Category Archives: Badges

OMD Streamed A Gig Online And All I Got Was This Beautiful T-Shirt

Sigh. I try to live the Google-free life but it’s a tough and miserly row to hoe. Against my expectations, I was not doing landscaping work on Saturday afternoon and was thus able to catch the OMD “Live From Your … Continue reading

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Monk Agog: Vice Versa Box Set Of God®… Made By Other Hands!

Over two and a half years ago, I happened to have a friend send me the über rare first two releases by the Sheffield band Vice Versa, who later became ABC after a suitable period of metamorphosis. I thought that I … Continue reading

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A BSOG Deconstructed: China Crisis – Docklands [part 5]

Creative Noise Reduction [part 2 • denoising] After nailing down the new running order, I set about re-mastering the last tracks from vinyl. It was a not overwhelming task with most of the vinyl purchased new and rather pristine. With … Continue reading

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Badges! Badges! Badges! – 5

Badges!? We need those stinkin’ badges!! Last weekend I was in Atlanta and though bereft of cash, I did have a modest stipend set aside for musical purchases. After spending $29 of the $30 I had budgeted on actual music … Continue reading

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Badges! Badges! Badges! – 4

Phew! I’ve been under the weather and under the gun of late. I’m almost back up to speed but for now, that can only mean one thing… the return of badges! This deluxe bagged set of five is quite nice … Continue reading

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Badges! Badges! Badges! – 3

Yikes! It’s another busy day and I only have minutes to blog today. That means… Badges! This was the official badge of the late, lamented Crunchy Armadillo Records! Back in the early 80s, my friend Tom was at the scuzzy … Continue reading

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Badges! Badges! Badges! – 2

¡Mamacita! it’s two weeks later and I have been slammed completely [and it’s going to get worse when the retail website gets the green light].  I am most chagrined that the blog is growing cobwebs, but it’s either this or no … Continue reading

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