Tag Archives: 1982

Record Review: Gang Of Four – Songs Of The Free DLX RM

Gang Of Four: Songs Of The Free DLX RM US CD [1996] Call Me Up I Love A Man In A Uniform We Live As We Dream, Alone It Is Not Enough Life! It’s A Shame I Will Be A … Continue reading

Posted in Record Review | Tagged , , , | 13 Comments

Redux: Remastering – The Complete Faith Global

July 22, 2014 Faith Global: Earth Report UK 12″ [1982] Earth Report Coded World Love Seems Lost Faith Global: The Same Mistakes UK LP [1983] The Same Mistakes Forgotten Man Hearts & Flowers Knowing The Way Love Seems Lost Coded … Continue reading

Posted in Blast From The Past, Remastering | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

30 Days: 30 Albums | Zaine Griff – Figvres

I first heard of Zaine Griff when his debut solo album [he had a long prior history in NZ/UK glam bands going back to the early 70s] “Ashes + Diamonds” in 1980. As Tony Visconti produced and a review I … Continue reading

Posted in 30 Days - 30 Albums, Designed By Peter Saville, New Romantic, Record Review | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

30 Days: 30 Albums | Befour Three O’Clock – Happen Happened

I remember loving The Three O’Clock and seeing the Salvation Army album all over the place at every hip record store in the mid-80s and thinking “I really must get that some day.” <flash forward 33 years> I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

Posted in 30 Days - 30 Albums, Record Review | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

30 Days: 30 Albums | China Crisis – Difficult Shapes + Passive Rhythms – Some People Think It’s Fun To Entertain DLX RM

I first encountered China Crisis on MTV’s “London Calling” program where a snippet of the video for “Working With Fire + Steel” was shown. I immediately bought the album of that name, which got a release on Warner Brothers in … Continue reading

Posted in 30 Days - 30 Albums, Core Collection, Designed By Peter Saville, Record Review | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

30 Days: 30 Albums | Graham Parker – Another Grey Area

I really enjoy Graham Parker, but many of his albums on CD are scarce to find. Especially from the ’81-’85 period. None of them were early CDs and they filtered out, sometimes on 3rd party labels in the 90s and … Continue reading

Posted in 30 Days - 30 Albums, Record Review | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

REDUX: Corn-Fed New Wave: System 56 – Metro Metro

April 1, 2014 System 56: Metro-Metro US 7: [1982] Metro-Metro In The Old World In a word… Wow!  Wow!!! My friend JT hipped me to this incredible Cleveland band that was active for only a few years from 1982-1984 and … Continue reading

Posted in New Romantic, Want List | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments