Category Archives: Those First Impressions

Those First Impressions: Tiger Lily – Ain’t Misbehavin’ UK 7″

I almost can’t believe that I have never written about this debut single, but today’s the day to put that to rest! The fact of the matter was that for every truly stunning band that leapt fully formed, as if … Continue reading

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Scooped! When Personal CD Projects Get Superseded By Real Labels [part 1]

For anyone reading this who hasn’t been hanging around for nine years or more, I took the name Post-Punk Monk for blogging when my friend saw an elaborate boxed set of god® that I had made. He likened the one-man … Continue reading

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Those First Impressions: Visage Debut Single

Visage: Tar UK 7″ [1979] Tar [7″ version] Frequency 7 With a dive into the 7 disc CDX edition of the Visage “Wild Life” compilation/box looming large in the very near future, I felt that it was imperative to make this … Continue reading

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REDUX: Those First Impressions – Wall Of Voodoo EP

August 2, 2012 Wall Of Voodoo: Wall Of Voodoo US EP [1980] Longarm The Passenger Can’t Make Love Struggle Ring Of Fire Granma’s House This morning I was listening to Stan Ridgeway’s first solo album, and it got me thinking … Continue reading

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Those First Impressions: The Police – Fall Out

The Police: Fall Out UK 7″ [1977] Fall Out Nothing Achieving The debut single by The Police was nothing that I ever concerned myself with back in the day. I came gradually to admire the band, to the point that … Continue reading

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Those REALLY First Impressions: Vice Versa [ABC]

Vice Versa: Music 4 EP UK7″ [1979] New Girls Neutrons Science Fact Riot Squad Camille Yumpin yiminy…! Against all odds I am now listening to my very own copy of Vice Versa’s  “Music 4” EP, not that I ever held … Continue reading

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Those First Impressions: Wall Of Voodoo – EP

Wall Of Voodoo: Wall Of Voodoo US EP [1980] Longarm The Passenger Can’t Make Love Struggle Ring Of Fire Granma’s House This morning I was listening to Stan Ridgeway’s first solo album, and it got me thinking about how I … Continue reading

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