Category Archives: Blast From The Past

REDUX: Want List: The Invaders Singles

August 13, 2014 We were discussing the Polydor US compilation “Made In Britain” in the recent comments and though I loved that record from day one, it was not for the early appearance of the Comsat Angels. Rather, my ears … Continue reading

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REDUX: New Wave Comps: We Do ‘Em Our Way

August 5, 2014 Various: We Do ‘Em Our Way UK LP [1980] Sex Pistols: (We’re Gonna) Rock Around The Clock Devo: Satisfaction (I Can’t Get Me No) The Golant Pistons: Friday On My Mind Sex Pistols: (I’m Not Your) Stepping … Continue reading

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REDUX: A Young Person’s Guide To: The Dickies – Nights In White Satin

July 30, 2014 The Dickies: Nights In White Satin UK 7″ [1979] Nights In White Satin Waterslide [remix] Back in the New Wave era we had a crate load of irreverent, smart-assed cover versions. Cover versions usually follow new genres. … Continue reading

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Redux: I Was A Token New Waver…

July 25, 2014 I’ve written in the past about the curious phenomenon of False New Wave®, which got pretty rampant during the salad days of the trend. We were treated to the spectacle of rawk stars a generation older adopting … Continue reading

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Redux: Remastering – The Complete Faith Global

July 22, 2014 Faith Global: Earth Report UK 12″ [1982] Earth Report Coded World Love Seems Lost Faith Global: The Same Mistakes UK LP [1983] The Same Mistakes Forgotten Man Hearts & Flowers Knowing The Way Love Seems Lost Coded … Continue reading

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REDUX: Humpe Humpe – The 3 Of Us

July 1, 2014 Humpe Humpe: 3 of us US 12″ [1985] 3 Of Us [Fun Girl 3 Mix] 3 Of Us [4 Your Club Mix] Yama-Ha 3 Of Us [Instrumental Dub] This was a record that blindsided me at the … Continue reading

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REDUX: The Day Ozzy Went New Wave…And Disco!

March 4, 2014 I was never really a Black Sabbath fan. Sure, sure. I had a compilation I wanted for my birthday at age eleven with the excellent single “Paranoid” on it, but as the eighties dawned, I much preferred … Continue reading

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