[kj] devo info
v.luff at ntlworld.com
Sun May 6 17:45:23 EDT 2007
I've got tickets for the Manc Apollo gig - not seen them since Nottingham
Rock City in about 1981ish
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From: "melinda grant" <hollytree1961 at hotmail.com>
To: <gathering at misera.net>
Sent: Sunday, May 06, 2007 7:53 PM
Subject: Re: [kj] devo info
> those interested ,if this has not been mentioned already,devo play a gig
> at the shepards bush empire on 26th june 07.....
>>From: uncle bennys magical bra factory <fatpotanga at gmail.com>
>>Reply-To: "A list about all things Killing Joke (the
>>band!)"<gathering at misera.net>
>>To: The Gathering <gathering at misera.net>
>>Subject: Re: [kj] Shot in the dark question for any fans of "martial pop,
>>" "military pop, " apocalypic folk fans here--
>>Date: Sun, 06 May 2007 19:38:19 +0100
>>Not post-punk or whatever, but a track off Herb Alperts 'What Now My Love'
>>sprang to mind.
>>I think it's called "plucky' or 'freckles'
>>I love that album - so infectiously naff
>>On 6/5/07 09:28, "B. Oliver Sheppard" wrote:
>> > Hey all,
>> > After attempting to explore some of the catalogue of music that's
>> > become
>> > known for better or worse as "military pop," "martial music," etc., I'm
>> > disappointed not more of it employs the sort of martial drumming I
>> > associate with military cadences. You know, the kind of
>> > rat-a-tat-tat-tat type snare hits used commonly by Crass in their early
>> > days, and which Killing Joke used in the great song "Rejuvenation" off
>> > _Fire Dances_. I think the first Death in June stuff from the early/mid
>> > 80s even used this at times.
>> > Not I don't mean tribal drumming -- but military cadence-type, drill or
>> > marching type percussion.
>> > Can anyone help me find some decent music in a vaguely post-punk milieu
>> > that uses this style of drumming? maybe I am overlooking something.
>> > And I'm looking for specific songs, not whole albums or groups or
>> > genres, unless it exclusively contains this style of percussion. Again
>> > -- not tribal, but martial/military percussion. Very early Crass stuff
>> > used this to great effect and I've rarely heard it elsewhere.
>> > Thanks,
>> > Oliver
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