Posts Tagged: bauhaus
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Chvrches, "Bela Lugosi's Dead"

I was just listening to Bauhaus' original of this song last night (it is a long story, but I promise you I am not some kind of vampire who spends his evenings listening to the music of his youth and lamenting all the things he has lost as the years have passed by; vampires aren't real!) and thinking about how as much as Peter Murphy's vocals are integral to its mood one of the most amazing things is how the assemblage of the guitar scratches and pops and screechy bits that would come to be instantly recognizable as the Bauhaus sound was there right at the beginning, which leads [...]

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"The Sky's Gone Out" Is 30

Bauhaus' The Sky's Gone Out was released 30 years ago today. I don't know why, but this one in particular gives me a bad case of the olds. Maybe if I crank "Third Uncle" really loud I can pretend for a little bit.

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MGMT, "All We Ever Wanted Was Everything"

Animator Ned Wenlock directed this excellent video for Wesleyan synth rockers MGMT, to go with the song they recorded for the installment of the Late Night Tales compilation series they recently curated. It's a cover of a song from Bauhaus's 1982 album, The Sky's Gone Out.