Category Archives: Record Review

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

Record Review: Blow Monkeys – Staring At The Sea

The Blow Monkeys: Staring At The Sea UK CD [2009] Steppin’ Down Hanging On To The Hurt The Killing Breeze Seventh Day Staring At The Sea What It Takes Prayin’ For Rain One Of Us Is Lying Face In The … Continue reading

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Record Review: Was (Not Was) – Robot Girl [remix]

Was (Not Was): Robot Girl [remix] UK 12″ [1986] Robot Girl [Paris Mix] Earth To Doris Robot Girl [East Grinstead Mix] Where Did Your Heart Go The errant path of Was (Not Was) had been a tale of an album for … Continue reading

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Record Review: Arlene Philips’ Hot Gossip – I Don’t Depend On You

Arlene Phillips’ Hot Gossip: I Don’t Depend On You UK 12″ [1982] I Don’t Depend On You [12″ remix] Depend On Us I always thought highly of the one-off single by The Human League under the name ‘The Men.’ While … Continue reading

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Record Review: Killing Joke

Killing Joke: Killing Joke US CD [1986] Requiem Wardance Tomorrow’s World Bloodsport The Wait Complications Change S.O. 36 Primitive I joined the Killing Joke party already in progress. Oh, I’d heard of them fairly early on. The December 1981 issue … Continue reading

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REDUX: Record Review – Hot Gossip – Geisha Boys + Temple Girls

June 21, 2013 Arlene Phillips Hot Gossip: Geisha Boys + Temple Girls UK CD [2007] Circus of Death Morale Word Before Last Geisha Boys + Temple Girls I Don’t Depend on You Houses In Motion Burn For You Soul Warfare … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Explorers [part 1]

The Explorers: The Explorers UK CD [1985] Ship Of Fools Lorelei Breath Of Life Venus De Milo Soul Fantasy Crack The Whip Prussian Blue Two Worlds Apart Robert Louis Stevenson You Go Up In Smoke Falling For Nightlife [Midnight Mix] … Continue reading

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Record Review: Rose McDowall – Cut With The Cake Knife

Rose McDowall: Cut With The Cake Knife DLX RM US CD [2015] Tibet Sunboy Wings Of Heaven Sixty Cowboys On The Sun Cut With The Cake Knife Crystal Nights Soldier So Vicious Don’t Fear The Reaper Crystal Days I got … Continue reading

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