Category Archives: Record Review

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Record Review: It’s Immaterial – Space UK 12″

It’s Immaterial: Space – UK – 12″ [1986] Space…He Called From The Kitchen Hereby Hangs A Tale Space I’d heard “Driving Away From Home” by It’s Immaterial quite a bit as it got the band in the public eye in … Continue reading

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Steven Jones + Logan Sky Drop “Summer Herz;” New Single With New Wrinkles

Steven Jones + Logan Sky: Summer Herz – UK – DL [2022] Summer Herz The Last Man In Europe Summer Herz [Berlin ’22] Has it really been a year since “European Lovers,” the stunning 2021 release by Steven Jones + … Continue reading

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Record Review: A Focus On Fashion Phase One Gives Us “Fàshiön Music” Reissued And Expanded UK 2xCD [part 3]

[…continued from last post] 1978 Demos The last six tracks on disc one were 1978 demos. The single conceit of the title, which was almost all of its lyric content, was the crux of “I Don’t Take Drugs, I Don’t … Continue reading

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Record Review: A Focus On Fashion Phase One Gives Us “Fàshiön Music” Reissued And Expanded UK 2xCD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The Singles The CD led off with each of the nine tracks on the band’s four singles. Three of them released in the UK on their own Fàshiön Music sublabel of FaultyProducts. And over in The … Continue reading

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Record Review: A Focus On Fashion Phase One Gives Us “Fàshiön Music” Reissued And Expanded UK 2xCD [part 1]

Fashion: Fàshiön Music DLX RM – UK – 2xCD [2022] Disc 1 Steady Eddie Steady Killing Time Citinite Wastelife Silver Blades Silver Blades A Deeper Cut Sodium Pentathol Negative [The] Innocent Red, Green & Gold Fiction Factory Do It In … Continue reading

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Billy MacKenzie’s “Satellite Life” Box With Steve Aungle, Stands As His Definitive Late Statement [part 4]

[…continued from last post] Careful Curation So we’re certain that the music on the triple-fold digipak is excellent, but the package as a whole also meets that standard. The edition comes with a 24 page booklet with careful liner notes … Continue reading

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Billy MacKenzie’s “Satellite Life” Box With Steve Aungle, Stands As His Definitive Late Statement [part 3]

[…continued from last post] DISC 3: Liberty Lounge Liberty Lounge was for the numbers which were not straight electronica nor piano ballads. A catch-all for more conventional Pop/Rock/Soul derived music. The disc kicked off with three songs slotted in as … Continue reading

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