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: After 40 Years, John Foxx’s “The Quiet Man” Will Finally Be Published This Year

I can chart my John Foxx fandom back to February/March of 1981. Once I finally found a copy of Ultravox’s “Vienna” album in December of 1980, I wasted little time in quickly absorbing all of the earlier Ultravox! albums, the … Continue reading

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OMD Make Another Summer Shed Tour – This Time With B-52s + Berlin

The B-52s were very generous with the poster real estate here for their special guests – very classy, guys If you were paying attention to the comments on yesterday’s post, you knew that OMD were in Charlotte this summer. The … Continue reading

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Blondie And Elvis Costello + The Imposters Join Forces For Summer Extravaganza

Can you smell it in the air? The imminent aroma of Summer Shed Season coming upon us? The time when rock royalty get their houses in order so that they can play to as wide an audience as possible in … Continue reading

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All The Way To Cleveland: The Mott The Hoople Saga [part 5]

An East Coast Monk In King Wenner’s Court [part the second] […continued from last post] RRHOF – the present This year the class of 2019 inductees added seven artists to the sacred rolls of the Hall. Of recent years, there … Continue reading

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Gary Daly Of China Crisis Makes Solo Move

Gloryoski! I almost forgot to mention this since blogging time has been tragically thin on the ground for me lately, but Gary Daly of China Crisis has finally made good on his long-mooted solo effort that he had been mentioning online … Continue reading

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Want List: Stephen Duffy – I Love My Friends DLX RM

A.K.A. – A Young Person’s Guide To “I Love My Friends” Here’s some great news for fans of songwriter Stephen Duffy. His 1997-1998 album “I Love My Friends” is getting a third lease on life. The 1997 issue on Indolent … Continue reading

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Shriekback Are Back…Back…BACK! Crowdsourcing Album #15

We’ve been deep in long threads [more to come soon…] and simply dealing with life, but the world never ceases turning just because we’re in the weeds. Last week Shriekback launched their latest crowdsource campaign. This time for their next … Continue reading

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