Category Archives: New Romantic

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

Midge Ure Finishing The 1980 Tour With Worldwide Streaming Finale

Let it not be said that the covid-19 era hasn’t had some slight upticks in the way that live shows were handled. While nothing beats the excitement of a real concert, the painful fact is that most of the concerts … Continue reading

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Record Review: Landscape – “Einstein-A-Go-Go” UK 12″

We’ve covered the 1981 technopop brilliance of Landscape’s “From The Tearooms of Mars…To The Hell-Holes Of Uranus” in days gone by here, and this time out we are going to focus the PPM laser on the ubiquitous hit from that … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering – Visage – Beat Boy Supplement [REVO 090]

Visage: Beat Boy Supplement – US – CD-R [2019] The Cage: Do What You Wanna Do [Long Ver.] 7:29 The Cage: Do What You Wanna Do [Dub Ver.] 6:19 The Cage: The Slammer 7:29 Visage: Love Glove [7″ mix] 4:03 … Continue reading

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…And Ye Shall Know Them By Their MULLETS II: Electric Boogaloo!!

It’s hard to believe that it was at the dawn of this blog that I first wrote about the tonsorial terror of the Mid-80s Malaise®…The Mullet! At the time, I laid the blame at the feet of David Bowie [r.i.p.] … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering – Visage – Beat Boy Special Cassette Remix [REVO 089]

Visage: Beat Boy [Special Cassette Remix] – US – CD-R [2019] Beat Boy [cassette version] 7:16 Casualty [cassette version] 5:59 Questions [cassette version] 7:09 Only The Good Die Young [cassette version] 5:33 Can You Hear Me [cassette version] 6:29 The … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To Shock’s “Angel Face”

I posted a brief “Song of the Day” post on Shock’s “Angel Face” way back at the dawn of this blog, and now that I finally got the 12″ single of the electro classic, as well as the 2010 remix … Continue reading

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JAPAN Ultrabox of “Quiet Life” Finally Scheduled for March 2021

For over a year now, advance word had been leaking out about a Boxed Set Of God version of JAPAN’s seminal “Quiet Life” album of game-changing import. Beginning in late 2019 and pointing to an early 2020 release date; the … Continue reading

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