srijeda, 31. srpnja 2013.

LA STRADA - La Strada (1987)












































LA STRADA was a former Yugoslav rock band from Novi Sad, Serbia. The band was formed by Slobodan Tišma (guitar, lead vocals) , a rock veteran and poet, and called it "La Strada" by the Federico Fellini movie. The rest of the band consisted of Danijel Stari (bass guitar, arrangements), Boris Oslovčan "Bora" (bass guitar), Siniša Ilić "Siki" (guitar) and Dragan Nastasić "Gane" (guitar) and a temporary drummer Siniša Sekulić "Sekula". The band functioned with two bassists because Stari did not want to perform live and his live replacement was Oslovčan and drummer Sekulić also did not perform live so they used a rhythm machine instead. The lineup made their first recordings in the Vranešević brothers studio which consisted of three songs "On", "Sat" and "Narcis" which were often broadcast on radio Novi Sad's shows "Yu Pop Scena" and "Novi vidici" hosted by Dragan Gojković "Goja", who was monitoring the fast growing world New Wave scene at that time. After the recording of the tracks both of the band's guitarists left the band and were replaced by Predrag Ostojić "Preža" (guitar) and Ivan Fece "Firchie" (full-time drummer). The band made their first live appearance in 1980 in Novi Sad's club No. 1. The lineup Tišma, Oslovčan, Firchie and Ostojić also played as an opening act for Električni Orgazam. In May 1981 the band performed at Subotica "Youth Festival" and at the Danube park handball playground in Novi Sad as an opening act for the band Film. The last appearance the band made at the Belgrade's KST in June 1981. Due to a misunderstanding, bassist Oslovčan left the band and was replaced by Zoran Bulatović "Bale", a former Pekinška Patka member, and Ostojić so Tišma remained the only guitar player. Even though the band was well accepted at Štrand and Pančevo both opening for Lačni Franz, La Strada ceased to exist. Tišma, Firchie and Bale with Marinko Vukomanović of Pekinška Patka formed a new band called "Luna". When Luna disbanded in 1985, Tišma and Stari along with former Luna keyboard player and bassist Jasmina Mitrušić "Mina", Žolt Horvat (guitar) and Robert Radić (drums) (both from Kontratitam and Gomila G) reformed La Strada. In Džuboks magazine's poll La Strada was pronounced as the greatest expectation of 1985. After performing in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Zagreb and other venues, the band entered the studio and recorded material for their debut album, produced by Mitar Subotić which was released in 1987 through radio Novi Sad's M Production, one of the greatest labels in Serbia during the 1980s. The recording and release of the record was financed by radio Novi Sad and the record was released in 500 copies. Unlike Luna's sound, La strada presented a diverse combination of classic pop and rock elements combined with Tišma's poetry. After the release of the album, Horvat, Stari and Mina left the band and were replaced by Zoran Lekić "Leki" (guitar) and Ilija Vlaisavljević "Bebec" (bass). This lineup entered the studio to record six new studio tracks which were never released, and after performing at several venues the band held their last concert in Subotica in 1987. Tišma pursued a career as a poet and released two poetry books. (from wikipedia)



ponedjeljak, 29. srpnja 2013.

nedjelja, 28. srpnja 2013.

KONGRES - Zarjavele trobente (1984)










































KONGRES formed in 1982, in Sarajevo, Bosnia And Herzegovina (ex-Yugoslavia) by singer and guitarist Mahir Purivatra, bassist Aljoša Buha , singer Emir Cerić, keyboardist Jadranko Džihan and drummer Adan Subašić. The first concert held in Sarajevo at the "Sloga" with Zabranjeno pušenje and Elvis J. Kurtovich in the fall 1982. In 1984. announced the debut LP "Zarjavele trobente", which they recorded as a trio since the Emir Cerić, in the meantime left the group, and Džihan moved to Zabranjeno pušenje. On album as guests participated Dražen Janković, keyboardist of Zabranjeno pušenje and Zoran Predin from Lačni Franz.



D'BOYS - Muvanje (1984)











































D'BOYS was a Serbian pop-rock/synth-pop band formed in Beograd, in 1982, by Predrag Jovanović Peđa and Miško Mihajlovski. After releasing two long-plays, the group disbanded in 1984. Miško continued as 'Miško D'Boys', and Peđa formed 'Peđa D'Boy Bend'.  This is their second album from 1984.

četvrtak, 25. srpnja 2013.

POLSKA MALCA - Mojster s snežinko (1989)










































POLSKA MALCA is an Slovenian punk/alt-rock/hadcore/experimental band from Posavje formed in 1982 in former Yugoslavia. The group worked with a few brakes, but was constantly together until 1994. They came to their highest point from the middle to the end of 80's, with their concerts across the Europe. After 13 years of inactivity they got together again in 2007. (from discogs.com)


srijeda, 17. srpnja 2013.

DARKO DOMIJAN - Pastir kraj vatre (1975)











































DARKO DOMIJAN is an Croatian pop rock singer who had the zenith of his popularity in 1970s. This is his second album from 1975.


ponedjeljak, 8. srpnja 2013.

ELEKTRONI - Movin' And Groovin' (1961-66)










































ELEKTRONI founded in 1961, in Karlovac, Croatia (ex-Yugoslavia) by Jurica Grosinger (lead guitar and singer). These are their two songs recorded for Radio Karlovac.

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subota, 6. srpnja 2013.

petak, 5. srpnja 2013.

NIET - Ritem človeštva (1984-88)










































NIET was an Slovenian punk-rock band from Ljubljana, active in period 1983-1988. With new line-up band was activated again in 1993, releasing one more album and disbanding for good soon after. 



četvrtak, 4. srpnja 2013.

PADOT NA VIZANTIJA - Padot na Vizantija (1984-85)










































PADOT NA VIZANTIJA was an influential 1980s post-punk, darkwave and gothic rock band with occasional Byzantine music elements and orthodox Christian beliefs from Skopje, SR Macedonia (ex-Yugoslavia). The group is notable for its guitar player Klime Kovačeski and vocalist Goran Trajkoski who rose to international prominence as a frontman of the group "Anastasia" which was featured on the soundtrack album for the Academy Award nominated movie "Prije kiše" directed by Milčo Mančevski. The most prominent tracks by Padot na Vizantija are "Početok i kraj" and "Sepak istata sostojba". They performed in Skopje, Kumanovo, Štip, Niš, Banja Luka, Sarajevo and Zagreb among others. (from wikipedia)


srijeda, 3. srpnja 2013.

PROBLEMI - Djeca reforme (1978-80)










































PROBLEMI were a punk rock band from Pula, Croatia (ex-Yugoslavia), that was active from the end of 1970’s to the beginning of 1980’s. They have recorded one demo and two songs for RTVLJ compilation “Novi Punk Val”. 

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utorak, 2. srpnja 2013.

KONTRARITAM - Kontraritam (1982)










































KONTRARITAM was a Serbian ska band from Novi Sad, active in period 1980-1982 in former Yugoslavia. Members were Sreten Kovačević (guitar, sax, backing vocals), Jan Pavlov (vocals, keyboards), Horvat Žolt (guitar), Boris Oslovčan (bass), Dimitrije Radulović (bass, backing vocals) and Robert Radić (drums). This is their only one album "Kontraritam" from 1982.