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.

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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The Arcadia Project: Down The Black Lace Rabbit Hole [part 3]

[…continued from this post] “Missing” was the only song of this project that existed in Simon LeBon’s notebooks prior to Nick Rhodes calling him up and telling him that he wasn’t going on a holiday for six months, but was … Continue reading

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The Arcadia Project: Down The Black Lace Rabbit Hole [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Throughout it all one could hear Carlos Alomar’s rhythm guitar arcing an elegant line throughout the percussive mix. And it was a very percussive mix with not one but two, top flight percussionists throughout the album. … Continue reading

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The Arcadia Project: Down The Black Lace Rabbit Hole [part 1]

Arcadia: So Red the Rose – JPN – CD [1990] Election Day Keep Me In The Dark Goodbye Is Forever The Flame Missing Rose Arcana The Promise El Diablo Lady Ice As an early adopter, I had gone sour on … Continue reading

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80s Soundtrack Week: Wednesday – “Better Off Dead” US CD

Well, It’s Wednesday and it time for…another 80s soundtrack from A+M Records. I swear that I didn’t plan it that way, but it’s just how it’s panning out. Today’s soundtrack was initially the one I wanted to write about; before … Continue reading

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Want List: Bill Nelson – Transcorder – The Acquitted By Mirrors Recordings UK 2xCD

Bill Nelson: Transcorder – UK – 2xD [2020] DISC 1 ​Sleepcycle (from Cocteau Club EP#1, 1982)​ Konny Buys A Kodak (from Cocteau Club EP#1, 1982)​ When The Birds Return (from Cocteau Club EP#1, 1982)​ The Beat That Can’t Go Wrong … Continue reading

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Want List: Cherry Red’s “Musik Music Musique” Box Tantalizes With Technopop

Various: Musik Music Musique – UK – 3xCD  [2020] Disc One Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark : Messages Zeus: Musik, Music, Musique Fad Gadget: Coitus Interruptus Xynn: Computed Man Rod Vey: Metal Love Gina X Performance: Vendor’s Box Our Daughter’s … Continue reading

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