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39 CLOCKS were a Hanover, Germany duo recording in the early 1980s who slot extremely well into the post-Velvet Underground continuum. Hackamore Brick, Modern Lovers, Pere Ubu, Suicide – there are elements of all in 39 Clocks’ sound, especially on their terrific “Pain It Dark” LP from 1981.

They don’t show up in conventional narratives of post-VU leaves and branches, and hey, it may be because of their somewhat gothic, metronomic, dare I say “teutonic” sound. See what you think by listening to the track that kicks off the LP, “Shake The Hippie”. (there are even better tracks – listen to my podcast #18 for the amazing “Psycho Beat”).

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