Belgium - 1993
11. CITIZEN BAND - 'I Feel Good'
Single - Mandrill 7" - New Zealand - 1978
An early Split Enz spin off band.
12. ULICA - 'Zero'
'S/T' - Nikt Nic Nie Wie cassette - Poland - 1994
13. ZEKE - 'Viva Agostini'
'Flat Tracker' - Scooch Pooch LP - USA - 1996
14. THE VICE BARONS - 'Fuzzy 'n' Wild'
'Play!' - Demolition Derby 7" - Belgium - 1994
15. RANK AND FILE - 'Brand New World'
'More Hits and Myths' - XSF compilation LP - New Zealand - 1982
16. ULICA - 'Ktoś'
'S/T' - Nikt Nic Nie Wie cassette - Poland - 1994
17. ZEKE - 'Raped'
'Flat Tracker' - Scooch Pooch LP - USA - 1996
18. THE VICE BARONS - 'Born Liar'
'Whip Lust' - F.F.Fascination 7" - France - 1994
19. THE NEWMATICS - 'Walkie Talkies'
'Broadcast O.R.' - Furtive 2 x 7" -New Zealand - 1981
There seem to have been a few double singles from around there at this time.
20. ULICA - 'Dokąd Zmierzamy?'
'S/T' - Nikt Nic Nie Wie cassette - Poland - 1994
21. ZEKE - 'Fight In The Storeroom'
'Flat Tracker' - Scooch Pooch LP - USA - 1996
22. THE VICE BARONS - 'Time Bomb'
'Steel Blue Moods' - Nitro! LP - Belgium - 1997
23. THE BEAT - 'Hands Off She's Mine'
Single - Go Feet 7" - UK - 1980
24. ULICA - 'Inwestycja'
'S/T' - Nikt Nic Nie Wie cassette - Poland - 1994
25. ZEKE - 'Flat Track'
'Flat Tracker' - Scooch Pooch LP - USA - 1996
26. THE VICE BARONS - 'Fuel Injection'
'Steel Blue Moods' - Nitro! LP - Belgium - 1997
27. THE HERCO PILOTS - 'Jimmy's Election Plan'
'Jumping At?' - REM 2 x 7" - New Zealand - 1981
28. ULICA - 'Piłat'
'S/T' - Nikt Nic Nie Wie cassette - Poland - 1994
29. ZEKE - 'Bitch'
'Flat Tracker' - Scooch Pooch LP - USA - 1996
30. THE VICE BARONS - 'Hangover Special'
'Steel Blue Moods' - Nitro! LP - Belgium - 1997
31. CITIZEN BAND - 'No Stereo'
Single - CBS 7" - New Zealand - 1979
32. ULICA - 'Wyzwolenie'
'S/T' - Nikt Nic Nie Wie cassette - Poland - 1994
33. THE HERCO PILOTS - 'Haddock'
'Jumping At?' - REM 2 x 7" - New Zealand - 1981
34. ZEKE - 'Eliminator'
'Flat Tracker' - Scooch Pooch LP - USA - 1996
35. THE STROKE BAND - 'Gun Fighting Man'
'Green And Yellow' - Abacus LP - USA - 1978




Tuesday, 23 October 2018

The Best of Brought To Life - 497

1. JANKY - 'Low Life'
'Low Life' - Hold Up 7" flexi - Japan - 1984
Who remembers noisy Japanese flexis?
2. ZEKE - 'West Seattle Acid Party'
'Super Sound Racing' - IFA LP - USA - 1994
Only 4 comps to go and they're all full of Zeke and not before time either.
3. UNITED BALLS - 'No More Feelings'
Flipside of 'Pogo In Togo' - Jupiter 7" - Germany - 1981
As promised, more Balls.
4. WAR ZONE - 'Immoral Minority'
'Amerika The Pitiful' - Allied Recordings 7" - USA - 1991
Recorded 10 years earlier. Jeff Bale on vocals.
5. ZEKE - 'Slut'
'Super Sound Racing' - IFA LP - USA - 1994
6. JIM CARROLL BAND - 'Wicked Gravity'
'Catholic Boy' - ATCO LP - USA - 1980
His only good record. Trust me.
7. SOME VELVET SIDEWALK - 'I Know'
Single - International Pop Underground 7" - USA - 1988
A bit of derivative Psyche, just for the hell of it.
8. ZEKE - 'Tuned Out'
'Super Sound Racing' - IFA LP - USA - 1994
9. WAR ZONE - 'Stuck In '77'
'Amerika The Pitiful' - Allied Recordings 7" - USA - 1991
10. JANKY - 'Extinguisher'
'Low Life' - Hold Up 7" flexi - Japan - 1984
11. ZEKE - 'Relapse'
'Super Sound Racing' - IFA LP - USA - 1994
12. JIM CARROLL BAND - 'Three Sisters'
'Catholic Boy' - ATCO LP - USA - 1980
13. JANKY - 'Revolution Neurosis'
'Low Life' - Hold Up 7" flexi - Japan - 1984
14. ZEKE - 'Runnin' Shine'
'Super Sound Racing' - IFA LP - USA - 1994
15. THE DOLE - 'Destroy It'
Demo - UK - 1978
16. JIM CARROLL BAND - 'Nothing Is True'
'Catholic Boy' - ATCO LP - USA - 1980
17. ZEKE - 'Wreckin' Machine'
'Super Sound Racing' - IFA LP - USA - 1994
18. WAR ZONE - 'American Business'
'Amerika The Pitiful' - Allied Recordings 7" - USA - 1991
19. UNITED BALLS - 'Das Mädchen Vom Hort'
'Lieder Fremder Völker' - Jupiter LP - Germany - 1982
20. ZEKE - 'Holley 750'
'Super Sound Racing' - IFA LP - USA - 1994
21. JIM CARROLL BAND - 'People Who Died'
'Catholic Boy' - ATCO LP - USA - 1980
22. JANKY - 'Hypocrite Gig'
'Low Life' - Hold Up 7" flexi - Japan - 1984
23. ZEKE - 'Action'
'Super Sound Racing' - IFA LP - USA - 1994
24. UNITED BALLS - 'Gänseblümchen'
'Lieder Fremder Völker' - Jupiter LP - Germany - 1982
25. WAR ZONE - 'Multinational Corporations'
'Amerika The Pitiful' - Allied Recordings 7" - USA - 1991
26. ZEKE - 'Maybe Someday'
'Super Sound Racing' - IFA LP - USA - 1994
27. JIM CARROLL BAND - 'Crow'
'Catholic Boy' - ATCO LP - USA - 1980
28. JANKY - 'St. Aggression'
'Low Life' - Hold Up 7" flexi - Japan - 1984
29. ZEKE - 'Galaxie 500'
'Super Sound Racing' - IFA LP - USA - 1994
30. UNITED BALLS - 'Seeman'
'Lieder Fremder Völker' - Jupiter LP - Germany - 1982
31. WAR ZONE - 'Election Day'
'Amerika The Pitiful' - Allied Recordings 7" - USA - 1991
32. ZEKE - 'Highway Star'
'Super Sound Racing' - IFA LP - USA - 1994
33. CRASS - 'So What?'
'Stations Of The Crass' - Crass 2 x LP - UK - 1979
34. JIM CARROLL BAND - 'Catholic Boy'
'Catholic Boy' - ATCO LP - USA - 1980
35. ZEKE - 'Schmidt Value Pack'
'Super Sound Racing' - IFA LP - USA - 1994
36. THE DOLE - 'Britain Needs You'
Demo - UK - 1978
37. WAR ZONE - 'Racists Are Dumb Shits'
'Amerika The Pitiful' - Allied Recordings 7" - USA - 1991
38. ZEKE - 'Rid'
'Super Sound Racing' - IFA LP - USA - 1994
39. JANKY - 'Jesus Christ No True'
'Low Life' - Hold Up 7" flexi - Japan - 1984


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Sunday, 21 October 2018

The Best of Brought To Life - 496

1. THE NEWS - 'She's So Square'
Single - Self-released 7" - USA - 1978
Their debut. From Rock Springs, Wyoming. I gave you a track from their second E.P a while back.
2. THE DOLE - 'Sexpertise'
Demo - UK - 1978
I think the album's sold out now, but you can download all their recordings here.
3. UNITED BALLS - 'Pogo In Togo'
'Pogo In Togo' - Jupiter LP - Germany - 1981
More to follow on the next comp.
4. THE GORDONS - 'Adults And Children'
'Future Shock' - Gordons 7" - New Zealand - 1980
Continuing a flurry of New Zealand rock inspired by Die or D.I.Y? blog.
5. TOY LOVE - 'Swimming Pool'
'Toy Love' - Deluxe LP - New Zealand - 1980
6. DISMACHINE - 'Morotsprofeten'
'Split with Cumbrage' - Your Own Jailer 7" - Sweden - 1995
7. UNITED BALLS - 'Die Strolche Vom Frauenholz'
'Pogo In Togo' - Jupiter LP - Germany - 1981
8. MEATWAGON - 'Drink Fight And Fuck'
'Drink Fight And Fuck' - Super Seven 7" - USA - 1989
9. THE DOLE - 'Who Cares?'
Demo - UK - 1978
10. ANEMIC BOYFRIENDS - 'Bad Girls In Love'
Flipside of 'Guys Are Not Proud' - Red Sweater 7" - USA - 1980
Bad recording, but gnarly.
11. UNITED BALLS - 'Gisela'
'Pogo In Togo' - Jupiter LP - Germany - 1981
12. THE GORDONS - 'Spik And Span'
'The Gordons' - Gordons LP - New Zealand - 1981
13. TOY LOVE - 'Photographs Of Naked Ladies'
'Toy Love' - Deluxe LP - New Zealand - 1980
14. DISMACHINE - 'Oman Elämääni'
'Split with Cumbrage' - Your Own Jailer 7" - Sweden - 1995
15. UNITED BALLS - 'Bitch'
'Pogo In Togo' - Jupiter LP - Germany - 1981
16. MEATWAGON - 'Murder'
'Drink Fight And Fuck' - Super Seven 7" - USA - 1989
From San Diego.
17. THE DOLE - 'Splattergy'
Demo - UK - 1978
18. UNITED BALLS - 'Sirius'
'Pogo In Togo' - Jupiter LP - Germany - 1981
19. THE GORDONS - 'Sometimes'
'The Gordons' - Gordons LP - New Zealand - 1981
20. TOY LOVE - 'The Crunch'
'Toy Love' - Deluxe LP - New Zealand - 1980
21. DISMACHINE - 'Jävla Purjon'
'Split with Cumbrage' - Your Own Jailer 7" - Sweden - 1995
22. UNITED BALLS - 'Beautiful Eyes'
'Pogo In Togo' - Jupiter LP - Germany - 1981
23. THE NEWS - 'The Kids Are Dancing'
Flipside of 'She's So Square' - Self-released 7" - USA - 1978
24. THE DOLE - 'Not Allowed'
Demo - UK - 1978
25. UNITED BALLS - 'Awful'
'Pogo In Togo' - Jupiter LP - Germany - 1981
26. THE GORDONS - 'Identity'
'Volume 2' - Gordons LP - New Zealand - 1984
27. MEATWAGON - 'Econo Buy Beer'
'Drink Fight And Fuck' - Super Seven 7" - USA - 1989
28. TOY LOVE - 'Aint It Nice'
'Toy Love' - Deluxe LP - New Zealand - 1980
29. DISMACHINE - 'Give The Children What They Need'
'Split with Cumbrage' - Your Own Jailer 7" - Sweden - 1995
30. UNITED BALLS - 'Kobe'
'Pogo In Togo' - Jupiter LP - Germany - 1981
31. THE GORDONS - 'Quality Control'
'Volume 2' - Gordons LP - New Zealand - 1984




The Best of Brought To Life - 495

1. GOUKA - 'Inhuman Violence'
'Continuously Attack Of Endless Shock' - Forest split 7" - Japan - 1996
Time for some more blistering Japcore. 
2. STICKY FILTH - 'Astronaut'
'Witches' - Truly Fine Citizen 10" - New Zealand - 1997
New Plymouth's finest.
3. POWERAGE - 'This Is South Africa'
'Backlash!' - Out Of Order Split 7" - South Africa - 1987
4. BARBED WIRE - 'Winos'
'The Age That Didn't Care' - Oi LP - UK - 1986
One of the better Oi! bands.
5. COMPOS MENTIS - 'Chase Corpse'
'Backlash!' - Out Of Order Split 7" - New Zealand - 1987
6. DASTON - 'Mother Bicycle With Dream'
'Continuously Attack Of Endless Shock' - Forest split 7" - Japan - 1996
7. STICKY FILTH - 'The Burning'
'Weep Woman Weep' - Ima Hitt MLP - New Zealand - 1988
8. THE BOIKOTTZ - 'Kids In The Street'
'Punk Wird Leben' - Aggressive Rockproduktionen 7" - Germany - 1984
From Hamburg.
9. 16 BLÅSARE UTAN HJÄRNA - 'IQ Inte'
'Split EP' - Crash Mag 7" - Sweden - 1990
10. THE SCAVENGERS - 'Born To Bullshit'
Demo - New Zealand - 1978
Released as a very limited 7" in 2002.
11. GOUKA - 'Filthy Mobs Power'
'Continuously Attack Of Endless Shock' - Forest split 7" - Japan - 1996
12. STICKY FILTH - 'May Be A Lover'
'Weep Woman Weep' - Ima Hitt MLP - New Zealand - 1988
More than echoes of 'Helter Skelter.'
13. POWERAGE - 'Lies'
'Backlash!' - Out Of Order Split 7" - South Africa - 1987
14. BARBED WIRE - 'Where We Live'
'The Age That Didn't Care' - Oi LP - UK - 1986
15. COMPOS MENTIS - 'Rock Stars'
'Backlash!' - Out Of Order Split 7" - New Zealand - 1987
16. GOUKA - 'Fashion: Massmedia's Game'
'Continuously Attack Of Endless Shock' - Forest split 7" - Japan - 1996
17. STICKY FILTH - 'Fall From Grace'
'Nektar Der Götter' - Ima Hitt LP - New Zealand - 1990
18. MARTIAL MOSH - 'Two Faced'
'Split EP' - Crash Mag 7" - Sweden - 1990
19. THE SCAVENGERS - 'Twentyone'
Demo - New Zealand - 1978
20. BARBED WIRE - 'Death And Destruction'
'The Age That Didn't Care' - Oi LP - UK - 1986
21. STICKY FILTH - 'Beer'
'Nektar Der Götter' - Ima Hitt LP - New Zealand - 1990
22. DASTON - 'Realize My Ideal'
'Continuously Attack Of Endless Shock' - Forest split 7" - Japan - 1996
23. COMPOS MENTIS - 'Noise'
'From Behind The Wall' - Sound Mind 7" - New Zealand - 1986
24. BARBED WIRE - 'In The Ghetto'
'The Age That Didn't Care' - Oi LP - UK - 1986
25. STICKY FILTH - 'Some Things Matter'
'Nektar Der Götter' - Ima Hitt LP - New Zealand - 1990
26. GOUKA - 'Life In The Massmedia'
'Continuously Attack Of Endless Shock' - Forest split 7" - Japan - 1996
27. THE SCAVENGERS - 'Money In The Bank'
Demo - New Zealand - 1978
28. BARBED WIRE - 'The Christmas Song'
'Skins 'n' Punks (Volume 4)' - Oi LP - UK - 1987
29. STICKY FILTH - 'Spartacus'
'Nektar Der Götter' - Ima Hitt LP - New Zealand - 1990
30. UK DECAY - 'Werewolf'
'Rising From The Dread' - Corpus Christi 12" EP - UK - 1982


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Thursday, 18 October 2018

The Best of Brought To Life - 494

1. XMAL DEUTSCHLAND - 'Qual'
'Fetisch' - 4AD LP - Germany - 1983
From their first album. Disappointing overall.
2. SUBURBAN REPTILES - 'Coup D' Etat'
Demo - New Zealand - 1978
Their crowning glory.
3. COME ON - 'Don't Walk On The Kitchen Floor'
Single - Self-released 7" - USA - 1978
From New York. They should have been as big as the Talking Heads. They sure were better.
4. THE SCAVENGERS - 'True Love'
'AK79' - Ripper LP - New Zealand - 1979
As promised, more from the album.
5. CUMBRAGE - 'Refused 'n' Insulted'
'Split with Dismachine' - Your Own Jailer 7" - Sweden - 1995
They did an album too but I never had it. Dismachine tracks at a later date.
6. THE PRIMMERS - 'Funny Stories'
'AK79' - Ripper LP - New Zealand - 1979
7. COME ON - 'See Me'
Demo - USA - 1977
8. XMAL DEUTSCLAND - 'Boomerang'
'Fetisch' - 4AD LP - Germany - 1983
9. THE SWINGERS - 'Certain Sound'
'AK79' - Ripper LP - New Zealand - 1979
10. CUMBRAGE - 'Benzoist'
'Split with Dismachine' - Your Own Jailer 7" - Sweden - 1995
11. COME ON - 'I'm Five'
Live at CBGBs - USA - 1978
12. TOY LOVE - 'Squeeze'
'AK79' - Ripper LP - New Zealand - 1979
13. XMAL DEUTSCHLAND - 'Begrab Mein Herz'
'Tocsin' - 4AD LP - Germany - 1984
14. COME ON - 'Mona Lisa'
Demo - USA - 1977
15. PROUD SCUM - 'Suicide'
'AK79' - Ripper LP - New Zealand - 1979
16. CUMBRAGE - 'Hulluja Vittuja'
'Split with Dismachine' - Your Own Jailer 7" - Sweden - 1995
17. SUBURBAN REPTILES - 'Megaton'
Single - Vertigo - New Zealand - 1978
18. THE FEATURES - 'City Scenes'
'Perfect' - Propeller 7" - New Zealand - 1980
19. COME ON - 'Old People'
Demo - USA - 1977
20. XMAL DEUTSCHLAND - 'Matador'
'Viva' - Xile LP - Germany - 1987
21. THE SCAVENGERS - 'Routine'
Demo - New Zealand - 1978
22. COME ON - 'My Neighbor Makes Noise'
Live at CBGBs - USA - 1978
23. THE SWINGERS - 'Baby'
'AK79' - Ripper LP - New Zealand - 1979
24. XMAL DEUTSCHLAND - 'Polarlicht'
'Viva' - Xile LP - Germany - 1987
25. COME ON - 'Pills And Money'
Live at CBGBs - USA - 1978
26. TOY LOVE - 'Toy Love Song'
'AK79' - Ripper LP - New Zealand - 1979
27. CUMBRAGE - 'Älä Maraja'
'Split with Dismachine' - Your Own Jailer 7" - Sweden - 1995
28. COME ON - 'Disney Land'
Live at Hurrah - USA - 1980
29. XMAL DEUTSCHLAND - 'Eisengrau'
'Viva' - Xile LP - Germany - 1987


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Tuesday, 16 October 2018

The Best of Brought To Life - 493

1. THE CHILLS - 'Kaleidoscope World'
'Dunedin Double' - Flying Nun 2x12" - New Zealand - 1982
Quite laid back and introspective this 4-band sampler, which wasn't that trendy at the time.
2. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Gone Gamblin'
'The Evil Powers Of Rock 'n' Roll' - Reptilian LP - USA - 1999
The last installment.
3. THE X-TEENS - 'Big Boy's Dream'
'Big Boy's Dream' - Moonlight 12" E.P. - USA - 1980
Been quite a while since we had any X-Teens, so . . .
4. THE TERRORWAYS - 'Never Been To Borstal'
'AK 79' - Ripper LP - New Zealand - 1979
I only comped a couple of tracks from this previously. Here's the first of a couple more. More on the next comp.
5. XMAL DEUTSCHLAND - 'Schwarze Welt'
'Schwarze Welt' - Zickzack 7" - Germany - 1981
Their debut vinyl.
6. THE SCREAMIN' MEE-MEES - 'Struck Out'
'Live From The Basement!' - Dog Face 7" - USA - 1976
More great lo-fi proto-punk.
7. GUADALCANAL DIARY - 'Trail Of Tears'
'Walking In The Shadow Of The Big Man' - DB LP - USA - 1984
8. SUPERSUCKERS - 'My Kickass Life'
'The Evil Powers Of Rock 'n' Roll' - Reptilian LP - USA - 1999
9. SNEAKY FEELINGS - 'Pity's Sake'
'Dunedin Double' - Flying Nun 2x12" - New Zealand - 1982
10. SNAPPER - 'Emmanuelle'
'Shotgun Blossom' - Avalanche LP - New Zealand - 1990
11. THE X-TEENS - 'Venus'
'Big Boy's Dream' - Moonlight 12" E.P. - USA - 1980
12. THE TERRORWAYS - 'She's A Mod'
'AK 79' - Ripper LP - New Zealand - 1979
13. THE SCREAMIN' MEE-MEES - 'Max Factor'
'Live From The Basement!' - Dog Face 7" - USA - 1976
14. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Fisticuffs'
'The Evil Powers Of Rock 'n' Roll' - Reptilian LP - USA - 1999
15. NOCTURNAL PROJECTIONS - 'Walk In A Straight Line'
'Xpressway Pile=Up' - Xpressway cassette - New Zealand - 1988
16. GUADALCANAL DIARY - 'Watusi Rodeo'
'Walking In The Shadow Of The Big Man' - DB LP - USA - 1984
17. SNAPPER - 'Death And Weirdness In The Surfing Zone'
'Snapper' 12" EP - New Zealand - 1988
18. THE TERRORWAYS - 'Somebody's Gonna Get Their Head Kicked In Tonight'
Demo - New Zealand - 1978
19. THE SCREAMIN' MEE-MEES - 'Too Young To Shave'
Demo - USA - 1978
20. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Goin Back To Tucson'
'The Evil Powers Of Rock 'n' Roll' - Reptilian LP - USA - 1999
21. THE STONES - 'Something New'
'Dunedin Double' - Flying Nun 2x12" - New Zealand - 1982
22. XMAL DEUTSCHLAND - 'Großstadtindianer'
'Schwarze Welt' - Zickzack 7" - Germany - 1981
23. THE X-TEENS - 'Fragile Beings'
'Big Boy's Dream' - Moonlight 12" E.P. - USA - 1980
24. THE TERRORWAYS - 'Things Go Wrong'
Live - New Zealand - 1979
25. SUPERSUCKERS - 'I Can't Hold Myself in Line'
'The Evil Powers Of Rock 'n' Roll' - Reptilian LP - USA - 1999
26. THE SCREAMIN' MEE-MEES - 'Answer Me'
Single - Brinkman 7" - USA - 1996
27. THE TERRORWAYS - 'Leave Off'
Live - New Zealand - 1979
28. THE VERLAINES - 'Crisis After Crisis'
'Dunedin Double' - Flying Nun 2x12" - New Zealand - 1982
29. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Hot Like The Sun'
'The Evil Powers Of Rock 'n' Roll' - Reptilian LP - USA - 1999

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Friday, 12 October 2018

The Best of Brought To Life - 492

1. PANKRTI - 'Tovar Ši, Jest Vam Ne Verjamem'
'Novi Punk Val 78-80' - ZKP RTVL LP - Yugoslavia - 1981
More from this album you all cried!
2. SUPERSUCKERS - 'The Evil Powers Of Rock 'n' Roll'
'The Evil Powers Of Rock 'n' Roll' - Reptilian LP - USA - 1999
Their last album that qualifies. So good that I'll have to spread the tracks over 2 comps.
3. U-BOMBS - 'Kids Wanna See Ya Dead'
Demo - Australia - 1979
They released a single under 'Irving And The U-bombs. I haven't got it. This was their most punk-sounding track by far. From Adelaide.
4. BERLINSKI ZID - 'Možgani Na Asfaltu'
'Novi Punk Val 78-80' - ZKP RTVL LP - Yugoslavia - 1981
5. END RESULT - 'Last Chance'
'Backlash!' - Playlist 7" - UK - 1981
Long overdue visit to this fine little comp.
6. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Cool Manchu'
'The Evil Powers Of Rock 'n' Roll' - Reptilian LP - USA - 1999
7. MX-80 SOUND - 'Train To Loveland'
'Big Hits - Hard Pop From The Hoosiers' - Bar-B-Q 7" - USA - 1976
Their first release. Their most original and best.
8. 92 - 'Videti Jih'
'Novi Punk Val 78-80' - ZKP RTVL LP - Yugoslavia - 1981
9. U-BOMBS - 'Cover Of Roadrunner'
Demo - Australia - 1979
10. SUPERSUCKERS - 'I Want The Drugs'
'The Evil Powers Of Rock 'n' Roll' - Reptilian LP - USA - 1999
11. MX-80 SOUND - 'Boy Trouble Girl Trouble'
'Big Hits - Hard Pop From The Hoosiers' - Bar-B-Q 7" - USA - 1976
12. UK DECAY - 'Christian Disguise'
Demo - UK - 1979
13. 92 - 'Kontroliram Misli'
'Novi Punk Val 78-80' - ZKP RTVL LP - Yugoslavia - 1981
14. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Santa Rita High'
'The Evil Powers Of Rock 'n' Roll' - Reptilian LP - USA - 1999
15. VICTIMS OF WHAT? - 'Anybody's Baby'
'Backlash!' - Playlist 7" - UK - 1981
16. 92 - 'Od Šestih Do Dveh'
Single - ZKP RTVL 7" - Yugoslavia - 1980
17. U-BOMBS - 'Choice'
Demo - Australia - 1979
18. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Dead Meat'
'The Evil Powers Of Rock 'n' Roll' - Reptilian LP - USA - 1999
19. BERLINSKI ZID - 'Po Cestah Mesta'
'Novi Punk Val 78-80' - ZKP RTVL LP - Yugoslavia - 1981
20. MX-80 SOUND - 'Myonga Von Bontee'
'Big Hits - Hard Pop From The Hoosiers' - Bar-B-Q 7" - USA - 1976
21. 92 - 'Tujci'
Flipside of 'Od Šestih Do Dveh' - ZKP RTVL 7" - Yugoslavia - 1980
22. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Stuff 'n' Nonsense'
'The Evil Powers Of Rock 'n' Roll' - Reptilian LP - USA - 1999
23. U-BOMBS - 'What's Your Problem?'
Demo - Australia - 1979
24. PANKRTI - 'Anarhist'
'Novi Punk Val 78-80' - ZKP RTVL LP - Yugoslavia - 1981
25. MX-80 SOUND - 'Tidal Wave'
'Big Hits - Hard Pop From The Hoosiers' - Bar-B-Q 7" - USA - 1976
26. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Dirt Roads Dead Ends and Dust'
'The Evil Powers Of Rock 'n' Roll' - Reptilian LP - USA - 1999
27. U-BOMBS - 'U-Girl'
Demo - Australia - 1979
28. UK DECAY - 'For Madmen Only'
'For Madmen Only' - Fresh LP - UK - 1981

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Tuesday, 9 October 2018

The Best of Brought To Life - 491

1. THE DAMNED - 'Dozen Girls'
Single - Bronze 7" - UK - 1982
Some random Damned omissions on this comp. Derivative of 'David Watts', obviously, but a nice enough song.
2. TERMITI - 'Vjeran Pas'
'Novi Punk Val 78-80' - ZKP RTVL LP - Yugoslavia - 1981
Continuing the theme of early Yugoslav synth-punk.
3. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Bad Bad Bad'
'The Sacrilicious Sounds Of The Supersuckers' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1995
This is the one with Rick Simms on it, and you can tell.
4. PAUL TORNADO - 'Van Agt Casanova'
Single - De 1000 Idioten 7" - Netherlands - 1977
The first Dutch punk single? Who cares?
5. TALKING HEADS - 'New Feeling'
'77' - Sire LP - USA - 1977
A mixed album, but the only one of theirs which is any good.
6. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Born With A Tail'
'The Sacrilicious Sounds Of The Supersuckers' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1995
7. TERMITI - 'Vremenska Prognoza'
'Novi Punk Val 78-80' - ZKP RTVL LP - Yugoslavia - 1981
8. THE DAMNED - 'Nasty'
Flipside of 'Thanks For The Night' - Damned 7" - UK - 1984
Written for The Young Ones TV show. The show wanted 'Help' but they'd learned about royalties by now so they wrote them a new song especially for the show.
9. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Doublewide'
'The Sacrilicious Sounds Of The Supersuckers' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1995
10. TERMITI - 'Žaca'
'Izgubljeno Nađeno' - Self released cassette - Yugoslavia - 1981
11. TALKING HEADS - 'Who Is It?'
'77' - Sire LP - USA - 1977
12. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Money Into Sin'
'The Sacrilicious Sounds Of The Supersuckers' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1995
13. PAUL TORNADO - 'Ik Wil Jou Zijn (Mijn Idool)'
Flipside of 'Van Agt Casanova' - De 1000 Idioten 7" - Netherlands - 1977
14. TERMITI - 'Pobuna'
'Izgubljeno Nađeno' - Self released cassette - Yugoslavia - 1981
15. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Marie'
'The Sacrilicious Sounds Of The Supersuckers' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1995
16. THE DAMNED - 'Noise Noise Noise'
On the flipside of 'Love Song' - Chiswick 7" - UK - 1979
17. TERMITI - 'Ja Ne Želim Ništa'
'Izgubljeno Nađeno' - Self released cassette - Yugoslavia - 1981
18. SUPERSUCKERS - 'The Thing About That'
'The Sacrilicious Sounds Of The Supersuckers' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1995
19. TALKING HEADS - 'Tentative Decisions'
'77' - Sire LP - USA - 1977
20. TERMITI - 'Ujo Gastarbajter'
Demo - Yugoslavia - early '80s
21. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Run Like A Motherfucker'
'The Sacrilicious Sounds Of The Supersuckers' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1995
22. THE DAMNED - 'Suicide'
On the flipside of 'Love Song' - Chiswick 7" - UK - 1979
23. TERMITI - 'Idem Nestajem'
Demo - Yugoslavia - early '80s
24. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Hittin' The Gravel'
'The Sacrilicious Sounds Of The Supersuckers' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1995
25. TALKING HEADS - 'Psycho Killer'
'77' - Sire LP - USA - 1977
26. TERMITI - 'Zdravo Marijo'
Demo - Yugoslavia - early '80s
27. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Stoned If You Want It'
'The Sacrilicious Sounds Of The Supersuckers' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1995
28. TERMITI - 'Šminkeri'
Demo - Yugoslavia - early '80s
29. SUPERSUCKERS - 'My Victim'
'The Sacrilicious Sounds Of The Supersuckers' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1995




Friday, 5 October 2018

The Best of Brought To Life - 490

1. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Creepy Jackalope Eye'
'La Mano Cornuda' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1994
Bored with Supersuckers yet? Of course not, they're great.
2. MRTVI KANAL - 'Oglasi'
Split with Grč - Galerija ŠKUC Izdaja cassette - Yugoslavia - 1983
From Rijeka, Croatia. This was their only release until a Dallas retro CD released in 2008.
3. CERAMIC HOBS - 'Exceedingly Good Weasels'
'Disturbing 'Boxing Ring' Fantasies' - Pumf cassette - UK - 1988
From Blackpool, courtesy of DIE OR D.I.Y blog.
4. TWISTED NERVE - 'Neutral Zone'
'Mint Sauce For The Masses' - Playlist 7" - UK - 1980
An underrated comp from way back when.
5. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Seventeen Poles'
'La Mano Cornuda' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1994
6. SCROTUM POLES - 'Night Train'
'Revelation' - One Tone 7" - UK - 1980
I've already posted this lot before but Jonny Zchivago has encouraged me to post more.
7. THE ALLEGED - '2 Out Of 3'
'Second City Statik - A Glasgow Compilation' - Statik MLP - UK - 1980
8. TWISTED NERVE - 'Indecision'
'Caught In Session' - Playlist 7" - UK - 1982
9. SUPERSUCKERS - 'High Ya!'
'La Mano Cornuda' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1994
10. FLEXIBLE RESPONSE - 'The Shortest War'
'Mint Sauce For The Masses' - Playlist 7" - UK - 1980
11. CERAMIC HOBBS - 'Cupcakes'
'Disturbing 'Boxing Ring' Fantasies' - Pumf cassette - UK - 1988
12. MRTVI KANAL - 'Smiješna Djeca'
Split with Grč - Galerija ŠKUC Izdaja cassette - Yugoslavia - 1983
13. SUPERSUCKERS - 'On The Couch'
'La Mano Cornuda' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1994
14. RESTRICTED CODE - 'The New Messiah'
'Second City Statik - A Glasgow Compilation' - Statik MLP - UK - 1980
15. SCROTUM POLES - 'Cocaine'
Demo - UK - 1979
16. MRTVI KANAL - 'Crna Kronika'
Radio session - Yugoslavia - 1979
17. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Clueless'
'La Mano Cornuda' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1994
18. CERAMIC HOBS - 'Robin Blood'
'Psychiatric Underground' - Pumf CD - UK- 1998
19. TWISTED NERVE - 'Vertigo'
'Mint Sauce For The Masses' - Playlist 7" - UK - 1980
20. MRTVI KANAL - 'Protekcije'
Radio session - Yugoslavia - 1979
21. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Sugie'
'La Mano Cornuda' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1994
22. FUN CITY - 'Avalanche'
'Mint Sauce For The Masses' - Playlist 7" - UK - 1980
23. THE ALLEGED - 'Despair'
'Second City Statik - A Glasgow Compilation' - Statik MLP - UK - 1980
24. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Gold Top'
'La Mano Cornuda' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1994
25. CERAMIC HOBS - 'Winterbottom Speaks'
'Psychiatric Underground' - Pumf CD - UK- 1998
26. SCROTUM POLES - 'Fast Changes'
Demo - UK - 1979
27. SUPERSUCKERS - 'I Was Born Without A Spine'
'La Mano Cornuda' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1994
28. MRTVI KANAL - 'Slike Na Mramoru'
Split with Grč - Galerija ŠKUC Izdaja cassette - Yugoslavia - 1983
29. SCROTUM POLES - 'Put An End To It All'
Demo - UK - 1979
30. SUPERSUCKERS - 'Glad, Damn Glad'
'La Mano Cornuda' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1994
31. CERAMIC HOBS - 'Castrol GTX'
'Psychiatric Underground' - Pumf CD - UK- 1998
32. MRTVI KANAL - 'U Ludnicu'
Split with Grč - Galerija ŠKUC Izdaja cassette - Yugoslavia - 1983
33. SUPERSUCKERS - 'She's My Bitch'
'La Mano Cornuda' - Sub Pop LP - USA - 1994