Tag Archives: 12″ single

A Different Sort Of Subscription: OMD 12″ Singles From New Album

We were all on board with “The Punishment Of Luxury” being the upcoming OMD album available via Pledge Music. Since that announcement, it’s often been in the top 10 chart at Pledge Music. I’ve heard the music video for the … Continue reading

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Record Review: Malcolm McLaren – Carmen

Malcolm McLaren: Carmen UK 12′ [1984] Carmen [L’Oiseau Rebelle] Death Of Butterfly[Tu Tu Piccolo] Carmen [L’Oiseau Rebelle] [Instrumental Remix] I’ll admit to being an admirer of Malcolm McLaren, though it took me quite a while to come to that conclusion. … Continue reading

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Heaven 17 Offer Fans A Lifeline With New Single/Album-In-Progress

Heaven 17: Captured/Unseen UK 12″ [2016] Captured [2016 mix] 3:58 Unseen [2016 mix] 4:35 Four months ago, H17 let their new single for 2016 drop and I was gearing up for Midge Ure in Atlanta. It was only last week that I … Continue reading

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Record Review: Positive Noise – Positive Negative

Positive Noise: Positive/Negative UK 12″ [1981] Positive/Negative [ext. remix] Positive/Negative [instrumental] Energy This was a record I’d wanted ever since 1982. That year, I’d purchased what for decades was my only Positive Noise record, “Change of Heart.” When I played that … Continue reading

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Collecting Simple Minds In The 21st Century

I am a Simple Minds collector [within reason]. One thing that has stuck in my craw was that in the new millennium, it suddenly became very challenging to buy all of the tracks/mixes of this band due to their many, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Pop Will Eat Itself – Love Missile F1-11

Pop Will Eat Itself: Love Missile F1-11 UK 12″ [1987] Love Missile F1-11 Orgone Accumulator Everything That Rises Must Converge Like An Angel I think that the first time that I encountered PWEI was when I was watching Snub-TV and … Continue reading

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Record Review: Cabaret Voltaire – Yashar 12″

Cabaret Voltaire: Yashar UK 12″ [1982] Yashar [7:20] Yashar [5:00] This curious transitional record came out in 1983, and it marked the first time that Cabaret Voltaire was seriously intended for the dance floor. In May of 1982, The last … Continue reading

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