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jukebox im helsinkiclub
Zürich, im Feb. 2006
diese 100 texte enstanden im herbst 2005 während der jukebox im helsinkiclub und wurden im februar 2006 auf papier gedruckt. es sind keine englischen übersetzungen von bereits bestehenden texten. der reiz bestand vielmehr darin, mich nach 30 jahren musikjournalismus einmal in einer fremden sprache auszudrücken, mit sichtlichem spass auch über ein paar schweizer artisten. entstanden ist dabei eine art zwischenbericht über meine wichtigsten musikalischen einflüsse seit 1964 ... die selbstgewählte bedingung bestand darin, dass erstens diese 100 alben momentan auf cd lieferbar sein mussten und zweitens, dass auf die spezielle situation einer kleinen, sympathischen musikbar im kreis 5 von zürich rücksicht genommen wurde.
wichtige figuren wie die beste krautrock-band faust, das phänomenale gesangswunder ghedalia tazartes (paris), der 1992 an aids verstorbene new yorker cellist arthur russell oder der britische minimalist gavin bryars werden bestimmt später einmal in einem anderen kontext präsentiert werden können. wie auch "quartett zum ende der zeit", das 1940-41 in kriegsgefangenschaft entstandene kammermusikwerk von olivier messiaen, von dem ich bisher rund 47 verschiedene fassungen gesammelt habe...

für die statistik: 58 der alben habe ich bereits im veröffentlichungsmonat gekauft. 53 habe ich im konzert gesehen. 40 stammen weder aus den usa noch uk. mit 30 habe ich persönliche gespräche oder interviews geführt. 27 sind der punk-aera oder -aesthetik zuzurechnen. 24 sängerinnen oder frauenbands sind dabei, zudem 15 weitere acts mit weiblicher prägung. 16 wären vor fünf jahren noch nicht in dieser liste aufgetaucht. gestorben sind bisher erst 28...

diese liste wird unter www.recrec-shop.ch ständig einen ehrenplatz erhalten, inkl. farbiger abbildung der covers. ich würde mich zwar als kenner der populärmusik bezeichnen, trotzdem wende ich mich als kulturvermittler immer auch an ein laienpublikum. mich stört an solchen jahrhundert-listen in musikzeitschriften oft der ultimative tonfall. eine sogenannte objektive auswahl der 100 wichtigsten alben kann es gar nicht geben. natürlich freut es mich, über all diese "100 kinder" mit möglichst vielen leuten sprechen zu können, aber wenn nur schon jemand dank diesen 100 hinweisen fünf neue entdeckungen machen konnte, ist meine mission bereits erfüllt! bitte verzeiht das unvermeidbare namedropping, meine gelegentlichen seitenhiebe sowie das fehlen zahlreicher anderer wichtiger musik!

veit f. stauffer, im februar 2006

herzlichen dank für das gegenlesen an röschu, düsi & housi...

...dear friends...
from "my favourite gay couple ordered this cd" (antonio soler) ... to "he is kind of a living legend" (paul weixler) ... he will tell you his hundred tales and then wander till spring ... print it out & read it in a relaxed situation, with a glass of wine or smoking "your last" cigarette ... after 30 years writing about music in german, it was my spleen to write about this 100 favourite albums in english ... please don't expect a perfect school english ... but i am shure you understand my language very well ... feedback, questions, different opinions etc. are welcome anytime ...

best wishes: veit f.stauffer, february 2006 ...

ANTONIO SOLER "Keyboard Sonatas" (1729-83) Maggie Cole: Piano & Cembalo
...my favourite gay couple ordered this cd, after hearing it at swiss radio. nothing in life prepared me early 2000 getting enthusiastic with a baroque cembalo playing monk from spain. while listening to padre antonio soler (1729-83) i only pressed one button: repeat! you could even catch me listening to soler on 4 different players simultaneously. his ghost is pretty apparent. he lived almost 220 years in the shadow of scarlatti. in the meantime he received a skeleton-key to my flat and goes in and out. whenever we meet, we treat each other with the utmost respect...

ERIK SATIE "Morceaux Choisis" (1866-1925) Jean-Joel Barbier: Piano ...can i ask for a better introduction to my musical influences? in her pre-feminist years my mother would do ironing while my father was reading surrealist books to her, in the background they always played this early satie-recordings of french player jean-joel barbier, recorded from 1963-71. my most beautiful child memory, hearing this unique piano music, full of humour & melancholy...

PJOTR LESCHENKO "Tangos, Foxtrots & Romances" (35/96)
...a late surprising discovery by the famous berlin label oriente: the russian answer to carlos gardel from argentinia. pjotr leschenko (1898-1954) went through a lot of difficulties during the two world wars, apart from gypsy songs he developed his miraculous tangos, sung in russian...

CARL STALLING "Music From WB-Cartoons" (36-58/90)
...can the much overrated john zorn go home now? even without the cartoons this music sounds ten times more adventurous than naked city. amazing animated music, full of virtuosity & well organised madness...

JOHN CAGE "In A Landscape" (38-48/94) Stephen Drury: Piano
...during world war II john cage wrote his most aesthetic piano music, influenced by henry cowell & erik satie. this album in the jukebox is a tribute to my father serge stauffer (1929-89), who discovered john cage already 1954 through marcel duchamp. stephen drury recorded in 1994 this fine selection of piano & organ-works, incl. "suite for toy piano" &
"music for marcel duchamp". the piece "in a landscape" (1948) is the first track i play for anyone who says they don't like john cage...

LEADBELLY "Leadbelly" (44/98)
...to my shame i was never much involved into those black blues-originals, who where gently raped through rolling stones & co. during the 60's, but this special album belongs to my favourite childhood memories around 1964. it's the best leadbelly album i know of, recorded 1944, released 1962 on capitol, finally here on cd. assisted by zitherist paul mason howard on 8 tracks, with classics such as "goodnight irene" & "take this hammer"...

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS "The Glory Of The Human Voice" (37-51/92)
...this timeless album of a millionaire "grande dame" who rented carnegie hall to celebrate her absolut unmusical voice, is still a delight up to this day and underlines my aversion against musicians who learn just the technique but have no intuition. she kicked half japanese, the shaggs & tiny tim out of this jukebox ...

LOTTE LENYA "Berlin Theatre Songs" (55/97)
...the "mother" of it all, just think of dagmar krause, marianne faithfull, pj harvey, jim morrison or franz treichler. her most brilliant song collection, recorded during 1955 in hamburg with the roger bean orchestra. a kind of "best of" from all the weill-operas, her stunning voice was never in better shape...

BORIS VIAN "Le Deserteur" (55/97)
...around 1980 my best friends read through all his wonderful mockery books, when finally we discovered this brilliant album with ten immortal french chansons, full of funny jazz driving archness. some tracks like "le deserteur" or "fais-moi mal johnny" you'll probably known from other interpretations...

ESQUIVEL "Space Age Bachelor (58-67/94)
...imagine a ten times more intelligent figure like james last. this incredible funny & creative exican guy lived from 1918-2002 and was discovered again 1995 with the "easy listening" & "incredibly strange music"-boom. his most prolific followers are van dyke parks (los angeles) & jun miyake (japan)...

ABBEY LINCOLN "Abbey Is Blue" (59)
...abbey lincoln has besides billie holiday perhaps the greatest female voice in black music. a late discovery in 1991 through a brilliant portrait at radio lora, i was impressed by her free jazz protest classic "freedom now suite" (1960) with charismatic performer oscar brown jr. & max roach. "abbey is blue" = the masterpiece of her earlier work with such classics as "afro blue", "lonely house" and "long as you're living"...

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART "Safe As Milk" (67)
...this is the accessible first work of captain beefheart, and with it's catchy blues-roots should be listenable also to people who roll their eyes when talking about his key-work "trout mask replica" (69). when in june 1977 we celebrated the 18th birthday of my friend dewe, i gave him a c46 tape with 22x "the blimp" on it;-) i own all beefheart albums, but specially like his recordings from 1967-71 and 1978-82...

NICO "Chelsea Girl" (67)
...if you don't know much about the charismatic german chanteuse nico (1939-88) of early velvet underground, who after "the end" (74) sadly made her way through heroin, please start with the useful anthology "classic years", which covers the years 1965-74. or watch the great portrait-movie by susanne ofteringer. for the helsinki-bar i chose her "easy listening"-debut, but the following 3 studio-albums belong even more to my favourites, specially "marble index" (68) ...

SCOTT WALKER "Boy Child/Best Of" (67-70/90)
...around 1987 marc almond gave me with his brilliant coverversions the key to understand jacques brel & scott walker. i already knew the 60's teenage band walker brothers, but was not aware that scott walker developed from 1967-70 such visionary beautiful ballads, which fulminated in his avantgarde-masterpiece "tilt" in 1994...

FRED NEIL "Many Sides Of Fred Neil" (67-71)
...i always knew fred neil had a big influence on tim buckley, but it took ten years before in 1987 i finally heard the original voice on a british reissue. i still think harry nilsson played a better version of his classic "everbody's talkin'", but please listen to his deeply relaxed album "sessions" (67), included on this fantastic 2cd-anthology. imagine johnny cash doing an album influenced by tim buckley's "lorca" - and you get the picture! whenever i had an unhappy love affair, the incredible low, but sweet baritone of "please send me somebody to love" brought me back to life...

TIM BUCKLEY "Dream Letter/Live In London" (68/90)
...we can only speculate how much influence tim buckley had on my life. when a friend insisted, that obert wyatt is not the only experimental singer in rock, i searched in a 15 months odyssey for all his 9 studioalbums. when in october 78 i finally found "starsailor", i burried the album in the garden, fearing too much obsession - just to buy another copy only a few days later. in 1987 i produced a well received tribute album "comebuckley" with swiss singer andi czech. 1991 i was engaged for a film project about buckley, wrote a script, traveled to los angeles, but then the "utopy" was cancelled. "starsailor" still goes for 100.- dollar regularely on ebay, the beautiful "dream letter" concert from london was the first official posthum release with unreleased material. please consider also the 2cd-anthology "morning glory". if you want a pure example for artistic evolution, just look at tim buckley (1947-75)...

SOFT MACHINE "Volume One" (68)
...was there ever a better "fusion album"? my advice: try listen only to the drums of robert wyatt: astonishing! next listen to his wonderful voice, you can almost consider "volume one" as his first solo album. just take the heartwarming ballad "a certain kind". then we have this great, hendrix-alike electric organ by mike ratledge. the stoical kevin ayers on bass, with his grandiose & ongoing dada-song "we did it again". uplifting, thunderously powerful..!

SILVER APPLES "Silver Apples/Contact" (68-69/97)
...this futuristic group never appeared in any rock lexica i knew, but their second album "contact" (69) still has a hypnotic influence on me today, like in 1988 when i discovered them through sky bird & the fish of hope. okay, the vocals may be weak, but this visionary keyboard sound-madness (incl. funny banjo-gimmicks) predates a whole lot of techno, and silver apples must be mentioned in the same breath as suicide, velvet underground, soft machine, hawkwind and white noise...

CAN "Monster Movie" (69)
...perhaps surprising, but i prefer can's debut "monster movie", with the powerful exotic vocals of their first singer malcolm mooney - although later albums as "ege bamyasi" (72) & "future days" (73) are much more typical for the adventure developements of holger czukay, irmin schmidt, michael karoli & jaki liebezeit...

MOONDOG "Moondog" (69)
...like harry partch & sun ra, moondog belongs to the legendary figures in american music. moondog (1916-99) alias louis hardin was blind since an explosion in his childhood. one of his first compositions "all is loneliness" (51) was covered by janis joplin in 1968. "moondog" (69) was recorded with an impressive 5o piece orchestra. this music is deeply impressive & moving, without being pathetic for a second. powerful, proud & purely magic. a timeless mix of classical music, jazz & avantgarde...

WALGESÄNGE "Songs Of The Humpback Whale" (70)
...to every jukebox with music belong noises of animals:-)! in our childhood we probably heard "peter & der wolf" and birds on records, but whales? amazing stuff, which fitted perfectly in those psychedelic years...

KAREN DALTON "It's So Hard To Tell.." (70)
...somebody tried to describe her as "janis joplin of folk", which is right in terms of voice-intensity. i would rather place her as female answer to fred neil & tim buckley (era "happy sad" & "blue afternoon"). she released only two marvelous albums & then disappeared in obscurity. she died early 1993 after a troubled life. in the booklet of this cd you see the first photo of bob dylan on stage with karen dalton & fred neil, february 1961, at cafe wha? in new york city. nick cave was influenced by her "katie cruel"-traditional on "when i first came to town" (92). a few days ago i learned that devendra banhart is also a devoted karen dalton-fan...

STOOGES "Fun House" (70)
...i was still listening to genesis daily, when i discovered in spring 75 the three famous albums by iggy pop & the stooges. one result was that six months later i photographed a counterfeit with myself of the "raw power"-cover for a performance at the art school f & f zürich. listen to the punk power of "t.v.eye" & "loose", the breathtaking "dirt" or the cacaphony
of "l.a.blues". whenever i'm feeling "down & out", this album brings me back from the grave...

FRANK ZAPPA "Chunga's Revenge" (70)
...this zappa choice will perhaps be a surprise, but for me his guitar sounded never sexier! the rhythm group & brass section is very tight, the crazy vocal inputs of leech & eddie were never better. featuring aynsley dunbar (drums) & sugar cane harris (violin). the instrumental "20 small cigars" is one of zappa's most beautiful pieces and the title track was covered in 2001 by the gotan tango project. my favourite zappa besides "overnite sensation" (73) & "we're only in it for the money" (68)...

GONG "Camembert Electrique" (71)
...the greatest anarcho rock you can ever imagine. powerful, loud & excentric, a perfectly mix of futuristic rock, punk & free jazz-"madness". amazing syd barrett-alike guitar-work by daevid allen & erotic space whispers by gilli smyth, the most charismatic couple of that time beneath yoko & john. when i started to understand this music i stopped listening to frank zappa for 15 years...

SHUGGIE OTIS "Inspiration Information" (71-74)
...a late amazing discovery in spring 2001, thanks to david byrne's luakabop-label. no wonder present musicians like beck, prince, stereolab & high llamas praise shuggie otis that much. subtle soul funk-pearls with magnificient string arrangements, catchy keyboards and effective drumbox, which all sounds that modern like recorded yesterday! hailed as a young black blues guitar-"wunderkind", he was asked to replace mick taylor of the rolling stones, but shuggie had other things in mind...

YOKO ONO "Approximately Infinite Universe (72)
...until today we can read those stupid "art critics" with old ressentiments of disapointed beatles-fans. she was involved in new york fluxus early 60's, befriended with john cage & lamonte young, before she met john lennon. after the stunning pre-punk single “why” (70) she recorded her most radical statement "fly" (71). but her next double-album "approximately infinite universe" (72) is definitely her key work on 21 tracks. yoko ono was never more refreshing & relaxing, funny & touching. watch out for her already deleted "onobox" and her impressive comeback album "rising" (95), later remixed by tricky & sonic youth...

VAN DYKE PARKS "Discover America" (72)
..."wonderful, adventurous and excotic pop mastermind" says young norway singer sondre lerche on his website. what a present chris cutler made to me when he mentioned parks 1978 in his first mailorder catalogue. we can compare this exotic music with esquivel, brian wilson, frank zappa, mighty sparrow, slapp happy or penguin cafe orchestra - but those names will never catch the real genius of van dyke parks. for years i tried to follow every album he was involved with or mentioned on, but i gave up: there must be 5000 by now;-) his second album "discover america" is the ultimate dandy pop-album or calypso-rock crossover...

BLACK SABBATH "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath" (73)
...to my own amusement i discovered this group again in recent years. i bought this album fresh with 14 years and haven’t heard it for three decades! two points are making this 5th album most remarkable, like saying goodbye to the past & hello to the future: 1) one of the most hated figures in ambitious symphonic rock, yes-keyboarder rick wakeman, ruins as guest-musician on one track "who are you". 2) "killing yourself to live" predates grunge for over 15 years, sounding like a nirvana-track from "nevermind"...

JOHN CALE "Paris 1919" (73)
...he produced masterpieces by iggy pop & the stooges, nico, modern lovers & patti smith: only for that he would deserve a lifelong place on my jukebox island. his musical output is fascinating and to choose one of his albums was a very difficult decision. cale was perhaps never more gentleman in his own string arrangements to the charming popsongs on "paris 1919". since the beginning with la monte young, tony conrad & velvet underground: john cale is one of the most charismatic figures in rock, until today with "hobo sapiens" and "black acetate"...

KEVIN COYNE "Marjorie Razorblade" (73)
...when dagmar krause wrote me early 1979 she would release "babble" with kevin coyne (1944-2004), i bought all his albums in "record time". the red card to virgin records in 2005: they refuse to release again all his marvelous nine albums from 1973-80. on this early doublealbum we hear the heartwarming "marlene", the pretty hot "eastbourne ladies": he would pre-date punk, he was occupied for years as social-worker, painted most of his covers & had always an eye for the working class. he was asked 1971 to replace jim morrison of the doors, but kevin had other things in mind...

ALEX HARVEY "Next" (73)
...i had absolutely no clue about the famous scottish entertainer alex harvey (1935-82) until 2003, when the intriguing 2cd-anthology "consider the situation" appeared. sometimes behaving like a mad cousin of the marx brothers, always expressive to hell, with even zappaesk arrangements like on the jacques brel-cover "next" or the "last of the teenage idols". he has definitely less to do with other glam rock figures like slade or gary glitter, he belongs more to originals like captain beefheart, kevin coyne or ian dury. it's the sad irony of his life, that his career came into big troubles through the punk movement. he died on tour in belgium on a heart attack, a few days before a concert in zürich, kino walche...

RESIDENTS "Meet The Residents" (74)
...this group changed alot in my life between 1978-83. specially with "duck stab/buster & glen" (78) and "commercial album" (80), but i chose the outrageous debut from 1974 with the legendary beatles gimmick-cover. to illustrate their creative potential of that peculiar era...

CATHERINE RIBEIRO "Le Rat Debile Et L'Homme Des Champs" (74)
...much underrated french singer with portugese roots, the beautiful & longing "mood of fado" is close, mixed with fantastic innovative and adventurous, progressive rock keyboard-sounds & long epique tracks...

ALICE COOPER "Welcome To My Nightmare" (75)
...all his albums before are probably better, but this is a theatre rock masterpiece, the perfect antipode to "lamb lies down on broadway" (genesis) of the same era, which shows a surprisingly varied alice within one album, played by the fantastic band of lou reed's "rock'n'roll animal" (74)...

BRIAN ENO "Another Green World" (75)
...i was laying in bed with influenza when this album came out, heard it every day, getting up after a week, stronger than before. when everbody was complaining about boring mid 70's, only a few already recognized the creative potential in the 4 popsong-albums by brian eno, recorded with friends like robert wyatt, phil manzanera, john cale, robert fripp & fred frith. 14 short little pieces, full of charming colours & tricky time signatures...

SLAPP HAPPY/HENRY COW "Desperate Straights" (75)
...this masterpiece with dagmar krause belongs to the central works in creative rock! perhaps for unprepared people the avantgarde appeal is difficult to understand today, but please listen to the sophisticated pop of tracks 3,5,6 and 9. influenced by zappa, satie, rota, brecht/weill, lenya, wyatt etc. all the members here created later countless other jewels under their own name: fred frith, lindsay cooper, peter blegvad, anthony moore, chris cutler, john greaves, dagmar krause...

JULIE TIPPETTS "Sunset Glow" (75)
...under the name julie driscoll she belonged until 1970 to the very well received female voices, before she married jazz-pianist keith tippetts. 1971 she appeared with spontaneous music ensemble on the incredibly slow album "birds of a feather", a very expensive free jazz-classic on ebay today. she appeared in september 74 on robert wyatt's comeback concert at
theatre drury lane london and released 1975 this beautiful, totally unique album "sunset glow" with guest musicians all from king crimson or soft machine...

VOIX BULGARES " Le Mystere De Voix Bulgares" (75)
...i was very touched when 1987 in the british reprint on the 4ad-label ivo watts-russell compared the effect of this beautiful female choir music from bulgaria with billie holiday & tim buckley. i have seen this impressive choir 1988 in the fraumunster church zurich. after that began the overkill, unfortunately this happens with so much that grows green in the beginning...

MAHMOUD AHMED "Ere Mela Mela" (75-78/99)
...originally first released in europe 1986 through the great "crammed disc" from belgium, who brought us tuxedomoon, bebel gilberto, freezone & taraf de haidouks. now available again in the fascinating "ethiopiques"-series of french buda musique. i immediately fell in love with this exotic mix of enthusiastic funky brass & keyboard-parts and heartbreaking love-ballads. this music was opressed through the dictature in ethiopia for years. i'm very happy to report that jim jarmusch discovered this music for his new cult movie "broken flowers"...

KLEZMORIM "First Recordings" (76-78/89)
...still my favourite in klezmer music, this san francisco based klezmer group around lev liberman, with a great cartoon cover by the legendary robert crumb. for everbody who seriously loves balkan brass music full of longing, the sad & beautiful jewish tradition, the italian school of nino rota, jazz maestros like willem breuker, mike westbrook or carla bley, the famous german trikont-label with "dead & gone"...

FELA KUTI "Zombie" (76-78/01)
...when radical british noise trio this heat played in zürich april 1982, they supported their stunning performance with playing the "zombie"-album by fela kuti from their mixing desk, overwhelming us with hypnotic afro beats & vocals from nigeria. five years later the zurich based federlos circus toured in nigeria and brought back in return the next generation to switzerland: femi kuti...

AKSAK MABOUL "11 Danses Pour Combattre La Migraine" (77)
...an absolutly classic of recommended records (rec rec) finally on cd. a guide and heartopener for so much that would follow: for example fred frith with "gravity" or the whole developement of pascal comelade. cedric vuille of debile menthol & ensemble raye told me twice on the phone, how happy he is to give this album away again as a present. the multi colored influences on this album let my father predict in april 79, while "downloading" this album for his cassette collection: "that's the music of the future!" - this music did not impresse through virtuosity like f.e. henry cow with "in praise of learning", but with incredible charme. erik satie was celebrating a wedding with nino rota ("milano per caso"), duke ellington met for the first time a drum machine ("mooche"), hatfield & the north had a flirt with frank zappa ("son of l'idiot"), terry riley found an old fender rhodes on a turkish bazar ("mastoul alakefak"). the "blue print" of all that would follow on the belgian crammed label...

CARLA BLEY "Dinner Music" (77)
...you'll always see me with a big smile while i listen to this album. when it came out I just recovered from a months long depression, so this heartwarming & sarcastic flirt with "mainstream jazz" full of archness was exactly the right medicine. carla bley & michael mantler were like alternate parents for me then, building a bridge between contemporary jazz & profound literature like samuel beckett, inviting half the crew of the soft machine-family...

PERE UBU "Modern Dance" (77)
... this was my ticket discovering the whole punk/new wave-era between 1977-82. i discovered them may 78: for my taste the sex pistols were going behind the stooges & jonathan richman, but "modern dance" was a radical & refreshing update of captain beefheart-influences, with singer david thomas as the great leader, who brought the famous alfred jarry-figure back to flesh. unsurprisingly, rec rec zürich organised soon later regularely concerts with either pere ubu, david thomas or labelmates red krayola...

ZNR "Traite De Mecanique Populaire" (77)
...the most bizarre & original erik satie-tribut ever recorded. aksak maboul created a similar atmosphere. those french guys don't play satie, but his ghost is apparent through the whole joyful 34 minutes. they also studied don van vliet & the french surrealists. a modern classical chamber music piece with electric piano, bass, guitars, violins, sax & flute. don't expect to
fully understand this strange music on first listening. start with great tango track 9 "garden party". hector zazou & joseph racaille developed later on international careers...

PATRIK FITZGERALD "Safety Pin Stuck In My Heart/Best Of" (77-79)
...the music press pushed the 21 years old patrik fitzgerald as the "punk poet", when in 1977-78 three singles appeared on small wonder. aggressive ballads with a melancholic touch on the coustic guitar, comparable with the results of tim buckley & kevin coyne. his lyrics were excellent. in his later sparely work he went through a rather depressing phase which reminded of peter hammill or nico, before he lightened up in a great kevin ayers-manner with "tunisian twist" (86). hopefully there will be a comeback soon: he lives in new zealand today and he'll be 50 in 2006...

ANNETTE PEACOCK "My Mother Never Thaught Me How To Cook" (78-82)
...i did not realise her importance to me during the 80's and had to search & find all her albums in recent years again. on this cd-anthology you hear her intriguing sensual albums "x-dreams" (78) & "perfect release" (79) with those countless british jazz rock-cracks. because then you cannot escape from her unique voice, which grew to stunning maturity on "acrobat's heart" (2000). bowie wanted to produce her, but annette had other things in mind...

CHROME "Half Machine Lip Moves" (79)
...i heard this album already in 1979, but did not care further until spring 2005, when i had an amazing "comeback" with chrome & their frontman damon edge, who died already 1995 under mysterious circumstances. profound visionary stuff, every minute changing the attitude. Hawkwind, faust, can, gong, pil, fad gadget, pere ubu, cabaret voltaire & suicide comes to mind. listen to the middle section of track 7: sounding like a great gimmick-caricature of mick jagger...

SNAKEFINGER "Chewing Hides The Sound" (79)
...its a mystery to me how british gentleman & san francisco based guitar maestro snakefinger (1949-87) could be forgotten so soon. all his 4 studio albums between 1979-87 are marvelous, this was his great debut album including a funny kraftwerk-version of "the model". for fans of zappa & nino rota & fred frith...

DEAD KENNEDYS "Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables" (80)
...from all the great punk albums or singles i heard between 1977-82, this is definitely the most powerful & radical. better than any coffee to wake you up in the morning. singer jello biafra is an original figure of his own, also a famous record collector...

LYDIA LUNCH "Queen Of Siam" (80)
...she stands right here to represent the lunatic scene around sonic youth, birthday party, einstuerzende neubauten, lounge lizards, foetus, diamanda galas & swans. "queen of siam" is her central early work, a punk vamp classic of the genre. listen to the fiery "atomic bongos", the tricky jazz brass-arrangements of "a cruise to the moon" or her great remake of "spooky". she's the (morbid) underground sister of patti smith & pj harvey...

TUXEDOMOON "Half Mute" (80)
...i often compare the importance of this album with "velvet underground & nico", if you add the exploding power of tuxedomoon's four track-ep "no tears" from 1978. a similar stimulating atmosphere has "big science" of laurie anderson. this westcoast-no wave bands around ralph records (residents, chrome, tuxedomoon, mx-80 sound) cannot be overrated. intense & modernistic electronic pop with the feverish violin of blaine reininger...

VARIOUS ARTISTS - "Miniatures" (80)
...perhaps the most original & important compilation ever, collected 1980 by hybrid kids-mastermind & ex-mott the hoople-keyboarder morgan fisher. each group or musician had only 60 seconds for their statement: from protest folk singer pete seeger, painter ralph steadman, psychiatrist r.d.laing over punk-hereos like the damned, xtc, alternative tv, pretenders or half japanese to creative leaders like fred frith, simon jeffes, gavin bryars, robert wyatt, residents, zazou & racaille, michael nyman, neil innes, kevin coyne, robert fripp and lol coxhill. the musical pendant to the world famous "schubladenmuseum" by swiss herbert distel, who certainly also had his minute here. post punk-dada at it's best...

RIO REISER " Am Piano 2" (81-91/99)
...my very first rock concert was 1973 with the german left wing anarchos ton steine scherben, with front figure rio reiser. the group escaped 1975 from berlin & agitprop to the countryside. after his untimely death in 1996 with 46 years, influenced through an engaged epitaph by blixa bargeld, i began to realise his importance in german rock. listen to his final album "himmel & hölle" (95) and to both posthum albums "am piano 1 + 2", with delightful live tracks, outtakes & rehearsals - with countless rough diamonds, much more important than his "mainstream"-career over 4 albums for sony, which brought him only luck in the beginning...

DEBILE MENTHOL "Emile Au Jardin Patrologique" (83)
...this 7 piece group from neuchatel (french part of switzerland) did not find a label for 18 months, so we decided to found the rec rec label in zürich. in the cold winter of february 83 four friends drove in a van through france over the canal for england, to pick up 2000 copies pressed at nimbus. with remarkable international success debile menthol brew influences together such as easteuropean folk tunes, soundtrack- and circusmusic, electronic experiments, jazz- & beatlicks. their line-up included a punk-drummer & a stravinsky trained female violinist. a music full of sprinkling ideas & black humour...

FRED FRITH "Cheap At Half The Price" (83)
...still one of my favourite albums by charismatic musician fred frith who made a long way since his debut in 1973 with henry cow. beneath some tracks with skeleton crew this is the only album where he developed his own vocal style, mixed with lovely east european influences on violin & guitar. you will recognise three tracks used in the soundtrack for "step across the border"...

PENGUIN CAFE ORCHESTRA "Signs Of Life" (87)
...beneath pascal comelade & joseph racaille, penguin cafe orchestra-leader simon jeffes (1949-97) is perhaps the greatest european composer coming out of the "pop-art". all his 5 carefully recorded studio albums are masterpieces. beloved by children of all ages! joyful, charming & heartful. erik satie would be proud of all his youngsters today...

ASTOR PIAZZOLLA "Rough Dancer & Cyclical Night" (87)
...my widowed mother found a new love through tango dancing in recent years. before travelling to paris with 18 years i bought a cheap tango cassette for five bucks. director sally potter dedicated her movie "tango lesson" (97) to the whole genre. the first track of the most popular slapp happy-album is a tango ("casablanca moon"). this late "serious" masterpiece by astor piazzolla was always very touching to me...

SKY BIRD "Sky Bird & The Fish Of Hopes" (88-90)
...he could have been bigger than stephan eicher & dieter meier, but like arthur rimbaud he disappeared in africa, where he worked for the red cross, bored by the mechanism of the music business. claudius scholer (*1965) gave a rather short musical appearance between 1988-93 with only two albums. visionary stuff compared to bob dylan, tom waits, jacques brel & vladimir vissotzky...

CAETANO VELOSO "Estrangeiro" (89)
...arto lindsay & peter scherer (ambitious lovers) gave me the key to the door of brasilian maestro caetano veloso, when producing this feverish "comeback" with a healthy new york-touch, including guitarists bill frisell & marc ribot. i listened through the whole body of work with 40 albums and discovered many other masterpieces, specially the unbelievable "araca azul" (72). from all the still living & performing singer/songwriters, spanning a time of almost 40 years, caetano veloso is (besides daevid allen) the most important for me...

YOUNG GODS "L'Eau Rouge" (89)
...i lived in the same flat as the young gods when they recorded this 2nd album in zürich. singer franz treichler borrowed a demo tape from me with music of sky bird's accordeon-player, came home in the evening and had used samples for "Charlotte";-) i saw the group the first time in a small club in berlin may 1987 and was deeply impressed. jim morrison influenced visionary stuff, please stop mentioning their epigones ministry & nine inch nails again when i'm near you...

JEAN-MARC ZELWER "La Fiancee Aux Yeux De Bois" (90)
...from all accordion-influenced projects in the last 15 years this zelwer-debut belongs to the strongest, on the same belgian crammed-label as askak maboul. a breath-taking trip through east european childhood memories of zelwer's grandfather. gypsy power in splendid combination with electronic instruments, with heartbreaking little details...

REINES PROCHAINES "Lob Ehre Ruhm & Dank" (93)
...famous swiss female band from basel, still alive & fresh after different changes in the line up. this is their second album, the last one with artist pipilotti rist as a full member. they sing in german, french, english, spanish & swiss. not fearing the terrain of "bad taste", les reines prochaines are impressing us with a great deal of theatrical flair. short poems, a delightful klezmer-clarinet. Best examples are “komm mit mir aufs floss", "aline" or "winterreise". the secret coverversions "you called me jacky" (coyne) & "evening" (stones) will bring tears in your eyes...

JEFF BUCKLEY "Grace" (94)
...when i received this album on the 25th august 1994 nobody disturbed me in the shop, no customer came in, no phone rang. 52 minutes later i was a different person: so much beauty, sheer power, elegance & erotism. Through jeff i discovered led zeppelin again (vol. 3 was my first self bought album with 11 years). that he died before realising his 2nd studio album and before he could solve the problems with his absent father tim, sounds like a greek tragedy...

LATIN PLAYBOYS "Latin Playboys" (94)
...breath-taking los lobos-take of, with instrumental gems & uncompromising popsongs in the tradition of harry partch, residents & tom waits, sounds refreshing until today...

CHRISTIAN MARCLAY & GÜNTER MÜLLER "Live Improvisation" (94)
...this album should belong to every good comedy-collection of the 20th century, at the same time it's one of my favourite albums with improvised music. this 13 tracks by the two swiss guys christian marclay (turntables & records) and günter müller (drums & electronics) are stimulating & entertaining. with great cover art, too!...

STILLER HAS "Landjäger" (94)
...singer & poet endo anaconda became an important figure in swiss music from the last 20 years. founded as a duo with multi-instrumentalist balts nill, on their third album "landjäger" they played the only time backed by a 9 piece orkester. endo's word acrobatics are legendary, there is so much heart, courage & engagement in his poetry, as in the intense musical arrangements. english listeners should start with "garbage lady" here. other highlights are the groovy "giele" and the heartbreaking "du wosch mi nid"...

BRIGITTE FONTAINE "Genre Humain" (95)
...apart from catherine ribeiro my favourite french singer from the "hippie-generation". a late discovery in 1996, when a good customer mentioned her legendary album "comme a la radio" (1971) with the art ensemble of chicago. her stubborn female character is a big delight! on her comeback-album "genre humain" i like the arabian touch in those driving popsongs. also highly recommended: her album "kekeland" (2001) with the help from archie shepp & members of gong & sonic youth...

PJ HARVEY "To Bring You My Love" (95)
...i was deeply impressed by her fulminant appearence in the british post-grunge-scene with a healthy dose of beefheart-influence. the 4th opus "to bring me my love" was released at the peak of her popularity. the most professional recording yet, which appealed both to fans of nick cave & patti smith. i still suffer her cancelled zurich gig on 2th december 1995, due to the fact of health problems...

PALE NUDES "Wise To The Heat" (95)
..."in loving memory of daniel & valentin", this beautiful album was dedicated to my friend after his tragic accident in the swiss mountains with his son on sept 3, 1995. a short living band with female singer & accordionist amy denio from seattle with the two swiss musicians mich gerber & wädi gysi...

VINICIO CAPOSSELA "Il Ballo Di San Vito" (96)
...my favourite italian cantautori! sounds like a hybrid between tom waits & paolo conte, with a brilliant mix of fast numbers and beautiful ballads. listen to the superb nino rota-flair in "al veglione". featuring marc ribot & evan lurie...

CIBO MATTO "Viva! La Woman" (96)
...a classic album of selfconfident & varied female popmusic, in the elegant language of trip hop-beats and modern sampling-technique. debut by this young japanese duo of miha hatori & yuka honda in new york. funny, irascible & stimulating...

LAMBCHOP "How I Quit Smoking" (96)
...with this second album songwriter kurt wagner found his own language. A very beautiful & sweet album, goes down the throat like pure honey, without beeing pathetic for a second. three years later i finally quit smoking...

ARTO LINDSAY "Mundo Civilizado" (96)
...another figure from the legendary "no new york"-fame around 1980. nobody knew exactly where this neurotic front-figure of the noise-band dna would go, until mid 90's when he discovered again his brazilian roots. my favourite of all his bossa nova-albums, incl. the catchy cover-artwork...

PATTI SMITH "Gone Again" (96)
...i had to recover from various death in my circle too, so this comeback came out in the right moment. my favourite album apart from "horses" and "radio ethiopia". patti smith' mourning songs on her dead husband fred smith (of famous mc 5) are giving me cold shivers down the neck. feat. jeff buckley, john cale & tom verlaine...

NEIL YOUNG "Dead Man/OST" (96)
...my favourite album of neil young besides "on the beach", this stunning instrumental solo guitar performance for the controversial movie by jim jarmusch, in my opinion a clever parody of the wild west-genre. just before i went to the cinema i received a phone call to learn the sad news that my good friend mathias, who was a big neil young-fan, died of heart failure...

LHASA "La Llorona" (97)
...what a beautiful & heartwarming voice! this fine female singer has roots in mexico, france, america and canada. this debut album was sung all in spanish, the band is marvelous and is going everywhere the voice wants to. in recent years the best selling artist from the rec rec shop...

JOSEPH RACAILLE "Racaille" (97)
... a still much underrated french genius: a splendid mix between van dyke parks, erik satie, carl stalling & esquivel! this was his most expensive & carefully recorded masterpiece, produced for warner brothers/france. charming french vocals, arabic touches & circus atmosphere. marvellous...

ROBERT WYATT "Shleep" (97)
...the "father" of it all, singer & drummer with legendary soft machine, mentor of the "canterbury scene", since 1973 in a wheelchair after an accident with alcohol, writing in hospital the brilliant "rock bottom" (74), playing live with henry cow in 1975, doing a break until 1980, still going strong up to this day. one of the most original leftwing & adrogyn voices in popmusic...

LILI BONICHE "Alger Alger" (98)
...produced by bill laswell, this is a charming & heartbreaking mix of french chanson, jewish tradition & arabic roots. smiling lili boniche is over 70 years old...

PASCAL COMELADE "L'Argot Du Bruit" (98)
...a definitive highlight in the almost endless discography of this beloved french minimal pop instrumental maestro, who is the pioneer in using children instruments in order to extend our musical horizons. always being charming & heartwarming, pascal comelade was shortly before discovered by pj harvey, who appears here on number 6 and 11 for two rare vocal tracks...

LULA PENA "Phados" (98)
...amazingly intense "broken fado" by this 24 years old "seconda" from belgium, reduced to the skeleton in an empty flat with her acoustic guitar. the fascintating androgyn charisma of her personality is unique. hopefully there will be a second album. honest naked coverversions by caetano veloso, chico buarque & maria teresa carvalho...

MARC RIBOT "Y Los Cubanos Postizos" (98)
...a wonderful and innovative tribut to cuban composer & band leader arsenio rodriguez, played by marc ribot with the best new york downtown-cracks. sounds like carlos santana after a healthy diet or like "crime jazz"-latino in the vein of lounge lizards, los lobos or latin playboys...

AMON TOBIN "Permutation" (98)
...the only "techno"-album in this collection, but it's a masterpiece! you can listen to those 12 tracks in 70 minutes as background music without loosing the quality, but you can also give it a "serious listening" and you hear always a different album. the complex music is always in a refreshing flow...

WONDERTOYS "Diary Of A Snake Charmer" (96-98/02)
...the most impressive posthum album of a fine musician who "knows", he will die on cancer soon. a profound melancholy meets healthy portions of black humour. almost every record company in switzerland released one album with dominique alioth (1958-99), in the hope to produce a hit. an impressive epitaph of someone who was the swiss pendant to david bowie and elvis costello...

JOHNNY DOWD "Pictures From Life's Other Side" (99)
...nothing against tom waits, but this recently discovered songwriter has more power & dark humour. also highly recommended to fans of captain beefheart, william burroughs, nikki sudden, residents, lee hazlewood, jeffrey lee pierce. he's got a crazy female back up-singer and his drummer is called brian wilson (no joke!)...

FRANCOIZ BREUT "Vingt A Trente Mille Jours" (00)
...an amazing striking voice of this nouveau french chanson, cool & warm at the same time. my favourite chanteuse of all those young french songwriters. with echoes of trip hop & calexico influenced style...

JOHNNY CASH "Solitary Man" (00)
...i had a late meeting with this country maestro, his final four albums are marvelous and beneath that, some years ago, while reading his memoirs, johnny cash helped me to cure a little alcohol problem...

VOLAPÜK "Polyglöt" (00)
...what is "progressive rock" all about? during the 70's we had henry cow, magma & faust, during the 80's cassiber, univers zero & skeleton crew, and at present we have guapo & volapük, the two strongest bands today. the new french trio of famous drummer guigou chenevier (ex-etron fou leloublan) with a female japanese violinist flows from east to west with marvellous instrumental gems...

FRANK BLACK "Dog In The Sand" (01)
...after his famous debut with the pixies in 1987, i lost the survey over his various solo-albums, but was surprised to discover in 2001 this "country-rock"-masterpiece, sung from the heart with a strong voice. for my taste tops the rolling stones-opus "exile on main street"...

ANJA GARBAREK "Smiling & Waving" (01)
...reduced to the skeleton, intelligent electro-pop-pieces, emotional & naked, with echoes from bjoerk & stina nordenstam. with the help from robert wyatt & mark hollis...

SONDRE LERCHE "Faces Down" (01)
...the most juvenile hope since the debut of tim buckley. what a magical young butterfly from norway! we discover echoes of charming beatles-hymns, a melancholy but invincible strong voice, touching the timbre of kevin ayers & al stewart, with marvelous string-arrangements by sean o'hagan of famous high llamas...

JUN MIYAKE "Mondo Erotica" (01)
...one of the most important discoverings of recent years, this magical & intelligent music sounds like a sensual paradise. japanese maestro jun miyake (*1958) plays keyboards & trumpet, influenced by riuychi sakamoto, van dyke parks, serge gainsbourg, jon hassell and miles davis. a wonderful melange of lounge, french chanson, jazz-ambient, minimal music &
electronica...

SAUL WILLIAMS "Amethyst Rock Star" (01)
...my hero from the hip hop front. powerful & resolute statements, sometimes sounding like gil scott-heron backed by post-punk-wizards rip rig & panic, including a strong violin & a healthy dose of metal. black power is coming back again...

SIMIAN "We Are Your Friends" (02)
...intelligent update of brian eno's innovative song-concept between 1973-77, echoing bands like wire, xtc, japan or soft cell. first you get the impression: middle of the road-techno pop, but repeat listening shows: this music has deeper roots. just listen to the futuristic ballad "she's in mind", which sounds like syd barrett backed by the beach boys...

HAWKSLEY WORKMAN "Delicious Wolves" (02)
...this french-canadian guy comes very close to jeff buckley ("you me and the weather", "what a woman"), in its beauty, exhilaration & playfullness, but has also the amazing irony of jay jay johanson ("i'm jealous of your cigarette") with perfect old school dandy manner and a healthy dose of 70's glam-rock...

NATHALIE MERCHANT "House Carpenter's Daughter" (03)
...beautiful, heart warming remakes of traditional & contemporary folk music. only how she stretches the first line "a woman of beauty a woman of pain in france or jakarta", sounds like a yet unknown african dialect, with melancholical euphoria. after tim buckley & johnny cash we have here "wayfaring stranger" for the 3rd time in this jukebox...

KING MISSILE "Psychopathology Of Everyday Life" (03)
...this wild masterwork of new york city spokesman john s. hall sounds like the meeting of the political radicalism of jello biafra (dead kennedys) with the profound sarcasm of frank zappa. lenny bruce would have been impressed by this performance...

PAUL WEIXLER "Freiwild" (03)
...besides being a fan of iggy pop, the stones and ramones, 1955 swiss born paul weixler from schwamendingen finally found a way to released 12 of his most original song pearls, with brilliant help from happy sad-guitarist heinz roarer as producer & babs hiestand with vocals & graphics. rumours say that weixler wrote the lyrics to famous punk classic "züri brännt". he is kind of a living legend...

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...veit f.stauffer was born 19th january 1959 on the 2nd floor of münstergasse 8 in the old town of zürich as the third child of serge & doris stauffer, both photographers and later co-founders of the privat artschool farbe & form. he played drums with the swiss groups razzia (1975-76), feifi & edi (1977-78) & city vibes (1979-80).
he released three books: his autobiography "halbweiss" (1983), the rec rec katalog 1986-88 (1986) & the comic relief-photo booklet "der stationsvorstand" (2000). he lived at different places in zürich, since 1994 unmarried with maria gasche and has two kids from earlier relationships: orlando (*1985) & raffaela (*1989). he is very proud to celebrate his 50th birthday in 2009 on the same day edgar allan poe will be 200 years...

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...die kuratierte jukebox ist eine idee von frank heer, musiker & schrifsteller ("flammender grund") in zusammenarbeit mit tom rist, dem umtriebigen begründer des www.helsinkiklub.kaywa.ch an der geroldstr. 35 in 8005 zürich, wenige schritte vom escher wyss-platz & schiffbau/moods entfernt, und mit grafischer betreuung von adrian elsener...

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BUCKLEY, JEFF "Grace" (94) 24
BUCKLEY, TIM "Dream Letter/Live In London" (68/90) 2CD 32
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DEAD KENNEDYS "Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables" (80) LP/CD 25/32
DEBILE MENTHOL "Emile Au Jardin Patrologique" (83) LP/2CD 20/32
DOWD, JOHNNY "Pictures From Life's Other Side" (99) 32
ENO, BRIAN "Another Green World" (75) 32
ESQUIVEL "Space Age Bachelor (58-67/94) 32
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FRITH,FRED "Cheap At Half The Price" (83) 32
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HARVEY, ALEX "Next/Framed" (73) 2CD 38
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LUNCH, LYDIA "Queen Of Siam" (80) 32
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MERCHANT, NATHALIE "House Carpenter's Daughter" (03) 32
MIYAKE, JUN "Mondo Erotica" (01) 32
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RIBOT, MARC "Y Los Cubanos Postizos" (98) 32
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SILVER APPLES "Silver Apples/Contact" (68-69/97) 32
SIMIAN "We Are Your Friends" (02) LP/CD 24/32
SKY BIRD "Sky Bird & The Fish Of Hopes" (88-90) LP/CD 20/32
SLAPP HAPPY/HENRY COW "Desperate Straights" (75) 32
SMITH, PATTI "Gone Again" (96) 24
SNAKEFINGER "Chewing Hides The Sound/Greener Postures" (79-80/99) 2CD 38
SOFT MACHINE "Volume One/Volume Two" (68-69/89) 32
SOLER, ANTONIO "Keyboard Sonatas" (1729-83) 24
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STILLER HAS "Landjäger" (94) 32
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TOBIN, AMON "Permutation" (98) 32
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