Category Archives: Core Collection

Releases by groups that make up the serious bulk of my music collection. There are bands that I have been collecting for around 30 years or so.

Record Review: Strange Cruise – Strange Cruise DLX RM UK CD [part 2]

Finally hearing “Rebel Blue Rocker,” it’s shocking that someone at EMI picked this song with its brash intro horns as the lead off single from”Strange Cruise.” All the elements of this song just seem to be awkwardly stitched together like … Continue reading

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Record Review: Strange Cruise – Strange Cruise DLX RM UK CD [part 1]

Strange Cruise: Strange Cruise DLX RM – UK – CD [2014] Hit + Run The Beat Goes On Rebel Blue Rocker Communication [breaking down the walls] This Old Town Animal Call Heart is A Lonely Hunter Love Addiction 12 Miles … Continue reading

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The Shriekback Crowdsource Train Is On Time For Album #16

It was aaaaaalmost two years ago when we last saw Shriekback having one of their regular bouts of album recording, of which they are both successful and abundant. The last 16 years have seen what I’ll call six canonical Shriekback … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering – Visage – Beat Boy Supplement [REVO 090]

Visage: Beat Boy Supplement – US – CD-R [2019] The Cage: Do What You Wanna Do [Long Ver.] 7:29 The Cage: Do What You Wanna Do [Dub Ver.] 6:19 The Cage: The Slammer 7:29 Visage: Love Glove [7″ mix] 4:03 … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: Bryan Ferry – Mamouna

The “Mamouna” era of Bryan Ferry was pretty significant for me. I loved the album which saw the first of several times going forward that Brian Eno was up to working with Bryan Ferry again. In late 1994, my friend … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering – Visage – Beat Boy Special Cassette Remix [REVO 089]

Visage: Beat Boy [Special Cassette Remix] – US – CD-R [2019] Beat Boy [cassette version] 7:16 Casualty [cassette version] 5:59 Questions [cassette version] 7:09 Only The Good Die Young [cassette version] 5:33 Can You Hear Me [cassette version] 6:29 The … Continue reading

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Want List: Ultravox! Live At The Rainbow 1977 Streaming Only Album

Ultravox!: Live At The Rainbow 1977 – UK – STREAM [2021] I Came Back Here To Meet You Modern Love Slipaway T.V. Orphans I Won’t Play Your Game Wide Boys Satday Night In The City of the Dead The Wild, … Continue reading

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