Thursday, 26 October 2017

Throwback Thursdays Retro Zines; Rear Garde Magazine Dec.1988

Rear Garde ~ December 1988;
In this issue of the Montreal zine; Interviews with The Butthole Surfers, All, Band Of Susans, Chris Spedding, Sham 69, Jr Gone Wild, Death Angel, The Look People, False Prophets, Adrian Sherwood, Carlos Perron of Yello, Rin Tin Tin, the Stratejakets, video director Scott Dobson and a short profile of Netwerk Records.

SHAM 69 ~ "HURRY UP HARRY";


Record reviews of; SNFU, Sudden Impact, Suicidal Tendencies, Razor, The Feelies, Parts Found In Sea, DRI, Warzone, Anthrax, Metallica, Rollins Band, Skinny Puppy, Monty Cantsin, The Nils, Brian Setzer, Itsa Skitsa, Uncle Sam, Nick Cave, Dinosaur Jr, Bad Brains, That Petrol Emotion, MDC, Alternative Inuit, Chronic Disorder, Scruffy The Cat and more.

Concert Reviews of; Sham 69 & The Infamous Basturds, Blue Rodeo, Rise, The Purple Taods & Fail-Safe, DEath Angel & SCUM, One Free Fall & Chinese Backwards, Motorhead, Slayer & Overkill, Yellowman and the Festival Of Independent Music in Toronto featuring Rumble On The Beach & The Throbulators, Prairie Oyster, Cottage Industry, CaveDogs, Half Japanese, The Rheostatics & THe Crawlin Kingsnakes Carlos Perron of Yello and Greg Kroll of Prairie Oyster.

Playing in Montreal that month were;Voivod w/The Cro-mags & Violence, Three O'Clock Train, Groovy Aardvark, Go Four Three & Me Mom & Morgentaller, Sons Of Freedom, Itsa Skitsa, Testament & Raven, Split Second, The Pursuit Of Happiness, Screaming Tribesmen, Omar & The Howlers w/ MacLean & MacLean, Emo Philips, Bundock, Bowser & Blue, Celine Dion (of course), Myles Goodwin (of April Wine), Waylon Jennings, Jeff Healey, Sharon Lewis & Bram and The Deja Voodoo BBQ w/Deja Voodoo, The Gruesomes, Ray Condo, Shadowy Men, Supreme Bagg Team, House Of Knives & EJ Brule.

DEJA VOODOO ~ "YOU'RE NO FUN WHEN YOUR HEADS ALL MUSHY";


In other news;Jr Gone Wild and Raging Slab undergo lineup changes, The Doughboys, Fail-Safe, House Of Knives, Deja Voodoo, Shadowy Men, Dik Van Dykes, Rise, Ripcordz and American Devices have been in the studio and Fail-Safe singer has a new spin-off band named Bliss.

CRSG Top 33 & 1/3 Charts;
This Week ~ Artist ~ Album ~ Label ~ Cancon
1. ~ My Dog Popper ~ 668 The Neighbour Of The Beast ~ Cargo ~ cc

2. ~ Schooly D ~ Smoke Some Kill ~ Jive

3. ~ Skinny Puppy ~ Vivisect ~ Netwerk ~ cc

4. ~ Rapeman ~ Budd ~ T&G

5. ~ Various Artists ~ Fast & Bulbous ~ Imaginary ~ cc

6. ~ Colour Me Psycho ~ Pretend I'm Your Father ~ Raging ~ cc

7. ~ The Shuffle Demons ~ Bop Rap ~ Stony Plain ~ cc

8. ~ The Rollins Band ~ Life Time ~ Texas Hotel

9. ~ Big Stick ~ Crack n'Drag ~ BYO

10. ~ The Pixies ~ Surfa Rosa ~ 4AD

11. ~ MDC ~ 1980-1987 ~ Radical

12. ~ Front Line Assembly ~ Corrosion ~ Mute ~ cc

13. ~ Fred Line ~ Radio Car Jerome ~ Shimmy Disc

14. ~ Beurier Noir ~ Operation Sampam ~ Bondage ~ cc

15. ~ Various Artists ~ Real Authentic Sampler ~ Ras

16. ~ Test Dept ~ Terra Firma ~ Sub Rosa

17. ~ Various Artists ~ Human Machine ~ Homestead

18. ~ White Zombie ~ Soul Crusher ~ Caroline

19. ~ Scruffy The Cat ~ Boom Boom Bingo ~ Relativity

20. ~ The Young Gods ~ Amore ~ Play It Again

21. ~ Denis Brown ~ Inseparable ~ WKS

22. ~ Fred Frith ~ The Technology Of Tears ~ SST

23. ~ The Gathering ~ Let It Shine ~ World

24. ~ Moev ~ Yeah Whatever ~ Netwerk ~ cc

25. ~ Die Kreusen ~ Century Days ~ T&G

26. ~ Jean Derome ~ Confiture De Gagaku ~ Victo ~ cc

27. ~ Shelly Hirsh ~ Singing ~ Apollore

28. ~ Varoshi Fame ~ EP ~ Afterbirth ~ cc

29. ~ Pere Ubu ~ The Tenement Year ~ Enigma

30. ~ Lambs Bread ~ International Love ~ LBI

31. ~ Peter Blegved ~ Down Time ~ ReRec

32. ~ Elliot Sharp ~ Larynx ~ SST

33. ~ Jad Fair & Kramer ~ Roll Out The Barrell ~ Shimmy Disc

1/3. ~ Ray Condo ~ Mondo Combo ~ s/r ~ cc

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JR GONE WILD ~ "I DON'T KNOW ABOUT ALL THAT";


Also printed were the charts for Montreal's other campus station CKUT which are notable for the lack of crossover hits with CRSG

The CKUT Top 35; No. ~ Artist ~ Album ~ Label ~ Cancon
1. ~ Fishbone ~ Truth & Soul ~ CBS

2. ~ Sarah McLachlan ~ Touch ~ Netwerk ~ cc

3. ~ Miriodor ~ Miriodor ~ Cuneiform ~ cc

4. ~ Various Artists ~ Stay Awake ~ cc

5. ~ Katie Webster ~ Swamp Boogie Queen ~ Alligator

6. ~ Various Artists ~ Sound Sampler ~ Nettwerk ~ cc

7. ~ Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ~ Tender Prey ~ Mute

8. ~ Ambitious Lovers ~ Greed ~ Virgin

9. ~ Laibach ~ Sympathy For The Devil ~ Mute

10. ~ That Petrol Emotion ~ End Of The Millennium ~ Virgin

11. ~ Grant Hart ~ 2541 ~ SST

12. ~ The Cocteau Twins ~ Blue Belle Knoll ~ Polygram

13. ~ Skinny Puppy ~ Vivisect ~ Nettwerk ~ cc

14. ~ Dinosaur Jr ~ Bug ~ SST

15. ~ The Three Johns ~ The Death Of Everything ~ Caroline

16. ~ Conspiracy International ~ Core ~ Nettwerk

17. ~ Shinehead ~ Unity ~ WEA

18. ~ The Daylights ~ King ~ 109 Records

19. ~ Trio Bulgarka ~ The Forest Is Crying ~ Carthage

20. ~ Space Negros ~ Ethnic Musaz Of The 60's ~ Arf Arf

21. ~ Klinix ~ Fever ~ Antler

22. ~ Asher D & Daddy Freddy ~ Ragamuffin Hip Hop ~ Music Of Life

23. ~ Windmill Saxophone Quartet ~ Very Scary ~ Pathfinder

24. ~ Pigfarm ~ Hold Your Nose ~ X ~ cc

25. ~ Ornette Coleman ~ Virgin Beauty ~ Portrait

26. ~ Young Gods ~ L'Amourir ~ Pias

27. ~ Various Artists ~ A Vision Shared, Tribute To Woody Guthrie & Leadbelly ~ CBS

28. ~ Rin Tin Tin ~ Give Meech A Chance ~ Shake ~ cc

29. ~ The Lime Spiders ~ Volatile ~ Caroline

30. ~ The Sons Of Freedom ~ The Sons Of Freedom ~ Slash ~ cc

31. ~ Scott Johnson ~ Patty Hearst ~ Nonesuch

32. ~ Monty Cantsin ~ Ahora Neoismo ~ Maldoror

33. ~ Ludwig Von 88 ~ Special Olympique ~ Bondage

34. ~ Illusion Of Safety ~ More Violence & Geography ~ Complacency

35. ~ Marc Almond ~ The Stars We Are ~ EMI



THE BAND OF SUSANS ~ "PAINT IT BLACK";


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