Tag Archives: 1980

Record Review: The Photos [part 1]

The Photos: The Photos UK CD DLX RM [2007] Do You Have Fun? Irene Barbarellas Now That You Tell Me That We’re Through Look At The Band Friends Loss Of Contact She’s Artistic All I Want Maxine Evelyn 11 I … Continue reading

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Record Review: Killing Joke

Killing Joke: Killing Joke US CD [1986] Requiem Wardance Tomorrow’s World Bloodsport The Wait Complications Change S.O. 36 Primitive I joined the Killing Joke party already in progress. Oh, I’d heard of them fairly early on. The December 1981 issue … Continue reading

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Unnamed Jo Callis Project Gets Greenlighted!

On Saturday, I crossed a line in the sand! In a move that doesn’t happen every day, I obtained the final piece of a special Jo Callis puzzle. I now have everything he’s released outside of The Rezillos and the Human … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Psychedelic Furs [US version – part 2]

[…continued from last post] The next song on the album was the one I’d heard the seven inch edit of earlier. The album version of “Sister Europe” had another minute and a quarter to sprawl luxuriantly. The hypnotic sax by Duncan … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Psychedelic Furs [US version – part 1]

The Psychedelic Furs: The Psychedelic Furs US LP [1980] India Sister Europe Susan’s Strange Fall We Love You Soap Commercial Imitation Of Christ Pulse Wedding Song Flowers I had been primed for the debut album by The Psychedelic Furs due … Continue reading

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Record Review: New Musik – From A To B [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] The title seemed sort of cribbed from Brian Eno, but “Dead Fish [Don’t Swim Home]” perhaps owed more to the arch pop strategist than its title. The extended intro was all based on backwards synth tapes … Continue reading

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Record Review: New Musik – From A To B

New Musik: From A To B NL CD [1994] Straight Lines Sanctuary A Map Of You Science On Islands This World Of Water Living By Numbers Dead Fish (Don’t Swim Home) Adventures The Safe Side Missing Persons She’s A Magazine Sad … Continue reading

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