the secret meaning of things


the secret meaning of things

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The Secret Meaning of Things 7/18/14

The Seasons Are Sitting In Chairs - Arvid Tuba
Pilots - The Short Wave Mystery
Life - High Fashion
Money for Pleasure - Mekanik Kommando
Das Leben Ist Schon - Alexander Von Borsig
Slave Beyond the Grave - Johanna Went
Savior for the Masses - Baard
Conspiracy - Ad
In Pursuit of Excellence - Portion Control
She’s So Nice - Din A Testbild
Under Your Control - Seppuku
Ink Man - Kevin Harrison
Civil Defense - Alias
Corporate War - Plebs
Roboter in der Nacht - Abwarts
Tedium - Frank Sumatra and the Mob
Just A Love Song - Algebra Suicide
Give Me Your Hands - Absolute Body Control
Mots - Ruth
I Brought You A New World - Zombies Under Stress
Numbers In Space - Adolf Filter
Alles Klar / Gefangen - Alu
Norton Apple Software - Doris Norton

The Secret Meaning of Things 7/4/14

Big In Japan / Do the Chud - Big In Japan / the Chuddy Nuddies
Girls Without Trying - Egoslavia 
3E / Scorn - Mars
Modern Noise - Algebra Mothers
Hyper Exaggeration / Bird On Fire - Active Ingredients
As Seen On TV 12” - Student Nurse
A & R - Ad Astra
Babylon Generation - Gina X Performance
It’s So - Martin Dupont
Naum Gabo - U-J3RK5
Pig! Me! Oh! Mambo! - Picky Picnic
ACC - Robert Rental
John - Dom Dummaste
I Bizarro - The Bizarros
Invertibrates - The Instant Automatons
Sophistication - Plastic Idols
Lustiges Tierquartet - Lucrate Milk
Responsateen - Mechanical Servants
Berühren (Long Version) - Profil
Sleep Don’t Talk - UV Pop
Book of Sand - Arnold Lane
Le Manège - Pavilion 7b
Love Is Strange - Ciaran Harte 
I Throw Punches - Friz Be
Love By Numbers - Ash Wednesday

The Secret Meaning of Things 6/6/14

S.I.B. (Swelling Itching Brain) - DEVO
Trust In Technology - Adaptors
Headline Deadline / Psychedelic Sex - The Philosophic Collage
Why Don’t You Join the Army? - Glorious Strangers
Psycho Killer (Talking Heads) - Psycho
Fujiyama Mama - Frank Chickens
Front - The Naughtiest Girl Was A Monitor
Boy Trouble Girl Trouble / Till Death Do Us Part - MX-80 Sound
Men Like Pie - Nu-Beams
Drivin’ - The New Left
Spass Muss Sein - Neonbabies
Tell It - UT
Ungawa Pt. 2 - Pulsallama
One Afternoon In A Hot Air Balloon (Demo) - Artery
Sick and Tired - Ron Miller
Get the Messages - Monitor
Footsteps - Colin Potter

The Secret Meaning of Things 5/30/14

I Saw It - Deep Wound
Joy / Black Sheep / More Joy - Minutemen
Killing Time - Massacre
Asshole - Pussy Galore
Icky Qualms - Cardiacs
Celebrity Art Party - The Embarrassment
Gather In the Mushrooms (Benny Hill) - Bogshed
Fondue Soiree - Diagram Brothers
Swerve - Dub Sex
Sharpened Sticks - A Witness
Hearts ‘n Barbarians / Disillusion Fool - Saccharine Trust
Neil Armstrong - Angst
Zig Zag Wanderer (Captain Beefheart) - Dog Faced Hermans
Stuck on A Stuck - Flowers in the Dustbin
What’s the Use? - Tuxedomoon
The Scream - Naffi
How Does the Blood Taste? Pt. 2 - Artless Entanglements
Me Too - Sharp Corners
Too Many Humans - No Trend
I’m the Stupid One - Happy Flowers
Trapped in the Playground - the Witch Trials
Pigs and Scales - the Ex
Rapture of the Deep - Human Hands
No Room - Athletico Spizz 80
Liar - Morbid Opera
Sink - Big Flame
El Diablo en El Cuerpo - Size

The Secret Meaning of Things 5/23/14

Flucht ‘82 - Zwischenfall
News Peak - Drinking Electricity
King of the Rumbling Spires (T. Rex) - The Fast Set
Poison Ivy - Futurisk
S.W. Digestion - The Stupid Set
Laugh - PragVEC
Closed - Phew
Ecraser La Vermine - Ptôse
Pop Stars In the Pyjamas - Soft Drinks
Velours - Femme Fatale
1919 - Klack Klack
Jellyfish - J.J. Burnel
Got to Get My Legs Out Of Bed - Legs Akimbo
Delta Sleep - Trees
He Is Patriotic - Portion Control
My Private Tokyo - Vicious Pink Phenomena
Athen - L’Aventure Imaginaire
You Go On Natural - Earthling
Such A Liar - Kuruki
Footsteps - Minny Pops
Modern Love - Pluta Connection
You’re In Control - Greg Horn

The Secret Meaning of Things 5/9/14

Nice Girl - The Short Wave Mystery
Pinky Trick - P-Model
Another Life - Boptronics
Let’s Kill Each Other - Surplus Stock
I Get Pain - Brian Brain
The Test of Love and Sex - Fun With Animals
Airwaves - Reducers
Spectrum Is Green - Solid Space
Femme Robot - C.O.M.A.
Dreams to Fill the Vacuum - I’m So Hollow
Nap - Foundation Boo
From What I See - Heart Attack
Plug - Slovenly
Change - Plebs
Snow - The Mekons
Animal Life - Christian Lunch
Alien Day - Radio Free Europe
The Beat Goes On - Normil Hawaiians
Joy and Ease - Ausgang Verboten
Programa en Enspiral - Aviador Dro
Product Perfect - Fashion Music
Puppet Life - Punishment of Luxury
Watch Out for the Other Guy - Observers Observing Observables
Living In Another World - Tone Set
Baby Sign Here With Me - Henry Badowski

The Secret Meaning of Things 4/18/14

Who’s Hot? - Mouth
The Laughing Policeman - The Suspicions
Pulp Baby - Systematics
Wipe Out (Surfaris) - Z’ev
I’m Writing It Down - Bay of Pigs
Underearthica - Pre Fix
Spooky Cooties - Jr. Chemists
Fast Fascist - Wilma
Atomic X - Androids of Mu
Twin - Ministry of Marriage
Dr. Janov - Those Helicopters
Herzmuskel - Traneninvasion
Senseless - World In Motion
50:50 - Sad Lovers and Giants
Wacker Drive - Wazmo Nariz
Mystery Party - The Stickmen
Eisenhower & the Hippies - UJ3RK5
Chicken 80 - Social Climbers
Hitler’s Brain - Undead
Don’t Bother - Dark Day
Mobo / Girls / Going to the Zoo - Hose

The Secret Meaning of Things 3/28/14

Picky Picnic - Aischu No Melody (The Setting Sun in Africa)
P-Model - 2D Or Not 2D
Palais Schaumburg - Kinder der Tod

Fred - Reactor Lightning
Des Airs - Lovely Lady of the Roses
Tuxedomoon - 59 to 1
Zizou, Bikaye + Cy1 - Lamuka
A Certain Ratio - Do the Du
Sad Lovers and Giants - Lost In A Moment
Los Microwaves - Radio Heart
The Homosexuals - Neutron Lover
Gleaming Spires - Christian Girl’s Problem
Wazmo Nariz - The Mind Is Willing, but the Flesh Is Weak / Checking Out the Checkout Girl
Wonders of Science - Let’s Start A Rumour
Human Puppets - Things Change Fast
European Toys - Korea
Patrick D. Martin - ? (Question Mark)
Marilyn and the Movie Stars - So Disgraceful
Dislocation Dance - You Can’t Beat History
Meat Joy - Slenderella
Informatics - Satellite to Russia
Doctor Mix and the Remix - Six Dreams
Hybrid Kids - Holly and Ivy
Non Band - Dance Song

The Secret Meaning of Things 3/7/13

Detlef Diederichsen - Pissnelke 2000 + Knastbrüder Erinnern Sich
The Dark - John Wayne
Material - Slow Murder
The Igloos - Octopus (Syd Barrett)
The Better Beatles - Penny Lane (Beatles)
Family Fodder - My Baby Takes Valium
They Must Be Russians - Don’t Try to Cure Yourself
Body Falling Downstairs - The Politics of Ecstasy
Reluctant Stereotypes - The Lull
Bizarros - The Cube
Big Hair - Puppet On A String
The Blackouts - The Underpass
The Bombay Ducks - Sympathy for the Devil (Rolling Stones)
Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 - Waited Too Long
Sub Verse - Chance Romance
Family Fodder - Frustration
Breakfast In Bed - Skin
Cuddly Toys - Astral Joe
Red Asphalt - Red Asphalt/Jive Puppet
Delta - Diagrams of Women
Vono - Mauertanz

The Secret Meaning of Things 2/21/14

That’s When Your Heartaches Begin - James Chance and Pill Factory
Aging With Dignity - Massacre
Larousse Baron Bic - Rosa Yemen
The Vivian Girls - Snakefinger
Dark Things - Material
Disco Rough - Mathématiques Modernes
Kawaii Systeme - Arto
Electrique Sylvie - Modern Guy
Sex Computer - Artefact
Moderne Romance - Suicide Romeo
Desire - Tuxedomoon
The Set-Up - Cabaret Voltaire
Industry - Henry Cow
Colt 45 - Metal Boys
I.T. Splash - Yello
Wolf - PragVEC
Monochrome Day - Thomas Leer and Robert Rental 
Mambo - Indoor Life
Hystérie Connective - Metal Urbain
Amoureux Solitaires - Lio
Rectangle - Jacno