Category Archives: Record Collecting

Thoughts and observations about this lowdown, dirty hobby.

Binging On Music

Hello. My name is Post-Punk Monk and I have a music binging problem. This year has been very off kilter for me. It’s down to the patterns of buying  music this year. If you have a look at the 2018 … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale – [more Rockaway] [part 7]

[continued from last post] Rockaway Records [continued] Going through the bins this afternoon, I finally came across something that I had been wanting since 1979. Cack when I was listening to FM Rock®, there were a number of syndicated recio … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale – [Rockaway Records] [part 6]

[continued from last post] Rockaway Records We started our Saturday by meeting the rest of the Ron-Kon II crowd at Rockaway Records at 11:00 a.m. A parking lot was welcomed, and we hit the store and saw evidence of Ron … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale [More Amoeba] [part 4]

[continued from last post] The CD selection here actually had things I wanted – badly – to buy! The feeling was something that gets more and more rare over the last 30 years as I no longer occupy the “hip … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale [Amoeba] [part 3]

Amoeba Hollywood We had decided earlier that since at one point two hours had been set aside on Saturday for Ron-Kon 2 revelers to hit Amoeba Hollywood, that we three would go on our own on Friday. For a quality … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 5]

[continued from last post] The slow Rumba beat from the CR-78 underpins “Blurred Girl.” The Theremin-like lead lines return to evoke retrograde science fiction eeriness, but the warm synth leads stand in stark opposition to this to create dissonance. Foxx’s … Continue reading

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Monastic Musings Part Four: You Can’t Go Home Again or “…Are You Finished With That Pressing Plant?”

I’m an old guy. I recall when there was a long wait to get a CD of a title I wanted due to the fact that there were only three CD pressing plants in the world int he mid-80s. All … Continue reading

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