Category Archives: New Romantic

A personal favorite Post-Punk subculture. The bastard sons of Roxy Music and David Bowie.

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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Midge Ure Gets Electronic And Acoustic At The Same Time, With New Single “Das Beat” And Fall US Tour Happening At Once

Band Electronica feat. Midge Ure: Das Beat – DL [2021] Das Beat Great Googly Moogly! It’s been a harried two weeks at PPM HQ but we’re back on track to discuss music once more. With all sorts of events happening … Continue reading

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Want List: Ultravox “Three-Into-One” Gets The Rubellan Remasters Analog Love

I’ve known about this for many months and today is the day when pre-order begins. We’ve seen the growth and accomplishments of Rubellan Remasters over the last few years with passion projects making it to the CD format. The label … Continue reading

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Gary Kemp + Steven Wilson + Mike Garson = …Whaaa…??!

Gary Kemp + Steven Wilson + Mike Garson: Waiting For The Band remix – DL – [2021] Waiting For The Band [remix] 10:37 This came out of nowhere and I had to investigate, given the participants. I have been aware … Continue reading

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Ultravoxless: Voiceless “Vienna” Still Delights

Ultravox: Vienna [Steven Wilson Remix + Instrumental] – UK – 2xCD [2021] Disc One: “Vienna” [Steven Wilson Remix] Astradyne New Europeans Private Lives Passing Strangers Sleepwalk Mr. X Western Promise Vienna All Stood Still Disc Two: “Vienna” [Steven Wilson Instrumental … Continue reading

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The Arcadia Project: Down The Black Lace Rabbit Hole [part 4]

[…continued from last post] There were two violinists credited on “So Red The Rose.” It was that sort of album, so it’s hard to know if both were playing on the one track that featured them prominently or not. We’ll … Continue reading

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The Arcadia Project: Down The Black Lace Rabbit Hole [part 3]

[…continued from this post] “Missing” was the only song of this project that existed in Simon LeBon’s notebooks prior to Nick Rhodes calling him up and telling him that he wasn’t going on a holiday for six months, but was … Continue reading

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