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Ron Kane: 1958-2017 [part 5]

Ron had an amazingly w-i-d-e range of musical tastes. Honestly, on a Venn Diagram, our tastes probably looked like this: I might like a much wider range of music now than I did at the age of 16, but Ron’s … Continue reading

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Ron Kane: 1958-2017 [part 4]

[continued from previous post] In 1990, our paradigm got shaken up when Ron moved from his home in Long Beach [whose address is the only other one besides my current and childhood home addresses, I have memorized from decades of … Continue reading

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Ron Kane: 1958-2017 [part 3]

[continued from previous post] Many were the bands I am now obsessed whose fandom of was all down to Ron’s predilection for “apple seeding” as he called it. Sometimes it did not even come from Ron directly. I seem to … Continue reading

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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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The End Of An Era: Billy Currie Selling Violin

While I was away on [business] travel last week and celebrating my birthday this week, I chanced to get an astonishing email from the contact form on the blog on Monday. Mr. David Myrvold wordlessly sent me the link to … Continue reading

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New Wave Fans Go Oenophilic!

This just seen in a local Trader Joes whilst searching for cooking sherry. Does Blondie get any kickbacks on this?

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REDUX: The Eventual Joy of Orphaned Albums

June 20, 2013 Last week a CD arrived in the mail that I only recently became aware of, and it got me thinking on an interesting tangent. The album was The Sound Barrier’s “The Suburban Suite” and the main reason … Continue reading

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