utorak, 29. ožujka 2016.

77 - Demo Tracks (1982-1983)

77 was a punk band from Pula (Croatia) that played a kind of darkened depressive punk, existed just few years (1980-83) but played a lot of gigs. 

ponedjeljak, 28. ožujka 2016.

DON'T - By Don't (1990)

DON'T was a punk rock band from Koprivnica (Croatia) in former Yugoslavia. This is their first album from 1990. (thanks to arlly slash)


TOMAŽ DOMICELJ - "48" (1979)

TOMAŽ DOMICELJ is an Slovenian singer-songwriter and guitar player and blues/rock music performer. He was born in 1948, in Ljubljana, Slovenia (ex-Yugoslavia). This is his second album from 1979.

ponedjeljak, 21. ožujka 2016.

DALEKA OBALA - Daleka obala (1990)

DALEKA OBALA was a rock band based in Split (Croatia), active between 1988 and 2002. The band was composed of Marijan Ban (vocals, acoustic guitar and composer), Jadran Vušković (guitars, vocals), Boris Hrepić (bass, harmonica) and Zoran Ukić (drums). This is their first album from 1990.

četvrtak, 17. ožujka 2016.

SARACENI - Linija manjeg otpora (1980-81)

SARACENI were a punk rock band from Skopje (Macedonia) in former Yugoslavia. This is their demo recordings from 1980-1981. (thanks to dronemf11)


utorak, 15. ožujka 2016.

TERUSI - Vrati se (1975) Single

TERUSI formed in 1965, in Tuzla (Bosnia And Herzegovina). They were active through 60s and 70s in former Yugoslavia.

ponedjeljak, 14. ožujka 2016.

BALKAN - Gola istina (1982)

BALKAN was formed in 1982 in Novi Sad, Serbia (Ex-Yugoslavia) by the guitarist and vocalist Aleksandar Cvetković. The band's sound was hard rock-oriented, but also featured elements of ska and New Wave, and the lyrics were inspired by the lyrics of Bora Đorđević and Branimir Štulić and dealt with the problems of the working class. Initially, Balkan performed as an opening band on Divlje Jagode, Riblja Čorba, Parni Valjak, Drugi Način, Galija and Atomsko Sklonište concerts in Vojvodina. Cvetković recorded Balkan's debut album "Gola istina" with Željko Jerković (guitar), Saša Zavišić (bass guitar) and Radivoj Bugarski (drums). The album was produced by a former Pop Mašina member Robert Nemeček. It featured the song "Tridesetpeta-šesta". This song Cvetković wrote in 1971 and dedicated to his father. Balkan's second album "Na brdovitom Balkanu", released in 1983, was also produced by Robert Nemeček, and besides Cvetković and Jerković featured Zlatko Marušić (bass guitar) and Miroslav Papić (drums). "Na brdovitom Balkanu" featured lyrics dealing with similar subjects as on "Gola istina". In 1985 Balkan released the album "Homo Balcanicus", produced by Srđan Marjanović, which also featured lyrics about the poor. After a longer break, in 1989, Balkan, now featuring Cvetković, Jerković, Bugarski, Željko Glamočanin (bass guitar), and Zoran Vasiljević (keyboards), recorded the album "Kome verovati" with lyrics filled with disappointment and pessimism. The album features the song "Tridesetpeta-šesta II deo", which tells the story of Cvetković's father who found peace after his death. Album was produced by Cvetković and Milan Ćirić. Divlje Jagode guitarist Sead Lipovača made a guest appearance on the album. After album "Kome verovati" Balkan officially disbanded.

petak, 11. ožujka 2016.

OSMI PUTNIK - Ulična molitva (1986)

OSMI PUTNIK was officially formed on May 7, 1985 in Split, (Croatia) by Zlatan "Džibo" Stipišić (vocals), Nenad Mitrović (guitar), Davor Gradinski (bass guitar), Igor Makić (guitar), and Dražen Krolo (drums). The band had their first performance as an opening band for Zabranjeno Pušenje on August 1, 1985 in Arena Gripe. A month later they won the first place at Dalmatia Youth Rock Meeting. At the end of the year they won the first place at the Radiotelevision Zagreb show "Stereovizija" with the song "Lutko moja, takav sam ti ja". At the beginning of 1986, after several line-up changes, a stable line-up was formed. It featured Stipišić (vocals), Mitrović (guitar), Bojan Antolić (guitar), Gradinski (bass guitar), and Miro Marunica (drums). During the year they released the album "Ulična molitva". All the songs on the album were written by Zlatan Stipišić. The album achieved success and launched Osmi putnik to the top of the former Yugoslav hard rock and heavy metal scene. In 1987 Mirjan Jovanović replaced Marunica, and Alen Koljanin replaced Mitrović. The band released their second album "Glasno, glasnije". The title track became the band's biggest hit, and at the time of the album release an unofficial anthem of HNK Hajduk Split (some of the Hajduk players sang backing vocals on the song). The album also featured the song "Da mi je biti morski pas", a cover of Split band Metak song. The album was produced by a former Metak bass guitarist Mirko Krističević. The readers of the Rock magazine voted Osmi putnik the Rock Band of the Year. In 1988 the band released their third album "Drage sestre moje... Nije isto bubanj i harmonika" and after that Osmi putnik disbanded and Zlatan Stipišić started a successful solo career under the name Gibonni. (from wikipedia)