Tag Archives: 1979

Record Review: Bill Nelson’s Red Noise – Sound On Sound US CD

Bill Nelson’s Red Noise: Sound On Sound US CD [1989] Don’t Touch Me [I’m Electric] For Young Moderrns Stop/Go/Stop Furniture Music Radar In My Heart Stay Young Out Of Touch A Better Home In The Phantom Zone Substitute Flesh The … Continue reading

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Visage Deluxe Week Commences With A Trio Of DLX RMs From Rubellan Remasters [pt. 6]

[…continued from previous post] Back in 2013, to herald the second [actually, third] coming of Visage, the great B-side “Frequency 7” was dusted off and reissued as a DL and CD-R. Two new mixes accompanied it, but the experience was … Continue reading

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Moroder Week: Day 2 – JAPAN – Life In Tokyo 12″

After the bombshell of “I Feel Love” hit with a thunderclap in 1977, lots of acts wanted to work with the Italian producer. Sparks were among the first, but so were JAPAN, the cult [with a lower case “c”] glam … Continue reading

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Moroder Week: Day 1 – Sparks – Tryouts For The Human Race 12″

Don’t you think it’s time we had another of the random theme weeks we sometimes investigate here at PPM? I’ve been feeling in a decidedly Giorgio Moroder mood lately, so we’ll go there. Actually, there are so many great Moroder … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Cars – Candy-O US DLX RM [part 3]

[;continued from last post] That organ sound was also at the forefront of the driving “Got A Lot On My Head” and this time it was joined by squelchy, squirting DEVO-esque synths that lurched throughout the song. In 1979 could … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Cars – Candy-O US DLX RM [part 2]

[…continued from last post] After the last 90 seconds of “Double Life” chugged away in a static fashion, there was a violent crossfade to a song with a much more frantic tempo. “Shoo Be Doo” was an homage to Suicide; … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Cars – Candy-O US DLX RM [part 1]

  The Cars: Candy-O DLX RM US CD [2017] Let’s Go Since I Held You It’s All I Can Do Double Life Shoo Be Doo Candy-O Night Spots You Can’t Hold On Too Long Lust For Kicks Got A Lot … Continue reading

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