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Collecting Bands I’ve Not Yet Heard – Crazy Or Not?

Three years ago I ended up going down a certain path due to a record my friend Ron Kane had given me. I was visiting his Casa De Los Discos® for the first time after knowing him for 29 years … Continue reading

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Record Review: Blow Monkeys – Staring At The Sea

The Blow Monkeys: Staring At The Sea UK CD [2009] Steppin’ Down Hanging On To The Hurt The Killing Breeze Seventh Day Staring At The Sea What It Takes Prayin’ For Rain One Of Us Is Lying Face In The … Continue reading

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Record Review: Was (Not Was) – Robot Girl [remix]

Was (Not Was): Robot Girl [remix] UK 12″ [1986] Robot Girl [Paris Mix] Earth To Doris Robot Girl [East Grinstead Mix] Where Did Your Heart Go The errant path of Was (Not Was) had been a tale of an album for … Continue reading

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Record Review: Arlene Philips’ Hot Gossip – I Don’t Depend On You

Arlene Phillips’ Hot Gossip: I Don’t Depend On You UK 12″ [1982] I Don’t Depend On You [12″ remix] Depend On Us I always thought highly of the one-off single by The Human League under the name ‘The Men.’ While … Continue reading

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Record Review: Killing Joke

Killing Joke: Killing Joke US CD [1986] Requiem Wardance Tomorrow’s World Bloodsport The Wait Complications Change S.O. 36 Primitive I joined the Killing Joke party already in progress. Oh, I’d heard of them fairly early on. The December 1981 issue … Continue reading

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REDUX: Record Review – Hot Gossip – Geisha Boys + Temple Girls

June 21, 2013 Arlene Phillips Hot Gossip: Geisha Boys + Temple Girls UK CD [2007] Circus of Death Morale Word Before Last Geisha Boys + Temple Girls I Don’t Depend on You Houses In Motion Burn For You Soul Warfare … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Explorers [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The playful “Venus De Milo” was superficially a stab at the same vibe of an early Roxy Music classic like “Virginia Plain,” but where the Roxy debut single was by turns playful and witty, it also … Continue reading

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