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REDUX: New Wave Theatre

September 16, 2015 Great Googly Moogly! It’s hard to believe but I’ve been blogging for over five years and a thousand posts, and I’ve yet to discuss the TV show New Wave Theatre, which had a vise-like grip on my … Continue reading

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Poll: The Bowie Compilation Album To Have When You’re Having Only One [part 2]

[…continued form last post] As it turns out we were a bit hasty with last posting. I focused on some titles at the expense of others due to the time factor in writing these posts. PPM is written during my … Continue reading

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Poll: The Bowie Compilation Album To Have When You’re Having Only One [part 1]

I was looking at the latest feed on Discogs and noticed a Bowie compilation that was new to me this morning. “Chameleon” was an Australian/New Zealand compilation new to me, and with a very dated line in airbrush art using … Continue reading

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Looking Back At Music Videos [part 4]

[…continued from last post] MTV Alternatives With MTV getting fat and middle aged by its third year, we made the effort to look elsewhere for our music video kicks. One alternative actually pre-dated MTV. Night Flight was a four hour … Continue reading

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Looking Back At Music Videos [part 3]

[…continued from last post] MTV And The Second British Invasion By the third year of MTV it was the new force to be reckoned with in music. It was kingmaker to all of the bands of the Second British Invasion, … Continue reading

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Looking Back At Music Videos [part 2]

MTV Shakes Things Up MTV didn’t spread that quickly at first. Cable TV spectrum was valuable, and limited with cable systems having about 20-30 channels at the time as typical in my area. That was up from the five channels … Continue reading

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Looking Back At Music Videos [part 1]

Music Videos were certainly a huge thing 40 years ago. I can recall seeing proto-MTV music video programming in the ’79-’80 window. Syndicated music programs were bubbling up at the end of the 70s as bands were embracing a visual … Continue reading

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