Category Archives: Record Review

Releases that get the scrutiny of The Post-Punk Monk.

Rational Youth Released The Ultimate Minimal Synth Album With “Cold War Nightlife” [part 1]

Rational Youth: Cold War Nightlife – CAN – DLX RM CD [2019] Close To Nature Beware The Fly Saturdays In Silesia Just A Sound In The Night Le Meilleur Des Mondes Ring The Bells City Of Night Dancing On The … Continue reading

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Record Review: Shox – “No Turning Back” UK 7″

Shox: No Turning Back – UK – 7″ [1980] No Turning Back Lying Here Shox were a band that I only found out about many years [decades, actually] into my Jacqui Brookes fandom. I was wondering what Ms. Brookes had … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: David Werner – David Werner [REVO 094]

David Werner: David Werner + – US – CD-R [2020] Can’t Imagine What’s Right What Do You Need To Love Melanie Cries Eye To Eye Hold On Tight Every New Romance Too Late To Try High Class Blues She Sent … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Nightclubbing” US CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Track three was the deepest dive into the reggae bucket that the Compass Point All Stars band made their usual living in. The harsh, angular stabs of white noise synthetic percussion delivering a THWACK every bar … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Nightclubbing” US CD [part 1]

Grace Jones: Nightclubbing – US – CD [1987] Walking In The Rain Pull Up To The Bumper Use Me Nightclubbing Art Groupie I’ve Seen That Face Before [Libertango] Feel Up Demolition Man I’ve Done It Again As amazing as it … Continue reading

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Record Review: Defunkt – “The Razor’s Edge” UK 12″

Defunkt: The Razor’s Edge – UK – 12″ [1982] The Razor’s Edge 9:22 Strangling Me With Your Love [Revisited] 10:45 I’ve spoken on occasion and dropped the term “Jazz-Funk” into the mix here at PPM. What that usually entailed was … Continue reading

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Kraftwerk Awakes From Slumber To Revisit “Heimcomputer” 40 Years Later

I can recall getting a copy of Kraftwerk’s 1981 opus, “Computerworld” as a high school graduation present. Since I already had a computer in my home by that time [Radio Shack CoCo with Extended Basic upgrade, if you’re asking] I … Continue reading

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