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graphic design | software UI design | remastering vinyl • record collector • satire • non-fiction

Iggy Pop and Bootsy Collins Released An Impeccable Sly Stone Cover Last April And I Just Found Out Three Weeks Ago!

What would I do without the other music rely on for inspiration, and in some cases, even more than that! I have been following Steve For The Deaf for what seems like a couple of years at least, leaving comments … Continue reading

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Logan Sky Revisits Solo Synthwave Era In New Compilation, “Systems Broken Down”

Logan Sky was busy making analog synth music in various teamups and the Electroclash band Riviera F [where he was produced by Sir Nick of Rhodes] when he was plucked from his largely instrumental solo work milieu and dropped into … Continue reading

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2020 – The Year In Buying Music [part 2]

[…continued from last post] So the painful reality of things is that last year was my least efficient year since maintaining records again from 2011. I spent about 75% of my largest outlay for a middling amount of titles. the … Continue reading

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2020 – The Year In Buying Music [part 1]

I don’t have to tell anyone how awful this year was. Let’s just say that it managed to make 2016 look like some bygone golden era in comparison. I don’t need to elaborate too much on the details of 2020. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chris Frantz – Remain In Love

This was a book that I didn’t want to waste too much not reading time before the print got cold. It came out last summer and my spouse got me a copy from the library where she works. It was … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Slow Children [part 6]

Slow Children – cottoncloud9 | 2016 – 3.5 (…continued from last post) The ticking hi-hats ping-ponging back and forth in the stereo field and acoustic guitars in the intro to “Thelma + Louise” were a deceptive cover for the most … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Slow Children [part 5]

Slow Children – cottoncloud9 | 2016 – 3.5 (…continued from last post) Against all odds, the 21st century managed to cough up something positive along with the unceasing flow of calamity getting on my nerves. The third Slow Children album … Continue reading

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