Tag Archives: 12″ single

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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Record Review: Yellow Magic Orchestra – Firecracker/Technopolis

Yellow Magic Orchestra: Firecracker/Technopolis UK 12″ [1979] Computer Game [Theme From Invaders] Firecracker Technopolis I was a freshman in high school when I first heard Yellow Magic Orchestra back in 1979. They had a huge hit with what was called … Continue reading

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