Tag Archives: 12″ single

Record Review: Ian Dury + The Blockheads – “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” US 12″

I’m trying to remember when I first heard Ian Dury + The Blockheads. It might have been on FM Rock of the day; possibly a very rare airing of “Sex + Drugs + Rock + Roll,” for surely either WORJ-FM … Continue reading

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Record Review: Ronny – If You Want Me To Stay UK 12″

Ronny: If You Want Me To Stay – UK – 12″ [1981] If You Want Me To Stay [dance mix] If You Want Me To Stay [instrumental] I recall reading about Parisian model Ronny and her alliance with the Blitz … Continue reading

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Record Review: Ultravox – “Sleepwalk” 12″ For Record Store Day Offers Glimpse At Steven Wilson’s Work On Upcoming Ultrabox

Ultravox: Sleepwalk US – 12″ [clear] [2020] Sleepwalk [Steven Wilson mix] Waiting [Steven Wilson mix] Sleepwalk [Conny Plank mix] Waiting [Conny Plank mix] Wow! I had the most enjoyable RSD experience on Saturday. Two weeks ago I was wondering what … Continue reading

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Record Review: Cold Cave – “Life Magazine” US 12

Cold Cave: Life Magazine US – 12″ [2010]  Life Magazine (The Arthur Baker’s Not Going Back Remix) Life Magazine (An Optimo (Espacio) Mix) Life Magazine (Pantha Du Prince First Flash Remix) Life Magazine (Prurient Remix) I was an immediate convert … Continue reading

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Want List: Ultravox RSD UK Clear Vinyl 12″ With Wilson 2020 Mixes Taunts

Ultravox: Sleepwalk [Steven Wilson 2020 mix] – UK – 12″ clear vinyl [2020] Sleepwalk [2020 Steven Wilson mix] Waiting [Steven Wilson 2020 mix] Gloryoski! A Record Store Day release that I actually want to buy in 2020 will happen this … Continue reading

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Moroder Week: Day 7 – Donna Summer – I Feel Love 12″

What else could we end Moroder Week with but the truly seminal single “I Feel Love,” by Donna Summer? I can only typify the effect of this song’s appearance in 1977 as cataclysmic? I was still listening to Top 40 … Continue reading

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Moroder Week: Day 5 – Blondie – Call Me Spanish 12″

Yesterday we considered a band once compared to Moroder and Blondie. Today it’s the real thing, but with a twist. In 1980 the biggest song of the year in America was “Call Me,” the collaboration between Giorgio Moroder, then making … Continue reading

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