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URGH. [Dec. 18th, 2005|02:59 pm]
The American Caliban
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I managed to bittorrent a Beta videotape rip of the classic 1981 concert film URGH! A Music War.

Locals who want a DVD, let me know.

Others who are patient, the bittorrent is on demonoid.com here. I'm leaving my seed running for a while.

The film is an amazing document of early 80s new wave. XTC, Oingo Boingo, Wall of Voodoo, an amazing version of Devo's "Uncontrollable Urge", etc etc. It's not on DVD and only available on ratty old overpriced VHS or Beta (!) tapes.
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[User Picture]From: halfjack
2005-12-18 11:16 pm (UTC)
Stimps would kill (or at least maim and hurl epithets) for such a DVD.
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[User Picture]From: substitute
2005-12-18 11:33 pm (UTC)
Well, there's THAT Christmas gift taken care of.
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[User Picture]From: miss_geek
2005-12-18 11:19 pm (UTC)
i would love a dvd!

(i am patient, but for some reason have not been able to master the art of bittorrent =/)
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[User Picture]From: burntcurtis
2005-12-18 11:29 pm (UTC)
I WANT IT. I WILL DO THE VELCRO SLIDE FOR IT!
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[User Picture]From: substitute
2005-12-18 11:37 pm (UTC)
Is that something I want you to do?
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[User Picture]From: mendel
2005-12-19 12:11 am (UTC)
Goddamn that rocks. Grabbing now, will keep seeding for a while with whatever I've got.

If it's ripped from tape, it's probably not going to suffer much being VCD'd, I hope. I don't have a DVD burner!
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[User Picture]From: mcpino
2005-12-19 01:38 am (UTC)
oooooh! ooooh! hope I'm not too late to request a copy of this....I would gladly dispose of your enemies to acquire it.
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[User Picture]From: petdance
2005-12-19 02:19 am (UTC)

Got an urge, got a surge, and it's outta control now

Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah ya-y-ya-ya-yeah, I'd like a copy!
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From: besskeloid
2005-12-19 09:04 am (UTC)
I am now a confirmed Demonoid, & my torrent is 1.7% complete. Ta!
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[User Picture]From: vanmojo
2005-12-19 03:51 pm (UTC)

Yes please...

Could I get a copy?

Joshua
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[User Picture]From: nosrialleon
2005-12-19 04:18 pm (UTC)

Anal retention

looking through the credits on IMDB, they have the original lineup of Go4. I seem to remember Sara Lee in the movie. Who's mis-remembering here?

Also: if anyone is interested in an mp3 rip of the movie, let me know and I will fire up ye olde soul seek.
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From: rroseselavyoui
2005-12-19 05:09 pm (UTC)
Uh, wow! Do I count as a local?!?
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