Category Archives: Deadpan Women

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Ursula 1000 – Here Comes Tomorrow

A few years ago, when tracking down anything…and I mean anything that Cristina Monet might have done in the interminable slog following her 1983 “Sleep It Off” opus, I came across the Ursula 1000 album “Here Comes Tomorrow” ca. 2005, … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale [More Amoeba] [part 4]

[continued from last post] The CD selection here actually had things I wanted – badly – to buy! The feeling was something that gets more and more rare over the last 30 years as I no longer occupy the “hip … Continue reading

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Book Week – Grace Jones [Paul Morley]: I’ll Never Write My Memoirs

For a very long time, Grace Jones proclaimed that she would never release an autobio, until that point where she suddenly did; taking a famous lyric of hers from “Art Groupie” and turning it on its head. When “semi-famous model … Continue reading

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REDUX: Mayan Drums – The Luxuriant Return Of Gina X

February 18, 2014 Austra + Gina X: Mayan Drums UK 12″ [2013] Mayan Drums (Original) Mayan Drums (Instrumental) Mayan Drums (Vocal) Mayan Drums (Zeus B. Held Voice Versa Remix) Mayan Drums (Doldrums Remix) Mayan Drums (Hervé Retro Dark Dub) Back … Continue reading

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Record Review: November Group

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 in the day. … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide to “A Christmas Album” on ZE Records

ZE Records: A Christmas Record UK LP [1981] Material With Nona Hendryx: It’s A Holiday August Darnell: Christmas On Riverside Drive Charlélie Couture: Christmas Fever Suicide: Hey Lord Cristina: Things Fall Apart The Waitresses: Christmas Wrapping Was (Not Was): Christmas … Continue reading

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Mayan Drums: The Luxuriant Return of Gina X

Austra + Gina X: Mayan Drums UK 12″ [2013] Mayan Drums (Original) Mayan Drums (Instrumental) Mayan Drums (Vocal) Mayan Drums (Zeus B. Held Voice Versa Remix) Mayan Drums (Doldrums Remix) Mayan Drums (Hervé Retro Dark Dub) Back in November 2012, … Continue reading

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