Category: 1980s

2nd April 2018: Molto Brutto – Leichen

Artist: Molto Brutto Title: Leichen Language: German (from Austria) I absolutely love this track! It’s so moody and mysterious, with really great keyboards sounds. ‘Leichen’ means corpses in English, and this track is from a compilation called ‘Die Tödliche Dosis‘, (The Deadly Dose) which was released in 1981. I am looking forward to listening to more of this band’s work.

26th March 2018: Stephan Remmler und Nina – Feuerwerk

Artist: #Stephan und Nina Title: Feuerwerk Language: German Stephan (Remmler) is the ex-singer from pop band ‘Trio’, and he made this record with a nine-year-old girl who is actually called Angela Smecca. So, who is Nina? Apparently Stephan was going to record this song with Nina Hagen (imagine!) but, sadly, it didn’t happen. I have a soft spot for space-inspired...

9th February 2018

Artist: 真鍋ちえみ (Chiemi Manabe) Title: うんととおく (Untotooku) Language: Japanese From the Discogs website: “…Her only solo album, 1982’s “Fushigi Shoujo” (不思議・少女) has become much sought-after in light of its revival among cosmic disco enthusiasts, particularly the track “Untotooku” (うんととおく), an album-only cut whose popularity in DJ sets caused it to be released in April 2017 as a 7″ single for...

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