Tag: 1979

First Choice: Hold Your Horses (Big Break Records)

  1979’s Hold Your Horses was a major sonic departure for R&B trio First Choice. Up until the release of this, their fifth album, the band specialized in a pleasant, albeit atypical Soul sound. For this album, producer Tom Moulton and label Salsoul sent the three ladies to Germany to record. If one instantly thinks… Read More ›

Chrome: Half Machine From The Sun: The Lost Tracks from ’79-’80 (King of Spades)

The original incarnation of the experimental electronic noise-punks Chrome consisted of Damon Edge and Helios Creed and lasted from 1976 to 1983. Theirs was a sound that defied categorization; the best one could do is make note that it was mechanical, electronic, and often indescribable. Though the original duo would split in the early 1980s,… Read More ›