Calxie #2: Axe murderer; the album that could have killed the guitar. And the winner is…

Gary Numan – The Pleasure Principle

In 1979, this sounded like the future. Well it’s the future now and it still sounds great. Kraftwerk made synths into pop, but Numan made them into rock while jettisoning the guitar out of the equation altogether. No mean feat.

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