Tag Archives: 1977

Record Review: Iggy Pop – The Idiot US CD [part 3]

[…continued from last post] Unlike the Bowie cover, the original “China Girl”cuts in on the “one” with only a split second before Pop began singing. None of the cod-orientalism [courtesy of producer Nile Rodgers] of the Bowie cover was present … Continue reading

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Record Review: Iggy Pop – The Idiot US CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The harmonized drum sound of “Sister Midnight” took a rest as the song “Nightclubbing” was built on a simple plodding rhythm box with queasy catcall synths vying for space with David Bowie’s barrelhouse piano. The latter … Continue reading

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Record Review: Iggy Pop – The Idiot US CD [part 1]

Iggy Pop: The Idiot US CD [1990] Sister Midnight Nightclubbing Funtime Baby China Girl Dum Dum Boys Tiny Girls Mass Production It’s been 42 years, but in the waning days of 2019, I finally got around to hearing Iggy Pop’s … Continue reading

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Just How Many Roxy Music Compilations DO I Own, Anyway?

Until 30 minutes ago, I had no idea what I was going to blog about. As I sometimes do, I headed over to my collection in Discogs.com and hit the “random item” button [sort of like the one on the … Continue reading

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Steel Cage Match: Ultravox! Catfight Between Amii Stewart and Maria Conchita Alonso!

It’s been leading up to this point for almost eight years now! I’ve had a rough week making up my 40 hours with a later than usual dental checkup. Yesterday I re-ran the post that I did because I was … Continue reading

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Record Review: Métal Urbain – Anarchy In Paris US CD

Métal Urbain/Métal Boys: Anarchy In Paris! US CD [2003] Panik Paris Maquis Hystérie Connective Lady Coca Cola Clé De Contact Pop Poubelle Fugue For A Darkening Island Ghetto Ultra Violence Futurama Snuff Movie Numéro Zero 50/50 Atlantis Anarchie Au Palace … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Slits Double Peel Sessions UK CD

The Slits: The Peel Sessions UK CD [1989] Love And Romance Vindictive New Town Shop Lifting So Tough Instant Hit FM I first heard The Slits on WPRK-FM college radio in maybe 1980-81. They played their amazing cover of “I … Continue reading

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