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Negativland – Yellow Black and Rectangular

The insanity of repetition used perfectly from the US outfit on their classic 1987 album ‘Escape From Noise’.


Negativland – Backstage Pass

Another track from the bands 1987 album ‘Escape From Noise’; this time transporting the listener into a virtual zen garden.

Negativland – The Playboy Channel

Fantastic track from their classic 1987 album ‘Escape From Noise’, with guest noisemakers jello Biafra playing ‘flushing toilet’, and Mark Mothersbaugh on various instruments/sounds. Short, sweet, and lovely,

Negativland – Yellow, Black and Rectangular

RIP Richard Lyons.

This brilliant track is from the bands 1987 album ‘Escape From Noise’. Repetition is insanity.

Negativland – The Mashing of the Christ (Christianity Is Stupid)

Negativland, a band from the bay area of San Francisco who took their name from a NEU! track, have never been strangers to controversy, and one of their ‘peaks’ was the ‘Christianity is Stupid’ track from 1987’s ‘Escape From Noise’ album. On this track Negativland sample the Reverend Estus Pirckle, from his ‘If footman tire you, what will horses do?’ film.

In 2004, Negativland used the song for their video ‘The Mashing Of the Christ’.

Negativland – Time Zones

Satirical sound collage from the masters of that artform, Negativland. Funny and insane in equal measures.
This is from their classic ‘Escape From Noise’ album, released in 1987.

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