Category Archives: Record Review

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

Record Review: The Slits Double Peel Sessions UK CD

The Slits: The Peel Sessions UK CD [1989] Love And Romance Vindictive New Town Shop Lifting So Tough Instant Hit FM I first heard The Slits on WPRK-FM college radio in maybe 1980-81. They played their amazing cover of “I … Continue reading

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Record Review: Elektric Music – Crosstalk GER CD5

Elektric Music: Crosstalk GER CD5 [1992] Crosstalk Intercomix Baby Come Back Context can change everything. In 1981, Kraftwerk released what is largely considered the last of their “imperial period” albums. Then, the progress of this most progressive of bands seemed … Continue reading

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Record Review: WIlliam Orbit – Orbit US CD

William Orbit: Orbit US CD [1987] Love My Way Fool To Myself Heartbroken Highway Escape To Mexico Rider In Black Swamp Dog Feel Like Jumping Blue Street Cluny Ann The Night Runs Forever Cry One More Tear I was surprised … Continue reading

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Steven Jones + Logan Sky Move The Goal Further Out On ‘Rotating Angels’ [part 2]

[…continued from last post] “Dark Projections” next had the audacity to eke out a magnificent sense of star-crossed European disquiet by capturing a vibe quite redolent of Roxy Music’s “A Song For Europe” while being less of a dip into … Continue reading

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Steven Jones + Logan Sky Move The Goal Further Out On ‘Rotating Angels’ [part 1]

Has it really been ten months since the last album by restless analog duo Steven Jones + Logan Sky? It seems like we just had time to take in their last album when their VIP subscription service has now dropped … Continue reading

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Stump: “A Fierce Pancake” Is There When It’s Time For A Mental Palate Cleansing [part 2]

[…continued from last post] From the opening of “Living It Down” things only got stranger. “In The Green” was almost a boozy love song to filthy lucre itself, with the verses proffering abject devotion while the choruses cast a colder … Continue reading

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Stump: “A Fierce Pancake” Is There When It’s Time For A Mental Palate Cleansing [part 1]

Stump: A Fierce Pancake US CD [1988] Living It Down In The Green Roll The Bodies Over Bone Buffalo Chaos Alcohol Charlton Heston Heartache Doctor (A Visit To The) A Fierce Pancake Boggy Home I first heard Cork’s amazing Stump … Continue reading

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