Category Archives: DVD

Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 56]

[continued from this post] In 2009, after the end of the FACT “Energy Suite” installation, the OMD faithful got a free download from the band of their demo of a song written in 1981 but not recorded until 2007. “Sister … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 55]

[continued from last post] At the same time as their return to the concert stages of Europe and the UK, 2007 also brought with it news that an OMD fan, who was a filmmaker at Aspect Television, got the approval … Continue reading

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Dazzling Go-Betweens Documentary Lights The Fire Anew

I can’t believe I haven’t written about The Go-Betweens in the nearly eight years of this blog. For many years I thought that I first heard of them when the video for “Spring Rain” was a staple of the early … Continue reading

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Roxy Music Delights + Infuriates With Boxed Set Of Eponymous Album

Six or seven years ago there was a buzz on the 40th Anniversary of Roxy Music’s debut album. There was no shortage of leaky tales of Boxed Sets Of God™  being prepared for it’s 40th “birthday.” It would be a … Continue reading

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BSOG® Shock! Erasure Release Own Boxed Set Of God® Without Monk Involvement!

Erasure are celebrating 30 years of pop success with the king of BSOG that usually only comes from within the depths of my Record Cell; twelve CDs of material, curated nine ways to Sunday, and a copy of the “Wild!” live … Continue reading

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New Gold Dream Goes Superdeluxe

Simple Minds: New Gold Dream [81, 82, 83, 84] Super Deluxe Boxed Set 5xCD+DVD UK [2016] Disc 1 – Album remastered King Is White And In The Crowd Hunter And The Hunted Glittering Prize New Gold Dream (81,82,83,84) Somebody Up … Continue reading

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Record Review: Heaven 17 – Live From Metropolis Studios [part 3]

“We Live So Fast” sets the pace for the show and it’s a great opener. “Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry” is my favorite song from “The Luxury Gap” and it has a pleasing heft here, though the intro and … Continue reading

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