Category Archives: Record Review

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

“Vienna” Gets Ultrabox After 40 Years As Synth Rock Touchstone [part 7]

[…continued from this post] Well, that took forever. I had to find out what was wrong with my 5.1 tuner that I was only hearing music on three of the five speakers, and it came down to the fact that … Continue reading

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Fingerprintz Are Finally On The Shiny Silver Disc…Better Late Than Never [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The next two songs were also from the “Distinguishing Marks” campaign. The winning “Remorse Code” had all of the chops to be a great single, what with the brilliant title hook being one I had not … Continue reading

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Fingerprintz Are Finally On The Shiny Silver Disc…Better Late Than Never [part 1]

Fingerprintz: Bullet Proof Heart – The Best of Fingerprintz – US – CD [2020] Dancing With Myself 3:15 Who’s Your Friend 2:19 Nervz 2:50 Tough Luck 2:48 Close Circuit Connection 2:58 Hey Mr. Smith 2:44 Fingerprince 3:08 Bullet Proof Heart … Continue reading

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CD-3 Files: David Sylvian + Ryuichi Sakamoto – Forbidden Colours

David Sylvian + Ryuichi Sakamoto: Forbidden Colours – UK – CD-3 – [1988] Forbidden Colours [1983 version] 4:42 Bamboo Houses [12″ ver.] 5:26 Bamboo Music [12″ ver.] 5:41 Today I was at a loss to pick a blog topic, so … Continue reading

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“Record” Review: Propaganda – Duel Y2K Mix DL

Twenty years ago the early web was buzzing with the news that the real Propaganda were back together and recording a new album. We could put the false Propaganda who had made the dull, lifeless “1234” album in 1990 on … Continue reading

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Barry Andrews Moonlights For All Solo, All Electronic Stic Basin 2 Album

As a fan of Shriekback, I completely missed out on the Stic Basin phenomenon on the Shriekback.com of 2003. The first flowering of Shriekback online resulted in a series of rarities compilations and the odd self-released album which completely passed … Continue reading

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New Single From Steven Jones & Logan Sky Offers A Dark Mirror Held Up To The Surreality Of 2020

Steven Jones + Logan Sky: Sons Of Hallucination – DL single [2020] Sons Of Hallucination 4:59 The Shape Of Darkness 2:23 Another Hallucination 6:39 Today Steven Jones + Logan Sky offer us a taster of their next album, “European Lovers,” … Continue reading

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