Tagged: Klaus Nomi

Thirteen Ugly Children Roll Gutterballs

Klaus Nomi (illistration)
Klaus Nomi (illistration) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is a hypothetical mix CD of songs that were posted by me to the website phancy.com a long time ago, back in 2005 — the songs are no longer available for download, but perhaps the notes will still be enjoyable!  That and pretty much all of them are available to purchase if you are so inclined.  Due to the nature of my posting, there’re sometimes be chunks of one artist in a row, as some weeks are artist-spotlights of sorts — if you were to actually track down all these songs and burn them as CDs, you might wanna shuffle the order.  I’ve broken this set up into two CDs if you wish to burn your own copies of them, and the notes here are the notes I originally wrote when they ran in the first place; they’re just all in one place — most of the references were true then — they may be less true now.  If anything it’s a cool list of songs and artists you might wanna check out if you’re looking for new music!

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Comic Review: Punk Rock And Trailer Parks

[Purchase Book]

I have to admit that this was a book that was written pretty much for me. I’m a comics geek AND a music geek, and it’s a comic book about discovering punk rock in Akron, OH circa 1980. Given the cameos in the book from all sorts of music heroes, perhaps it’s a little surprising that DEVO doesn’t show up outside of the recommended soundtrack available on iTunes — of course, DEVO’d made it out to LA by that point. Surprisingly, however — the first of the cameos (and someone who sadly doesn’t appear on that iMix due to his iTunes unavailability) is Klaus Nomi — so that’s almost as good!

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