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Barcelona Underground

Category: Creation of new universes Song Title: Catalepsia Artist: Neuronium Year: 1977 Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlXhrwJN4rw Category: Magical hypnosis experiences Song Title: Me Voy A Tomar El Orient Express Artist: Eduardo Polonio Year: 1973? Link: https://youtu.be/eyPh2AWJJcQ?t=17m52s Category: Genre-bending redefinitions Song Title: Ciència ficció Artist: Suck Electrònic Enciclopèdic Year: 1975 Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-33wupap58 Category: Music the members of Kraftwerk dance to Song Title: No Tape Artist: Idee Du Femelle Year: 1986 Link: https://domestica.bandcamp.com/track/b1-idee-du-femelle-no-tape Category: Songs to go back in time and see live Song Title: Lamento Artist: New Buildings Year: 1983 Link: https://domestica.bandcamp.com/track/b4-new-buildings-lamento Category: Industrial-jazz fusions Song Title: Frigolín Artist: Víctor Nubla Year: 1983 Link: https://domestica.bandcamp.com/track/b5-v-ctor-nubla-frigol-n Category: Avant-garde on acoustic instruments still works Song Title: El mar sota la neu Artist: Agustí Fernández Year: 1986 Link: https://laollaexpressrecords.bandcamp.com/track/02-el-mar-sota-la-neu-agust-fern-ndez Category: The omnipresence of Lou Reed’s spirit Song Title: Walk on the wild side Henry the Horse Artist: Superelvis Year: 1989 Link: https://laollaexpressrecords.bandcamp.com/track/03-walk-on-the-wild-side-henry-the-horse-superelvis Category: Art imitates noise, noise imitates art Song Title: Asma Artist: Macromassa Year: 1987 Link: https://laollaexpressrecords.bandcamp.com/track/11-asma-macromassa Category: Post-war roots of secret Barcelona Song Title: Fandanguillo en Jazz Artist: Luis Rovira y su orquesta (with Don Byas) Year: 1947 Link: https://open.spotify.com/track/38lItT1DG23Q4DdHrM3tTw  
  About the playlister: Fred Roberts is a native of Cincinnati living in Germany since 1987 who enjoys subverting the arbitrary commercial process in which great works often go unrecognized. He has a dual B.S. in Computer Science and Psychology from Northern Kentucky University (1984) and a Masters in Psychology from Bielefeld Universität (1999). He contributed short stories to the early ezine “D A D A RIVISTA CULTURALE E/O TELEMATICA” (1995/96), and later to the short-lived Greenbeard Magazine, in 1997 receiving a Google Blog of Note citation for his Weblog indeterminacy.blogspot.com where he wrote 428 “one-minute short stories” inspired by found photos. Fred is also creator and designer of Elbot.com, an award-winning AI system. His interests include literature, film, photography and discovering all the well-kept sounds Europe has to offer. Check out Fred’s column for May-June