Tag Archives: 1980

Record Review: Au Pairs – Diet/It’s Obvious

Au Pairs: Diet/It’s Obvious UK 7″ [1980] Diet It’s Obvious Wow, I really remember seeing the debut album by the Au Pairs all over every import bin in town back in late ’81-early ’82. Considering that the band were on … Continue reading

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REDUX: Want List: The Invaders Singles

August 13, 2014 We were discussing the Polydor US compilation “Made In Britain” in the recent comments and though I loved that record from day one, it was not for the early appearance of the Comsat Angels. Rather, my ears … Continue reading

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REDUX: New Wave Comps: We Do ‘Em Our Way

August 5, 2014 Various: We Do ‘Em Our Way UK LP [1980] Sex Pistols: (We’re Gonna) Rock Around The Clock Devo: Satisfaction (I Can’t Get Me No) The Golant Pistons: Friday On My Mind Sex Pistols: (I’m Not Your) Stepping … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: A Young Person’s Guide To Ultravox

Ultravox: A Young Person’s Guide To Ultravox 2xCD-R [2018] Disc 1 [Foxx] Satday Night In The City of The Dead Slipaway Wide Boys My Sex Young Savage ROckwrok Fear In The Western World Distant Smile The Man Who Dies Every … 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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Record Review: B-52’s – Wild Planet

B-52’s: Wild Planet US CD [1989] Party Out Of Bounds Dirty Back Road Runnin’ Around Give Me Back My Man Private Idaho Devil In My Car Quiche Lorraine Strobe Light 53 Miles West of Venus After the musical neutron bomb … Continue reading

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Want List: Visage DLX RM […finally!]

Visage: Visage DLX RM US CD [2018] Visage Blocks On Blocks The Dancer Tar Fade To Grey Malpaso Man Mind Of A toy  Moon Over Moscow Visa-Age The Steps We Move Fade To Grey [US Dance Mix] Mind Of A … Continue reading

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