Saturday, February 28, 2009

Masoch - s/t 12"


Pretty rare 12" of this French new wave/synthpop band.
Before this 12" came the split 7" with Les Provisoires in 1982 which you can find here.
Not much to be found on Masoch so any extra info is welcome.
Quite cheesy cover artwork.

Masoch 12" (XIS-XS 2002-1984)
1. Petit Valet
2. Strip-Tease
3. Barcelone
4. Des Poils Sur Moi
5. Quand Musclée

Masoch

16 comments:

paul said...

Hi, congratulations for this blog full of good music Curious Guy.

Highlander in his also great music blog recommended me to contact you for help to id this unknown tune from 1986 aprox.

MISSING TUNE

Do you know it or the group/singer?

Cheers,

paul

Capa Nostra said...

Great french stuff. Thank You!

Anonymous said...

I really really like this, thanks for posting it!!!
The first track "Petit Valet" has a squicie distortion sound in the middle, such a shame on such a nice track! Would it be possible to repost it?
Would be really greatful!
Thanks for a great blogg!!
//J

Curious Guy said...

Hey J, thanks for pointing that out. Never had this before. Just ripped the track again and it's uploading now.

Paul, I already checked that song on Highlander's blog ad I'm afraid I can't help you. Sounds interesting though and would like to know who it is too.

Obelix said...

Hello Curious Guy,

I just wanted to say a short, but nonetheless heart-felt THANK YOU for posting all these gems that seemingly no one else cared about when they should have been "hip". I've found so much awesome music through this blog and I'm still sitting here with my mouth wide open...
T H A N K Y O U ! ! !

oldskool said...

This is so beautiful! Flawless, elegant French pop new wave with great tunes and one of those rare dark sexy female voices I like. Thank you very much for this!

Perro D Chrome said...

Thank for this...Invaluable material A hug!!!

Curious Guy said...

Shared with pleasure!

paul said...

Hey, thank you for try to help me with my unknown song Curious Guy :)
if finally I can name it I warn you about this.

HERE you can download the Sombre Septembre - Une Lune En Hivern 7" of your wantlist.

Kind regards,

paul

CCS said...

Thank you so much for posting this. I recently fell in love with Masoch after hearing the track "des poils sur moi" on the Des Jeunes Gens Modernes" compilation and have been searching for this ever since. Reminiscent of Young Marble Giants, only sexier

Jean-Luc said...

This is great!! More like this please! Thanks for all these wonderful albums.

N. de la Crux said...

Um, I did some research.
they're from montpellier, from southern France.
The singer is Elise Cabane, who's a French artist, although sometimes she's listed as Cabanes, so I'd better give a link:
http://www.myspace.com/elisecabanes

it seems, she's in the almost same outfit that's suited on cover.
And if you hadn't seen this
http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?release=1583827 - it could be her that poses on cd.
Here's the back sleeve:
http://www.cdandlp.com/item/2/0-130110-0-1-0/114716103/masoch-petit-valet-strip-tease-barcelone-des-polis-sur-moi-qd-musclee.html


Another members are Laurent Leguen, who wrote lyrics together with Elise, on bass - Jean-Francois Sabay and Pascal Abrieu (though what is batteries)? The source
http://www.proselyt.com/oth-legroupe/spip/article.php3?id_article=100

Curious Guy said...

Hi N. de la Crux, thanks for all the extra info you provided. Much appreciated.

Curious Guy said...

Oh yeah, "batteries" is French for "drums".

Anonymous said...

any chance of a re-up of this? only just came across masoch on another blog that posted just one track and now i'm going crazy trying to find the full record! thanks.

Curious Guy said...

New link for Masoch. Enjoy!