Category Archives: NWOBJP

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Song Of The Day: The Blow Monkeys – Atomic Lullaby

Today I have this early single by The Blow Monkeys coursing through my circuits. The last few Saturdays have seen me drawn to the middle period house phase of the band where they were the only British New Wave band … Continue reading

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Record Review: Carmel – The Drum Is Everything [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Side one of the album winds down with a real anomaly. “The Prayer” was another of the six and a half minute tracks that anchored the album, but while “More, More, More” and “Bad Day” were the … Continue reading

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Record Review: Carmel – The Drum Is Everything

Carmel: The Drum Is Everything GER CD [1986] More, More, More Stormy Weather The Drum Is Everything I Thought I Was Going Mad The Prayer Rockin’ On Suicide Rue St. Denis Willow Weep For Me Tracks On My Tears Bad … Continue reading

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Matt Bianco: Half A Minute

Matt Bianco: Half A Minute UK 12″ [1984] Half A Minute [ext. ver.] Matts Mood II [ext. ver.] When I bought the debut album by Matt Bianco in 1984, the cut that leaped off the wax to lodge deepest in … Continue reading

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Record Review: Carmel – The Falling

Carmel: The Falling UK CD [1986] I’m Not Afraid Of You Let Me Know TOK The Falling Mama Told Me Not To Come Mercy Easy For You Sticks & Stones Sally I had first heard Carmel when there was a … Continue reading

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Want List: Full Series of Carmel DLX RMs

I just found out today that raving fave jazzpunk heroes Carmel have had all of their studio albums re-issued in DLX RMs with serious bonus tracks added. Released last month, the band’s six studio albums were re-issued by Drumfire Records … Continue reading

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Record Review: Anne Pigalle – Everything Could Be So Perfect

Ms. Pigalle. The left field chanteuse of ZTT records. When ZTT erupted with their high-tech Trevor Horn crafted sound with the debuts of Art Of Noise, Frankie Goes To Hollywood and Propaganda in the ’83-’84 period, no one might have … Continue reading

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