Yes, that is a badly photographed 8-track tape of an album called The Sex Life of a Perverted Housewife, which could be the same material as the vinyl LP seen in the NSFW image below. We have not heard the 8-track tape, so if you are in the know you’re one step ahead of us.
Turntabling first got wind of these kinds of records after reading a few Twitter posts by none other than William Gibson, author of Neuromancer himself, discussing the under-the-counter truck stop sales of x-rated 8-track tapes made available (unofficially) for horny truckers.
These records are far from sexy, but they are DELIRIOUSLY entertaining if you are a fan of badfilm, are a member of the Church of the Subgenius, or have a penchant for hearing audio sex scenarios performed by people who sound like they have had very recent head injuries.
In other words, PURE AUDIO GOLD.
Oh, they are totally sexist piggy material to be sure-in the same way that dudes made sex movies for other dudes, that’s what you’re getting here. So yes, some of our laughter is directed at the mindset and attitudes on display here as total museum pieces.
You know the way people laugh today at the Victorians for putting pant legs on their piano legs because, you know, they were naked LEGS? Yeah, we’re laughing at THESE assholes in the same way.
PS-there is YOUTUBE AUDIO of the 8-track, which seems to be similar to the vinyl (haven’t given that one a spin in a while, mind you) and this Youtube material is NOT SAFE FOR WORK so play at your own peril. Naturally the video clip below is subject to deletion by Youtube at anytime so the link is good as long as it lasts.
Also, we’d like to point out that we don’t advocate or applaud male-gazey imagery or attitudes, but we DO snicker at them as the tired old worn-out stupid male aggro nonsense that they are.
Maybe not EVERYWHERE, but ever since the previous post, bad album cover art featuring clowns seem to be flying out of the woodwork.
Clown album cover art will apparently NEVER DIE, so it’s a damn good thing that WE will die one day, if for no other reason than to be spared ever having to see another clown LP ever again. That should bring some deathbed comfort to us all, eh?
All of Howdy Doody’s friends are coming, which means NOBODY IS COMING. And where, I ask you, WHERE is this gent’s hands on the right?
Ennio Morricone’s soundtrack work automatically classes up any film he’s attached to, and Lucio Fulci’s Lizard In A Woman’s Skin is no exception. The movie itself is super-trippy, surreal, and a fun watch. But the soundtrack is such a massive part of this film that it’s really hard to separate the two.
If you need proof of that, here’s the trailer (available on Youtube while it lasts, naturally. You know how these things go…)
Another super-awesome Italian film with an essential Ennio Morricone soundtrack? Dario Argento’s Four Flies On Grey Velvet.
Yes, we love trailers at Turntabling, and can’t get enough of these, so we like to post them as often as we can. The Dario Argento / Ennio Morricone connection never gets old, and this movie features some great work by Morricone with some nice prog touches and the usual moody, “death is creeping up on you” swells and swoons.
If you need a copy of the movie you can always check out the MYA reissue which seems to be more readily available these days-it’s a DVD version of Argento’s Four Flies on Grey Velvet that some might feel is quite as obsessive or stunning as an Arrow Video release, but if you are dying to see (and own) a copy, this is one to look at.
There’s nothing at all wrong with the MYA release, but it if you are looking for tons of bells & whistles, this ain’t the version of the film for you, sporting a few trailers for Four Flies, an image gallery, and English-language credits. Chances are good many reading this are hungry for more…but if you just need to experience the film, there’s nothing at all wrong with the MYA version for that.
And no recommendation of Italian cinema featuring Morricone’s work would be complete without a mention of the terrific Black Belly Of The Tarantula, another unusual journey into the wild, unpredictable world of Giallo films, this one featuring a killer fond of paralyzing people with a poison-tipped needle before doing the unspeakable crimes.
And finally, giallo fans hooked on The Black Belly of the Tarantula should not pass up the chance to see The Fifth Cord, which is yet another Franco Nero giallo, this one kicking off on New Year’s Eve and going right into the black-gloved, fedora-wearing madness! Yes, at Turntabling, this one goes on the player EVERY New Year’s eve (or day) along with New Year’s Evil, which is a classic of a whole ‘nother kind.
Check out the trailer for this one below (while it lasts on YouTube), and keep your eyes peeled for a vinyl copy of this one-not as easy to find as one might think!