Still hunting down H8000 rarities, part 1. The Spineless transtition in Amenra album and the best Spirit Of Youth LP, 'Source' on green.
I never thought I would find another version of the Spirit Of Youth demo. But here it is. This copy is an original one sold by the band and not the remake on Warehouse Records. The difference is in the cassette itself. It says "Thanks to our bloodbrother Nick Royles" and there's no mentioning of … Continue reading Spirit Of Youth demo cassette
Probably one of the hardest to find releases of Spirit Of Youth. This is the cassette single released on Sober Mind Recordings in 1993. There is a lot to tell about this one, so let's start with it. Spirit Of youth "Engine / Darkroom" professionally manufactured cassette Spirit Of Youth started out as a 100% … Continue reading Spirit Of Youth "Engine / Darkroom" cassette
This was the last missing piece of the SPIRIT OF YOUTH puzzle I needed for the collection and for the reconstruction of their history. It's the infamous ENGINE / DARKROOM cassette. And I will give in this post a short perspective on this cassette single. That is based on the interview I did with guitarist … Continue reading SPIRIT OF YOUTH Cassingle
Speaking of "bars and stars" from the DC-flag as mentioned in the previous post by my man Ezekiel. Here's another later record that was inspired by that artwork. But that's far from the core of this write-up! What I'm trying to say is that this record was never discussed on H8000 Central and never here, … Continue reading REGRESS NO WAY Compilation (Belgium 1992)
On a day, not so long ago, I decided somehow and somewhere to solely collect H8000 records. That being thought I called a lot of people who are online in Europe to sell or trade me their H8000 music on all formats by putting an add on various message-boards. This was a surprisingly cool thing … Continue reading Collecting Solely H8000 Music: VINYL
I got it as a present from Ed Goodlife, it's truly amazing. Will do my best to elaborate it in the future. Note that you can get a bigger view of it by clicking on the picture. Actually I can say now that I didn't mention the "Sobermind Meditation" 7inch of Blindfold in the Belgian … Continue reading Warehouse Records & PMA Records Vintage Poster
From left to right on the above picture you see the following singles: Wheel Of Progress "It's Alive" Rise Above "Beat It" Love, Truth & Honesty "The Impossible Dream" Rise Above were Belgium's first straight-edge band. The Beat It single was recorded in November 1989. And later released by Punk etc. who also did Zyklome … Continue reading Belgian sXe Hc History