Tag Archives: 1980

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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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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30 Days: 30 Albums | Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Access All Areas

This album was conspicuously absent during the OMD Rock G.P.A. as it was always the most peripheral release of the band. I included all of the self-released live albums by the group but not this one. This was a BBC … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 9]

[continued from last post] All of the brief instrumentals were done and disc three concluded with a bevy of demos and alternate takes of familiar material. The demo of “No-One Driving” featured a very Moroderesque synthpulse kicking it into high … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 8]

John Foxx: Metamatic DLX RM – bonus material disc 3 [2018] A Frozen Moment He’s A Liquid [instrumental dub] Mr. No [alternative version] The Uranium Committee A Man Alone Over Tokyo Terminal Zone Urban Code A Version Of You Glimmer … Continue reading

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