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Disciplina Kičme is a Serbia
Serbia
Serbia , officially the Republic of Serbia , is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Carpathian basin and the central part of the Balkans...

n band, one of the two spin-offs of the seminal Yugoslav New Wave
Yugoslav New Wave
New Wave in Yugoslavia was the New Wave music scene of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia...

 and later post-punk
Post-punk
Post-punk is a rock music movement with its roots in the late 1970s, following on the heels of the initial punk rock explosion of the mid-1970s. The genre retains its roots in the punk movement but is more introverted, complex and experimental...

 band Šarlo Akrobata
Šarlo Akrobata
Šarlo Akrobata were a seminal Yugoslav rock band often categorized as late punk or New Wave, particularly art-oriented. Short-lived but extremely influential, in addition to being one of the most important acts of the Yugoslav New Wave scene, the three piece left an indelible mark on the entire...

, the other being Ekatarina Velika
Ekatarina Velika
Ekatarina Velika , sometimes referred to as EKV for short, was a Serbian and former Yugoslav rock group from Belgrade, being one of the most successful and influential music acts coming out of former Yugoslavia....

. Musically, they are best described as an aggressive and artistic rhythmic explosion, experimenting and seeking out new expressiveness while finding inspiration in the traditions of punk rock
Punk rock
Punk rock is a rock music genre that developed between 1974 and 1976 in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Rooted in garage rock and other forms of what is now known as protopunk music, punk rock bands eschewed perceived excesses of mainstream 1970s rock...

, funk
Funk
Funk is a music genre that originated in the mid-late 1960s when African American musicians blended soul music, jazz and R&B into a rhythmic, danceable new form of music. Funk de-emphasizes melody and harmony and brings a strong rhythmic groove of electric bass and drums to the foreground...

, jazz fusion
Jazz fusion
Jazz fusion is a musical fusion genre that developed from mixing funk and R&B rhythms and the amplification and electronic effects of rock, complex time signatures derived from non-Western music and extended, typically instrumental compositions with a jazz approach to lengthy group improvisations,...

, motown, jungle
Oldschool jungle
Jungle is a genre of electronic music that incorporates influences from genres including breakbeat hardcore, and reggae/dub/dancehall. There is debate as to whether jungle is a separate genre from drum and bass as many use the terms interchangeably...

, and the works of Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter...

.

The Belgrade years (1982–1995)


The band was formed by former Limunovo Drvo and Šarlo Akrobata
Šarlo Akrobata
Šarlo Akrobata were a seminal Yugoslav rock band often categorized as late punk or New Wave, particularly art-oriented. Short-lived but extremely influential, in addition to being one of the most important acts of the Yugoslav New Wave scene, the three piece left an indelible mark on the entire...

 bassist and vocalist Dušan Kojić "Koja"
Dušan Kojic
Dušan Kojić "Koja" is a Serbian rock bassist, singer and songwriter. He is the frontman of the Serbian Alternative rock band Disciplin A Kitschme .- Compilation albums :...

 in late 1981 with former Urbana Gerila
Urbana gerila
Urbana Gerila was a former Yugoslav punk rock and New Wave band from Belgrade. The band is notable as the participant of the Artistička radna akcija project in 1981...

 drummer Nenad Krasavac "Kele". The lineup also featured Radnička Kontrola
Radnicka kontrola
Radnička Kontrola was a former Yugoslav punk rock/New Wave band from Belgrade, active in the late 1970s and early 1980s and notable for its appearance on the compilation album Artistička radna akcija.After the band ceased to exist, vocalist Zoran Kostić "Cane" rose to nationwide and popularity as...

 bassist Srđan Marković "Đile", but after a short period of time, he left the band. The following year Krasavac went to serve the Yugoslav People's Army
Yugoslav People's Army
The Yugoslav People's Army , also referred to as the Yugoslav National Army , was the military of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.-Origins:The origins of the JNA can...

 and was replaced by former Radnička Kontrola
Radnicka kontrola
Radnička Kontrola was a former Yugoslav punk rock/New Wave band from Belgrade, active in the late 1970s and early 1980s and notable for its appearance on the compilation album Artistička radna akcija.After the band ceased to exist, vocalist Zoran Kostić "Cane" rose to nationwide and popularity as...

 drummer Srđan "Žika" Todorović. The band also prepared material for their debut album, but due to the non-commercial musical style, the major Yugoslav
Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia refers to three political entities that existed successively on the western part of the Balkans during most of the 20th century....

 record labels denied releasing it.

Sviđa mi se da ti ne bude prijatno
Sviđa mi se da ti ne bude prijatno
- The band :* Koja — artwork by [cover], bass, vocals, lyrics by* Žika — drums- Additional personnel :* Dragan Topolac — handclaps* Ljubomir Đukić — handclaps* G. Matić — photography* Goran B. — photography...

(I Like When You Feel Uncomfortable) was released in very small circulation by Slovenia
Slovenia
Slovenia , officially the Republic of Slovenia , is a country in Central and Southeastern Europe touching the Alps and bordering the Mediterranean. Slovenia borders Italy to the west, Croatia to the south and east, Hungary to the northeast, and Austria to the north, and also has a small portion of...

n record label Helidon in early 1983. The record producer was Kojić with the help of Toni Jurij, and Partibrejkers
Partibrejkers
Partibrejkers is a prominent Serbian rock band from Belgrade, as well as an acclaimed act of the former Yugoslav rock scene....

 guitarist Nebojša Antonijević "Anton" (signed as Riki Rif). The tracks "Uživaj" ("Enjoy"), "Zgodne kretnje" ("Attractive Movement"), "Mladost ne opravdava besvest" ("Youth Does Not Justify Senselessness") and "Nemoj" ("Do Not") presented Kojić's dominant bass lines combined with the aggressive sound of Todorović's drums, similar to the style of Šarlo Akrobata drummer Ivan Vdović "VD"
Ivan Vdovic
Ivan "Ivica" Vdović also known as VD was Yugoslavian musician, drummer of Yugoslav rock bands such as Suncokret, Šarlo Akrobata and Katarina II....

. A rerecorded Šarlo Akrobata unreleased track "Pečati" ("Stamps"), written by Kojić, appeared on the album featuring a part of the Yugoslav
Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia refers to three political entities that existed successively on the western part of the Balkans during most of the 20th century....

 anthem "Hej Sloveni", as an homage to the Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter...

 cover of the "The Star-Spangled Banner
The Star-Spangled Banner
"The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States of America. The lyrics come from "Defence of Fort McHenry", a poem written in 1814 by the 35-year-old lawyer and amateur poet, Francis Scott Key, after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry by the British Royal Navy ships...

".

After the album release, the band continued performing in major Yugoslav cities, mainly in clubs, and in 1985, they released an EP
Extended play
An EP is a musical recording which contains more music than a single, but is too short to qualify as a full album or LP. The term EP originally referred only to specific types of vinyl records other than 78 rpm standard play records and LP records, but it is now applied to mid-length Compact...

 Ja imam šarene oči
Ja imam šarene oči
- The band :* Koja — bass, vocals, bells* Žika — drums, percussion [tambourine]- Additional personnel :* Zeleni Zub — music by, lyrics by, artwork by [cover]...

(I Have Colorful Eyes), with the track "Novac neće doći" ("Money Will Not Come") as the most notable track, released by Slovenian record label Dokumentarna in 1985. Todorović did the drums and Krasavac appeared only on the intro for the track "Sviđa mi se..." ("I Like...") and on "28. jun 1984" ("June 28th 1984") recorded live at Belgrade's SKC on the same date as the song title. Kojić produced the EP
Extended play
An EP is a musical recording which contains more music than a single, but is too short to qualify as a full album or LP. The term EP originally referred only to specific types of vinyl records other than 78 rpm standard play records and LP records, but it is now applied to mid-length Compact...

 and for the first time included a trumpet in the lineup, played by Jugoslav Muškinja. From this release onwards, all of the band releases were produced by Kojić himself.

The album Svi za mnom!
Svi za mnom!
- The band :* Koja — bass, vocals* Žika — drums* Kele — drums* Dedža — trumpet, vocals* Zerkman — trumpet, vocals- Additional personnel :* Duca — photography* S. Milojković — photography...

(Everybody, follow me), released in 1986 by Helidon, brought some lineup and stylistic changes, as it was with drummers Krasavac and Todorović and a brass section featuring Zoran Erkman "Zerkman" and Dedža on trumpets and Branislav Trivić on saxophone. Guest appearances featured Električni Orgazam
Električni Orgazam
Električni Orgazam is a Serbian rock band from Belgrade. Originally starting as a combination of New Wave, punk rock and post-punk, the band later slowly changed their style, becoming a mainstream rock act.- New Wave years :...

 guitarist Branislav Petrović "Banana" (backing vocals), former Radnička Kontrola guitarist Darko Milojković (percussion) and the Novi Sad
Novi Sad
Novi Sad is the capital of the northern Serbian province of Vojvodina, and the administrative centre of the South Bačka District. The city is located in the southern part of Pannonian Plain on the Danube river....

 band Boye
Boye (band)
Boye were a Serbian New Wave/alternative rock band from Novi Sad. Until the late 1980s Boye were an all-female band, but later lineups also featured male members.- 1980s :...

 (backing vocals). A cover of the popular YU grupa
YU grupa
YU grupa is a Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band. One of the pioneers in combining rock music with the elements of the traditional music of the Balkans, YU grupa is considered the longest-lasting rock band to come from Serbia....

 song "Čudna šuma" ("The Strange Forest"), originally recorded in 1973, appeared as the opening track on the album. Kojić also partially used a violin theme of the Antonín Dvořák
Antonín Dvorák
Antonín Leopold Dvořák was a Czech composer of late Romantic music, who employed the idioms of the folk music of Moravia and his native Bohemia. Dvořák’s own style is sometimes called "romantic-classicist synthesis". His works include symphonic, choral and chamber music, concerti, operas and many...

's "Humoreska" on the track "Zašto" ("Why") and some acoustic guitar sections on the instrumental version of "Čudna šuma" called "Šuma igra" ("The Forest Is Dancing"). The track "Ovo je zvuk" ("This Is The Sound") featured a part of the interview Kojić did for Vrnjačka Banja
Vrnjacka Banja
Vrnjačka Banja is a town, municipality, and a resort, mineral spa located in Raška District of Serbia. It contains the world's only hot spring with a temperature measuring exactly that of the human body ....

 radio, and "Ne, ne, ne" ("No, No, No") featured lyrics from "Marš na Drinu
Marš na Drinu
Marš na Drinu is a Serbian patriotic song from World War I and the title of a film .During World War I, the river Drina was the site of a bloody battle between the Serbian and Austro-Hungarian army, the Battle of Cer, from August 16 to August 19, 1914...

" ("March on the Drina
Drina
The Drina is a 346 kilometer long river, which forms most of the border between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. It is the longest tributary of the Sava River and the longest karst river in the Dinaric Alps which belongs to the Danube river watershed...

"), a Serbian patriotic World War I
World War I
World War I , which was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter, was a major war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918...

 song.

After the album release, for the first time in their history, the band were taken seriously by the media and the critics, however, drummer Krasavac left the band, moving to the United States, where he currently resides. In early 1987, the band celebrated the fifth anniversary and released a live album, Najlepši hitovi! Uživo!
Najlepši hitovi! Uživo!
- The band :* Koja — bass, vocals* Kele — drums, vocals, mixed by* Dedža — trumpet* Zerkman — trumpet- Additional personnel :* Branko Potkonjak — engineer, mixed by...

(Prettiest Hits! Live!), recorded on November 3 and 4, 1986 at the Belgrade
Belgrade
Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. According to official results of Census 2011, the city has a population of 1,639,121. It is one of the 15 largest cities in Europe...

 club Akademija. The album, released by a major record label, PGP-RTB
PGP-RTB
PGP-RTB was a major record label and chain record store in the former SFR Yugoslavia based in Belgrade, Socialist Republic of Serbia. PGP-RTB was established in 1958...

, was recorded with an eight channel technique without any additional studio works. During the same year, the debut album was rereleased on cassette by the Slovenija record label, and the band lineup changed, as the drummer Todorović joined Ekatarina Velika
Ekatarina Velika
Ekatarina Velika , sometimes referred to as EKV for short, was a Serbian and former Yugoslav rock group from Belgrade, being one of the most successful and influential music acts coming out of former Yugoslavia....

 and was replaced by former Limunovo Drvo and Katarina II drummer Dušan Dejanović and former Film and Dee Dee Mellow saxophonist Jurij Novoselić "Kuzma" replaced Dedža.

The new lineup released an EP called Dečija pesma
Dečija pesma
- The band :* Koja — bass, vocals, artwork by [cover], conversation [voice] * Kele — drums * Dedža — trumpet * Zerkman — trumpet...

(Children Song), released through PGP-RTB
PGP-RTB
PGP-RTB was a major record label and chain record store in the former SFR Yugoslavia based in Belgrade, Socialist Republic of Serbia. PGP-RTB was established in 1958...

, featuring five different versions of the title track, "children", "disco", "early", "hit" and "superior" mix of the song. The song lyrics featured the verse "Nije dobro Bijelo Dugme; Nije dobra Katarina; Šta je dobro; Šta nam treba; Kičme, Kičme Disciplina") ("Bijelo Dugme
Bijelo dugme
Bijelo dugme was a highly influential former Yugoslav rock band, based in Sarajevo. Active between 1974 and 1989, it is widely considered to have been the most popular band ever to exist in former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and one of the most important acts of the Yugoslav rock...

 is not good; Neither is Katarina
Ekatarina Velika
Ekatarina Velika , sometimes referred to as EKV for short, was a Serbian and former Yugoslav rock group from Belgrade, being one of the most successful and influential music acts coming out of former Yugoslavia....

; What is good; What we need; Kičme, Kičme Disciplina"). As guests on the EP appeared YU grupa guitarist Dragi Jelić
Dragi Jelić
Dragi Jelić is a Serbian rock musician, best known as a singer and guitarist for the band YU grupa, which he formed in 1970 with his brother Zika Jelić. During the 1960s, alongside his brother Žika, he was a member of the beat band Džentlmeni.-References:...

, Ivan Vdović "VD"
Ivan Vdovic
Ivan "Ivica" Vdović also known as VD was Yugoslavian musician, drummer of Yugoslav rock bands such as Suncokret, Šarlo Akrobata and Katarina II....

, Srđan Todorović and Roze Poze guitarist Željko Nikolić. Ironic cover versions of Robert Palmer's "Addicted to Love
Addicted to Love (song)
Tina Turner has made "Addicted to Love" a regular feature of her live shows since 1986, although her version did not make it onto the market until two years later....

" and The Cult "Love Removal Machine
Love Removal Machine
"Love Removal Machine" is a rock song recorded by The Cult. It was the first single to be released from the group's 1987 album Electric. First recorded during a radio session, it had a different arrangement, was recorded for the band's third album, Peace. When that album was scrapped, it was...

", recorded live at the Akademija club, also appeared on the EP. The same lineup recorded the studio album Zeleni Zub na Planeti Dosade
Zeleni Zub na Planeti Dosade
- The band :* Koja — bass, vocals, written by* Dule — drums* Kuzma — saxophone [alt]* Zerkman — trumpet- Additional personnel :* Stanislav Milojković — photography...

(Green Tooth at the Planet of Boredom), released in 1989 by PGP-RTB, with the tracks "Tata i mama" ("Dad and Mum"), "Ah, kakva sreća" ("Oh, What Happiness"), "Iza 9 brda" ("Behind 9 Hills") and "Betmen, Mandrak, Fantom" ("Batman
Batman
Batman is a fictional character created by the artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger. A comic book superhero, Batman first appeared in Detective Comics #27 , and since then has appeared primarily in publications by DC Comics...

, Mandrake
Mandrake the Magician
Mandrake the Magician is a syndicated newspaper comic strip, created by Lee Falk , which began June 11, 1934. Phil Davis soon took over as the strip's illustrator, while Falk continued to script. The strip was distributed by King Features Syndicate.Davis worked on the strip until his death in 1964,...

, Phantom").

In February 1990, Kojić appeared on MTV
MTV
MTV, formerly an initialism of Music Television, is an American network based in New York City that launched on August 1, 1981. The original purpose of the channel was to play music videos guided by on-air hosts known as VJs....

 show "120 Minutes
120 Minutes
120 Minutes is a television show in the United States dedicated to alternative music, originally airing on MTV from 1986 to 2000, and then on MTV's sister channel MTV2 from 2001 to 2003....

" and the promotional video for the English language
English language
English is a West Germanic language that arose in the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of England and spread into what was to become south-east Scotland under the influence of the Anglian medieval kingdom of Northumbria...

 version of "Dečija pesma" was broadcast. In the meantime Kojić, with Vlada Divljan
Vlada Divljan
Vladimir "Vlada" Divljan , is a Serbian singer and songwriter. He is known as the frontman for the Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band Idoli, as well as for his solo works.-Early activity:...

 and Srđan Gojković "Gile", recorded the soundtrack for the movie Kako je propao rokenrol (The Fall of Rock 'n' Roll) and appeared in the movie as the superhero
Superhero
A superhero is a type of stock character, possessing "extraordinary or superhuman powers", dedicated to protecting the public. Since the debut of the prototypical superhero Superman in 1938, stories of superheroes — ranging from brief episodic adventures to continuing years-long sagas —...

 Zeleni Zub. At the time Kojić was also playing the guitar in the ad hoc band Kod Tri Balona performing cover versions of the songs by progressive
Progressive rock
Progressive rock is a subgenre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s as part of a "mostly British attempt to elevate rock music to new levels of artistic credibility." John Covach, in Contemporary Music Review, says that many thought it would not just "succeed the pop of...

 and hard rock
Hard rock
Hard rock is a loosely defined genre of rock music which has its earliest roots in mid-1960s garage rock, blues rock and psychedelic rock...

 bands Atomsko Sklonište
Atomsko sklonište
Atomsko sklonište is a Croatian and former Yugoslav hard rock band, formed in Pula in 1977. The band is known primarily for its strong anti-war lyrics.-1977-1987:...

, Buldožer
Buldožer
Buldožer was Yugoslav-Slovenian progressive rock band from 1970s and 1980s. They were one of the first bands in communist Yugoslavia that could be considered alternative, and forefathers of the Yugoslav New Wave...

, Pop Mašina
Pop Mašina
Pop Mašina was a former Yugoslav progressive rock band from Belgrade. Pop Mašina was formed in 1972, and released two studio albums and one live album before disbanding in 1978...

, Smak
Smak
Smak is a Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band. The group reached the peak of popularity in the 1970s when it was one of the top acts of the former Yugoslav rock scene...

 and YU grupa
YU grupa
YU grupa is a Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band. One of the pioneers in combining rock music with the elements of the traditional music of the Balkans, YU grupa is considered the longest-lasting rock band to come from Serbia....

.

The album Nova iznenađenja za nova pokolenja
Nova iznenađenja za nova pokolenja
- The band :* Sai Baba — bass, vocals, written by* Gul Tantor — drums* Jy Robokapov — saxophone [alt]* Žele Zerkman — trumpet- Additional personnel :...

(New Surprises for New Generations), released in early 1991, featured former Haustor
Haustor
Haustor was a rock band from Zagreb, SR Croatia, a member of the Novi val movement, and an important act of the former Yugoslav Rock scene.- Biography :...

 drummer Srđan Gulić "Gul" and former Pop Mašina
Pop Mašina
Pop Mašina was a former Yugoslav progressive rock band from Belgrade. Pop Mašina was formed in 1972, and released two studio albums and one live album before disbanding in 1978...

 and Innamorata i Papatra drummer Dušan Đukić "Đuka" on goč (a Serbian folk
Folk music
Folk music is an English term encompassing both traditional folk music and contemporary folk music. The term originated in the 19th century. Traditional folk music has been defined in several ways: as music transmitted by mouth, as music of the lower classes, and as music with unknown composers....

 drum). The album featured the usage of sampled music, on "Buka u modi" ("Noise in Fashion"), featuring a sampled riff of the Dah
Dah (band)
Dah was a former Yugoslav/Belgian progressive rock band. Originally formed in Yugoslavia in 1972, the band, in 1975, moved to Belgium and changed the name to Land...

 song "Noćna buka" ("Night Noise"), "Zlopamtilo" ("Grudge-bearer"), featuring a part of the YU grupa song "Bio jednom jedan pas" ("Once Upon a Time There Was a Dog"), and the cover of Pop Mašina single "Zemlja svetlosti" ("The Land of Light"), featuring chorus of the Time
Time (rock band)
Time was a rock band from Yugoslavia that was formed in 1971 by Dado Topić after leaving his previous band Korni Grupa. The original lineup consisted of, in addition to Topić, Tihomir Pop Asanović , Vedran Božić , Mario Mavrin , Ratko Divjak and Brane Lambert Živković...

 song "Rokenrol u Beogradu" ("Rock 'n' Roll in Belgrade"). "Buka u modi" was also released on single with a different version of the track on the B-side.

After the album release, due to the political situation in the country, the band held their last concerts in August 1991 in Koper and Pula
Pula
Pula is the largest city in Istria County, Croatia, situated at the southern tip of the Istria peninsula, with a population of 62,080 .Like the rest of the region, it is known for its mild climate, smooth sea, and unspoiled nature. The city has a long tradition of winemaking, fishing,...

. The following year, Kojić moved to London
London
London is the capital city of :England and the :United Kingdom, the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, and the largest urban zone in the European Union by most measures. Located on the River Thames, London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its...

 and Erkman moved to Netherlands
Netherlands
The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, located mainly in North-West Europe and with several islands in the Caribbean. Mainland Netherlands borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south, and Germany to the east, and shares maritime borders...

.
On March and June 1991 at the students' protest in Belgrade
Belgrade
Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. According to official results of Census 2011, the city has a population of 1,639,121. It is one of the 15 largest cities in Europe...

, Kojić's lyrics "Vreme je za pravdu; Vreme je za istinu" ("It is time for justice; It is time for the truth") were shouted and the song "Buka u modi" became an unofficial anthem of the Winter 1996/1997 protests in Belgrade
Belgrade
Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. According to official results of Census 2011, the city has a population of 1,639,121. It is one of the 15 largest cities in Europe...

.

The London years (1995–2003)



Having performed cover versions of Yugoslav rock songs with Serbia
Serbia
Serbia , officially the Republic of Serbia , is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Carpathian basin and the central part of the Balkans...

n musicians in London
London
London is the capital city of :England and the :United Kingdom, the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, and the largest urban zone in the European Union by most measures. Located on the River Thames, London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its...

 and working with local musicians in the bands It's Good To Smoke and Brushstick Blues, Kojić, who started performing as Black Tooth, decided to reform Disciplina Kičme. With the African-American singer Gofie Bebe and drummer Pete "Beat" Warren from Auckland
Auckland
The Auckland metropolitan area , in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest and most populous urban area in the country with residents, percent of the country's population. Auckland also has the largest Polynesian population of any city in the world...

, he reformed the band with an altered name, Disciplin A Kitschme. Warren used to work with the bands DD Smash
DD Smash
DD Smash was a New Zealand pop/rock band formed by Dave Dobbyn after the breakup of Th'Dudes.-Members:Members included Dave Dobbyn , Peter Warren , Rob Guy , both formerly of Lip Service , and Lisle Kinney , formerly of Hello Sailor.-Origin:Originally formed in New Zealand, the band was resident...

 and Pop Mechanix
Pop Mechanix
Pop Mechanix were a New Zealand pop band that played from 1979 - 1988.They had a number of high profile fans during the course of their career, notable championed by fellow NZ band Split Enz...

 from Australia
Australia
Australia , officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area...

 and various American
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

 bands and Gofie Bebe debuted in Disciplin A Kitschme. The band performed in minor clubs in England
England
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west; the Irish Sea is to the north west, the Celtic Sea to the south west, with the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south separating it from continental...

 and in the Spring 1996 they founded their own record label, Babaroga Records.

Through Babaroga Records the band released a maxi single
Maxi single
A maxi single or maxi-single is a music single release with more than the usual two tracks of an a-side song and a b-side song.-The first maxi singles:...

 "Have You Ever Heard Of Any Other Rhythm?", featuring three versions of the title track, an English version of the song "Da li znaš za neki drugi ritam", originally released on the album Nova iznenađenja za nova pokolenja, and the song "I've Got Those Technicolor Eyes", an English version of "Ja imam šarene oči", originally released on the EP of the same name. During years in London thanks to their innovative playing they contributed to at the time new music expression lately called drum and bass
Drum and bass
Drum and bass is a type of electronic music which emerged in the late 1980s. The genre is characterized by fast breakbeats , with heavy bass and sub-bass lines...

. In November, the band released the album I Think I See Myself On CCTV
I Think I See Myself on CCTV
- The band :* Black Tooth — bass, vocals [shouting], producer, mixed by, written by, artwork by [design] * Gofie Bebe — vocals, percussion* Beat — drums- Additional personnel :* Winnetou — castanets...

featuring the songs from the EP and English versions of Disciplina Kičme songs, "Do Not" ("Nemoj"), "Oh Why" ("Zašto"), "Children Song" ("Dečija pesma") and "Is That Really All?" ("Zar je to sve").
In 1997, Helidon reissued Svi za mnom! on CD, and Kojić recorded new versions of the songs "Do Not" and "Oh Why" and released them on single. The following year, the band released Heavy Bass Blues
Heavy Bass Blues
- The band :* Black Tooth — bass, vocals [shouting], producer, mixed by, written by* Gofie Bebe — vocals, percussion* Beat — drums, percussion, vocals [screaming], mixed by - Additional personnel :...

which beside the new material featured a cover version of the John D. Loudermilk
John D. Loudermilk
John D. Loudermilk is an American singer and songwriter.-Biography:Born in Durham, North Carolina, Loudermilk grew up in a family who were members of the Salvation Army faith and was influenced by the church singing. His cousins Ira and Charlie Loudermilk were known professionally as the Louvin...

 song "Tobacco Road
Tobacco Road (song)
"Tobacco Road" is a song written and first recorded by John D. Loudermilk in 1960 that was a hit for The Nashville Teens in 1964 and has since become a standard across several musical genres....

" and two Disciplina Kičme songs, "Noize In Fashion" ("Buka u modi") and "High Temperature Man" ("Čovek sa visokom temperaturom"). Co-producer of the album was Skip McDonald, who also did backing vocals on the track "Bedroom Muzik" featuring the lyrics "You got a mouse in your hand; You need no people in a band" as a comment on the media and record label attitude towards musicians.

In February and September 1998, the band performed in Serbia and partially the former Yugoslav republics. The band returned to Serbia in the late 1999 and presented the new drummer, Will Parker. In the meantime they released a CD single featuring three versions of the song "Da Answer", signed as Tooth-Goofie-Nappy. During the same year, the record label Tom Tom Music released a compilation Ove ruke nisu male... 1
Ove ruke nisu male... 1
- Ja imam šarene oči :- Uživo :- References :* EX YU ROCK enciklopedija 1960-2006, Janjatović Petar; ISBN 978-86-905317-1-43*...

(These Hands Are Not Small... 1) featuring the first two Disciplina Kičme releases and a recording of the live appearance in Zagreb
Zagreb
Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Croatia. It is in the northwest of the country, along the Sava river, at the southern slopes of the Medvednica mountain. Zagreb lies at an elevation of approximately above sea level. According to the last official census, Zagreb's city...

's Lapidarij.

The band performed in Zagreb during February 2000, and as guests on the concert appeared Jurij Novoselić "Kuzma" and former Haustor
Haustor
Haustor was a rock band from Zagreb, SR Croatia, a member of the Novi val movement, and an important act of the former Yugoslav Rock scene.- Biography :...

 member Igor Pavlica, and during the Summer of the same year, they played at the 34th Zaječar
Zajecar
Zaječar is a city and municipality in the eastern part of Serbia. According to the 2011 census the town has a population of 36,830, and its coordinates are 43.91° North, 22.30° East...

 Gitarijada
Gitarijada
Gitarijada is a musical festival held in Zaječar, Serbia in order to promote demo bands. Held since 1969, Gitarijada is one of the longest lasting festivals in Serbia and in South Eastern Europe and the largest festival of young and unsinged bands in South Eastern Europe...

. The following year the band released the album Refresh Your Senses, NOW!
Refresh Your Senses, NOW!
- The band :* Black Tooth — bass, vocals [shouting], producer, mixed by, written by* Gofie Bebe — vocals, percussion, whistle [da real whistle]* Will Parker — drums- Additional personnel :* DJ Illusion Excluder — mixed by* Pete Lorentz — mixed by...

featuring "Da Answer" and songs dealing with the new political situation in Serbia
Serbia
Serbia , officially the Republic of Serbia , is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Carpathian basin and the central part of the Balkans...

, "D' Demoncracy Yeah" and "Surely They Won't Get Much... of My Sympathy". The lineup continued touring and performing live until 2003.

Back in Belgrade (2005–2011)


In 2003, Kojić returned to Belgrade
Belgrade
Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. According to official results of Census 2011, the city has a population of 1,639,121. It is one of the 15 largest cities in Europe...

 and started working on several projects. The following year, Tom Tom Music released Ove ruke nisu male... 2
Ove ruke nisu male... 2
- Realizovana filmska muzika :- Plus :- References :* * EX YU ROCK enciklopedija 1960-2006, Janjatović Petar; ISBN 978-86-905317-1-43...

(These Hands Are Not Small... 2) featuring the reissue of the album Svi za mnom! and as bonus tracks appeared the unreleased music Kojić recorded for the movie Lepe žene prolaze kroz grad (Pretty Women Are Passing through the Town), "Humoreska" by Antonín Dvořák
Antonín Dvorák
Antonín Leopold Dvořák was a Czech composer of late Romantic music, who employed the idioms of the folk music of Moravia and his native Bohemia. Dvořák’s own style is sometimes called "romantic-classicist synthesis". His works include symphonic, choral and chamber music, concerti, operas and many...

 and arranged by Kojić and the musical part of the corronation of Zeleni Zub.

In 2005, a new lineup of Disciplin A Kitchme, featuring Kazna Za Uši
Kazna Za Uši
Kazna Za Uši is a Serbian garage rock band from Belgrade.- Band formation, first releases :...

 vocalist Manja Đorđević, former Sunshine
Sunshine (Serbian band)
- 1990s :The band was formed in 1993 by the vocalist Branko Bojović "Bane", also known as Gumbrowski, who, having previously worked in the Novi Beograd band Green Cool Posse, formed Sunshine with vocalist Đorđe Radivojević, also known as Đole Ramirez...

, Partibrejkers
Partibrejkers
Partibrejkers is a prominent Serbian rock band from Belgrade, as well as an acclaimed act of the former Yugoslav rock scene....

 and Električni Orgazam
Električni Orgazam
Električni Orgazam is a Serbian rock band from Belgrade. Originally starting as a combination of New Wave, punk rock and post-punk, the band later slowly changed their style, becoming a mainstream rock act.- New Wave years :...

 drummer Miloš Velimir "Buca" and percussionist PP (who left the band after a short period of time), recorded a comeback single "Političari + virusi" ("Politicians + Viruses"), released by Tom Tom Music in 2005, featuring the "TV mix", "antivirus" and instrumental version of the track. On July 10, 2005 the band performed on the main stage at the EXIT Festival
EXIT (festival)
Exit is an annual summer music festival in the Petrovaradin Fortress of Novi Sad, Serbia. It is staged annually since 2000 and usually lasts four days ....

. The recording of the performance was released on the Uživo sa Egzit-a! / Live At Exit!
Uživo sa Egzit-a! / Live At Exit!
- The band :* Koja — bass, vocals, music by, lyrics by, mixed by, artwork by [design]* Buca — drums, vocals* Manja — vocals* PP — percussion -- Additional personnel :* Cvele — mastered by...

DVD
DVD
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 by PGP-RTS
PGP-RTS
PGP-RTS is a major record label based in Belgrade, Serbia. It is a successor of PGP-RTB which was established in 1958 in Belgrade, then capital of Socialist Republic of Serbia and Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia....

 in 2006.

In 2007, Disciplin A Kitchme released a new album Kada kažeš muzika, na šta tačno misliš, reci mi?
Kada kažeš muzika, na šta tačno misliš, reci mi?
Kada kažeš muzika, na šta tačno misliš, reci mi? is the eight studio album by the Serbian alternative rock band Disciplina Kičme, and the first to be released by the latest Belgrade version of the band working under an alternative band name Disciplin A Kitschme...

(When You Say Music, of What Exactly do You Think, Tell Me?). The album was conceptual, mainly dealing with the growing popularity of MP3
MP3
MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III, more commonly referred to as MP3, is a patented digital audio encoding format using a form of lossy data compression...

 music, especially in the songs "Bunt" ("Riot"), "Info" and "Neko mora to da spreči" ("Somebody Has to Stop It"). The album also featured a new version of "Političari + Virusi". After the album release, the band started touring and performed at the 42nd Zaječar
Zajecar
Zaječar is a city and municipality in the eastern part of Serbia. According to the 2011 census the town has a population of 36,830, and its coordinates are 43.91° North, 22.30° East...

 Gitarijada
Gitarijada
Gitarijada is a musical festival held in Zaječar, Serbia in order to promote demo bands. Held since 1969, Gitarijada is one of the longest lasting festivals in Serbia and in South Eastern Europe and the largest festival of young and unsinged bands in South Eastern Europe...

, the 2008 EXIT Festival
EXIT (festival)
Exit is an annual summer music festival in the Petrovaradin Fortress of Novi Sad, Serbia. It is staged annually since 2000 and usually lasts four days ....

, Jelen Pivo Live
Jelen Pivo Live
Jelen Pivo Live is a musical festival held since 2006 in order to promote the Apatin brewery brand Jelen pivo. The organizers had the idea gather the finest Serbian rock bands at one place, but the following year beside Serbian bands, foreign acts were also included in the festival lineups.- 2006...

 and other festivals as well as on their own concerts held in Serbia
Serbia
Serbia , officially the Republic of Serbia , is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Carpathian basin and the central part of the Balkans...

 and abroad.

In January 2011, Kojić announced that the band is about to enter the studio in order to record the material for the upcoming studio album, due to be released in 2011. In June, the band released the single "Ako ti je glasno" ("If it is Too Loud for You") for free digital download
Music download
A music download is the transferral of music from an Internet-facing computer or website to a user's local computer. This term encompasses both legal downloads and downloads of copyright material without permission or payment...

 via Exit Music record label and as well as a promotional video for the same track. The single was released as a promotion for the upcoming studio album Uf!. The album was released on July 5 through the same label.

Legacy


The book YU 100: najbolji albumi jugoslovenske rok i pop muzike
YU 100: najbolji albumi jugoslovenske rok i pop muzike
YU 100: najbolji albumi jugoslovenske rok i pop muzike is a book by Duško Antonić and Danilo Štrbac...

(YU 100: The Best albums of Yugoslav pop and rock music) features three Disciplina Kičme albums: Sviđa mi se da ti ne bude prijatno
Sviđa mi se da ti ne bude prijatno
- The band :* Koja — artwork by [cover], bass, vocals, lyrics by* Žika — drums- Additional personnel :* Dragan Topolac — handclaps* Ljubomir Đukić — handclaps* G. Matić — photography* Goran B. — photography...

(ranked #52), Zeleni Zub na Planeti Dosade
Zeleni Zub na Planeti Dosade
- The band :* Koja — bass, vocals, written by* Dule — drums* Kuzma — saxophone [alt]* Zerkman — trumpet- Additional personnel :* Stanislav Milojković — photography...

(ranked #32) and Svi za mnom!
Svi za mnom!
- The band :* Koja — bass, vocals* Žika — drums* Kele — drums* Dedža — trumpet, vocals* Zerkman — trumpet, vocals- Additional personnel :* Duca — photography* S. Milojković — photography...

(ranked #65).

The B92 Top 100 Domestic Songs list fetaures two songs by the band: "Dečija pesma" (ranked #49) and "Nemoj" (ranked #63).

Discography



  • Sviđa mi se da ti ne bude prijatno
    Sviđa mi se da ti ne bude prijatno
    - The band :* Koja — artwork by [cover], bass, vocals, lyrics by* Žika — drums- Additional personnel :* Dragan Topolac — handclaps* Ljubomir Đukić — handclaps* G. Matić — photography* Goran B. — photography...

    (1983)
  • Svi za mnom!
    Svi za mnom!
    - The band :* Koja — bass, vocals* Žika — drums* Kele — drums* Dedža — trumpet, vocals* Zerkman — trumpet, vocals- Additional personnel :* Duca — photography* S. Milojković — photography...

    (1986)
  • Zeleni Zub na Planeti Dosade
    Zeleni Zub na Planeti Dosade
    - The band :* Koja — bass, vocals, written by* Dule — drums* Kuzma — saxophone [alt]* Zerkman — trumpet- Additional personnel :* Stanislav Milojković — photography...

    (1989)
  • Nova iznenađenja za nova pokolenja
    Nova iznenađenja za nova pokolenja
    - The band :* Sai Baba — bass, vocals, written by* Gul Tantor — drums* Jy Robokapov — saxophone [alt]* Žele Zerkman — trumpet- Additional personnel :...

    (1991)
  • I Think I See Myself On CCTV
    I Think I See Myself on CCTV
    - The band :* Black Tooth — bass, vocals [shouting], producer, mixed by, written by, artwork by [design] * Gofie Bebe — vocals, percussion* Beat — drums- Additional personnel :* Winnetou — castanets...

    (1996)
  • Heavy Bass Blues
    Heavy Bass Blues
    - The band :* Black Tooth — bass, vocals [shouting], producer, mixed by, written by* Gofie Bebe — vocals, percussion* Beat — drums, percussion, vocals [screaming], mixed by - Additional personnel :...

    (1998)
  • Refresh Your Senses, NOW!
    Refresh Your Senses, NOW!
    - The band :* Black Tooth — bass, vocals [shouting], producer, mixed by, written by* Gofie Bebe — vocals, percussion, whistle [da real whistle]* Will Parker — drums- Additional personnel :* DJ Illusion Excluder — mixed by* Pete Lorentz — mixed by...

    (2001)
  • Kada kažeš muzika, na šta tačno misliš, reci mi?
    Kada kažeš muzika, na šta tačno misliš, reci mi?
    Kada kažeš muzika, na šta tačno misliš, reci mi? is the eight studio album by the Serbian alternative rock band Disciplina Kičme, and the first to be released by the latest Belgrade version of the band working under an alternative band name Disciplin A Kitschme...

    (2007)
  • Uf! (2011)


External links

  • Disciplin A Kitschme at Myspace
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  • Disciplin A Kitschme at Last.fm
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  • Disciplin A Kitschme at Discogs
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  • Disciplin A Kitschme at B92.fm
  • Disciplina Kičme at Rateyourmusic
  • Disciplina Kičme at Last.fm
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  • Disciplina Kičme at Discogs
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  • Disciplina Kičme at B92.fm