subota, 28. prosinca 2013.

PANKRTI - Dolgcajt (1980)





































PANKRTI were a punk rock band from Ljubljana, Slovenia (ex-Yugoslavia) active in the late 1970s and during the 1980s. They were known for provocative and politically engaged songs and billed themselves "The First Punk Band Behind The Iron Curtain". They are one of the most important former Yugoslav Punk groups and one of the first punk rock bands ever formed in a communist country. The band started playing in fall of 1977, practicing in the basement of Kodeljevo's music school, and held the first concert at Moste High School. Initially they played covers of established punk bands including the Sex Pistols, The Clash and New York Dolls. Some of their first songs that became popular were "Za železno zaveso", "Anarhist" and "Lublana je bulana". They were included in the "Novi punk val" compilation album. They released their first album "Dolgcajt" in 1980 and gained the status of a cult band all over former Yugoslavia. Their second album “Državni ljubimci” was highly appreciated in the public and gained an award for best Yugoslav album of the year. In 1984 they released their third "Rdeči album". Its title is an obvious pun on the famous album by The Beatles and red as a symbol of communism. The album featured a cover version of the famous Italian communist revolutionary song "Bandiera Rossa", which is one of their most famous tracks. One of their last concerts was in "Tivoli Hall" in Ljubljana in 1987, named "Zadnji pogo". In 1996 the group temporarily reformed to perform as a support act for the Sex Pistols concert in Ljubljana during their "Filthy Lucre Tour". In 2003, Pankrti were included in the 2003 Yugonostalgic Croatian rockumentary "Sretno dijete", which deals with the former Yugoslav Punk and New Wave scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s. (from wikipedia)

četvrtak, 26. prosinca 2013.

petak, 20. prosinca 2013.

THE END BAND - All Tomorrow's P. (1988) Single










































"All Tomorrow's P." is the one and only one single record released by THE END BAND from 1988. (thanks to sveto)

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četvrtak, 19. prosinca 2013.

THE END BAND - W.C.H. (1986)










































A musical division of 'The End Media' group (Art group focused on experimental electronic imaging and multimedia, co-founded in mid 80s by Gradimir Aleksić) that experimented with a variety of correlations between the aesthetics of video image and sound. They produced four albums of music ("W.C.H.", "Children of the R.", "The Worse of..." and "O' Wari"). The End Band experimented with cable TV and the application of new technologies for Art for TV. First line-up was: Gradimir Aleksić (guitar, keyboards), Saša Sax Stojanović (keyboards, saxophone, guitar), Žaklina Lukić - (vocals) and Branimir Lokner (guitar). Second line up was even stronger with Gradimir Aleksić (guitar), Nenad Vitomirac (drums), Zoran Nakovski (bass) and Dubravka Živković (vocals) (mind-blowing actress-singer). THE END BAND issued double A side single "Children of the R./All Tomorrows P." with pondering rhythm section and provocative singing (CDA, Sarajevo 1988). A year later they published, first in Slovenia and later in Serbia (Rockland) audiocassette "The Worse of..." covering 10 milestones of RNR with anthological 'Sympathy for the Devil' cover. The same year they toured the clubs with their controversial stage acts. In 1989/90 Nakovski and Živković quit The End Band and Aleksić and Vitomirac took 17 years old prodigy child Aleksandar Grujić on bass and vocals. 'The End Band' adopted dark and depressive sound with equal lyrics, predicting the future of their homeland. They rehearsed in old abandoned house for months before entering the studio played by B. Lokner's "Rockland Production". They entered studio "Akademia" in Belgrade for almost six months recording their last album "O'Wari", a collection of deep and dark songs such as 'We Were', 'The House', 'Here Comes the Moon and Wet', to name a few. After series of gigs in the war thorn country they disbanded in 1991 with excerption of participation in LED ART movement, under the name VIA, where they recorder the pure noise soundrack in the cold storages, centrically pushing the limits of physical capabilities of musical instruments and personal strength. 'The End Band' never followed any style or trend, aproaching the scene from the individual angle and silently influencing numerous bands after their time. They are not to be mixed with contemporary Canadian band with the same name. (from discogs.com) - thanks to sveto -



utorak, 17. prosinca 2013.

INSTANT KARMA - Deset godina pre (1990)










































INSTANT KARMA is a Serbian pub-rock/rock 'n' roll band from Zrenjanin, formed in 1984. This is their first album from 1990.

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ponedjeljak, 16. prosinca 2013.

BASDANS - Čovjek od kamena (1987)










































BASDANS was a rock band from Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) in former Yugoslavia. These are demo songs from 1987. (thanks to bokii)

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četvrtak, 5. prosinca 2013.

MILE RUPČIĆ - Ploča (1976)











































MILE RUPČIĆ is a Croatian actor and singer-songwriter. In 70s he recorded a few single records and one album "Ploča Mile Rupčića".


ponedjeljak, 2. prosinca 2013.

FIRE - Could You Understand Me (1973)






































FIRE was a rock band from Čakovec (Croatia) in former Yugoslavia. Members were Jura Havidić (guitars, vocals), Miljenko Balic (bass guitar) and Emil Vugrinec (drums, vocals). This is their one and only one album from 1973.