Duck for Cover: Eilert Pilarm

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Elvis impersonators are a dime-a-dozen. Imagine what it would take to stand out among the sea of sequin, white and hair. Well, imagine no longer as we bring you: Eilert Pilarm. Hailing from… Continue reading

Pious of Shit: Sonseed

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To say I am behind the times in terms of internet memes and viral videos would be a massive understatement, so forgive me if I am a little late to this party. If… Continue reading

Popaganda: Charlie and His Orchestra

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In 1930s Germany Swing Jazz was outlawed due to it’s African influences. Hitler felt it contrary to his ultimate goal. He called it ‘degenerate art’ and pejoratively labelled it as Negermusik (‘negro music’).… Continue reading

Playlist – 13/05/2012

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Here is the playlist of all the songs we played on the episode of Ear Vomit that aired on Sunday the 13th of May, 2012. If you’d like to know more about any… Continue reading

Musical Discovery: Hanatarash

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This band is totally insane – make sure to watch all the videos I’ve embedded. I came across them when I looked into a noise-rock/classical sub-genre ominously titled ‘dangerous music’. In 1984, before… Continue reading

Duck for Cover: Wing Sings The Carpenters

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We’ll probably get to a Musical Discovery post for Wing, but for today I’d like to focus on her face-tearingly awful Carpenters cover album, Wing Sings The Carpenters. This album is a tour-de-force… Continue reading

Banned Music: Link Wray’s ‘Rumble’

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Released in 1958, Link Wray’s seminal, ultra-influential ‘Rumble’ proved to be a smash hit. It utilised new techniques, distortion and feedback, creating a weird jumble of clean noise and fuzzy tension. The song… Continue reading

Musical Discovery: Wild Man Fischer

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Unique and eccentric member of the outsider music movement, Wild Man Fischer was the subject of an enlightening documentary, dEailRoaDed by Josh Rubin. Wild Man Fischer had a long history of of mental… Continue reading

Musical Discovery: Shooby Taylor

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Shooby Taylor – The Human Horn – may well be decades ahead of his time. His a-tonal, experimental syllables (quite unlike any that can be found in regular scatting) are so out of… Continue reading

Musical Discovery: Paska

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Today’s new music comes all the way from Finland. Bald, rapey Charlie Brooker look-a-like: Paska. Forming in the mid-80s, Paksa (Ari Peltonen) is a one-man barrage of spoken-word/a-cappella words and noises, often covering… Continue reading