Category Archives: Bowie

Second Childhood: David Bowie’s “Toy:Box” Is Arriving For His 75th Birthday

Bowiephiles were abuzz last Friday when the news of his fifth all-encompassing ultrabox covering the years 1992-2001 of his career dropped after years of speculation. These massive boxes were an annual event from 2015-2018, but went on hold for three … Continue reading

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Gary Kemp + Steven Wilson + Mike Garson = …Whaaa…??!

Gary Kemp + Steven Wilson + Mike Garson: Waiting For The Band remix – DL – [2021] Waiting For The Band [remix] 10:37 This came out of nowhere and I had to investigate, given the participants. I have been aware … Continue reading

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Record Review: Masami Tsuchiya – “Rice Music” UK LP

Masami Tsuchiya: Rice Music – UK – LP [1982] Rice Music Se! Se! Se! Haina-Haila Tao-Tao Neo-Rice Music Kafka Rice Dog Jam Secret Party Silent Object Night In The Park It was while investigating the Arcadia album last week that … Continue reading

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Second Chance For Bowie’s “Brilliant Live Adventures” 1990s Live Sets

Last fall, the news came that a series of 1990s live albums; two from three separate tours of David Bowie would be released under the banner “Brilliant Live Adventures.” At the time the series of six albums was teased with … Continue reading

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80s Soundtrack Week: Tuesday – “Party Party” GER CD

Today’s album came from much earlier in the decade and came from a completely different mindset. Instead of US teens living in the “alternative music” scene of the mid-80s, our next soundtrack was from a British holiday comedy about a … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: David Werner – Whizz Kid [REVO 092]

David Werner: Whizz Kid – US – CD-R [2020] Another Wild Guitar Whizz Kid The Lady In Waiting The Ballad Of Trixie Silver It’s A Little Bit Sad Love Is Tragic Plan 9 Counting The Ways The Death of Me … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Mid-80s Horn Sections: David Bowie – Tonight

David Bowie grabbed the proverbial brass ring with his top selling “Let’s Dance” album of 1983. He was attempting to shift units and obtain a payday after disentangling from Mainman Management commensurate with reputation as a rock star. It worked. … Continue reading

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