The music of the prophetic NYC duo Suicide has inspired countless others, but Suicide still occupies a territory wholly its own. A drum machine, an enormous keyboard drone from Martin Rev, and the rockabilly street punk croon of Alan Vega create the minimal, layered sound of Suicide’s classic work. Suicide’s recorded work also has a psychedelic aspect, using the heavy echo of dub reggae as well as a variety of effects that manipulate the tone of Rev’s synthesizer drones and chord patterns.
Vega and Rev met at the Project of Living Artists, a... Read More
Rock, Post Punk, No Wave, Electronic-Dance, Electronica, Hard Rock, Proto-Punk