tempobet yeni adresi
like this article review

10/12/2016 : TIM MUDDIMAN - Ten Albums That Changed My Life

TIM MUDDIMAN

Ten Albums That Changed My Life

Article
10/12/2016, Didier BECU

You might know Tim Muddiman from Pop Will Eat It Self or Gary Numan, but recently the musician started a solo career with his band The Strange. Of course Peek-A-Boo will keep you updated about this, but what better introduction there is than coming up with ten (well, nine) records that changed your life? So go Tim!

1. ADAM AND THE ANTS- Kings Of The Wild Frontier
Killer Album. Marco Pirroni’s guitar on this album was a beautiful side step to the rockabilly guitar that I adored of Brian Setzers. There were obvious evidence of out and out punk rock, but the fusion of long swampy guitar hooks and sometimes simple melodies with killer tone blew me away. The songs on this album are also just outstanding. Lyrically it’s flawless and just seeing this band (on TV) was like watching a rock n roll opera and a world of its own. A truly iconic band, artist and album.

2. STRAY CATS - Built For Speed
The first music I ever listen to and became obsessed with was Elvis Presley. Tracks like That’s Alright Mamma, Elvis’s cover of Little Wille John’s Fever and Mystery Train. I wasn’t born when Elvis was originally doing these classic rock n roll tracks. However so many 50’s rock n roll songs where always in my head. I don’t know how I was exposed to them but I knew everything. When I heard the Stray Cats take the baton from Eddie Cochren , Cliff Gallup and Scotty Moore and rev it up a few thousand notches it totally blew my mind. Brian Setzer always inspired me to break rules but keep things melodic.

3. NWA - Straight Out Of Compton.
Again. Being too young to experience the wave of punk like the Sex Pistols in 1977 I was still a very small kid the first time I heard Straight Of Compton. To me this was my punk. A kid in middle England digging this anarchic punk rock hip hop from Compton LA. It went against everything. It said a huge fuck you like I didn’t realise a human was capable of. The attitude, beats, structures and most definitely the rhymes and riddles will always blow my mind.

4. PUBLIC ENEMY - Yo Bum Rush The Show
It was the beats and the DJ. It was the feel of this album that got me so solidly into hip hop bands from around 1987-1991. The sampled grooves of bands like James Brown and the sheer energy of black oppression and rebel against the government gave me a slice of America and black culture that I’d always been strongly drawn towards.

5. CAMILLE -Le Fil
Camille is a French artist. To be honest. I don’t understand a single word on the album, but that’s okay. I’ve listened to this album approximately 9000 times and every time I hear something new. It’s laced with melody and melancholic charm. A truly beautiful album.

6. THE POGUES - Rum, Sodomy and The Lash
Along with Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave and Tom Waits to say Shane Macgowen lyric writing is sublime is not doing it justice. The best song writer for opening lines in my opinion. Again, I will listen to this album for so may different reasons for the rest of life. Heartbreaking, rebellious and fine spirited.

7. FEVER RAY - Fever Ray
This had to make the list. Again I’ve listened to this album thousands of times and never tire. Karen Andersons melodies and pronunciations are sublime. The production and weight of the songs is just perfect music to me. I’ll listen to this album forever.

8. TOM WAITS - Rain Dogs
Again like the above, this album changed my life. It changed how I dressed, how I spoke and how my mind worked. The lyrical genius of Waits on pretty much everything he has ever done continues to amaze me. I could probably spend an entire lifetime just listening to Tom Waits. Rain Dogs has something different to his other albums. Not better, but more engaging in a pop sense. Tracks like Rain Dogs, Gun Street Girl, 9th and Hennepin and Where Ever I Lay My Head trigger a higher state of consciousness in one. I listened to nothing else but Tom Waits for a very long time.

9. NINE INCH NAILS - Pretty Hate Machine
Another obsession. I loved what Trent Reznor had done to drum machines and how he built songs. I was massively into 80s Street Sounds Electro albums and artists like Africa Bambatta, Nucleus, Cybotron, Egyptian Lover, Tyrone Bronson and Man Parish to name a few., I sadly fell out with hip hop around 1991 when everything became to much about bitches and hoes and also talking about weed all the time. I got bored and the beats changed. It actually broke my heart that I couldn’t find what I used to get from hip hop. But then I heard this album. No bad songs in sight. NIN filled the void I had. True genius

10. NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS - Murder Ballads
I love the blues too. The two tracks bookending this album are Stagger Lee and Omally’s Bar. Stagger Lee was a genius take on late 1800’s African American work song. I believe first of all recorded in the early 1900’s. I knew of a few different versions before I heard Nick Cave's Stagger Lee. It’s brutal. Visionary, explicit. and extremely poetic. Absolutely mind blowing. The tracks in-between are also astonishing but O’Mallys Bar is a 14 minute account of a man walking into a bar and killing everyone in sight. Nick Cave’s lyrics are phenomenal in this tale. A truly incredible record.

Didier BECU
10/12/2016


10/12/2016 : TIM MUDDIMAN - Ten Albums That Changed My Life 10/12/2016 : TIM MUDDIMAN - Ten Albums That Changed My Life 10/12/2016 : TIM MUDDIMAN - Ten Albums That Changed My Life 10/12/2016 : TIM MUDDIMAN - Ten Albums That Changed My Life 10/12/2016 : TIM MUDDIMAN - Ten Albums That Changed My Life 10/12/2016 : TIM MUDDIMAN - Ten Albums That Changed My Life 10/12/2016 : TIM MUDDIMAN - Ten Albums That Changed My Life 10/12/2016 : TIM MUDDIMAN - Ten Albums That Changed My Life 10/12/2016 : TIM MUDDIMAN - Ten Albums That Changed My Life 10/12/2016 : TIM MUDDIMAN - Ten Albums That Changed My Life 10/12/2016 : TIM MUDDIMAN - Ten Albums That Changed My Life

Music reviews

03
07
PORTION CONTROL
Head Buried
02
07
AIMA & THE ILLUSION OF SILENCE
Music for certain rituals
28
06
VARIOUS ARTISTS
PERIHELION 2134
24
06
COLD IN MAY
Isolation songs
19
06
UNITCODE:MACHINE
Paper empires
18
06
BLACK NEEDLE NOISE
Seed of Evil

NEWSLETTER

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter.

NEWS

04
07
Industrial Band RIOTLEGION Announces The Release Of Machine Liberation
03
07
I Wanted To Tell Her by Ministry turns 37 years this month!
15
06
Today it’s exactly 41 years ago since Joy Division released their debut studio album Unknown Pleasures (15 June 1979).
11
06
29 years of Kraftwerk in The Mix
11
06
Sieben covering David Bowie's Heroes live + new CD album 2020 VISION releases this Friday, 12th June!
10
06
29 years of Family Man!

Concert reviews

31
12
EUFORIC EXISTENCE, ZYNIK 14, WULF7, DELERITAS, CAUSENATION
EBM is still alive (part 1) - Club 52, Eernegem
25
11
SUPER DRAGON PUNCH !! + AMBASSADOR 21 + SUICIDE COMMANDO
MAGASIN 4, NOV 8TH 2019, BRUSSELS (BELGIUM)
21
08
LES NEGRESSES VERTES
Live @ Moods Festival, Brugge - Belgium - 2.08.2019
07
08
DIARY OF DREAMS, STAR INDUSTRY, YOUR LIFE ON HOLD, A SLICE OF LIFE, LA SCALTRA
Summer event - za 3 augustus, Schoten
06
08
DE DELVERS, STAATSEINDE
Genste Feesten, Kinky Star , 28 juli 2019
14
07
MIDNIGHT OIL
MIDNIGHT OIL Live @ Rock Zottegem - Belgium - 05.07.2019

GET A COPY OF OUR MAGAZINE
SEND TO YOUR HOME

INTERVIEWS

04
07
LAIBACH
When they banned Laibach, we said 'great, let's move further'!
27
06
BURTON C.BELL (FEAR FACTORY, ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS )
'It all comes from my head – whatever I’m feeling, whatever I’m thinking of.'
27
06
RODNEY ORPHEUS / THE CASSANDRA COMPLEX
I Think I’m Still As Revolutionary And Opinionated As Ever...
25
06
THE COLOURS OF SILENCE
Isolation Is Good For Art. Embrace It And Use It
13
06
LAST INFLUENCE OF BRAIN
L.I.O.B. Has Always Been Such A Distraction For Us

PHOTOS

13
03
SIGLO XX
Porta Nigra Aarschot
13
03
ROME
Porta Nigra Aarschot
13
03
THE ROSE OF AVALANCHE
Porta Nigra Aarschot
13
03
THE DANSE SOCIETY
Porta Nigra Aarschot
13
03
THE ARCH
Porta Nigra Aarschot
11
03
FRONT 242
Pulse Namur Isnes
11
03
SHAARGHOT
Pulse Namur Isnes

ADVERTISE
IN PEEK-A-BOO

VIDEO CLIPS

04
07
LORDS OF ACID
I Sit On Acid
03
07
DEAD CAN DANCE
Eleusis
02
07
LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
Los niños del parque
01
07
HORD
Lines
30
06
U.R.A.N.
Geo Logo
29
06
MISS KITTIN
Bassline
28
06
HOCICO
I Abomination