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: Electronic Sounds #64 Features John Foxx + The Maths 7″

In the predawn hours I received a notice from Electronic Sound magazine which will often bundle a CD or 7″ single with their fine publication. This is another one of their John Foxx oriented issues and as the John Foxx … Continue reading

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Now Simple Minds Are Getting The Big Book Treatment

With everything up in the air I have had little time for blogging as I am negotiating working from home, but at least I still have a job. Hopefully you do too! The job of Simple Minds is normally to … Continue reading

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Want List: That Seventh Boomtown Rats Album – “Citizens Of Boomtown” UK CD

The Boomtown Rats: Citizens Of Boomtown – UK – CD [2020] Trash Glam Baby Sweet Thing Monster Monkeys She Said No Passing Through Here’s A Postcard K.I.S.S. Rock ‘n’ Roll Yé Yé Get A Grip The Boomtown Rats I had … Continue reading

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Want List: Ultravox RSD UK Clear Vinyl 12″ With Wilson 2020 Mixes Taunts

Ultravox: Sleepwalk [Steven Wilson 2020 mix] – UK – 12″ clear vinyl [2020] Sleepwalk [2020 Steven Wilson mix] Waiting [Steven Wilson 2020 mix] Gloryoski! A Record Store Day release that I actually want to buy in 2020 will happen this … Continue reading

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Want List: Blow Monkeys Crowdsource 40th Anniversary Album

It’s been a few years since The Blow Monkeys issued their superb “The Wild River” album and it’s time for the band to once again put the groove down. The band and Dr. Robert solo had worked the Pledge Music … Continue reading

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Cherry Red Unleashes BSOG [Boxed Set Of God…] From The Revillos

Fall down the Visage DLX RM rabbit hole, miss a few lunch hours due to extenuating circumstances, and the world… she keeps on spinning. At least three weeks ago commenter Nick A dropped me a line to let me know that … Continue reading

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Visage Deluxe Week Commences With A Trio Of DLX RMs From Rubellan Remasters [pt. 6]

[…continued from previous post] Back in 2013, to herald the second [actually, third] coming of Visage, the great B-side “Frequency 7” was dusted off and reissued as a DL and CD-R. Two new mixes accompanied it, but the experience was … Continue reading

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