Category Archives: DVD

“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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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 4]

DISC 5 | Alternative Mixes, Roughs + Demos […continued from last post] The fifth disc is why these Super Deluxe Boxed Sets can be so interesting to fans who would put an album like “New Gold Dream [81, 82, 83, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 3]

DISC 3 | Edits + B-Sides […continued from last post] Disc three is the sort of excess curation that we sometimes do with our own REVO CDs to show off. Every 7″ edit [usually with about 0:30 seconds excised for … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 2]

DISC 2 | Extended Versions […continued from last post] So far, disc 2 had two of the three tracks to be found on the UK 12″ single of “Promised You A Miracle.” Next followed the US remixes of the track. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 1]

Last year I vowed to spend less on music but to make certain that what I did pop for was something that I really wanted. So it’s very appropriate that the only music I have bought so far this year, … Continue reading

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