De Koer: Demos & Live Recordings 1981Various

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  • 1. Dark Ravens Of Dance – Stumbling Round
  • 2. Helmettes – Half Twee
  • 3. Plus Instruments – Big Man
  • 4. Mekanik Kommando – Money For Pleasure
  • 5. Minny Pops – State of Mind (demo)
  • 6. Streetlife – Golden Boy, Golden Lover (East)
  • 7. Motel Bokassa – Janu
  • 8. Nasmak – My Void
  • 9. Neon – Headache
  • 10. Soviet Sex – Time Time
  • 11. The Mutant Jasz – Gold Square Garden
  • 12. The Actor – Oh Eddy

This collection of demos and live recordings from Amsterdam/Dutch post-punk bands capture the early 80s sound and offer a unique insight into the spontaneous, DIY music style of the time. Wide representation of styles on here - from driving guitar punk to weird minimal synth!

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