Category Archives: Record Review

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

Record Review: Trees – Sleep Convention DLX RM [part 2]

[…continued from last post] This CD had all ten tunes from “Sleep Convention,” but upped the stakes to include two alternate takes of two album tracks as well as the ten songs that would have been on his sophomore album. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Trees – Sleep Convention DLX RM [part 1]

Trees: Sleep Convention DLX RM US CD [2018] Come Back Shock Of The New Delta Sleep No Stranger Midnight In America 11:00 A.M. Wildwood India Gotta Moon Red Car Come Back (Alternate Version) 11:00 A.M. (Alternate Version) Fire Never Believe … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 4]

DISC 5 | Alternative Mixes, Roughs + Demos […continued from last post] The fifth disc is why these Super Deluxe Boxed Sets can be so interesting to fans who would put an album like “New Gold Dream [81, 82, 83, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 3]

DISC 3 | Edits + B-Sides […continued from last post] Disc three is the sort of excess curation that we sometimes do with our own REVO CDs to show off. Every 7″ edit [usually with about 0:30 seconds excised for … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 2]

DISC 2 | Extended Versions […continued from last post] So far, disc 2 had two of the three tracks to be found on the UK 12″ single of “Promised You A Miracle.” Next followed the US remixes of the track. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 1]

Last year I vowed to spend less on music but to make certain that what I did pop for was something that I really wanted. So it’s very appropriate that the only music I have bought so far this year, … Continue reading

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Record Review: New Wave Hits Of the 80s – Just Can’t Get Enough Vol. 7

Various Artists: New Wave Hits of the 80s – Just Can’t Get Enough Vol. 7 US CD [1994] Haircut 100: Favourite Shirts [Boy Meets Girl] Josie Gotton: He Could Be The One The Blasters: I’m Shakin’ Split Enz: Six Months … Continue reading

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