23 Skidoo

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Gothic and Industrial act, 23 Skidoo


23 Skidoo are a British band playing a fusion of Industrial, Post Punk, Alternative Dance, Rock, and World Music. The group was named after an early 20th-century American slang phrase that later made appearances in the works of Aleister Crowley, William S. Burroughs, Robert Anton Wilson, and filmmaker Julian Biggs.

Discography

Numbers in brackets, preceded with a # denotes UK Indie chart position.

Albums List

1) Seven Songs (1982 - Fetish, reissued on CD (2001) Ronin)

2) The Culling Is Coming (1983 - Operation Twilight, reissued (1988)

4) L.A.Y.L.A.H. (2003) Boutique)

5) Urban Gamelan - (1984 - Illuminated, reissued on CD (2001) Ronin)

6) 23 Skidoo (2000 - 2xLP & CD)

7) Beyond Time (2015 - Crepuscule, CD+DVD & LP+DVD)

Singles List

  1. "Ethics" 7" (1980) Pineapple (#47)
  2. "Last Words" - 7" & 12" (1981) Fetish
  3. "The Gospel Comes To New Guinea" 12" (1981) Fetish, reissued on CD (2002)
  4. "Tearing Up The Plans" - 12" (1982) Fetish (#16)
  5. "Coup" - 12" (1984) Illuminated (#3)
  6. "Language" - 12" (1984) Illuminated (#6)
  7. 23 Skidoo vs. The Assassins With Soul - 12" (1986) Illuminated (#15)
  8. 400 Blows / 23 Skidoo "Assemblage" - 12" (1986)
  9. Sulphuric Beats '88 - 12" (1988)
  10. "Ayu" - 12", W/Lbl, Promo (2000)
  11. "Dawning" - 12" & CD (2000)
  12. "The Gospel Comes To New Guinea" / "Coup" - 12" (2001)

Compilations Appearances

  1. Just Like Everybody (1987) Bleeding Chin (#29)
  2. Just Like Everybody Part Two CD (2002)

Video

  1. Seven Songs / Tranquiliser I & II - VHS (1984)

Members Name Check

  • Fritz Catlin
  • Tom Heslop
  • Peter "Sketch" Martin
  • Sam Mills
  • Alex Turnbull
  • Johnny Turnbull

Former Members Name Check

  • Patrick Griffiths
  • Matthew Maxwell
  • Richard Heslop-Visuals

External Links

www.23skidoo.co