Monthly Archives: April 2011

Eine neue deutsche Identität

Nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg wollten deutsche Gruppen einen neuen Klang erstellen und eine neue Identität sich formen. Sie wollten es ganz anders als an der Musik der Zeit sein. Dieser neuer Klang wuchs den Experimentalismus der Psychedelic Rock und Artrock … Continue reading

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Pass The Sauerkraut

This week’s genre is a bit different. Until Sunday our Musical Adventure is focussing on Krautrock, a genre of experimental electronic music that emerged from Germany in the late 1960s and early 1970s. This is the first genre we’ve explored … Continue reading

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Anarchy in my eardrum – Fran’s Review

Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols made me laugh. The melodramatic lyrics compare package holidays to concentration camps, and sweepingly dismiss society, the UK, the music industry, fashion and pretty much everyone that was not a Sex Pistol. Pro-anarchy … Continue reading

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Outrrrageous – Dave’s Review

From the title, Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols is controversial. The swearing continues throughout the record, typical of the band’s disrespect for manners. The Pistol’s rebellious attitude is echoed in the lyrics, with their sarcastic tone and menacing attack. … Continue reading

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The Bromley Contingent

In the very early days of punk the Bromley Contingent were a group of Sex Pistols fans that followed the band, attending all their gigs. They were highly influential in popularizing the fashion of punk and punk culture. Some of … Continue reading

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F*#\i^? pU~k w@&<£!$

Short and sweet: this week the Musical Adventure has crash landed into Punk, and guiding us through the carnage are the Sex Pistols with their one and only album, Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols. Each week Fran and … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Fever (followed by a niggling headache and a certain weariness) – Fran’s Review

The Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack immediately sets a funky mood with the buoyant Stayin’ Alive. The rest of the record showcases the Disco tunes known inside out by anyone who has ever attended a school disco or cheesy wedding. It is full … Continue reading

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