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FLLR 039 - Misfit Toys

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    Misfit Toys - Too Short (version) This is a bit different than the one listed on Discogs , and likely postdates the 1987 effort.   Left as (you guessed it?) tape filler on a New Order live tape.  Courtesy of BV who provided me his collection, and where this is taken from. This doesn't include "Mirror Black (Shadows)" [A3] "Fade To Black" [B2] or "Promise Me" [B3], but instead includes "Someday" and "Domino".   Tracklist   01 Someday  [not on first demo tape] 02 Lost Then Found  [A2 on demo tape] 03 Domino  [not on first demo tape] 04 Tell Me (charted in 1988)  [B1 on demo tape] 05 The Ordinary  [A1 on demo tape]   They were short-lived college rock chartists, but quickly sank into obscurity again until inexplicably, they were rediscovered, which prompted the more recent activity online and this post, as I stumbled into these again.   A potted history:   "The Misfit Toys was founded in Maryland by Ed and Elizabeth Fusco in

FLLR 038 - New Order (side project) Tapes (part 17)

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  Well, some of the filler isn't from New Order, per se , but since it's still New Order related I won't alter the numbering scheme. The first few tracks were from the heralded return of New Order, after a five year absence where all the members went onto their various side projects, with varying degrees of commercial and critical success.   I figure most of the members by then were running on fumes so it was not a moment too soon when they all got back together again.  Unfortunately, Gillian's newly born daughter had health issues so going into the 21st century, she ended up being having to suspend her participation, at least until Grace's condition improved and/or was managed (I don't know any intimate details) Regret 'TFI Friday' (27 Nov 1998) Temptation - Commonwealth Games, Albert Square 21 Sep 1998...with full intro, which I haven't seen before.  This was taped live from Malaysian TV.  New Order introduced...or at least prefaced...by royalty.  

FLLR 037 - New Order Tapes (part 16)

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  This starts with 30 seconds of audience ambience, and 30 seconds of Sisters Of Mercy playing Emma (not the Hot Chocolate tune) There are at least 72(!) bands that have been called "The End" (in all conceivable genes, though most involve guitar music), so even my best google-fu has not yet uncovered which of these this was. I had though this was the Australian band  The End(16) , with Brett Myers, who went on to play in Died Pretty, but it's not. These songs are really good.  If anybody can shed more light on this, please get in touch! For Echo & The Bunnymen, these tracks provide the filler for this particular offering. Tracks from Radio City Music Hall  in NYC, during the 2nd North American leg of their tour that year.  The Bunnymen are up to nearly 1400 live performances, which is a lot, they've been around for nearly 45 years (give or take 1993-1996, and they took a break in 2000) Soul Kitchen (The Doors) / New Direction / Show Of Strength / Lips Like Sugar /

FLLR 035 - New Order Tapes (part 15)

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Installment fifteen....yes, 15...of New Order tape filler brings us quite an assortment of items. The first track includes a live track from a Jimmy Page / Paul Rodgers collaboration called "The Firm"...I don't know what the track is called.   And that will be that, as I really don't want to get into a long-winded diatribe about their performance since I couldn't care less about Led Zeppelin or Bad Company, but just in case you do ... Photo Copyright : Atlantic Records UK/Warner Music UK Ltd./Jimmy Page/Paul Rodgers, 1985   Next up are a few selections from Gordon Gano's outfit Violent Femmes, "It's Gonna Rain", the intro of "Horns Of Dilemma" without the bulk of the song, and "Gimme The Car"  Not sure where this is from. Here's them playing "It's Gonna Rain" from 2016....while everything else has, his voice indeed has not changed...and the banjo, sax, and Weber grill as an impromptu drum set are very nice to

FLLR 036 - All About Eve - 7 Apr 1988 - Vrendenburg, Utrecht

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  All About Eve 1988-04-07 Vrendenburg Utrecht The Netherlands Setlist 00 intro   [0:27] 01 What Kind Of Fool (instrumental)  [1:33] 02 Every Angel  [3:40] 03 Candy Tree  [2:51] 04 Never Promise  [4:01] 05 In The Clouds  [3:29] 06 Flowers In Our Hair  [3:51] 07 Shelter From The Rain  [5:29] 08 Wild Hearted Woman  [3:22] 09 In The Meadow  [5:56] Total  34:53   This was filler on another New Order tape in my collection.  It's the only thing I have by them, it seems. They were opening for the Mission (UK). The listing that came with my tape (Nth gen) didn't document "What Kind Of Fool" but setlist.fm had that covered .     Documented on the All About Eve gigography site ... mine runs a minute and a half shorter so either the one used for the site is slow or mine is fast, or maybe the truth is somewhere in between. FLLR 036 - Download / Stream / Share (pCloud)

FLLR 034 - New Order Tapes (part 14)

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  Our next installment of Tape Filler includes three tranches of material, extracted from TDK and Maxell tapes.   - Pet Shop Boys remixes from 1984 (tracks 1-3) - An incendiary Hüsker Dü radio broadcast from 1987 (tracks 4-10) - Audio from New Order's 1986 "The Tube" broadcast (tracks 11-13) Here's a needledrop of the first PSB remix....a mashup of "West End Girls" with Corey Hart's "Sunglasses At Night"... Also found a 7" edit, I've made the link smaller to simulate the actual size of a seven inch platter compared to its 12" big brother. What's interesting is that "One More Chance" is a remix that I wasn't initially able to find on YT, it's actually about 4:38 in length (the remaining seven seconds is just silence).  This is definitely *not* the original Bobby Orlando mix, which can be heard below. Update:  It's been spotted.  Thanks Robert!  Discogs used to have a beta feature where you could easily com

FLLR 033 - Section 25 tapes (part 1)

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Firstly, the main course (the Section 25 gig) is on Youtube.  You can watch it below.  It got a thumbs up from none other than Fractured / Image who has been doing yeoman's work with his own sharing. The assemblage of "filler" is actually taken from multiple tapes as there are multiple recordings of this show. Remember the tagline:  "Between what you wanted and the end of the tape..."  this site is devoted (though may not be limited to) the effort to fill every inch of tape with whatever good bad ugly or downright bizarre sounds are out there. First up, the encore track of New Order's Reading Uni 8th May 1981 gig, which you can watch on YouTube.  The tracks there are split, whereas on the tape, they run together. Next up, two tracks from a 2000 Götterdämerung broadcast.  I'll link to the video, but I can't watch it in the USA since it's blocked by WMG due to copyright, at least without trying to defeat the geolocation YouTube uses to determine w