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"The Human Slug Sessions 1979-81"


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Release: 2015
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Counterdance - The Human Slug Sessions 1979-81 LP

Counterdance the electronic experimental band was formed in the summer of 1978 in a bedroom in Bradford 5. Starting briefly with two members - Mark Bromwich / Bokowiec (oscillators and effects) and Eli Vasylenko (guitar).Inspired by and sharing the same circuitry as bands like Can, Throbbing Gristle, This Heat and the original Human League, the group quickly expanded to four fulltime members with the addition of Pete Humphries (bass guitar) and Julius (of Napalm Fingernails) Vasylenko on vocals. Shortly after Val Denham joined and became responsible for the unorthodox lyrics and vocalsRehearsals took the form of long improvisation sessions, firstly at various group members’ homes and moving on to an available empty night time studio in The Department of Psychology at Leeds University.This album was given the name The Human Slug Tapes by Mark Bromwich (synthesisers and drum machine) when it was originally recorded at Leeds University on 25th November 1978.

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