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.

Want List: Vintage 1994 Shriekback Live, Hot On The Heels Of “Some Kind Of Light”

Shriekback: Live At the Orange ’94 – UK – CD [2020] The Preparation Over the Wire Unsong Captain Cook Hostage Dingle Dai Faded Flowers Berlin Invisible Rays Seething Pretty Little Things The Consummation Saints preserve us… so yesterday it was … Continue reading

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Want List: Another Gary Daly Album In Pipeline For 2020

Gary Daly: Luna Landings UK CD [2020] Odysseas Celestial Body Jody You’re On Dope, So Just Shut The F**K Up Technics Arpeggio Luna Bop Dummkopf And When Did You Give Up . . . And Why? Yellow Magic JP8 JP8 … Continue reading

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Record Review: JAPAN – Gentlemen Take Polaroids UK 2×7″

JAPAN: Gentlemen Take Polaroids UK 2×7″ [1980] Gentlemen Take Polaroids [edit] The Experience Of Swimming The Width of A Room Burning Bridges [alt. ver. – David Sylvian prod.] “Gentlemen Take Polaroids” will always be a standard bearer of my love … Continue reading

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Sparks Release DL Single To Herald 2020 With A Plea Of Great Import

Ron And Russell lay it on the line for their new single Yesterday I had planned on looking back at 2019 but the death of Vaughan Oliver threw a monkey wrench [none dare call it a spanner…] into that plan. … Continue reading

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Want List: John Foxx – Concrete + Organized Noise UK LP

John Foxx: Concrete + Organized Noise UK LP [2020] Side 1 A Frozen Moment He’s A Liquid (Instrumental Dub) Mr. No (Alternative Version) The Uranium Committee A Man Alone Over Tokyo Terminal Zone Burning Car (Early Version) Side 2 A … Continue reading

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Record Review: Anne Clark – Pressure Points UK CD

Anne Clark: Pressure Points UK CD [1986] Heaven Red Sands Alarm Call Tide The Interruption The Power Game World Without Warning Bursting Lovers Retreat It was 1985 and I was finally of the opinion that John Foxx was The Artist … Continue reading

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Record Review: Shriekback – Some Kinds Of Light UK CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The second half of the album began with an  real curve ball as “This Is The Science” delivered an almost pastiche of The Tornados iconic “Telstar” with an appropriate [and lively] beat-combo arrangement. The almost playful … Continue reading

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