Category Archives: Immaterial Music

Those First Impressions: Yello – “I.T. Splash” Yellow Vinyl 12″ Reissue

I’ve loved Yello since that fateful night in 1980 when I heard their debut Ralph Records single on WUSF-FM. They were a college radio station with a Friday night New Wave show that I could barely receive on my stereo, … Continue reading

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Jan Linton Blitzes New Year With Trio of Singles

Last year, I was deeply smitten by Linton’s “Melatonin” EP and we didn’t have to wait too long for the follow up. On the 29th of December, Linton issued “Always The Last To Dream,” an instrumental remix of that as … Continue reading

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The Cramps Were Always A Virus No Amount Of Penicillin Could Tame As World Catches Up With “Goo Goo Muck” on “Wednesday”

One of the amusing things about the incessant thirst of the ravening maw of the Entertainment Machine™ for new sources of mood and nuance is how every now and then, an arbitrary spark manages to catch a dusty old chestnut … Continue reading

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The Catburgers Hurtle Forward 35 Years Through Time As If From C87 NME Tape

Part of the joy of being the Post-Punk Monk is not only finding things you missed 40 years ago, but finding things you didn’t even have a clue about! Edinburgh threesome The Catburgers [Robert Jones – guitar, vocals, Stuart Macgregor … Continue reading

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Department S Are Ready to “Burn Down Tomorrow”

How we loved Department S after hearing them in 1981 with the top single “Going Left Right.” We waited for an album, and waited…and waited! But the band were seemingly cursed. Stiff tabled their “Sub-Stance” album, so that I didn’t … Continue reading

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Altered Images Delight With Swanky New DL Single

Holy moly, it seems like we just got finished discussing the new Altered Images album and EP that was released in August and yet last Friday my inbox had the notice that Altered Images had prepped a new single that … Continue reading

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Jones + Sky VS Zeitreich Drop New Mix Of “Like A Ghost” For Halloween

Things have been a bit quiet on the Steven Jones + Logan Sky front following their last amazing album in 2021. If history’s anything to judge by, they are currently busy working on upping their game, which they do with … Continue reading

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