Category Archives: Buried Treasures

Hidden gems that may already be in your record collection.

Associates “Sulk” Ultrabox Aims For Excess…As Ever [part 6]

[…continued from last post] Next in the program was the phalanx of hit singles…boom…boom…boom! Having first heard “Party Fears Two” in 7″ form on “Popera” in 1990 meant that the succinct single mix made that heavy first impression. Listening to … 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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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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