Alex Gaudino – “Watch Out”
Wednesday June 25th 2008, 9:40 pm
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I’m sure you’ll have heard this track and I’ve been meaning to include it here for a while.
It’s an electronic dance track which samples the main riff from “Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag”. It reached number 16 in the UK charts last week.

More info at Alex Gaudino’s website – www.alexgaudino.com – which currently has the track playing in the background on the front page.

Here’s the video from YouTube:

Here’s hoping the Pigbag guys are getting their royalties on this.



ATOMM – Jim Johnstone’s new music project
Wednesday June 25th 2008, 9:27 pm
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I recently had an email from Jim to say that he’s resumed his electronic music making after a 10 year break.

You can check out a couple of his new tracks at the ATOMM MySpace page or play with the whizzy Flash page at www.atomm.co.uk.



Starekits on MySpace
Wednesday June 25th 2008, 9:12 pm
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Starekits – the band that Angela Jaeger was in in New York City in 1979 have a MySpace page.

Go to http://www.myspace.com/starekits for some retro-Angela sounds!



Hardware tracks available on CD
Wednesday June 25th 2008, 9:03 pm
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Two tracks by Hardware (James Johnstone’s pre-Pigbag band) are available on a compilation CD by Chuck Warner of hyped2death.com. The tracks “Speed Unit” and “Face the Flag” taken from Hardware’s EP’s. The CD’s come with a very comprehensive booklet with details and images of all the bands featured, the conversion to digital is managed really well. The CD is available by mail order – Messthetics 103.

To celebrate the CD’s availability, Hardware have a website where you can listen to the tracks – http://www.hardware79.co.uk/

My thanks to Mike Chandler for the info



Angela Jaeger – Grace/Wing
Wednesday June 25th 2008, 8:45 pm
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Angela Jaeger performing Grace/Wing
Angela sent me the photo above and the following info about the performance:-

angela jaeger
jutta koether


GRACE / WING
will be performed by Angela Jaeger through voice – text – drawings, accompanied by tapes and a snare drum.

Angela Jaeger is a New York-based singer who has recorded and performed with a diverse group of musicians including PigBag, The Drowning Craze, Bush Tetras, Billy McKenzie, David Cunningham, Amy Rigby, Jim Sclavunos and Alan Licht. She recently gave a debut joint reading of her Punk Diary project with writer/journalist Byron Coley at Issue Project Room and is currently shaping this material into book form.

METALIST MOMENT (extended version 2007), a presentation with text, music and video-projection by Jutta Koether

Jutta Koether is a New York-based German painter, writer, rock and art critic, musician and performance artist, with projects often interlacing all of these assumed roles. She has exhibited widely at a range of international galleries including Galerie Daniel Buchloz (Cologne), Reena Spaulings Fine Art (New York), White Columns (New York), Kunstlerhaus Vienna, The Swiss Institute (New York), and is a contributor to publications such as Artforum and Afterall. Koether regularly collaborates with Kim Gordon on installations and performance projects.

8:00 p.m.; $10
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ISSUE Project Room
400 Carroll Street – Brooklyn, NY 11231
www.issueprojectroom.org