Category Archives: Deadpan Women

Female New Wave singers with unemotional delivery. I love ’em enough to categorize them!

Record Review: xPropaganda’s “The Heart Is Strange” Charms The Savage Breast UK BR [pt 2]

[…continued from last post] The pre-release single from the album was the other pure pop number here. The delightfully defiant “Don’t [You Mess With Me].” Right there as the lead song on side two, if you’re of an LP persuasion. … Continue reading

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Record Review: xPropaganda’s “The Heart Is Strange” Charms The Savage Breast UK BR [pt 1]

It’s been tricky listening to this album even though I’ve had the Blu-Ray disc for over three months! Many of those weeks saw all of the music and things to play it on out of our home and in storage. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Propaganda – “Wishful Thinking” UK DLX RM CD [part 2]

My entrée to the world of Propaganda had been their 12″ single of “Duel;” one of the most vivid examples of the Hegelian dialectic between the Apollonian and the Dionysian rendered into song. The same song as performed and arranged … Continue reading

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Record Review: Propaganda – “Wishful Thinking” UK DLX RM CD [part 1]

Propaganda: Wishful Thinking DLX RM – UK – CD [2012] Abuse 3:30 Machined 6:54 Laughed! 8:54 Loving 0:47 Jewelled 7:44 Loved 6:43 Abuse 4:18 Thought 2:38 Strength To Dream (Outtake 04.02.84) 2:29 p:Machinery (The Beta Wraparound) 10:47 The Murder Of … Continue reading

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REDUX: Record Review: November Group

January 7, 2016 November Group: November Group US EP [1982] Shake It Off Flatland Pictures Of The Homeland We Dance The popular Front How I remember mail order ads for this EP in the back pages of Trouser Press back … Continue reading

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Elektriche Frauen Freitag: Classic And New Releases From xPropaganda, Electribe 101, and Gina X Performance Erupting At Once

February 18th of 2022 is turning out to be a significant day for fans of German electronic music as sung by divas who are so adept at the juggling of ice and fire in their delivery. Let’s start with the … Continue reading

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Want List: Bush Tetras Box Will Now Commemorate Dee Pop [1956-2021]

Just last week I was ecstatic to find out that I had a compilation from Mojo [bought from the local library] called “Death Disco” that was thick with Post-Punk tracks; many of which did not otherwise reside in the Record … Continue reading

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