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Want List: Fripp Offers Two More ‘Drive To 1981’ Titles On Stand-Alone CD

A few weeks ago we were stunned by the enormity of the “Exposures” BSOG featuring all of Robert Fripp’s solo work from 1977-1981. I was intrigued to see that new 2021 remasterings of the “God Save The Queen/Under Heavy Manners” … Continue reading

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Record Review: EBN-OZN – “AEIOU [Sometimes Y]” US 12″

By early 1983, MTV was a vector of infection for lots of “New Music” as it was being called in the media. There was a lot of synthetic, Dance Music being bandied about with bands getting a leg up on … Continue reading

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Catching Up With Jan Linton: “Melatonin” EP And “Byzantine Remixes” Showcase Point Where Dance And Art Rock Meld Together

While Jan Linton contributed guitar atmospherics on the new Steven Jones + Logan Sky single, Mr. Sky returned the favor and mastered the new Jan Linton single. Symmetrical. I got the notice recently that Mr. Linton had issued a new … Continue reading

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Poll: The Bowie Compilation Album To Have When You’re Having Only One [part 2]

[…continued form last post] As it turns out we were a bit hasty with last posting. I focused on some titles at the expense of others due to the time factor in writing these posts. PPM is written during my … Continue reading

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Poll: The Bowie Compilation Album To Have When You’re Having Only One [part 1]

I was looking at the latest feed on Discogs and noticed a Bowie compilation that was new to me this morning. “Chameleon” was an Australian/New Zealand compilation new to me, and with a very dated line in airbrush art using … Continue reading

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Record Review: It’s Immaterial – Space UK 12″

It’s Immaterial: Space – UK – 12″ [1986] Space…He Called From The Kitchen Hereby Hangs A Tale Space I’d heard “Driving Away From Home” by It’s Immaterial quite a bit as it got the band in the public eye in … Continue reading

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Want List: Jesse Rae’s Scot Funk Singles Haunt For 40 Years

It must have been 1982 when I was watching the aforementioned Night Flight cable program which, as we discussed, could show anything. The “Take Off” segment showed clips of a couple of videos by Jesse Rae; a Scot with an … Continue reading

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