Talking Heads – Channel 4 – 1984

Produced by the Channel 4 in 1984, this film includes material from the Wembley Arena, London concert of 1982 and its soundcheck. TRACKS INCLUDE : Life During Wartime, Big Blue Plymouth (Eyes Wide Open) Once in A Lifetime, Mind, Big Business, I Zimbra, Slippery People, Psycho Killer, My Big Hands (Fall Though the Cracks), Swamp, What A Day That Was, Crosseyed And Painless. The video features tracks mixed in with news footage, archive footage of the band, interviews and other TV clips. It is shot through with the art school sensibilities of David Byrne.

Manuel Göttsching ‎ E2-E4

Our classic this week is Manuel Gottsching’s seminal 1984 masterpiece, famously recorded by the Ash Ra Temple maestro in one take. Played by Larry Levan in the Paradise Garage and Jose Padilla at the Cafe del Mar and everyone in between, shamelessly sampled to create Italian dreamhouse favourite Sueno Latino. One hour of pulsing, hypnotic, looping guitars and synths, it demands that you sit down and listen to the whole piece.

Fancy sharing your Kosmiche credentials with a cheeky T-shirt? Head over to Turbo Island pronto!

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