"(We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet" is extraordinary and magical; like the Box Tops' "The Letter," it's one of those little two-minute blasts of pop which brought the transistor radio to life and which is the proverbial breath of fresh air on oldies radio stations daring enough to play psychedelia. Psychedelic Lollipop is the real thing; the Blues Magoos on the LP cover look like Captain Kirk abandoned them on some forgotten Star Trek planet, and the music inside the sleeve is authentic acid rock. They stretch John D. Loudermilk's "Tobacco Road" across four-and-a-half Seeds-style minutes, obliterating the Nashville Teens' 1964 hit recording in the process.
The line-up on this newly released bootleg is said to consist of Florian Schneider, Michael Rother and Klaus Dinger, which tells us that this was probably recorded in that short period of time in 1971, estimated to 6 months, when Ralf Hütter had left the band. Supposedly, the recording was made at the Gondel Kino in Bremen, Germany on June 25, 1971. And it's an interesting recording.
Radio Massacre International comprises Steve Dinsdale (keyboards, electronics, drums) Duncan Goddard (keyboards, electronics, bass) and Gary Houghton (guitar, keyboards). Since 1993 they have been building a catalogue of epic electronic improvisations, distilled into permanent records by the wonders of digital editing.
Frozen North (1995). "Frozen North" is the debut official release by Radio Massacre International. Duncan Goddard and Steve Dinsdale on electronic devices ancient and modern, and Gary Houghton on vibro-plank. The two CD set features pieces ranging from 7 to 40 minutes in length. The first disc showcases the range of RMI, videos for three of the tracks have been broadcast extensively on MTV's 'Chill Out Zone' and 'Party Zone' shows…