Category Archives: Buried Treasures

Hidden gems that may already be in your record collection.

John Foxx Curates Deluxe Editions and the Inevitable Gary Numan Teamup Manifests

Sometimes I lose the plot with all of John Foxx’s activity. With several new projects a year usually balanced by archival endeavors which are normally generous with the unheard music. I just ordered a rather impressive compilation album that is … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: B-52s – Mesopotamia [pt. 2]

So yesterday when investigating “Mespotamia” on CD, I discovered that the EP had been remixed for the “Party Mix/Mesopotamia” mashup CD that has been available for 23 years. Intriguing. I wonder how different the remixes are since the timings are … Continue reading

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Record Review: Hot Gossip – Geisha Boys + Temple Girls

Arlene Phillips Hot Gossip: Geisha Boys + Temple Girls UK CD [2007] Circus of Death Morale Word Before Last Geisha Boys + Temple Girls I Don’t Depend on You Houses In Motion Burn For You Soul Warfare When you least … Continue reading

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The Eventual Joy Of Orphaned Albums

Last week a CD arrived in the mail that I only recently became aware of, and it got me thinking on an interesting tangent. The album was The Sound Barrier’s “The Suburban Suite” and the main reason why I was … Continue reading

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Record Review: Low Noise – Jungle Line

Low Noise: Jungle Line UK 12″ [1981] Jungle Line Urban Tribal Jungle Line [inst.] In anticipation of the Thomas Dolby show imminent at Moogfest 2012 in two days, thoughts have turned to this little gem nestled in the deeper folds … Continue reading

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Record Review: DEVO – That’s Good

DEVO: That’s Good US Promo 12″ [1983] That’s Good [ext.] Speed Racer [ext.] Big Mess I ran across this record sometime in the early 90s, at a point when DEVO were mothballed. It hosts a pair of extended versions that … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds – Hypnotized Promo Mixes

Simple Minds: Hypnotised UK Promo 12″ [1995] Hypnotised [Extended Remix] Hypnotised [Extended Remix instrumental] Hypnotised [Malfunction Mix] Hypnotised [Malfunction Mix instrumental] 1995 was the year that Simple Minds came back home from the wilderness of arenas for me. It had … Continue reading

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