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: China Crisis – Autumn In The Neighbourhood [part 3]

[…continued from previous post] “Because My Heart” began deceptively, with a series of descending, rather jazzy piano triplets before the surprising inclusion of a pedal steel guitar brought the melody to the table for this “after the affair” breakup song … Continue reading

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Record Review: China Crisis – Autumn In The Neighbourhood [part 2]

[…continued from post before last] It opened with China Crisis’s equivalent of an all-gunsblazing track. I will come right out and declare that I don’t think they have ever cut as fine a song as “Smile [What Kind of Love … Continue reading

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STOP PRESSES: Heaven 17 In USA For Two Shows Next Month!

I know we just started rambling about the latest China Crisis album, but today I’ll have to post this breaking news instead! Possibly the one band I now want to see live more than any other are Heaven 17. I … Continue reading

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Record Review: China Crisis – Autumn In The Neighbourhood [part 1]

China Crisis: Autumn In The Neighbourhood UK CD [2015] Smile [What Kind Of Love Is This] Down Here On Earth Autumn In The Neighbourhood Because My Heart Bernard Joy + The Spark Being In Love Fool My Sweet Delight Tell … Continue reading

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Seven CDs Of China Crisis For All

Gloryoski! It’s taken the patience of a saint, but next month Caroline International are gifting us with DLX RMs of the sacred first three China Crisis albums. I had given up hope on this notion many years ago. So much … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Visage – Fade To Grey The Singles Collection – Special Limited Edition Dance Mix Album [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] Since there were distinct stereo panning effects in the records, it was an easy matter to determine that, yes – on side two of the “Fade To Grey” Dance Mix album, the entire side reflected having … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Visage – Fade To Grey The Singles Collection – Special Limited Edition Dance Mix Album [part 1]

Visage: Fade To Grey – The Singles Collection | Special Limited Edition Dance Mix Album Fade To Grey [Dance Mix] Mind Of A Toy [Dance Mix] Visage [Dance Mix] We Move [Remix] Tar [7″ Ver.] Der Amboss [4:34 edit] In … Continue reading

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