Posted in music on August 8, 2013

by Fred Pessaro

Crash Course in Science

Reunited synth post-punk group Crash Course in Science headlines Le Poisson Rouge tonight (August 8th), dipping into their catalog of late 70s/early 80s tracks to get the crowd moving on Bleecker Street.

The band began when art school students Dale Feliciello, Mallory Yago and Michael Zodorozny became intrigued by punk music and performance art. They began to experiment with crude electronics and off beat writing, and the raw homemade electronic sounds they created became the vocabulary of the band's music.

CCIS released "Cakes in the Home" a seven inch vinyl single on Go Go Records in 1979, followed by the twelve inch "Signals From Pier Thirteen" in 1981. The latter contained the club hits "Cardboard Lamb" and "Flying Turns". At that time CCIS performed in clubs and galleries in New York City and Philadelphia, including Hurrah, The Hot Club, and CBGB.
If you're unfamiliar, check out some tracks by the band below. Xeno & Oaklander's slinky goth-inflected synth pop provides the perfect opening soundtrack for the night, and tickets are still available.

Stream some tracks by the Philadelphia band below.




Comments (10)


Posted by Anonymous | August 8, 2013 10:44 AM

Joder, yo este lo tenía en una cinta del Attica y lo escuchaba en el 93. No imaginaba que me iba a encontrar a esta basca aquí...

Posted by Crystal | February 17, 2014 6:32 AM

Friday is the 85th anniversary Valentine's Day Massacre! 

Posted by Harris | March 4, 2014 7:21 AM

miss those times

Posted by acompanhantessp | April 3, 2014 10:00 AM

i love is work!

Posted by sexoamador | April 28, 2014 9:49 PM

Wahou, je devais avoir 12 ans quand j'écoutais ses albums sur mon Walkman...

Posted by Adriel | May 14, 2014 3:52 AM

Ahhh.... Klapisch est comme toujours génial ! :)

Posted by Aubri | June 2, 2014 12:03 PM

guys started house music as we know you ignoramus.

Posted by imoveis sp | July 28, 2014 11:44 PM

I produced, directed and edited this video based on the incredible story boards created by CCIS. Bruce Kaplan was the camera man. Steve Pross from their record company gave us $3,000 to produce the video and it was the last I saw of him.

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