Tag Archives: 1979

Fingerprintz Are Finally On The Shiny Silver Disc…Better Late Than Never [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The next two songs were also from the “Distinguishing Marks” campaign. The winning “Remorse Code” had all of the chops to be a great single, what with the brilliant title hook being one I had not … Continue reading

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Fingerprintz Are Finally On The Shiny Silver Disc…Better Late Than Never [part 1]

Fingerprintz: Bullet Proof Heart – The Best of Fingerprintz – US – CD [2020] Dancing With Myself 3:15 Who’s Your Friend 2:19 Nervz 2:50 Tough Luck 2:48 Close Circuit Connection 2:58 Hey Mr. Smith 2:44 Fingerprince 3:08 Bullet Proof Heart … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Slow Children Debut Finally Getting The Monastic Attention

I am currently in the throes of committing the output of the great duo Slow Children to a shiny gold disc. I first chanced to hear them on the RCA “Blitz” lo-prince/New Wave sampler of 1981. They had a great … Continue reading

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“Vienna” Gets Ultrabox After 40 Years As Synth Rock Touchstone [part 6]

[…continued from last post] LIVE @ ST. ALBANS [Aug. 16, 1980] The fifth disc was the primary reason why I was hot to hear this boxed set. It represented a second best chance for me to finally hear the band … Continue reading

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“Vienna” Gets Ultrabox After 40 Years As Synth Rock Touchstone [part 5]

[…continued from last post] 79/80 CASSETTE REHEARSALS Disc four were all from the rehearsal cassettes that Ultravox would record during the early days of the lineup to work out new material. These dated back to the  late 79 period where … Continue reading

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Record Review: Ian Dury + The Blockheads – “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” US 12″

I’m trying to remember when I first heard Ian Dury + The Blockheads. It might have been on FM Rock of the day; possibly a very rare airing of “Sex + Drugs + Rock + Roll,” for surely either WORJ-FM … Continue reading

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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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