Category Archives: Buried Treasures

Hidden gems that may already be in your record collection.

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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Record Review: Vicious Pink – West View US 2xLP [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Side two began with some new Vicious Pink music to reach our ears decades later, and “Why Me” was a winning cocktail of hyper-kinetic Synthpop that pursued an interesting lyrical conceit. Never before has “having a … Continue reading

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Record Review: Vicious Pink – West View US 2xLP [part 1]

Vicious Pink: West View 1981-1986 – US – 2xLP [2022] Cccan’t You See My Private Tokyo 12″ Promises 8:15 To Nowhere Why Me My Man + Me Baby It’s Too Late Blue [A World Of Blue] Why Me [demo] 8:15 … Continue reading

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Record Review: Poeme Electronique – The Echo Fades GER CD

The reason why I am the Post-Punk Monk is that, as I mentioned on the recent Billy MacKenzie thread, was that even when Post-Punk was all around me, and I was there trying to gulp it all down, you can’t … Continue reading

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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. That 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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