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.

Book Week – Matteo Torcinovich: Outside The Lines; Lost Photographs Of Punk & New Wave’s Most Iconic Albums

Today’s book was something I found remaindered last year that was an immediate hands-down “buy this book!” moment. Exceedingly rare are the volumes that I have bought instead of sold off in the last 20 years,but this one was strongly … Continue reading

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Book Week – Nicholas Pegg: The Complete David Bowie [2016 Ed.]

Surprise! Just when you thought it was more OMD postings in store for your eyeballs, I felt the spirit move me to finally have a theme week here based on all of the book reviews that I have been planning … Continue reading

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Professor Dolby Gets Some Summer Vacation

It’s funny how threads start. Last week it transpired that the long mooted Ron Kane memorial; get-together by his friends is finally set to come off this summer. If you’ve not seen the posts, I was set to visit my … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 58]

OMD – History Of Modern | 2010 – 3 [continued from last post] “Side Two” [as even the CD calls it] began with “The Future, The Past, And Forever After.” OMD fandom and critics in general largely consider this track … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 57]

OMD – History Of Modern | 2010 – 3 [continued from this post] It was September of 2010 that the long-awaited new OMD album finally got released. This was the first album with the OMD imprint in 15 years, but … Continue reading

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OMD Rock Hot-Lanta In Sold Out Style [part 2]

[continued from last post] At 8:15 I went outside to meet Darlene, who was buying the two extra tickets I had for sale [as seen on this blogpost]. We made the swap and she and her companion got tickets to … Continue reading

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OMD Rock Hot-Lanta In Sold Out Style [part 1]

Last Sunday my friends phoned me to tell me that they would not be making it to Atlanta for the long-planned OMD show. Well, this sort of thing happens. I posted the extra tickets to the blog on Sunday after … Continue reading

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