Category Archives: Record Review

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

The Rolling Stones: “Undercover Of the Night” UK 12″

The Rolling Stones: Undercover Of the Night – UK – 12″ [1983] Undercover Of The Night (Dub Version) 6:23 Feel On Baby (Instrumental Dub) 6:38 This was a record that I’d heard on the local FM Rock stations during the … Continue reading

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Record Review: Was (Not Was) – “Walk The Dinosaur” US 12″

Was (Not Was): Walk The Dinosaur – US – 12″ [1988] Walk The Dinosaur [New York Dangerous Mix] 6:58 Walk The Dinosaur [Bruce’s Prehistoric Dub] 6:43 Walk The Dinosaur [The Debunking Of Uri Geller Mix] 4:30 Walk The Dinosaur [7″ … Continue reading

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…But What About Falco?

Last week we posted on the notion of “New Wave Or Novelty…?” and the elephant in the room, even though he was not included in the artists and records discussed, was Austria’s Falco. I have been dismissive of Falco for … Continue reading

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Soft Cell Renege On Promise To Break Up In Record Time

It seems like only yesterday [cue harp run…] when Soft Cell were having their final concerts before absolutely packing it in back three years ago following their final concert and releasing an ultrabox of it, along with a nine disc … Continue reading

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Record Review: B-52’s – “Give Me Back My Man” UK 7″

The B-52’s: Give Me Back My Man – UK – 7″ [1980] Give Me Back My Man 3:53 Give Me Back My Man [version] 3:47 I lucked into this record in the first of two [!] visits to Time Traveler … Continue reading

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Record Review: Yukihiro Takahashi – “Wild + Moody” FR CD

Yukihiro Takahashi: Wild + Moody – FR – CD [1996] Wild + Moody Stranger Things Have Happened Kill That Thermostat Helpless The Price to pay Bounds Of Reason + Love Walking To The Beat Recently, we were discussing Masami Tsuchiya’s … Continue reading

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Record Review: Bow Wow Wow – “See Jungle! See Jungle! Go Join Your Gang Yeah, City All Over Go Ape Crazy!” UK CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] “Mickey Put It Down” was a case of McLaren using Disney archetypes to tell a story as old as rock and roll. Girl pines for boy to pay attention her when he’s smitten with his guitar. … Continue reading

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