Category Archives: Records I Used To Own

REDUX: …But What About The Fixx?

February 3, 2014 Today at the gym I heard a new song finally enter into the satellite radio 80s CHR playlist; usually a welcome happening. The track was “Saved By Zero” and it got me thinking about The Fixx. That … Continue reading

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Record Review: Bauhaus – The Sky’s Gone Out [part 1]

Bauhaus: The Sky’s Gone Out US LP [1982] Third Uncle Silent Hedges In The Night Swing The Heartache Spirit The Three Shadows [part I] The Three Shadows [part II] The Three Shadows [part III] All We Ever Wanted Was Everything … Continue reading

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REDUX: A Young Person’s Guide To – DEVO Live

July 10, 2013 Devo: The Warner Bros. Music Show US Promo LP [1980] Whip It Snowball It’s Not Right Girl U Want Planet Earth S.I.B. (Swelling Itching Brain) Secret Agent Man Blockhead Uncontrollable Urge Mongoloid Be Stiff Gates Of Steel … Continue reading

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Dead Or Alive Conundrum

This week with my turntable back from the shop, I decided that after digitizing the new Positive Noise 12″ers I recently got in Atlanta, I wanted to hear some of the Dead Or Alive in my home not on CD. … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Human League – Holiday ’80

The Human League: Holiday ’80 JPN EP [1981] Marianne Dancevision Toyota City [long] Rock ‘N’ Roll/Nightclubbing Being Boiled 1981 was when The Human League got a death-grip on my cerebellum when after knowing about this band for almost two years, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Our Daughters Wedding – Digital Cowboy

Our Daughters Wedding: Digital Cowboy US EP [1981] Target For Life Red Alert Lawnchairs Dance Floor No One Is Watching Here was another record I read about in the pages of Billboard prior to its release. The 1980 indie 7″ release … Continue reading

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Record Review: Blondie – Eat To The Beat [part 3]

<…continued from previous post> While “Union City Blue” alluded to Shadow Morton’s roots in the band’s world view, that song was certainly more of its time than a straight pastiche. Not so much for the fully retro “Slow Motion” with … Continue reading

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