Posts Tagged ‘new wave’


septiembre 16, 2009

‘Uncontrollable Urge’ é a primeira canción do primeiro LP da banda DEVO Question: Are We Not Men? Answer: We Are Devo! e un dos seus temas máis recoñecidos.

En 1992 os únicos e irrepetibles The Mummies fixeron sua propia versión (un pouco máis garaxeira, aínda que non moi diferente da orixinal) que foi editada en 7″ ese mesmo ano pero que non foi incluída no seu disco de debut.



agosto 6, 2009

‘Psycho Killer’ é un tema escrito por David Byrne para o álbum 77 dos Talking Heads e todo un himno da new wave novaiorquina. Un tema versionado por infinidade de artistas como Terrorvision, The Faint, Jason Isbell ou o caso quer nos ocupa, que son os Velvet Revolver de Slash e compañía, os cales versionaban habitualmente nos seus concertos.



agosto 6, 2009

‘One Way Or Another’ é un documental realizado pola BBC en 2006 sobre a carreira do grupo liderado por Debbie Harry, Blondie, e no cal se fai un repaso exhaustivo pola historia da banda. Conta tamén con opinións de Iggy Pop ou Shirley Manson.


agosto 6, 2009

Aquí vos deixo unhas actuacións de Devo no late night ‘Fridays’ do canle ABC en 1980 e 1981.


‘Whip It’ + ‘Uncontrollable Urge’

‘Girl U Want’ + ‘Gates of Steel’



‘Theme From Adventures of The Smart Patrol’ + ‘Jerkin’ Back ‘n’ Forth’

‘I Saw Jesus’ + ‘Through Being Cool’

‘Working In The Coalmine’

the church na televisión italiana en 1988.

abril 27, 2009

Actuación da banda australiana The Church nun programa da televisión italiana en 1988 durante a xira de presentación de seu disco ‘Starfish’.

Blondie feat. Coolio, Mobb Deep, Inspectah Deck & U-god

abril 23, 2009

Actuación durante a entrega dos American Music Awards de 1999.

¿Quén o diría? A diva Debbie Harry rodeada de catro rapeiros facendo numetal (casi casi). O tema é ‘No Exit’, incluído no disco do mesmo nome e que tamén contiña aquel superhit ‘Maria’.

Josh freese pode ser teu mellor amigo, pero ten un prezo.

abril 10, 2009

Josh Freese, batería de The Vandals, Devo, A Perfect Circle, Guns n’ Roses ou NIN, entre esta interminable lista de colaboracións, acaba de sacar un novo disco en solitario chamado ‘Since 1972’ o cal podedes escoitar ó completo na súa web. Ata aquí todo normal. Pois ben, o prezo do disco varía considerablemente, dende os 7$ ata os 70.000$. Aquí poño a lista (en inglés) de todo o package posible, asique se queres cambiar pañais con él, emborracharte ou que Josh Freese toque na túa banda deberías ler isto.


– Digital download of Since 1972, including 3 videos


– CD/DVD double-disc set + Digital download


– CD/DVD double-disc set

– T-shirt

– “Thank you” phone call from Josh for buying Since 1972. You can tell him what you like about the record that you purchased, or what you thought sucked. Ask whatever you want, like “Is Maynard really THAT weird?” or “Which one of Sting’s mansions has the comfiest beds?” or “Are Devo really suburban robots that monitor reality or just a bunch of dads from Ohio?” or “Why don’t the Vandals play more stuff off the first record?” It’s your 5 minutes to yack it up. Talk about whatever you want.

$250 (limited edition of 25)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– T-shirt

– Signed drum head and drumsticks

– Go on a lunch date with Josh to PF Changs or The Cheesecake Factory (whatever you’re into)

$500 (limited edition of 15)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– T-shirt

– Signed cymbal and sticks

– Meet Josh in Venice, Calif., and go floating together in a sensory-deprivation tank (to be filmed and posted on YouTube)

– Dinner at Sizzler (get your $8.99 steak and “all you can eat” shrimp on)

$1,000 (limited edition of 10)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– T-shirt

– Signed cymbal, drum head and drumsticks

– Josh washes your car OR does your laundry … or you can wash his car

– Have dinner with Josh aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, Calif.

– Get drunk and cut each other’s hair in the parking lot of the Long Beach courthouse (filmed and posted on YouTube, of course)

$2,500 (limited edition of 5)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– Get a private drum lesson with Josh, or for all you non-drummers, have him give you a back and foot massage (couples welcome)

– Pick any 1 member of the Vandals or Devo (subject to availability) to accompany you and Josh to either the Hollywood Wax Museum or the lunch buffet at the Spearmint Rhino

– Signed DW snare drum

– Take 3 items of your choice out of his closet (first come, first serve)

– Change diapers and make bottles with him for an afternoon (after hitting the strip club)

$5,000 (limited edition of 3)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– T-shirt

– Josh writes a song about you and makes it available on iTunes

– Co-direct a video with him for the song about you and throw it up on the YouTubes

– Josh gives you and a friend a private tour of Disneyland

– Get drunk together. If you don’t drink, we can go to my dad’s place and hang out under the “Tuba tree”

– Stone Gossard from Pearl Jam will send you a letter telling you about his favourite song on Since 1972

$10,000 (limited edition of 1)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– T-shirt

– Signed DW snare drum from A Perfect Circle’s 2003 tour

– Josh gives you a private drum lesson OR his and hers foot/back massage (couples welcome, discreet parking)

– Twiggy from Marilyn Manson’s band and Josh take you and a guest to Roscoe’s Chicken ‘n’ Waffles in Long Beach for dinner

– Josh takes you and a guest to Club 33 (the super-duper exclusive and private restaurant at Disneyland located above Pirates of the Caribbean) and then hit a couple rides afterward (preferably the Tiki Room, the Haunted Mansion and Tower of Terror)

– At the end of the day at Disneyland, drive away in Josh’s Volvo station wagon. It’s all yours … take it. Just drop him off on your way home, though, please.

$20,000 (limited edition of 1)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– T-shirt

– A signed drum from the 2008 Nine Inch Nails tour

– Maynard James Keenan, Mark Mothersbaugh from Devo and Josh take you miniature golfing and then drop you off on the side of the freeway (all filmed and posted on YouTube)

– Josh gives you a tour of Long Beach. See his first apartment, the coffee shop on 2nd Street where his buddy paid Dave Grohl $40 to rip up tile just weeks before joining Nirvana. See the old Vandals rehearsal spot, the liquor store he got busted at using a Fake ID when he was 17 (it was Dave from the Vandals’ old ID). Go check out Snoop Dogg’s high school. For an extra 50 bucks see where Tom and Adrian from No Doubt live. For another $25 he’ll show ya where Eric from NOFX and Brooks from Bad Religion get their hair cut.

– Spend the night aboard the Queen Mary and take the “Ghosts and Legends” tour. (Separate rooms … no spooning.)

– Josh writes 2 songs about you and both are made available on iTunes and appear on his next record (you can sing back up on ‘em, clap, play the drums, triangle, whatever)

– Drum lesson OR foot and back massage (once again … couples welcome and discreet parking available)

– Pick any 3 items out of Josh’s closet

$75,000 (limited edition of 1)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– T-shirt

– Go on tour with Josh for a few days

– Have Josh write, record and release a 5-song EP about you and your life story

– Take home any of his drum sets (only one, but you can choose which one)

– Take shrooms and cruise Hollywood in Danny from Tool’s Lamborghini OR play quarters and then hop on the Ouija board for a while

– Josh will join your band for a month … play shows, record, party with groupies, etc.

– If you don’t have a band he’ll be your personal assistant for a month (4-day work weeks, 10 am to 4 pm)

– Take a limo down to Tijuana and he’ll show you how it’s done (what that means exactly we can’t legally get into here)

– If you don’t live in Southern California (but are a U.S. resident) he’ll come to you and be your personal assistant/cabana boy for 2 weeks

– Take a flying trapeze lesson with Josh and Robin from NIN, go back to Robins place afterwards and his wife will make you raw lasagna