Category Archives: New Romantic

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

Steven Jones + Logan Sky Move The Goal Further Out On ‘Rotating Angels’ [part 2]

[…continued from last post] “Dark Projections” next had the audacity to eke out a magnificent sense of star-crossed European disquiet by capturing a vibe quite redolent of Roxy Music’s “A Song For Europe” while being less of a dip into … Continue reading

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Midge Ure Celebrates Over 40 Years Of Music With His Most Expansive Compilation Yet

Last Friday, I got separate comments from both negative1ne and Mr. Ware regarding the upcoming Midge Ure compilation due in early September. So I thank my commenters for keeping me on my toes. Because I don’t get out of the … Continue reading

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Record Review: Duran Duran – Nite Romantics JPN EP

Duran Duran: Nite Romatics JPN EP [1981] Planet Earth [Nite Version] Khanada Fame Girls On Film [Nite Version] I’ll wager that for many of my generation, this might have been the first Japanese import anyone reading this may have bought. … Continue reading

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Mark Hollis: 1955-2019 [part 1]

I have to admit that I was never a card-carrying Talk Talk megafan, but when I heard that Mark Hollis had died last Monday at just 64 it struck a chord with me. Not the least of which was how … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 5]

DISC 6 | Alternative Mixes, Roughs + Demos […continued from last post] The final disc was a revisit of the DVD-A that came out in 2005. I was lucky enough to have gotten a copy back then even though 5.1 … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 4]

DISC 5 | Alternative Mixes, Roughs + Demos […continued from last post] The fifth disc is why these Super Deluxe Boxed Sets can be so interesting to fans who would put an album like “New Gold Dream [81, 82, 83, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 3]

DISC 3 | Edits + B-Sides […continued from last post] Disc three is the sort of excess curation that we sometimes do with our own REVO CDs to show off. Every 7″ edit [usually with about 0:30 seconds excised for … Continue reading

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