Category Archives: Buried Treasures

Hidden gems that may already be in your record collection.

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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A Young Person’s Guide To: Roxy Music – Manifesto

It was 1982 and I had already owned “Flesh + Blood” since its release. The was my first Roxy Music album. In the summer of 1982, I bought “Avalon” and the next obvious step was buying “Manifesto,” the first of … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Vapors – “New Clear Days”

I’m trying to remember exactly when and where I first heard The Vapors. I can distinctly remember seeing the video for “Turning Japanese” on the syndicated music video clip show “Rockworld.” But had I heard it on the radio prior? … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe That I Just Found Out About The OTHER Heaven 17…

I was getting ready to write a quick post about Montreal’s technopop titans, Men Without Hats, when during the hasty [yet undeniably real] research portion of my post, I came across some new data that was slightly mind blowing! And … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Claudia Brücken – Comprehension Vol. 1 [REVO 031A]

Claudia Brücken: Comprehension Vol. 1 – US – CD-R [2020] Dr. Mabuse [Razormaid remix] When Your Heart Runs Out Of Time Snobbery + Decay [Moonlighting Mix I] When Your Heart Runs Out Of Time [12” ver.] I Can’t Escape From … Continue reading

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Visage Deluxe Week Commences With A Trio Of DLX RMs From Rubellan Remasters [pt. 6]

[…continued from previous post] Back in 2013, to herald the second [actually, third] coming of Visage, the great B-side “Frequency 7” was dusted off and reissued as a DL and CD-R. Two new mixes accompanied it, but the experience was … Continue reading

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The Return Of Scooped: Peter Gabriel – Flotsam + Jetsam Competes With My Own Set From 2006 [part 1]

Last Friday I noticed that there was a massive dump of peter gabriel rarities in the form of a digital-only BSOG. Of course, that made me think of my attempt at such a beast back in 2006. I had wanted … Continue reading

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