Category Archives: Record Review

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

Record Review: Adam Ant – “B-Side Babies” US CD

Adam Ant: B-Side Babies – US – CD [1994] Adam And The Ants: Fall-In Adam And The Ants: Making History Adam And The Ants: Beat My Guest Adam And The Ants: Friends (Version 2) Adam Ant: Red Scab Adam Ant: … Continue reading

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Gary Kemp + Steven Wilson + Mike Garson = …Whaaa…??!

Gary Kemp + Steven Wilson + Mike Garson: Waiting For The Band remix – DL – [2021] Waiting For The Band [remix] 10:37 This came out of nowhere and I had to investigate, given the participants. I have been aware … Continue reading

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Want List: Collecting The Sparks Techno Pop Periphery – #2 Gleaming Spires

Hilly Michaels was cut adrift when Sparks went to Europe to record two albums with Giorgio Moroder without a band. After their 1979/1980 releases, Sparks decided they wanted a band again, so they came back to The States and found … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Bulletproof Heart” US CD

Grace Jones: Bulletproof Heart – US – CD – [1989] Driving Satisfaction Kicked Around Love On Top Of Love Paper Plan Crack Attack Buletproof Heart On My Way Dream Seduction Surrender Someone To Love Don’t Cry Freedom Amado Mio Having … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Inside Story” US CD

Grace Jones: Inside Story – US – CD [1986] I’m Not Perfect [But I’m Perfect For You] Hollywood Liar Chan Hitchhikes To Shanghai Victor Should Have Been A Jazz Musician Party Girl Crush Barefoot In Beverly Hills Scary But Fun … Continue reading

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Ultravoxless: Voiceless “Vienna” Still Delights

Ultravox: Vienna [Steven Wilson Remix + Instrumental] – UK – 2xCD [2021] Disc One: “Vienna” [Steven Wilson Remix] Astradyne New Europeans Private Lives Passing Strangers Sleepwalk Mr. X Western Promise Vienna All Stood Still Disc Two: “Vienna” [Steven Wilson Instrumental … Continue reading

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“Claro Que Si” – My First Yello Album

Yello: Claro Que Si – US – CD [1985] Daily Disco No More Roger Take It All The Evening’s Young She’s Got A Gun Ballet Mechanique Quad El Habib The Lorry Homer Hossa Pinball Cha Cha While the “Bimbo” single … Continue reading

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