Category Archives: DVD

Want List: Ultravox “Rage In Eden” Ultrabox Coming for Album’s 41st Anniversary

In the biggest open secret for some months, Ultravox’s much-mooted “Rage In Eden” ultrabox was finally announced today in an official capacity. Rogue retailers in Europe had played their hands early last year which must have vexed the minds at … Continue reading

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Want List: China Crisis 40th Anniversary Explosion Of Hits with DVD And Downloads

On Saturday I received a comment from reader drivel asking about two new China Crisis releases that had no real info surrounding them and which had seemingly manifested overnight, like musical mushrooms. When I looked into it, they had! Virgin … Continue reading

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The Golden Era Of Tower Records Revisited In “All Things Must Pass” Documentary

I had probably heard about the making of this film, by Colin Hanks [scion of Tom] a few years back and my wife came to mention it to me recently as she was buying films on DVD for the library … Continue reading

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Want List Twofer: Jarv Is Vs. Dennis Bovell In Dub + OMD Keep Paying It Forward With Crew Benefit DVD

Jarv Is: Swanky Modes – US – 7″ [2021] Swanky Modes [Dennis Bovell vocal mix] 4:29 Swanky Modes: Dennis Bovell dub mix] 4:30 This morning I came across a rave review from The [New ] Vinyl Villain regarding the sadly … Continue reading

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“Vienna” Gets Ultrabox After 40 Years As Synth Rock Touchstone [part 7]

[…continued from this post] Well, that took forever. I had to find out what was wrong with my 5.1 tuner that I was only hearing music on three of the five speakers, and it came down to the fact that … Continue reading

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Want List: The 40th Anniversary Boxed Set of God Of Ultravox’s “Vienna” Is Nearing Launch

Well after much ado, and chatter outside this blog, the mooted 40th Anniversary BSOG of Ultravox’s seminal “Vienna” album is getting ready for launch on the 25th of September, 2020. Approximately 40 years on from its initial release, which was … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 5]

DISC 6 | Alternative Mixes, Roughs + Demos […continued from last post] The final disc was a revisit of the DVD-A that came out in 2005. I was lucky enough to have gotten a copy back then even though 5.1 … Continue reading

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