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BULDOZER was formed in early 1975 in Ljubljana, present Slovenia, when an avant-garde singer/songwriter Marko BRECELJ joined the band SEDEM SVETLOBNIH LET ("Seven Light Years") led by guitarist and lead vocalist Boris Bele. Apart from them, the original line-up included keyboardist/composer Borut Činč, bassist Andrej Veble, lead guitarist Uros Lovsin and drummer Stefan Jez. They released their debut album "Pljuni istini u oči" in December 1975 to shocking reactions of the public and music business authorities due to its twisted black humor filled with sarcasm, satire and touching "sensitive" issues of drugs or pornography. They also utilized the Zappa-like stage freak-out performances and ridiculed some generally accepted morals of the so-called socialist state of Yugoslavia. The cover sleeve of this album was designed as a magazine sheet (similar to JETHRO TULL's "Thick As A Brick") filled with funny and ridiculous social vignettes and some pornographic cartoons. After the first circulation was sold out, the recording label PGP RTB refused to print more copies. In 1976 they recorded the second album "Zabranjeno plakatirati" but due to their label's policy (the band had to modify their lyrics if they wanted to release the record) it was released only in late 1977, when they joined their hometown label Helidon. In the meantime, the rhythm section changed, so the bassist Vili Bertok and drummer Tone Dimnik participated in studio sessions. Brecelj left the band in 1979 to pursue solo career, while Bele-led BULDOZER embraced then popular punk and new wave aesthetics to gain enormous popularity across ex-Yugoslavia. New members in this period were guitarists Davor Slamnig, Janez Zmazek and drummer Dusan Vran. Highly eclectic studio album "Izlog jeftinih slatkisa", including a radio smash hit "Zene i muskarci", and double live record "Ako ste slobodni večeras" are among the top-sellers of this era. Still, many of their song lyrics and stage theatricals are full of the local meanings and hard to comprehend outside of the scope of the post-titoist Yugoslavia. Along with his band activity Bele also worked as a chief music editor of Helidon label and succeeded in this period to purchase the copyrights of their debut from PGP RTB, so the reissue came up in 1981 to face very affirmative reviews. Their activity slowly diminished in mid-1980s, after the poor album "Nevino srce". Although they never officially broke-up, th...read more

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4.28 | 33 ratings
Pljuni Istini U Oci
1975
4.43 | 51 ratings
Zabranjeno plakatirati
1977
3.12 | 6 ratings
Izlog jeftinih slatkisa
1980
2.17 | 4 ratings
Nevino srce
1983
3.91 | 3 ratings
Noc
1995

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4.00 | 3 ratings
Ako ste slobodni veceras
1982

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3.00 | 2 ratings
Nova vremena - Izbor pjesama 1975-1983
1989
3.00 | 1 ratings
Lik I Djelo
2006
0.00 | 0 ratings
The Ultimate Collection
2009

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4.09 | 2 ratings
Rastemo/Svaki čovjek ima svoj blues
1975
2.00 | 2 ratings
Zivi bili pa vidjeli
1979
2.00 | 2 ratings
Zene I Muskarci Slovinjak Punk
1980
2.00 | 2 ratings
Rok End Roul-Olstars Bend
1981
0.00 | 0 ratings
Lik i djelo (Nije za prodaju)
2006

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 Zabranjeno plakatirati by BULDOZER album cover Studio Album, 1977
4.43 | 51 ratings

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Zabranjeno plakatirati
Buldozer RIO/Avant-Prog

Review by Epignosis
Special Collaborator Eclectic Prog Team

3 stars I find the music of Zarbanjeno Plakatirati remarkably interesting and hardly inaccessible. The biggest negative though would have to be the vocals, which are grating and distract from the music.

"Ne brini, mama" The fuzzy bass and splashes of organ make for exciting semi-psychedelic rock, such that the vocalist would have served the music better by humming John Cage's "4'33."

"Dobro jutro, madam Jovanovic" Funnily enough (to me anyway), the phrase "Dobro jutro" is Serbian for "Good morning," but of course a Dobro is a trademark of a resonator guitar, played with a slide, and slide guitar opens up this track. Okay, so maybe that self-amusement was a bit of a stretch. Overall, this lengthier song is heavy rock in the vein of Uriah Heep with occasional jazzy touches. The first instrumental section about three minutes in is a brilliant mélange of guitars and organ over a spacey bass riff. The last two minutes drive right through Gentle Giant territory.

"Helga" The strange introduction is like the rockier side of Jethro Tull, and then the song becomes closer to typical blues rock. The vocals are even gruffer and more unnatural and ill-fitting. Fans of Led Zeppelin might have to give this a try.

"Jeste li vidjeli djevojcice" Murky guitar and ethereal organ make an entrance. Two minutes in things pick up and become carnival-like, very peppy and enthusiastic. It features an exciting passage in 7/4 before dropping into the murkiness again. A herd of schoolchildren, perhaps escaping school for the summer, may be heard at the end.

"Doktore pomozite" Hurling back into the foot-stomping rock found in "Helga," this song has a steady electric guitar riff and a giddy piano. The shouting makes a mediocre song even more so.

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4.43 | 51 ratings

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Buldozer RIO/Avant-Prog

Review by Sinusoid
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5 stars This review of ZABRAJENO PLAKATIRATI is coming from a different perspective than what has been written so far. It's coming from an American who was about a year old when the Berlin Wall fell and knows nothing about the Soviet Union other than through history classes. If you want to gain more insight into the history surrounding Buldozer and this album, check out the other reviews. I am going to try and focus on the music and boy, does it satisfy.

ZP sounds as if you took Captain Beefheart and THE YES ALBUM and cross-fusioned them, but that description still doesn't do justice. This is about as wacky as a Beefheart or Zappa or Gong album without the name recognition of any of those outfits. The vocals are not really gritty but not really clean, they have this humourous tone to them, and they're done tremendously well too; anyone that was repelled by the Captain might want to sit and listen to one Marko Brecelj. Easier to digest and not much effort is needed to spot the humour tone in his voice.

The key point is that Buldozer know how to rock without sounding blatantly commercial (or at least the Western Hemisphere version of it). They seem to know how to keep a song going even if there are parts that seem to just dissolve. Take the big ''Dobro jutro, madam Jovanovic''; the song is littered with the strangest guitar riffs you've ever heard, but it wanders off into some jamming before an alarm clock sound brings the song back into place. These guys can sound like they wreck a song and make it sound perfectly okay, even warranted at times. It's almost perfectly constructed as if the band knew how the notes were supposed to go, even the wandering bits. Put that on top of a layer of Hammond and pulsating rhythms...indescribable joy.

And that is just the longest track; I can smell the humour coming off of ''Helga'' and ''Doctor'' even with the handicap of not understanding a word they're saying. The mostly psychedelic ''Jeste li...'' is the only track that is slightly different, but the psychedelic tone is very warm and juts fits with everything else.

Sometimes you get tired of hearing that cliche, ''It's really great because nobody knows about it''; ZP can validate this cliche mostly because the music holds up well. It's perfect for the fan of Zappa/Beefheart/Gong without going into clonish territory. I know it's just over a half-hour, but we get a quality half-hour of music. It's RIO where the ''R'' and the ''O'' really mean something.

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 Zabranjeno plakatirati by BULDOZER album cover Studio Album, 1977
4.43 | 51 ratings

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Zabranjeno plakatirati
Buldozer RIO/Avant-Prog

Review by historian9
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5 stars Amazing album by an amazing band, I love those cases where bands don't release just great debut but perfect their sound over time. This second album by Buldozer is if compared by loudness has more hard rock in the blend then the first album, but so those everything else, like psychedelic elements.Like for instance "Dobro Jutro Madam Jovanovic" has a lot of stuff going on, from hard rock, jazz and symphonic elements, to me the best track. Psychedelic sounding (at first) "Gdje Su Djevojcice" or "Where Are The Little Girls" is just about that, Brecelj singing about finding lost girls and worrying about them, albeit from a perspective of maybe an overly paranoid parent. What is better then the first album is also the better usage of non-music sounds, where even in the "Gdje Su..." there is a part where a policeman of sorts asks an identity card and it's ridiculous but it fits perfectly, lots of moments like that throughout the album as does the weirder Brecelj's shouts. On the first album I had feeling of being overwhelmed by these strange stuff, and some parts in the songs were just nonsensically noisy to me. As people before me said, this is for FRANK ZAPPA, BEEFHEART and GONG fans as they are most representative of this sort of avant-prog genre. Only sin of this album is it's shortness.

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4.43 | 51 ratings

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Zabranjeno plakatirati
Buldozer RIO/Avant-Prog

Review by snobb
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

4 stars It was not easy job for me to review this album. And not because it is kind of controversial one, no way. Just I have same problem reviewing this release as with almost any other album from ex-Yugoslavia. As foreigner who lived in that region for some years and understand local languages good enough to catch slung and black humour added in songs lyrics, I always wonder,how listener without such abilities feels when listening such album.

I'd read all reviews on this album written by people from former Yugoslavia, and perfectly understand their highest ratings they gave to this album. Zappa/Captain Beefheart influenced avant-rock with bluesy roots and strong psychedelic scent, original enough, with strong local flavour (mostly in lyrics) was absolute explosion in half-totalitarian Yugoslavia of mid 70-s. Rebellion evidence which will be remembered for all their life by generation who was young in mid 70-s. Especially because very soon,just few years later such music was almost totally forgotten and changed by Yu-pop all around the country. Few decades later all the country finished its existence (in bloody few years war) and many of this album fans found themselves living in States,Australia,Sweden or Austria. And one of few things they still have from their 70-s is this album.

Album is quite short and sound mix is very average,or even worst. But this music is great evidence of time and the place in its atmosphere. Slovenian band sings in Serbo-Croatian (can't hardly imagine such combination nowadays), and for everyone, who can remember (or at least imagine) that time this release is the same as early Zappa albums for American youth.

But-what doest it means for all other world?For the world ,who thinks that Slovenia and Slovakia ("Slovensko" in slovakian) is the same country? Who can't understand all that humour and nostalgia (looking from now) in album's lyrics? OK, for them it's just one rare a bit vintage (for 1975) Zappa-influenced avant-rock album with original vocals, many interesting moments and non-understandable lyrics.

Returning back to the beginning of this review, it is not easy for me to rate this album. As a rare person in between of two worlds, I understand point of view from both groups of listeners. So -what can I say there? I believe my verdict is something in between - everyone interested in Eastern/SE European avant-rock from totalitarian period should check this album, but don't expect you will catch it in full.

My rating (for all listeners of non ex-Yugoslavian origin) is 3,5,rounded to4. As my position there - somewhere in between. :)

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 Pljuni Istini U Oci by BULDOZER album cover Studio Album, 1975
4.28 | 33 ratings

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Pljuni Istini U Oci
Buldozer RIO/Avant-Prog

Review by snobb
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

4 stars Debut album from Slovenian band Buldozer is easy and difficult one for reviewer. It is one of these works, when you need to be domestic, or at least to know the place and time where this work was recorded very well. In other case you're missing bigger part of this album ( or even almost all).

And the one can easily find confirmation of my above sentences right here, between other this album reviews. Any reviewer of ex-Yugoslavian origin, with language understanding, valuated this album very high , but always mentioned, that to catch it you need to understand lyrics. And almost all foreigners found just simplistic, blues rock rooted early proto- avant rock there.

My situation is quite unique, because I am foreigner with good understanding of Serbo-Croatian (happily for me this Slovenian band's album is sung on this language, not on their native Slovenian). And even more - I spent almost three years of my life living all around former Yugoslavia, so perfectly understand local (very specific) cultural atmosphere.

So - my vision from position as above: absolutely great album if you know language and (it is important, believe me) that Balkan/Adriatic Slavic way of thinking. All the album is full of domestic folklore humour, which is almost impossible to translate.

Easiest way to imagine what I am speaking about is just to compare this work with great ex-Yugoslavian film director Emir Kusturica works. Just remove from its such important ingredient as Balkan Gypsy culture, and add some European early underground rock element instead.

If you don't know nothing about Kusturica and his movies, than ... imagine early Zappa works, transferred to hot, a bit lazy and very colourful land of South-Eastern Europe.

To be honest, I don't believe someone without language and that culture knowledge could be strongly attracted by this work. But - whenever it is avant-prog, everything is possible. Usually fans of that genre are prepared for very unexpected things . So - try, who knows, may be you will find the way to get what is there under the skin of this album's sound. My evaluation is made from the position of listener, who caught this album's music in full.

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 Rastemo/Svaki čovjek ima svoj blues by BULDOZER album cover Singles/EPs/Fan Club/Promo, 1975
4.09 | 2 ratings

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Rastemo/Svaki čovjek ima svoj blues
Buldozer RIO/Avant-Prog

Review by Ludjak

4 stars Buldozer made their recording debut with this relatively obscure (and rare) single in 1975. The record features two songs that haven't been made available on the 'Lik i djelo' box-set, one being the Brecelj- penned freak-schlager 'Rastemo' [the strings were arranged by Bojan Adamic, respectively] and the other an acoustic version of the 'Pljuni istini u oci' outtake 'Svaki covjek ima svoj blues', a psychedelic tune most probably brought in from the repertoire of Sedem svetlobnih let. The language barrier is still present (although maybe not quite as much as on 'Pljuni...'), but I think one should find this enjoyable even if one doesn't understand Slovenian/Serbo-Croatian.

Although not quite essential, this single is a pretty good addition to your record collection if you can get your hands on it. 3,5 stars.

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 Zabranjeno plakatirati by BULDOZER album cover Studio Album, 1977
4.43 | 51 ratings

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Buldozer RIO/Avant-Prog

Review by Ludjak

5 stars After the initial 13000 copies of Pljuni istini u oci were sold in about a month, the PGP RTB label refused to print more because the ones responsible considered the album's sleeve and music to be a threat to the Yugoslav public. Not receiving much airplay either, Buldozer were forced to make their public breakthroughs through very distinctive live performances which quickly gained them the reputation of the craziest band in Yugoslavia (although they'd announce themselves as a typical ensemble of pop-folk music from Slovenia (Eine tipische Export artikel aus Slowenien)).

Zabranjeno plakatirati was recorded in Novi Sad during the autumn of 1976, but the recordings got shelved for a year due to disputes with the label regarding the 'drug abuse-inducing' and 'pornographic' lyrics of the songs on the album. It eventually got released in late 1977 by Helidon.

Musically, Zabranjeno plakatirati is much stronger than its predecessor as it displays the very high capabilities of the band as both musicians and arrangers. The lyrics are typically humorous and satirical, embodied by Brecelj's vocal cord-ripping voice. The 5 songs are all Buldozer classics, from the heavy opener Ne brini, mama (and the infamously changed nirvana/kafana lyric) to the chopping rhythm of Doktore pomozite (there are records of live performances where Brecelj would sing this song while butchering a piece of pork with an axe while dressed up in a doctor's suit). This album also features what are in my opinion the best two songs Buldozer ever recorded, the mentioned being Dobro jutro, madam Jovanovic (a 9-minute number with some terrific drum work and psychedelic passages) and Jeste li vidjeli djevojcice, which combines psychedelic moods with raw punk-ish energy. Helga is a waltz with hilarious lyrics, portraying/parodying a galeb (a local whose 'job' is to keep the female foreign tourists 'company' during their stay on the Dalmatian coast) and one of the few early Buldozer songs in hit format.

Overall, this album would have been a true masterpiece if PGP RTB engineers actually put some effort into the recording and production (according to Borut Cinc, the tapes Helidon got from PGP weren't even the original masters but rather inferior outtakes!). The music alone has it all, but the recording quality is poor. 4,5 stars actually.

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 Pljuni Istini U Oci by BULDOZER album cover Studio Album, 1975
4.28 | 33 ratings

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Pljuni Istini U Oci
Buldozer RIO/Avant-Prog

Review by progressive

2 stars Some folky rock tunes, quite weird, too much, but not enough for me. I don't like when there's some quotes from known songs. Harsh and nice sound reminds me of Beastie Boys' experiments, with jazz, blues. The hard rock, or classic rock, is original, but all in all, the dynamics, different musical styles, almost polyphony and the scales used, makes this one worth. My favourite song is Ljubav na prvi krevet. Also Sta to radis, buldozeru jedan?! and Yes my baby, no are good. But I give only 2 stars for this, maybe because this Buldozer wasn't as good as I was hoping, or maybe it's just boring. Though, the boringness is symphatetic and I've learned to love this album also. It's like apathetic but crazy.

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4.28 | 33 ratings

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Pljuni Istini U Oci
Buldozer RIO/Avant-Prog

Review by clarke2001
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

4 stars Buldozer's debut is a brilliant one. At the moments, the music an the attitude was outrageous. Well, the music itself doesn't sound so revolutionary (psych rock with occasional Floydian moments, later incorporating new wave), but the lyrics (and the overall attitude of the band) were sometimes shocking, sometimes funny, most of the time both. Really it's a pity it will remain obscure for a worldwide audience because of the language barrier. I can't describe enough how the lyrics "Oh woe is me! Ouch! Don't! Ow!" sounded for the first time when I heard them - a cry of a man who got beaten up by a bull, because he was eating a soup mad of bull's mother. There are not many lyrics around about somebody's mother being eaten.

Neither are many record sounds of vomiting into the toilet seat. Or the lyrics how one "doesn't want to be paraplegic". This album is brutal.

And guess what; music is not bad neither: standard good old rock combo, guitar, bass, drums, Hammond organ, the first and the last one mentioned great at that.

I'm sure this record will lose a majority of its appeal if you don't understand the language, and it's questionable will the music be enough to preserve your attention. The music is, as I said, excellent, but it works in an amalgam with the story. However, I won't lower my rating of this extraordinary debut.

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 Pljuni Istini U Oci by BULDOZER album cover Studio Album, 1975
4.28 | 33 ratings

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Pljuni Istini U Oci
Buldozer RIO/Avant-Prog

Review by aco.c

5 stars I didn't know what to expect exactly from the first Yugoslavian 'avant garde' band, since I never was really informed about the genre and I also expected Buldozer to be just another Yugoslavian hard rock band from the seventies with typical 'love and sorrow' lyrics, bad production and almost no creativity, altough the band name itself always drew my attention to explore them.Few bands from that era brought out originality from their music and performance and Buldozer was one of those bands, for sure.Before Buldozer came onto the rock scene, the Yugoslavian republic of Slovenia really didn't have any adequate representatives for the prog genre, or rock genre in general, only shlager-festival groups and beat-pop formations with the same prepared recipe for 'the success', as with the other republics.Then came Buldozer, first with their single 'Rastemo/Svaki covjek ima svoj bluz', which, at the first listen, seems as regular as any acoustical pop music with tender guitars, orchestral arrangements and moderate tempo,that is, until you hear the lyrics and crazy vocals in chorus in one of the songs.Then came the debut 'Pljuni istini u oci', an explosive package full of witty and insane humour, irregularly sharp musical playfullness, daring lyrics and paranoid vocalising with shocking reactions all around it.It brought the change of the direction of rock music in Yugoslavia, as Buldozer proved to be the forefathers of the oncoming new wave/punk explosion in the country and also that of expressive artistic freedom in the socialist enviroment of the state.The album is experimental in nature, twisting out the stories of love (Ljubav na prvi krevet), human nature(Sta to radis,Buldozeru jedan, Yes, my baby, no) and philosophy of the life (Zivot, to je feferon) and turning it into something un- stereotypical, crazy and ironical.The music often changes moods, going from regular to aggressive, from calm into outrageous and the Buldozer just keeps on rollin' from start to finish.The production is little bit raw, but it suits the kind of music, and the sound effects are phenomenal.The unique blend of psychodelia with heavy rock and avant garde prog flavored with South-Slovene humour is just something music scene of Yugoslavia needed at that time.Album is certainly one of the most experimental and daring accomplishments of the Yugoslavian rock and by my opinion, belongs to a group of the best Yugoslavian and Eastern-European progressive rock albums.5 out of 5 for the Marko Brecelj, Boris Bele and the rest of the company.

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