8k20 Claro Que Si – An Arc of Parabolas

A skew-whiff all vinyl selection with a (mostly) electronic bent featuring tunes from Cabaret Voltaire, Controlled Bleeding, 23 Skidoo, Mark Stewart, Chris & Cosey, Yello, Can, Coil, Bowie, Tubeway Army, Einsturzende Neubauten, Loop, A Certain Ratio and more including a little Prince from the Black Album bootleg… the phrase “claro que si”, lifted from Yello’s Pinball Cha Cha off their debut LP, means “of course’… I applied this phrase to the non-electronic tracks chosen here, they just seemed to belong… Chris & Cosey and Coil stem from Throbbing Gristle, Coil’s tune feature’s ‘female’ backing vox by Marc Almond, Loop’s Thief of Fire hails originally from Mark Stewart’s Pop Group, the voice on Voice of America is from a Beatles pre concert police pep talk … some of these factoids may be true… It’s all about feel and flow, every show… hope you agree and/or enjoy… originally broadcast on http://www.8k.nz December 4 2016… skew

Flaming Lips/Stardeath withHenry Rollins & Peaches – Speak To Me/Breathe
Cabaret Voltaire – Voice of America/Damage Is Done
Controlled Bleeding – off “Headcrack” LP 1986
23 Skidoo – Vegas El Bandito
Chris & Cosey – Walking Through Heaven
Tuxedo Moon – Fifth Column
John Cooper Clarke -Chicken Town
Yello – Pinball Cha Cha
Can – Vitamin C
A Certain Ratio – Winter Hill
David Bowie – The Secret Life of Arabia
Human League – Circus of Death
Tubeway Army – Down In The Park
Loop – Thief of Fire
Mark Stewart – Fatal Attraction
Prince – Bob George
Einsturzende Neubauten – Sand
Coil – Slur
Sigur Ros – Hijomalind

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