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Alan Vega: 1938-2016 July 17, 2016

Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.
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Sorry to see the news that Alan Vega of Suicide has died. It would not be unfair to say his and their influence was considerable on punk, electronica and the landscape of music from the 1970s onwards. Here’s one of his finest moments.

And from his solo material:

And here’s a, perhaps unlikely, number of collaborations.

Actually there’s some contention as to what he contributed to the above.

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1. sonofstan - July 17, 2016

He was some age wasn’t he? Always knew they were older, but the fact that he was hitting his 40s when Suicide were in their prime is kinda cool..

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WorldbyStorm - July 17, 2016

He was eight years younger than my dad was, but generationally a world of difference. It is good when people do such good stuff and at any age.

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