Category Archives: New Romantic

REDUX: A Visage Post Script With Logan Sky and Steven Jones

November 20, 2015 With Visage now concluded, where does that leave us, the fans? There was a lot of talent stirred into Team Visage, and their keyboardist Logan Sky has many irons in the fire that offer ways forward now that the … Continue reading

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Want List: Rubellan Remasters Returns Attention To Visage On 12″ Disc With “Fade To Grey”

It’s no secret that Rubellan Remasters have really worked that Visage action like the pros they are! With definitive CD DLX RMs of the first two Visage albums, as well as the exotic dance mix variations of “Beat Boy” and … Continue reading

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Looking Back At Music Videos [part 1]

Music Videos were certainly a huge thing 40 years ago. I can recall seeing proto-MTV music video programming in the ’79-’80 window. Syndicated music programs were bubbling up at the end of the 70s as bands were embracing a visual … Continue reading

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Record Review: Poeme Electronique – The Echo Fades GER CD

The reason why I am the Post-Punk Monk is that, as I mentioned on the recent Billy MacKenzie thread, was that even when Post-Punk was all around me, and I was there trying to gulp it all down, you can’t … Continue reading

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Rubellan Remasters Win Again With Beat Boy Cassette Remix CD

Visage: Beat Boy Cassette Remix Edition DLX RM – US – CD [2022] Beat Boy 7:19 Casualty 6:02 Questions 7:11 Only The Good [Die Young] 5:33 Can You Hear Me 6:32 The Promise 4:10 Love Glove 5:45 Yesterday’s Shadow 6:34 … Continue reading

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Elektriche Frauen Freitag: Classic And New Releases From xPropaganda, Electribe 101, and Gina X Performance Erupting At Once

February 18th of 2022 is turning out to be a significant day for fans of German electronic music as sung by divas who are so adept at the juggling of ice and fire in their delivery. Let’s start with the … Continue reading

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Want List: Midge Ure Delivers Mystic + Soulful Photos “In A Picture Frame”

Word of this came over the transom just days after our last posting on Midge Ure’s new single and US tour. Not wanting to double dip so heedlessly, I waited until we were closer to publication day to mention the … Continue reading

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