Category Archives: Your Prog Roots Are Showing

Though Punk sought to wipe everything that came before from the map [with the best of intentions], Post-Punk wasn’t so rigid and thus some characteristics of Progressive Rock – Punk’s antithesis, thrived anew in the aftermath of Punk.

Crucial Rupert Hine Solo Albums Remastered And Reissued In New Box

Great news. Cherry Red’s Esoteric Recordings label has given new life to the three A+M solo albums by Rupert Hine that preceded his run of the [also amazing] Thinkman albums. The last time these came in print was in 2001 … Continue reading

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Record Review: Dr. Jan Guru – “Planet Japan” Limited CD-R [pt. 2]

[…continued from last post] The almost instrumental “Psychedelic Geisha” as aptly named as the trippy, yet deliriously happy nugget of technopop featured only spoken words from guest vocalist Mia Dambron in addition to the tapes and effects from Hoppy Kamiyama. … Continue reading

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Rubellan Remasters Releasing Perfect Slow Children CDs, with Peter Baumann’s New Wave Disc As Well

Do you remember all of that effort I spent making CDs of the first and second Slow Children albums in 2020? And finally writing about it last year? Well, I’m ready to toss those discs on the scrapheap of history. … Continue reading

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The Night Of The Proms: Middlebrow Eurokitsch?…Or The Final Frontier Of Your Obsessive Collection?

It was during the medium-high internet record collecting years around the turn of the century, that I became aware of a European phenomenon called “The Night Of The Proms.” This was begun in 1985 in Belgium by two students and … Continue reading

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‘Fripp Goes New Wave’ “Exposures” Megabox Prepares To Stun Our Senses

Robert Fripp: Exposures SDLX BSOG – UK – 25xCD, 3xDVD, 4xBR [2022] Commercial titles as originally released in red. New mixes in blue. Disc 1 Major Loops I   Disc 2 Major Loops II    Disc 3 Major Loops III  … Continue reading

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Record Review: Poeme Electronique – The Echo Fades GER CD

The reason why I am the Post-Punk Monk is that, as I mentioned on the recent Billy MacKenzie thread, was that even when Post-Punk was all around me, and I was there trying to gulp it all down, you can’t … Continue reading

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Collecting Lene Lovich Marginalia [part 2]

[…continued from last post] So yesterday, we were discussing all of the loose appearances of Lene Lovich from the point of her own fame moving forward. We left off at 1989 and things were actually going to heat up during … Continue reading

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