Category Archives: Records I Used To Own

Landscape Are Preparing Comprehensive Boxed Set Of God With “Landscape-A-Go-Go”

Last week I received an email from commenter Richard Anvil who managed to strike gold in his internet travels. We share many music obsessions and the great Technopop band Landscape was among them. He ran across a current Landscape website … Continue reading

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How In The Hell Did I Ever Own: Wham! U.K. – “Fantastic?”

I’m the first to admit it: I’m hardly the hippest one in the room! I’ve made mistakes and musical gaffes that I can look back on and wonder, “what was I thinking, there?” Growing up I just soaked up US … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Chameleons – “What Does Anything Mean? Basically” UK CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Was there ever a Post-Punk title more appropriate than “Looking Inwardly?” The music, more than lived up to the promise in such a moniker with cascades of drums and guitars building to powerful crescendos as Burgess, … Continue reading

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JAPAN Ultrabox of “Quiet Life” Finally Scheduled for March 2021

For over a year now, advance word had been leaking out about a Boxed Set Of God version of JAPAN’s crucial “Quiet Life” album of game-changing import. Beginning in late 2019 and pointing to an early 2020 release date; the … Continue reading

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Record Review: Berlin – Pleasure Victim DLX RM US CD – Another Rubellan Triumph [part 2]

[…continued from last post] After enduring “Sex [I’m a…]” then the album picks up the level of achievement considerably with a strong “side two.” “Masquerade” has always been my go-to Berlin song. From the pen of guitarist Chris Ruiz-Velasco, it … Continue reading

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Record Review: Berlin – Pleasure Victim DLX RM US CD – Another Rubellan Triumph [part 1]

Berlin: Pleasure Victim DLX RM – US – CD [2020] Tell Me Why 5:34 Pleasure Victim 3:50 Sex (I’m A…) 5:07 Masquerade 4:07 The Metro 4:10 World Of Smiles 3:51 Torture 2:40 Sex (I’m A…) (Single Remix) 3:31 Tell Me … Continue reading

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Record Review: Antena – Camino Del Sol BENELUX CD

Antena: Camino Del Sol – BEN – CD  [1989] The Boy From Ipanema Camino Del Sol To Climb The Cliff Silly Things Sissexa Achilles Bye Bye Papaye Noelle A Hawai Les Demoiselles De Rochefort Spiral Staircase Unable It was some … Continue reading

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