Tag Archives: 1979

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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Record Review: Toyah – Sheep Farming In Barnet UK 7″ EP

Toyah: Sheep Farming In Barnet – UK – 7″ EP – [1979] Neon Womb Indecision Waiting Our Movie Danced Last Goodbye I was barely familiar with Toyah from seeing a review of “Anthem” in the pages of “Dogfood,” out local … Continue reading

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REDUX: Record Review: Bruce Woolley + The Camera Club DLX RM [part 2]

July 15, 2015 [continued from last post] Then it was time for an abrupt change of pace. The brief instro “W.W.9” was a co-write with Thomas Dolby, who assays the sort of synth and piano action here that pointed to … Continue reading

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REDUX: Record Review: Bruce Woolley + The Camera Club DLX RM [part 1]

July 13, 2015 Bruce Woolley + The Camera Club: Bruce Woolley + The Camera Club UK DLX RM CD [2009] English Garden Video Killed The Radio Star Dancing With The Sporting Boys Johnny No Surrender Flying Man You Got Class … Continue reading

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Want List: OMD Reissue Debut Single 40 Years Later

OMD: Electricity UK clear 7″ [2019] Electricity [Chester Valentino/OMD version] Almost [Vince Clarke Remix] It seemed like only yesterday when OMD was releasing a BSOG® to celebrate their 40th anniversary. Well, I hope you pre-ordered one if you wanted it. … Continue reading

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