Tuesday, August 7, 2007
Suicide consist of only two members: Martin Rev and Alan Vega. With no drums and no guitars It was archetypal electronic duo. Suicide's poppy but noisy music could be considered both pre-punk and post-punk. They played cyberpunk music years before cyberpunk was invented.
Just like Lo Teks from William Gibson's "Johnny Mnemonic", Suicide used only basic technology. No fancy and expensive gadgets. First album was recorded in 4 hours with old Farfisa organs, drum machine (bought by Rev for 30$) and Vega's outrageous shrieks.
And now you can listen to not one, not two, not even three but four, yes four Suicide concerts from 1978.
Suicide's fan site
01. New York 25/05/78 (Mr. Ray/Las Vegas Man/Four Horsemen/Keep Your Dreams/I Remember) [23:12]
02. Brussels 16/06/78 (Ghost Rider/Rocket USA/Cheree/Dance/Frankie Teardrop) [22:56]
03. Hamburg 28/06/78 (Rocket USA/Cheree/Harlem/96 Tears) [21:26]
04. Berlin 30/06/78 (Ghost Rider/Rocket USA/Cheree/Harlem/96 Tears) [22:05]