[TypicalGirls] postpunk videos on dvd?
mustardhooves at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 12 11:45:19 EDT 2006
Just picked up a Slits bootleg DVD at the Austin
Record Convention called (what else?) "Wanna be a
Typical Girl". Although I don't usually go for that
sort of thing, it's of nicer quality than one would
expect, and has pretty much everything Slits on film I
had run across before (Punk Rock Movie, Girls Bite
Back, The Punk Years) along with a lot more I hadn't.
Included is the "Slits movie" which is essentially
videos for most of the songs off "Cut" shot by Don
Letts including a weird live improv Ari rap to the dub
of "Spend Spend Spend" in a packed reggae club. Add
some early Palmolive footage and more contemporary
interviews with Viv and Ari (on the beach in Jamacia
looking very Strawberry Switchblade-esque polkadotty,
except with big-ass dreads) and it's a lot of Slits
for your buck. Highly recommmended if it crosses your
Anyways if you need any for the program let me know,
and of course I'm not above sharing/trading with the
rest of you lovely list members.
--- "Shirley B." <littleshirleybeans at yahoo.com> wrote:
> hey hey,
> im doing a new york noise episode on postpunk,
> y'know, with simon reynolds
> supervising people getting postpunk haircuts. im
> currently searching for some
> cool postpunk videos to air in the episode. so far i
> have josef k and a certain
> ratio, and supposedly i have orange juice,
> monochrome set, and the fire engines
> on their way, but i was wondering if anyone had any
> other videos that you think
> would work. any ideas? did someone mention raincoats
> a few weeks back?
> i would need it on a DVD, beta, or mini-dv tape....
> i cant convert from VHS. i
> could encode it on my computer and return it to you
> right away, and i can copy
> some obscure videos for you in exchange for your
> kind help.
> the address to mail stuff is on my myspace:
> www.myspace.com/shirleybeans (add
> Shirley Braha
> Producer, New York Noise
> AIM: ShirleyBeans
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