FM ‎– Black Noise (1977)

Black Noise is the debut album by Canadian space-rock trio FM, released in 1977 on Passport. Tracklist: A1. “Phasors on Stun” (3:49) A2. “One O’Clock Tomorrow” (6:05) A3. “Hours” (2:36) A4. “Journey” (4:41) A5. “Dialing for Dharma” (3:15) B1. “Slaughter in Robot Village” (5:02) B2. “Aldebaran” (5:02) B3. “Black Noise” (9:55) Credits: Cameron Hawkins — […]

Nash the Slash

Nash the Slash — aka Jeff Plewman (March 26, 1948 — May 2014) — was a Canadian violinist and keyboardist from Toronto who first emerged as a member of FM, appearing on the band’s debut album Black Noise. Between 1978 and 1982, he released two EPs and three proper studio albums on signature-press Cut-Throat Records. […]

FM – City of Fear (1980)

City of Fear is the fourth album by Canadian electro/modernist hard-rock band FM, produced by Larry Fast and released in 1980 on Passport. Tracklist: A1. “Krakow” (4:37) A2. “Power” (3:28) A3. “Truth or Consequences” (4:13) A4. “Lost and Found” (4:25) A5. “City of Fear” (5:07) B1. “Surface to Air” (5:18) B2. “Up to You” (4:21) […]


FM was a Canadian symphonic|space-rock band that released three albums between 1977 and 1980 on Passport, plus a special direct-to-disc instrumental LP on Labyrinth Records. A further round of activity during the mid-Eighties yielded two albums on Quality and Duke Street. The band’s first album, Black Noise, features phantom violinist–performer Nash the Slash, replaced on […]