Death-Rock

THE ELECTRIC BIBLE | CHAPTER 252

ONLY THEATRE OF PAIN CHRISTIAN DEATH (1981) A1: CAVITY – FIRST COMMUNION (4:06); A2: FIGURATIVE THEATRE (2:42); A3: BURNT OFFERINGS (3:45); A4: MYSTERIUM INIQUITATIS (2:46); A5: DREAM FOR MOTHER (3:18). B1: STAIRS (UNCERTAIN JOURNEY) (3:02); B2: SPIRITUAL CRAMP (2:56); B3: ROMEO’S DISTRESS (3:16); B4: RESURRECTION…

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Popular Music

THE ELECTRIC BIBLE | INTERMISSION 5

The fifth 50 of The Electric Bible‘s 500 essential albums, listed in chronological order: BUZZCOCKS “SPIRAL SCRATCH” (1976)DAVID BOWIE & OTHERS “NIGHTCLUBBING” (1976-77)MORODER / CERRONE “DISCO MACHINE” (1976-77)HEARTBREAKERS “L.A.M.F.” (1977)SUICIDE “SUICIDE” (1977)GENERATION X “GENERATION X” (1977)ADVERTS “CROSSING THE RED SEA WITH” (1977)THE CLASH “THE CLASH” (1977)THE CLASH “COMPLETE CONTROL” (1977-78)BUZZCOCKS “ANOTHER MUSIC…” (1977-78)STRANGLERS “GRIP” (1977-78)BUZZCOCKS “NOISE ANNOYS” (1977-79)THE JAM “MODERN WORLD”…

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Ambient

THE ELECTRIC BIBLE | CHAPTER 250

E2-E4 MANUEL GÖTTSCHING (1981) A1: RUHIGE NERVOSITÄT (13:00); A2: GEMÄßIGTER AUFBRUCH (10:00); A3: …UND MITTEL SPIEL (7:00); A4: ANSATZ (1:00). B1: DAMEN-ELEGANZA (5:00); B2: EHRENVOLLER KAMPF (3:00); B3: HOHEIT WEICHT (NICHT OHNE SCHWUNG…) (9:00); B4: …UND SOUVERÄNITÄT (3:00); B5: REMIS (3:00). CATEGORY: TRANCE | DURATION:…

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Pop-Rock

THE ELECTRIC BIBLE | CHAPTER 249

FIRE U2 (1980-82) A1: I WILL FOLLOW (3:39); A2: FIRE (3:52). B1: GLORIA (4:13); B2: NEW YEAR’S DAY (5:33). CATEGORY: POP-ROCK | DURATION: 18 MINUTES A compilation of four 7-inch single tracks by U2, an Irish pop-rock band of the immediate “post-punk” era who were marked by quasi-religious visions…

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