Category Archives: BSOG

All about my Boxed Sets Of God – the best boxed sets that money can’t buy.

Want List: Red Noise Boxed Set Posits The Unimaginable Overstimulation Of “Sound On Sound” In Surround Sound

Gloryoski! When It rains, it pours! So many new releases to desire …and so little money to buy them. Here we are in the midst of re-flooring our modest home, and far more work than that as there are many … Continue reading

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Want List: Long Time Coming Blondie BSOG Revisits Band’s “Classic” Era

Last week the big news was the long-awaited Blondie boxed set of god was finally announced for pre-0rder. But we’d just begun a dive into the Paul Haig box, then there was the death of Julee Cruise which couldn’t wait, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Paul Haig’s “The Warp Of Pure Fun” Boxed Set Shows That He Should Have Ruled The Mid-80s [part 4]

Disc four was a fascinating live album from a Japanese radio session for broadcast at the Laforet Museum in Harajuku in 1985 from the normally reluctant gigger where Haig performed in a Les Disques Du Crépuscule package tour with Anna … Continue reading

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Record Review: Paul Haig’s “The Warp Of Pure Fun” Boxed Set Shows That He Should Have Ruled The Mid-80s [part 3]

Disc three was a dive into the 12″ remixes both released and not released from “The Warp Of Pure Fun.” I actually had two of these tracks already in the Record Cell thanks to owning Les Disques Du Crépuscule compilations … Continue reading

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Record Review: Paul Haig’s “The Warp Of Pure Fun” Boxed Set Shows That He Should Have Ruled The Mid-80s [part 2]

“The Warp Of Pure Fun” was not always the second Paul Haig solo album. In the ’83-’84 period before “Warp” was recorded, he and producer Alan Rankine were recording what was to be the “lost” second album while Island Records … Continue reading

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Record Review: Paul Haig’s “The Warp Of Pure Fun” Boxed Set Shows That He Should Have Ruled The Mid-80s [part 1]

It was eight months ago when I was trumpeting the arrival of an ultrabox of Paul Haig’s “The Warp Of Pure Fun” and there’s no shortage of items on my want list but this one was a rarity in that … Continue reading

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Billy MacKenzie’s “Satellite Life” Box With Steve Aungle, Stands As His Definitive Late Statement [part 4]

[…continued from last post] Careful Curation So we’re certain that the music on the triple-fold digipak is excellent, but the package as a whole also meets that standard. The edition comes with a 24 page booklet with careful liner notes … Continue reading

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