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.

Project [Anti-] Mersh

Gott Im Himmel!! I just viewed this blog without being logged into Administrator mode for the first time in… years and saw ads posted by the host on the post I was looking at [see above]. I honestly didn’t know! … Continue reading

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Record Review: Talking Heads:77 [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] Side one of the album ended with, what was for me, the key song on the album. “No Compassion” certainly lived up to its title, and if taken at face value, definitely points to Byrne having a … Continue reading

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Record Review: Talking Heads:77 [part 1]

Talking Heads:77 US CD [1986] Uh-Oh, Love Comes To Town New Feeling Tentative Decisions Happy Day Who Is It? No Compassion The Book I Read Don’t Worry About The Government First Week / Last Week… Carefree Psycho Killer Pulled Up … Continue reading

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Unnamed Jo Callis Project Gets Greenlighted!

On Saturday, I crossed a line in the sand! In a move that doesn’t happen every day, I obtained the final piece of a special Jo Callis puzzle. I now have everything he’s released outside of The Rezillos and the Human … Continue reading

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Record Review: New Order – Touched By The Hand Of God

New Order: Touched By The Hand Of God UK CD5 [1987] Touched By The Hand of God [Twelve inch mix] – 7:04 Confusion [Dub 1987] – 5:23 Temptation [Original Mix] – 7:01 This was a single that seemed to come … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Cramps – Eyeball In My Martini

The Cramps: Eyeball In My Martini UK CD5 [1991] Eyeball In My Martini I Wanna Get In Your Pants Wilder Wilder, Faster Faster I always kept up with The Cramps singles as their B-sides could be simply amazing. The singles … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Psychedelic Furs [US version – part 2]

[…continued from last post] The next song on the album was the one I’d heard the seven inch edit of earlier. The album version of “Sister Europe” had another minute and a quarter to sprawl luxuriantly. The hypnotic sax by Duncan … Continue reading

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