Under The Spotlight: Joe Foster (Legendary Musician, Producer & Label Boss)

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Slaughter Joe aka Joe Foster (born Joseph James Foster Ruiz) is a musical artist, record producer, historian, and former child actor based in Scotland. Along with Alan McGee and Dick Green, he formed Creation Records in 1983. He set up the Kaleidoscope Sound label in the mid-1980s, and Creation’s subsidiary label Rev-Ola Records in the early 1990s.  He is noted for producing the The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Telescopes, Primal Scream’, and My Bloody Valentine. He also produced records for many others, including the X-Men, The Jasmine Minks, The Loft, Felt, The Sea Urchins, The Bounty Hunters, Dave Kusworth, 18 Wheeler, Razorcuts, I, Ludicrous, Captain Soul, and The Creation among others.

His early days in music can be traced back to the early 80’s avant garde pop of the Television Personalities. He produced the TVP’s classic album, The Painted Word, before joining Alan McGee in the…

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PRIMAL RADIO SHOW ||| DJ DEL CHANEY PRESENTING THE NEW RELEASE OF “The Shoegaze Revival” COMP

On This Week’s Primal Radio Show We Are Celebrating The Latest Joint Compilation Release From Ear To Ear Records & Gerpfast Kolektif Records Entitled: Revolution – The Shoegaze Revival. 30 Tracks By 30 Band’s From All Four Corners of The Globe. Penned In For Release On 11th February 2015 And Available Fromwww.EarToEarRecords.Bandcamp.Com

RIP THE RAMONES

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I should of posted this a couple of days ago. Mourning the end of The Ramones’ legacy, I drank a little too much which set me a little in my daily routine. Tommy Ramone, the original drummer for The Ramones and the band’s last surviving original member, died last Friday at the age of 65 of cancer. Its a little piece of pop culture drifted on. To me The Ramones are one of my faves. They are one of the originals of the NY seventies Punk Scene. they brought an original, carefree, poppy, fifties, style of punk to the  NY scene. Lost but not forgotten, they will be played and  remembered forever.