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Superdeluxe Box Of Prince’s “1999” Proves Nothing Succeeds Like Excess [part 12]

[…continued from last post] One of the good things about this boxed set was that it gave me a chance to experience the “1999 Tour” live on album and video. Prince had brought the tour to [sort of] Central Florida … Continue reading

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Superdeluxe Box Of Prince’s “1999” Proves Nothing Succeeds Like Excess [part 11]

[…continued from last post] “No Call U” was a retro Rock and Roll song, albeit made strictly with synths and drum machine. It was an upbeat rocker not a million miles away from a “Jailhouse Rock.” One could imagine Little … Continue reading

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Superdeluxe Box Of Prince’s “1999” Proves Nothing Succeeds Like Excess [part 10]

[…continued from this post] So the ante had been upped on “1999” Super Deluxe with a second disc of Vault Tracks. At first as these SDLX editions of of “Purple Rain” and then “1999” were released, I was assuming that … Continue reading

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Record Review: Logan Sky Soundtracks His Own Video Game with “Sacred Runes”

Logan Sky: Scared Runes – DL [2020] All Was Lost 00:27 Sacred Runes (theme) 01:16 Homelands 01:53 Cursed 00:38 Cave Ambience 00:34 Forest Spawns 00:25 Venture 00:47 Rivershrine 00:29 Labyrinthene 01:33 Tyler’s House 00:32 The Fall 01:10 Cave Encounter 01:18 … Continue reading

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Echorich’s Tales Of Misspent Youth a Must-Read At New Vinyl Villain

We all know and love Echorich, right? He’s been a top commenter since the earliest days of PPM, and today The New Vinyl Villain has an amazing post of his days as a Club Kid in the City That Never … Continue reading

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Jan Linton Reissues DLX RM of “Sendai” EP As Tribute To Matthew Seligman

Jan Linton + Matthew Seligman: Sendai 仙台 Special Extended Edition 2020 CD [2020] Sendai #1 Earth Sendai #2 Radio Sandai #3 Message Sendai #4: Plant/Metal Sendai Plant/Metal Extended Radio [Matthew’s remix] Back in April when we sadly lost Matthew Seligman; … Continue reading

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Superdeluxe Box Of Prince’s “1999” Proves Nothing Succeeds Like Excess [part 9]

[…continued from last post] We are halfway into disc three and we’ve finally hit a track that was less than compelling. “Colleen” was an scanty instrumental vamp [the middle name of his engineer, Peggy McCreary, by the way…] that was … Continue reading

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