Category Archives: A Young Person’s Guide

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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REDUX: A Young Person’s Guide To – DEVO Live

July 10, 2013 Devo: The Warner Bros. Music Show US Promo LP [1980] Whip It Snowball It’s Not Right Girl U Want Planet Earth S.I.B. (Swelling Itching Brain) Secret Agent Man Blockhead Uncontrollable Urge Mongoloid Be Stiff Gates Of Steel … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: “On The Other Hand, There’s A Fist”

It was some time in 1981, I think, when my compatriot chasinvictoria [who had moved away to Atlanta for a bit] send me a tape letter with Jona Lewie among the many bits of music to enthuse over. The first … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To “A Tonic For The Troops”

One of the bands that were there from the beginning for me when the New Wave finally hit my ears were The Boomtown Rats. I had actually heard the song “Rat Trap” from “A Tonic For The Troops” played on the … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: Bryan Ferry – Limbo

1987 brought the Bryan Ferry album “Bête Noir” and at the time, I was somewhat distanced by the Patrick Leonard writing credits on most of the tracks. That meant that half of the album had the unsavory whiff of Madonna … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: Associates – Heart Of Glass

I think I actually first heart The Associates expansive cover of Blondie’s “Heart Of Glass” being played in a club! This was the pre-show disco for some show at Visage in Orlando during the late 80s-early 90s period, as I … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: B-52s – Mesopotamia [pt. 2]

So yesterday when investigating “Mespotamia” on CD, I discovered that the EP had been remixed for the “Party Mix/Mesopotamia” mashup CD that has been available for 23 years. Intriguing. I wonder how different the remixes are since the timings are … Continue reading

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