80sObscurities presents: Nash The Slash - 'Swingshift'Posted on 14/12/12
This 80sObscurities series was founded by DJ Rexx Arkana to showcase old, often unknown or forgotten acts and tracks from the decade when electronic music was truly the new wave. Rexx Arkana has been a club/radio DJ and promoter since the mid-80s and headlined festivals on several continents and currently holds a residency at DEFCON, NYC's current longest-running weekly scene party. He is also the founder and lyricist of Brudershaft and one half of harsh electro act FGFC820.
We've reached the end of the first week of our "12 Days of Christmas" celebration here at 80sObscurities, where I've turned over the decks to various guest hosts so that they might share some of their own musical memories from the decade that time forgot.
Today's track is another from someone who was actually there, an 80s musical artist who has found his own project profiled here in the past, Psyche's Darrin C. Huss. "Distorted drum machines, Korg Handclaps and polyrhythms. Screeching electric mandolin played by a figure in Invisible Man bandages.
This sonic delight with its twisted S & M lyrics and foreboding psychedelic atmosphere made a lasting impression on two young Canadian brothers just beginning to find their way with their own Horror oriented soundscapes. Of course there are many other great singles from our Canadian hero, but this one has it all. Therefore Psyche's choice cut for you is this one.
DOWNLOAD THE FREE 54-TRACK COMPILATION "Matrix Downloaded 003" NOW !
More related news :
80sObscurities interview with Ginger to the Rescue - 'Don't Say Na Na Na'
80sObscurities present: Endgames - 'Waiting For Another Chance'
80sObscurities presents: Форум 'Давайте
80sObscurities presents: 23 Skidoo - 'Coup'
80sObscurities presents: 84 Ahead - 'Get On Up'
80sObscurities presents: A Certain Ratio - 'Forced Laugh'
80sObscurities presents: A House - 'Call Me Blue'
80sObscurities presents: Agentss - 'Cidade Industrial'
80sObscurities presents: Aimless Device - 'No Friend of Mine'
80sObscurities presents: Art Fine - 'Dark Silence'
Out by mid-December is the Agent Side Grinder vinyl 'This is us'. On this limited edition 12 inch vinyl the five piece Stockholm based act brings the title track accompanied by remixes from Daniel Myer (Haujobb, Architect, Destroid and more) and Red Idiot. (...)
Out on November 11 via Drakkar is the brand new QNTAL album 'VII', their 7th studio album so far. The first edition comes as a limited 6-panel Digipak with special cover-print in 'glow in the dark' ink. (...)
'Off The Rails' is the newest single from Billie Ray Martin featuring Hercules and Love Affair singer Aerea Negrot. (...)
Legendary post punk act The Monochrome Set have inked a deal with Hamburg-based independent label Tapete Records, home of Lloyd Cole and Martin Carr, among others. (...)
Chicago-based electronic music label Tympanik Audio is to release volume 5 of their 'Emerging Organisms' compilation series showcasing 30 new and exclusive songs. (...)
Out by the end of this month is a remix CD from C-Lekktor, called 'Rewind 10x'. (...)
I:Scintilla launches 'The War to Win' 1-track download single to support UN Women programs - available now
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER