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Rational Youth Released The Ultimate Minimal Synth Album With “Cold War Nightlife” [part 1]

Rational Youth: Cold War Nightlife – CAN – DLX RM CD [2019] Close To Nature Beware The Fly Saturdays In Silesia Just A Sound In The Night Le Meilleur Des Mondes Ring The Bells City Of Night Dancing On The … Continue reading

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Gott Im Himmel! East-West Records Is Still Open In Orlando, Florida…50 YEARS LATER

I got off on a tangent the other day when discussing how I bought “Nightclubbing” by Grace Jones from a K-Mart record nook [not quite a store] back in the days when I biked to local shops to spend my … Continue reading

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Record Review: Shox – “No Turning Back” UK 7″

Shox: No Turning Back – UK – 7″ [1980] No Turning Back Lying Here Shox were a band that I only found out about many years [decades, actually] into my Jacqui Brookes fandom. I was wondering what Ms. Brookes had … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: David Werner – David Werner [REVO 094]

David Werner: David Werner + – US – CD-R [2020] Can’t Imagine What’s Right What Do You Need To Love Melanie Cries Eye To Eye Hold On Tight Every New Romance Too Late To Try High Class Blues She Sent … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Nightclubbing” US CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Track three was the deepest dive into the reggae bucket that the Compass Point All Stars band made their usual living in. The harsh, angular stabs of white noise synthetic percussion delivering a THWACK every bar … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Nightclubbing” US CD [part 1]

Grace Jones: Nightclubbing – US – CD [1987] Walking In The Rain Pull Up To The Bumper Use Me Nightclubbing Art Groupie I’ve Seen That Face Before [Libertango] Feel Up Demolition Man I’ve Done It Again As amazing as it … Continue reading

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Rupert Hine’s Wife Shares Unreleased Track To Commemorate Her Husband

Rupert Hine died a year ago today and his wife had shared a link in the comments here to a page on the Rupert Hine website where she had posted an unreleased song for limited period of download, but I … Continue reading

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