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

“The Sparks Brothers” Is the Sparks Documentary We’ve Been Waiting A Half Century For

Great Googly-Moogly! Somehow this flew under my radar until this morning,this year’s Sundance Film Festival, a documentary on the iconic band Sparks made its premiere and on January 30th and February 1st, we actually could have seen this premiere, through … Continue reading

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Record Review: Steven Jones + Logan Sky – Lovers + Losers DL

Steven Jones + Logan Sky: Lovers + Losers | GER | DL [2021] Lovers + Losers (Edit) 04:24 Lovers + Losers (Extended Remix) 06:34 Lovers + Losers (Vandal Moon Remix) 03:47 Lovers + Losers (May Be Horizon Remix) 04:29 Politics … Continue reading

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Want List: Ultravox! Live At The Rainbow 1977 Streaming Only Album

Ultravox!: Live At The Rainbow 1977 – UK – STREAM [2021] I Came Back Here To Meet You Modern Love Slipaway T.V. Orphans I Won’t Play Your Game Wide Boys Satday Night In The City of the Dead The Wild, … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering – David Werner – Imagination Quota [REVO 093]

David Werner: Imagination Quota – US – CD-R [2020] Imagination Quote Prose Cold Shivers Thoughts Of You In An Around You Talk When Starlight’s Gone Aggravation Non-Stop Body + Soul When we last looked at the career of David Werner, … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Monochrome Set – The Independent Singles Collection UK CD [part 4]

The last single we discussed was from 1982 and Cherry Red’s “Eligible Bachelors” album, but from that point to 1986, the band had an album on Blanco Y Negro; and that period was not the purview of this compilation. It … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Monochrome Set – The Independent Singles Collection UK CD [part 3]

I have to admit it. When I hear the incredible single “The Mating Game” it’s very difficult to shake the sensation that I am hearing the origin point of The Smiths right then and there. The archness in Bid’s featherlight … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Monochrome Set – The Independent Singles Collection UK CD [part 2]

The band’s first single made a splash on Rough Trade in 1978. “He’s frank” was all uncomfortable “Dutch” angles over a repetitive guitar figure that coiled and uncoiled throughout the brief song. that only spilled over into indie jangle for … Continue reading

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