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Monday, August 27, 2007
ROBERT WYATT - Old Rottenhat

Old Rottenhat is one of the cheapest vinyls I've ever bought. It was only 3 euros, from the Thessaloniki fleamarket (the guy selling it was a sleazy antiques douche, he wanted to sell it for 5 euros but I bargained as hard as I could!). I previously had it on tape but it wore out during the years.

To the point: Wyatt's inspired songwriting is prevalent in this LP which contains some of his best songs to date. His sad voice and political lyrics make for a great blend of near-ambient soundscapes. Echoes of Wyatt's work with the Soft Machine are scattered in the album. Robert Wyatt is probably one of the few remaining 70s musicians whose music isn't pretentious but rather seminal. Grab this album immediately if you come across it.

Note: this is a vinyl rip which I mastered myself (including hiss and crackle elimination). Sound quality is very good.


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  • At August 27, 2007 at 5:05 AM, Blogger Lykmannen

    Πολύ ενδιαφέρον το album και η δουλειά που κάνεις. Σε λινκάρω, αν επιτρέπεται.  
  • At August 27, 2007 at 5:10 AM, Blogger Nada

    Ευχαριστώ αγαπητέ.  
  • At August 27, 2007 at 7:58 AM, Blogger Catasto Elettrico

    Tanx for putting link to our blog in your page. We have done the same by our side. In case you should like to post our album on your blog (is a self-produced one with no CD edition, only on-line distibution from our site with the only aim to make it known from the most people can appreciate it that is possible) we'd fell very happy and grateful of it. Just in case, feel free to use our links and images easily reproducible from our site, or ask us for material. In case, please just notice to us. Hope you'll visit us sometimes with the same pleasure we have visiting your blog. See you here and there...
    Catasto Elettrico  
  • At August 30, 2007 at 9:56 AM, Blogger Catasto Elettrico

    we are pleased to inform you that the second CATASTO ELETTRICO release, titled MODO, is now posted on our main blog page ( Hi
    we are pleased to inform you that the second CATASTO ELETTRICO release, titled MODO, is now posted on our main blog page ( Remember that, just in case you are interested in reposting our own albums on your blog, you are welcome. Work On.
    Catasto Elettrico.

    Catasto Elettrico.  
  • At September 8, 2007 at 12:03 PM, Blogger Sotiris

    Xaire Nada
    το προβλημα υγείας δεν αφορά εμένα - αυτή τη φορά-
    αλλά δεν ειναι κατι φοβερό - - -λεπτομέρειες αργότερα- - -
    Ακου αυτούς τους Cattasto Elettrico
    ειναι καιγαμω
    εχω πάθει πλάκα!!!  
  • At September 9, 2007 at 2:26 AM, Blogger Nada

    Τους άκουσα, φίλε Σωτήρη και είναι όντως πάρα πολύ καλοί! Αν καοιτάξεις δίπλα στα λινκ μου, θα δείς, εκτός από αυτούς, και τους We;re Late For Class. Κι αυτοί είναι πολύ καλοί επίσης.

    ...Χαίρομαι που το πρόβλημα υγείας δεν είναι σημαντικό, φίλε μου...  
  • At September 19, 2007 at 10:26 AM, Blogger Spring Day

    I have really beeen a dummy. I got all the Wyatt albums of the 70s, and his stuff from the 90s, and "nothing can stop us" from the 80s, but how could I manage to live without Old Rottenhead? I can't understand myself. Thanks for helping me up with this beautiful post!