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Malaria! Early 80s, all female New Wave group from Berlin that you should know about

German New Wave (or “Cold Wave” if you prefer) group Malaria were one of the most interesting groups to come out of Germany in the early 1980s. The all female band was formed by an alliance of Berlin art scenesters Gudrun Gut—an early member of Einstürzende Neubauten—and Bettina Köster. Both had been members of Mania […]

The Clash: Ferocious early footage from the ‘White Riot’ tour, 1977

Amazing early footage of The Clash during the “White Riot tour,” shot at Sussex University, Brighton, on May 25th 1977. Pity about the crazed speed-freak cutting between cameras and the herky-jerky camera work, but what can you do? Be happy someone thought to shoot it. In part one they play “Capital Radio,” “Protex Blue,” “Cheat” […]

What are You Doing Here?’: The memoirs of a black woman in the heavy metal scene

While my interest in heavy metal music is peripheral at best, I’m incredibly fascinated by one of the great incongruities of music subcultures: how can an outcast group, formed on the margins, manage to marginalize people? Much has been made of Riot Grrl, formed as a response to hyper-macho punk scenes, but Girlschool and Lita […]

List of solar powered products

The following is a list of products which use solar panels to power their operation. Solar air conditioning Solar backpack Solar boat Solar car Solar cell phone charger Solar powered compacting trashcan Solar fan Solar golf cart Solar keyboard Solar lamp Solar notebook Solar powered calculator Solar powered desalination unit Solar powered fountain Solar powered […]

DOPRA Comp CD – Canadian Ensign Records

website – http://www.canadianensignrecords.com/ The founders of Canadian Ensign Records dont like studios that look like real estate offices and smell like the domestic gate at the Winterpeg airport. Worse yet are record companies that look and sound the same, all the while catering to anyone who has the money to pay for it. Canadian Ensign […]

Radio Shangri La with guest Chris McDougall of The Duel

Radio Shangri La with guest Chris McDougall by Radio Shangri La on Mixcloud ‘Today with have impresario Chris McDougall on the island discussing his time in 80’s L.A. mixing it up with spandex rock cults to his present day outfit The Duel via the magic of Arthur Lee and his rider. So tune in kids […]

Whiz kid from Sierra Leone built own battery, radio transmitter

Kelvin Doe’s neighborhood in Sierra Leone has power lines, but they seldom deliver electricity. So, the 16-year-old whiz kid built his own battery out of acid, soda, and metal parts scavenged from trash bins that he now uses to light up area homes and help him work on his own inventions. Among other gadgets to […]

Makin Tracks – A COMPETITION FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS FROM SOUTHERNRAILWAY.COM

Heart FM’s very own breakfast radio personality, Lynsey Bartlett will be among the panel of judges taking part in the process to select a winner in Southern’s newest competition, ‘Makin Tracks’. Part of the Tom, Lynsey and Jack breakfast show team, Lynsey agreed to become one of the judges following an invitation from Southern’s Stakeholder […]

BBC Radio Leeds Johnny Rotten Protest Interview