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Category Archives: Live

now – Little Bits Inside Of You (live @ New River Studios: London 12/5/18)

This Saturday just gone, London band now celebrated 20 years of activity with a gig at New River Studios, where they invited as many past members as they could to join in during their 2 sets. This here is an example of the results; with a live rendition of their wonderfully funky track from their 2006 album ‘Frisbee Hot Pot’.


Kraftwerk – Tanzmusik (Live in ZDF-aspekte-Studio, 1973)

Ralf & Florian showcase a track from their 1973 album, er, “Ralf & Florian”. Glittering Krautrock jewels proliferate in this lovely, gorgeous track.

Suicide – Live at CBGB’s September 1986

Worth the entry price just to see Martin Rev’s threads. However, the music is also a reason to watch and listen; the whole energy and ramshackle No Wave Electro really makes you wish you were there.


1. Dance

2. Devastation

3. Cheree

4. Love So Lovely

5. Rocket USA

Paddy Steer – Dragon’s Breath (live 2009)

Paddy has some company as he delivers a track from his 2009 album of the same name. Funky space fusion Manchester style.

The Birthday Party – Live in Minneapolis, April 6th, 1983.

A whole Birthday party gig captured on film. Enjoy.

Devo – (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction [Live on SNL 1978]

Possibly the best live rendition available of Devo’s vast improvement of the Stones dirge. Just watching these guys keep up the jerky, devolved dancing style defies belief; especially marrying this with the expertly executed music, lopsided rhythm and all. A band who were no shirkers when it came to rehearsing, Devo were a real class act.

Aranos – Concerto No. 42 for Violin and HD Part 1/4

Here is a portion of a concerto for violin and a hard drive at a concert in Prague, circa 2010. This is more in keeping with Vastl’s Avant-Classical tangent, as opposed to his folk material.

Kraftwerk – Kakteen, Wüste, Sonne (Live 1971)

Kraftwerk live in 1971 were essentially the whole of NEU! with Florian Schneider (Ralf Hütter is nowhere to be seen), and they were bridging the gap between the molten, incendiary Avant-Rock of ‘Kraftwerk 1’ and the aforementioned NEU!. Krautrock, yes.

The Fall – Telephone Thing (live on the Late Show, BBC2 1990)

The Fall, live on TV in 1990. See ya mate……yeah, yeah, see ya mate.

Kraftwerk – Köln II (1971)

The birth of NEU!, live on German TV back in 1971.

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