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Goblin set from '78

It's damn sexy.

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The section from 37:30 onwards is fabulous. Thanks for this!

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I love YMO more than my own family. I've been meaning to recommend their film, Propaganda, for a while now. Most of it makes little sense, but it's deliciously tongue-in-cheek and performances are the business, so it's well worth a watch if you can find the full thing.

Technopolis/Rydeen

Ballet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwZYjqch5gw

Damn fine, beautifully constructed technopop. I think it's massively underrated.

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I'd like to agree with you!

Nothing like finding a band by chance and them being fucking amazing.

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I watched The Warriors at the cinema last night, so Epic on the big screen. Anyway, I had to post this.

I love some of he synth tracks on this album, such iconic sounds.

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I'm a massive fan of the Zombi 2 soundtrack, its probably more defining of the zombie genre than Goblin's DotD soundtrack.

Nice choice of label name. I used to love listening to Death Waltz whilst walking through an empty Manchester Arndale.

I hope they do a pressing of the Let Sleeping Corpses lie soundtrack too, that's a gem and a half.

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Just looked at the website and noticed they are doing a Let Sleeping Corpses Lie pressing too (aka Living Dead at the Manchester Morgue). The subscription deal sounds good too.

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It does as long as they don't chose something pap. I don't really see them doing that tho.

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I watched The Warriors at the cinema last night, so Epic on the big screen. Anyway, I had to post this.

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I love some of he synth tracks on this album, such iconic sounds.

The whole album's really good fun actually - some corking cheesy anthemic rock songs too. I listen to it loads.

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Woah.

You don't play the ANS synthesizer with a keyboard. Instead you etch images onto glass sheets covered in black putty and feed them into a machine that shines light through the etchings, trigging a wide range of tones. Etchings made low on the sheets make low tones. High etchings make high tones. The sound is generated in real-time and the tempo depends on how fast you insert the sheets.

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http://boingboing.net/2012/06/27/synth.html

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Another great track from this album popped up on shuffle today. Sounds totally fresh and new - I thought it was Davy DMX until I checked! Wish there were extended versions...

B. Tikhomirov - Competition. (7.39 - 8.56)

Other things I've been listening to this week:

Awesome soviet electronic pop that somehow ended up sounding like a spacey Detroit take on 'Popcorn'.

Russian electro freshness, made to promote the glory of the soviet sports committee or some nonsense.

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I love YMO more than my own family. I've been meaning to recommend their film, Propaganda, for a while now. Most of it makes little sense, but it's deliciously tongue-in-cheek and performances are the business, so it's well worth a watch if you can find the full thing.

Watched this earlier. Brilliant.

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Just heard this whilst getting a ride in my mates car

What the fuck did they do to my beloved Goblin? That's not how you do it.

This is how you do it!

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(Coincidentally) YMO related, but I'm loving this.

Haruomi Hosono - Cosmic Surfin'

"This song is well-known as a tune of Yellow Magic Orchestra that Hosono formed, But Hosono did earlier on the LP "Pacific"('78) collaborated with famous musicians in Japan - Tatsuro Yamashita, Shigeru Suzuki, Takahiro Ishikawa and Masataka Matsutoya."

From a mix of weird and wonderful synth music by Egyptology.

EGYPTOLOGY – The Sescosem Mix

Playlist:

SESCOSEM + CS80 intro

Desmond Leslie “The Stranger’s Quest”

Claudio Rocchi “Oh Lyra”

Howard Shore “Assassins in the Barn”

Haruomi Hosono “Cosmic Surfin (Pacific Version)”

Jean-Jacques Perrey “In First Orbit”

Michael Stearns “Toto, I’ve A Feeling We’re Not in Kansas Anymore!”

Kerry Beaumont “Rubber Balls”

Claudio Rocchi “Oscillando”

Kraftwerk “Metropolis”

Mark Shreeve “Icon”

Raymond Scott “Backwards Overload”

Piero Umiliani “Arabian Synth”

Joe Meek “Glob Waterfall”

Vangelis “Soil Festivities Movement 2″

David Munrow “The Vortex”

Saeko Suzuki “S-8 TO T-8″

Eric Siday “exc. from Sounds of Now Vol.1″

John Baker “Jazz Advert”

Ennio Morricone “Un Uomo Nello Spazio”

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Hosono is awesome. This is my favourite of his:

http://youtu.be/Qid8AtWabiw

Bloody disabled embedding. Who does that? Anyway, I love Jun Togawa's version as well, particularly for the mid-song giggles.

http://youtu.be/3lnkoT9t1xs

This one isn't really appropriate for the thread but it's possibly my favourite telly performance ever so shut it.

That bloody robo-arm!

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Anyone got round to checking the new Steve Moore album yet? I think it released a fortnight ago or so. The previous one, I think we can all agree, was pretty great.

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I adore this thread. Been keeping me in good music for hours now.

Ive been listening to alot of modern synthesized music lately. Not too sure what genre you'd call it but music from the Rosa Corsa label aswell as similar stuff. Usually done with a deep sense of nostalgia and melancholica for the pop culture of the 1980s and other stuff. Think music from the movie Drive, Kavinsky type stuff.

Try these and see what you think :)

http://youtu.be/o3fboc04oZQ

Put these on, loud, and try not to grimace with pure pleasure or something :D

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I'm sure you all know this anyway, but if you're hailing the synth, you should be hailing this thread too -

Hail extensively.

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I adore this thread. Been keeping me in good music for hours now.

Ive been listening to alot of modern synthesized music lately. Not too sure what genre you'd call it but music from the Rosa Corsa label aswell as similar stuff. Usually done with a deep sense of nostalgia and melancholica for the pop culture of the 1980s and other stuff. Think music from the movie Drive, Kavinsky type stuff.

Try these and see what you think :)

http://youtu.be/o3fboc04oZQ

Put these on, loud, and try not to grimace with pure pleasure or something :D

Oh man, that's some solid gold, right there.

A bit of Bandcamp searching took me to Protector 101's Robocop-inspired EP, which I've had on all afternoon. It's taken all my will not to start breakin' and lockin' in the office :)

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