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REVO Remastering: A Young Person’s Guide To Ultravox

Ultravox: A Young Person’s Guide To Ultravox 2xCD-R [2018] Disc 1 [Foxx] Satday Night In The City of The Dead Slipaway Wide Boys My Sex Young Savage ROckwrok Fear In The Western World Distant Smile The Man Who Dies Every … Continue reading

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‘New Wave: Dare To Be Different’ Charts WLIR-FM History In Fantastic New Documentary

This was certainly the week for Midge Ure appearances in music documentaries! First he figured in the Conny Plank film and now he’s even showing up in the menu for “New Wave: Dare To Be Different;” this fabtastic look at … Continue reading

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2017: My Year Of Bowie Guitarists

After seeing King Crimson in the fall of 2017, it occurred to me that 2017 was marked as a period where, for one reason or another, I seemed to be seeing a lot of artists who played lead guitar with … Continue reading

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Mott The Hoople Are Touring America In ’74 Configuration

A few weeks ago I was hanging around the Trouser Press Forum, and to what to my wond’ring eyes did appear but a thread discussing the fact that Mott The Hoople were mounting their first US tour since 1974 in … Continue reading

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Conny Plank: The Potential of Noise

Almost as soon as I began filling what would, in time, be referred to as the Record Cell, I have been aware of Conny Plank and his contribution to the music that I love. He was the “doctor” that delivered … Continue reading

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How Does the New Heaven 17 BSOG Compare To My Attempt?

Heaven 17 fans have been abuzz in the period where the blog was inactive lately! But that didn’t stop the world from spinning or the comments to pile up elsewhere. But it’s true! Demon Records Group are releasing a 10xCD … Continue reading

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Steven Jones + Logan Sky Crack The Subscription Puzzle With Annual VIP Membership

Jones + Sky offer a subscription that will work for this Monk | collage ©2019 Lena Nisula One of the more pleasant aftermaths of the end of Visage, following the death of Steve Strange, was that it became very interesting … Continue reading

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