Tag Archives: 1979

REDUX: A Young Person’s Guide To: No Wave

August 1, 2014 Various Artists: No Wave US PicDisc LP [1978] U.K. Squeeze: Take Me I’m Yours The Police: Roxanne Joe Jackson: Got The Time Klark Kent: Don’t Care The Secret: I’m Alive The Stranglers: Bring On The Nubiles U.K. … Continue reading

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Revillos VS Revillos: The Ideal Versus Reality [With Lawyers]

Earlier this year, wouldn’t you know it… just six months after completing my Rezillos CD that tied up every loose end I could conceivably think of [and then some], the invisible hand of the marketplace did its best to render … Continue reading

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REDUX: A Young Person’s Guide To: The Dickies – Nights In White Satin

July 30, 2014 The Dickies: Nights In White Satin UK 7″ [1979] Nights In White Satin Waterslide [remix] Back in the New Wave era we had a crate load of irreverent, smart-assed cover versions. Cover versions usually follow new genres. … Continue reading

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First Impressions Often Lie

Today my thoughts have gone to revisit those times when I have been disastrously wrong about something that upon revisiting, I will experience a 180 degree opinion switch on. Since I’ll never be Post-Punk Pope [I have no pull with … Continue reading

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Redux: I Was A Token New Waver…

July 25, 2014 I’ve written in the past about the curious phenomenon of False New Wave®, which got pretty rampant during the salad days of the trend. We were treated to the spectacle of rawk stars a generation older adopting … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 7]

[continued from last post] With the first half of disc two acting like a sister album to “Metamatic” with ten new songs, the last half of the disc mops up alternative versions and mixes from the album [with one exception]. … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 1]

Eight years ago, I predicted a 3xCD DLX RM of John Foxx’s “Metamatic” but in my naïveté, I had imagined that it was going to manifest by 2013. It’s taken five more years, but it has been out for about … Continue reading

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