Stylish Cancer, Suicide, And Me Singing

Last updated on May 7, 2015

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The Elegant Art of Falling Apart
Suicide (the band)
UnFunFair Part too at Beaconsfield gallery

 

FIRST
Special guest Jessica Jones tells us about the transformation of her Cancer diagnosis and relationship breakup, into a blog, a book, and now world wide publication
indexNEXT I play various tracks by suicide, the band whom i was lucky enough to be out front sound engineer for a brief but dazzling spell in the very early eiighties

Suicide is an American electronic protopunk musical duo, intermittently active since 1970 and composed of vocalist Alan Vega and Martin Rev on synthesizers and drum machines. They are an early synthesizer/vocal musical duo.

Never widely popular amongst the general public, Suicide are highly influential: critic Wilson Neate argues that Suicide “would prove as influential as The Clash. The synthpop, techno, and industrial dance sounds of the ’80s and ’90s, and now the new New Wave of electroclash, all gesture back to that foundational album.”[1]

FINALLY some stuff from The UnFunFair too, my current show at beaconsfield London

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