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Record Review: Bill Nelson – The Love That Whirls [Diary of A Thinking Heart] [part 1]

Bill Nelson: The Love That Whirls [Diary Of A Thinking Heart] UK CD [1986] Empire Of The Senses Hope For The Heartbeat (Remix) Waiting For Voices A Private View Eros Arriving The Bride Of Christ In Autumn Flesh He And … Continue reading

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Record Review: Bryan Ferry Orchestra – Bitter-Sweet

I’ve been lax on the Bryan Ferry front for the last few years. My wife got me “Frantic” and “Avonmore” as gifts and I really liked them. “Frantic” had a great casual feel that Ferry usually hammered down nine ways … Continue reading

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Wha…?! OMD To Helm U.S. “Dazzle Ships” Show + Panel at MOCA Tucson In Days!

Stop the [word]presses!! Reader Jordan is currently in Arizona and has discovered that OMD are set to visit The States in conjunction with the Museum Of Contemporary Art – Tucson’s “DAZZLED: OMD, MEMPHIS DESIGN, AND BEYOND” show that will run … Continue reading

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Record Shopping Road Trip: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

The last weekend of 2018 found my wife and I in Winston-Salem, NC for not the first time. We often meet with our friends Elisa + Tom from the Chapel Hill area and often visit the Reynolda House Museum of … Continue reading

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2018 – The Year In Buying Music [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Though the amount spent was the most since 2011, the amount of music was by far the most ever since going back to keeping records in 2010. The distance between the cost point and the number … Continue reading

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2018 – The Year In Buying Music [part 1]

So I’ve been trying to curtail my spending for the last few years, and this year that really didn’t happen. Big time. Part of this was down to the trip to Los Angeles to commemorate the life of my friend … Continue reading

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Record Review: Barry Andrews – Lost Pop Songs 78-80

Barry Andrews: Lost Pop Songs 78-80 UK CD [2018] Rossmore Road Win a Night Out (with a well-known paranoiac) Freak Me and My Mate Can Sing Mousetrap Bring On The Alligators Sargasso Bar Feeding Time Muscle & Movement Opposite Way … Continue reading

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