Category Archives: New Wave Compilations

New Wave was a great time to be compiling albums of various artists.

Song Of The Day: David Werner – What’s Right

In 1979 I was still listening to FM Rock. I had started the previous year and while the preponderance of nascent Classic Rock [just as it was fully calcified and ready to spread like a virus across the FM airwaves] … Continue reading

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Record Review: Richard Blade’s Flashback Favorites – Vol 6

Various: Richard Blade’s Flashback Favorites – Vol 6 US CD [2014] The Suburbs: Music For Boys (Remix) 3D: X Ray Eyes Mi Sex: Computer Games (Extended Mix) Nina Hagen: Universal Radio (Universal Dance Mix) Bollock Brothers: Harley David The Chameleons: … Continue reading

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It’s Immaterial Prehistory In Need Of Compiling…Can It Be Done?

Yesterday we looked at the much-needed compilation of the first album period on Circa/Virgin by It’s Immaterial, but by that time, the band had a four year history that had gone all over the indie label map. Of course, the … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Virgin Records – Methods Of Dance [REVO 076]

Virgin Records: Methods Of Dance CD [2015] B.E.F. – Groove Thang DEVO – G0ing Under D.A.F. – Der Mussolini Fingerprintz – The Beat Escape Heaven 17 – Soul Warfare Simple Minds – Love Song 7 Magazine – The Great Man’s … Continue reading

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New Wave Comps: We Do ‘Em Our Way

Various: We Do ‘Em Our Way UK LP [1980] Sex Pistols: (We’re Gonna) Rock Around The Clock Devo: Satisfaction (I Can’t Get Me No) The Golant Pistons: Friday On My Mind Sex Pistols: (I’m Not Your) Stepping Stone Those Helicopters: … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: No Wave

Various Artists: No Wave US PicDisc LP [1978] U.K. Squeeze: Take Me I’m Yours The Police: Roxanne Joe Jackson: Got The Time Klark Kent: Don’t Care The Secret: I’m Alive The Stranglers: Bring On The Nubiles U.K. Squeeze: Strong In Reason … Continue reading

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New Wave Comps: No Wave

Various Artists: No Wave US LP [1978] U.K. Squeeze: Take Me I’m Yours The Police: Roxanne Joe Jackson: Got The Time Klark Kent: Don’t Care The Secret: I’m Alive The Stranglers: Bring On The Nubiles U.K. Squeeze: Strong In Reason … Continue reading

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