Tag Archives: 1978

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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Lene Lovich: The Pre-Stiff Singles

I had something previously planned out for today’s post but that all went by the wayside when my wife emailed me a photo  this morning with the subject line: “Lene Lovich with an eye patch.” I opened up the email … Continue reading

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Mark Hollis: 1955-2019 [part 2]

[…continued from last post] A few years later while watching the MTV “New Video Hour,” I saw the next move that Talk Talk had made. Their third album, “The Colour Of Spring,” had been released and the lead single was … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: A Young Person’s Guide To Ultravox

Ultravox: A Young Person’s Guide To Ultravox 2xCD-R [2018] Disc 1 [Foxx] Satday Night In The City of The Dead Slipaway Wide Boys My Sex Young Savage ROckwrok Fear In The Western World Distant Smile The Man Who Dies Every … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Nick Lowe – Jesus Of Cool DLX RM

This has been an album that I have wanted for over 30 years. At first, I was indifferent to Lowe’s tuneful New Wave pop since when he popped up on my radar, he was closer to the mainstream than the … Continue reading

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REDUX: New Wave Epiphany – DEVO on Saturday Night Live

January 14, 2014       It was the evening of October 14, 1978. As was my custom at the time, I was watching Saturday Night Live. I watched for the comedy. The typical SNL music act was usually someone … Continue reading

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