Dance To MOON DUO’s Intergalactic Take On ALAN VEGA’s ‘Jukebox Babe’…

Energizing renditions of mesmeric classics

Portland’s swirling psych-rockers MOON DUO released two related longplayers last year with yin-and-yang albums ‘Occult Architecture Vol. 1‘ and ‘Vol. 2‘. And their productive flow
is still streaming. Shortly, the far-out pair will launch a 12″ single with their interpretation of two memorable crackers: ‘No Fun’ by The Stooges and ‘JUKEBOX BABE‘, the kooky 1980 rockabilly stroke by ALAN VEGA, the former and late frontman of experimental dance duo Suicide. Here’s the latter. An extended tribute version with an ongoing intergalactic electro beat to dance to beyond the midnight hour…

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SONIC SUMMER MIX EXTRAVAGANZA – Part One…

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Stop looking desperately for the hottest mix for your lust for life street summer BBQ…
Here are 17 irresistible jams that will make the whole neighbourhood going bananas
A steamy melting pot to blow all political clowns on this planet into bloody space…

Terror affects us all in the heart but these 17 slams may help you not getting paralyzed
by the fear. Anyway, turning up the volume & playing this whole shebang loud keeps
me alive and kicking and hoping for the best. Alright now, let’s press that play button…

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1/ ‘Tinfoil Deathstar’ by FAT WHITE FAMILY
Good to hear that the hedonistic London anarchists are still alive…
Album: Songs For Our Mothers
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Without their straitjackets on

2/ ‘Never Let You Go’ by BUGEYE
Tremendous disco floor killer brilliantly spiced with B-52’s dance craziness…
EP: Never Let You Go
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Waiting for Saturday Night Fever…

3/ ‘Whipeout Beat’ by ALAN VEGA
Rest in peace, electro punk pioneer…
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Another legend gone…

4/ ‘Cannonball’ by HIDDEN CHARMS
Funky-disco-rock earworm to get you out of your lazy bed in the morning. Sickly catchy…
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The Breeders from London…

5/ ‘I’m A Man Too’ by DEATH VALLEY GIRLS
Gorgeous punk pop firework to shout along at the top of your lungs – hell yeah…
Album: Glow In The Dark
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Coolest men I’ve ever seen…

6/ ‘One’ by PSYCHO COMEDY
Unstoppable psych steamroller getting stormier with every second – big Liverpool score…
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Alfred Hitchcock would have been proud…

7/ ‘All For One’ by THE STONE ROSES
Glorious Madchester call for solidarity – humanity should try it, at least once…
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The third coming…

8/ ‘Fear Life’ by MAURO PAWLOWSKI and THE GROOMS
Vicious lunacy groove made in Belgium by the mighty dEUS‘ guitarist…
Album: Black Europe
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Godlike genius….

9/ ‘I Wanna Hit’ by TUBELIGHT
Perfectly crushing jam to ventilate your paranoid madness. APOCALYPSE NOW!
Album: Heliosphere
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If you recognise any of these unusual suspects call the police at once…

10/ ‘A Lust Unmatched’ by MILLIONAIRE
The nastiest riff ever (FACT!), fabricated in Belgium & produced by Queen Josh Homme….
Album: Paradisiac
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Feel good hit of the summer…

11/ ‘Cry Baby’ by CAGE THE ELEPHANT
Highly underrated Kentucky gang flying big time driven by an inflammable rock swagger…
Album: Tell Me I’m Pretty
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“Take me to all the way to Belgium, we’re scheduled to play there next month”…

12/ ‘Smile More’ by DEAP VALLY
The cool barbed wire LA ladies are back with a crushing fuck you garage blues anthem…
Album: FEMEJISM (out September 16)
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“We believe in blowing minds”…

13/ ‘Fantasy Boys’ by BRONCHO
Captivating psych spiced passion to get completely lost in, on repeat…
Album: Double Vanity
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Meet and greet with the fans…

14/ ‘Sangue Neuf’ by MADDONATRON
Phenomenal Arabian sounding post punk havoc from London – unbeatable!…
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This is what you get after Madonna had a fight with Ladytron…

15/ ‘Shut Up Kiss Me’ by Angel Olsen
No problem, I’ll keep my mouth shut, Angel. See you soon in Belgium for a kiss?…
Album: My Woman (out September 2)
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Angel with sharp teeth…

16/ ‘I Want My Life Back’ by DEUX FURIEUSES
Don’t mess with my favorite savages, we bloody need their passionate thunder…
Album: Tracks Of Wire
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“Now you’re gonna listen….”

17/ ‘Um Chagga Lagga’ by PIXIES
Daftest ‘what the hell are they’re talking about’ cracker of the summer…
Album: Head Carrier – out 30 September
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“Ladies and gents, I still don’t know were my mind is”…

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Back in August, folks, for Part Two…

7 BIG NEW ALBUM TRACKS – Week 50…

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Seven thrilling tracks from new released albums/reissues
to soundtrack every day of the entire week…

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1/ ‘Amnesia’ by SWANS
New York’s SWANS are back with two reissues: ‘Love Of Life’ (1992) and
‘White Light From the Mouth of Infinity’ (1991) – two sonic achievements…

Album: ‘Love of Life’ reissue – details on Young God Records

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2/ ‘4244’ by THE BRAINSTEMS
Watch your backs, Parquet Courts. Here’s some nasty garage
punk havoc from debut album of four St Louis gunslingers…

Album: ‘No Place Else’ – on Bad Diet

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3/ ‘Holiday’ by SURF FRIENDS
Stunning psyched out surf rock electricity from
Auckland (New Zealand) duo – catchy as hell !…

Album: Mini 5-track album ‘Dreams Are Real’ – on iTunes

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4/ ‘The Werewolf’ by ALAN VEGA
In 1994 cult musicians Alan Vega, Alex Chilton & Ben Vaughnn recorded
this rough diamond in just two days – damn cool jam session…

Album: ‘Cubist Blues’ – via Light In The Attic / Munster Records

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5/ ‘Time Takes You Away’ by STRAWBERRY WHIPLASH
Scottish indie pop brilliance – a swirling and highly catching pop cut
from their second, vibrant album – warm sparks for cold nights…

Album: ‘Stuck In The Never Ending Now’ – on iTunes sTRAWBERRYwHIPLASH
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6/ ‘Aurelain Walls’ by THE BLACK SHIPS
Dreamy bass driven post pop punk stroke from the post shoegaze
punk weirdos out of Saratoga Springs, New York…

Album: ‘Dead Empires’ – on Bandcamp

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7/ ‘Frontload’ by ARCA
Venezuela-born producer Alejandro Ghersi aka Arca conjures
electronic soundscapes on his 2nd body of work – enthralling trip…

Album: ‘Mutant’ – on iTunes

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