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: 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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A Young Person’s Guide To: The Human League – Fascination! US EP

The Human League: Fascination! US EP [1983] [Keep Feeling] Fascination [extended] 4:56 Mirror Man 3:48 Hard Times 4:54 I Love You Too Much [version 1] 3:18 You Remind Me Of Gold 3:35 [Keep Feeling] Fascination [improvisation] 6:12 I realized by … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds – Live In The City Of Angels UK 4xCD [part 3]

[…continued from last post] It was on the pair of bonus discs in the deluxe package that this project really took flight. Disc 3 opened with a curveball; the “Once Upon A Time” tour arrangement of “Book Of Brilliant Things” … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds – Live In The City Of Angels UK 4xCD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Disc two features the second set, as Simple Minds like to have a break in their 2+ hour concerts. And their go-to song upon returning from said break was their instrumental classic, “Theme For Great Cities.” … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds – Live In The City Of Angels UK 4xCD [part 1]

Simple Minds: Live In The City Of Angels DLX UK 4xCD [2019] Disc 1 [Live At Orpheum, Los Angeles] 1. The Signal and the Noise 2. Waterfront 3. Love Song 4. Let There Be Love 5. Up on the Catwalk … Continue reading

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Record Review: Toyah – Sheep Farming In Barnet UK 7″ EP

Toyah: Sheep Farming In Barnet – UK – 7″ EP – [1979] Neon Womb Indecision Waiting Our Movie Danced Last Goodbye I was barely familiar with Toyah from seeing a review of “Anthem” in the pages of “Dogfood,” out local … Continue reading

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