Tag Archives: 1979

Record Review: Noel – “Dancing Is Dangerous” US 7″

Noel: Dancing Is Dangerous – US- 7″ [1979] Dancing is Dangerous [7″ edit] 3:42 The Night They Invented Love [7″ edit] 3:45 With Sparks dominating my listening since seeing “The Sparks Brothers” documentary the weekend before last, i have now … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: David Werner – David Werner [REVO 094]

David Werner: David Werner + – US – CD-R [2020] Can’t Imagine What’s Right What Do You Need To Love Melanie Cries Eye To Eye Hold On Tight Every New Romance Too Late To Try High Class Blues She Sent … Continue reading

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“Checkered Past” Was A Tidy Look At The 2-Tone Label [part 2]

[…continued from last post] By the time that 2-Tone moved forward into 1980, the label’s acts began to sprawl from the focused retro Ska style into exotic new syntheses that found less favor on the British charts. The radical sophomore … Continue reading

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“Checkered Past” Was A Tidy Look At The 2-Tone Label [part 1]

Various Artists: The 2-Tone Collection – A Checkered Past – US – 2xCD [1993] Disc One The Special A.K.A.: Gangsters The Selecter: The Selecter Madness: The Prince The Selecter: On My Radio The Specials featuring Rico: A Message To You … Continue reading

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Hard To Believe That There’s A Universe Where The First B-52’s Album Hadn’t Always Existed! [part 2]

[…continued from last post] “Lava” was a fantastic deep cut with all three vocalists trading lines off of each other, while the only organ line in the song was the monophonic rhythmic pulse at various points in the song. I … Continue reading

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Hard To Believe That There’s A Universe Where The First B-52’s Album Hadn’t Always Existed! [part 1]

B-52’s: B-52’s – US – CD – [1987] Planet Claire 52 Girls Dance This Mess Around Rock Lobster Lava There’s A Moon In The Sky [Called The Moon] Hero Worship 6060-842 Downtown For months it stared at me. Daring me … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe That I Just Found Out About The OTHER Heaven 17…

I was getting ready to write a quick post about Montreal’s technopop titans, Men Without Hats, when during the hasty [yet undeniably real] research portion of my post, I came across some new data that was slightly mind blowing! And … Continue reading

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