Tag Archives: 1982

Yello’s “Bimbo” Got A New 12″ Mix From Ralph Records Two Years After The 7″

Yello’s single, “Bimbo,” holds a special place in my heart as it was the first Yello song I’d ever heard. Thanks to a college radio station 90 miles away I could barely receive on a late weekend night in 1981. … Continue reading

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ABC★★★ “Lexicon Of Love” Ultrabox Coming With LPs, Blu-Ray…But No CDs?

ABC★★★: The Lexicon Of Love [40th Anniversary Edition] – 4xLP + Blu-Ray – UK [2023] LP1 – Side A: The Lexicon Of Love – Half-Speed 2023 mastered at Abbey Road by Miles Showell LP1 – Side B: The Lexicon Of … Continue reading

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The Higsons “Run Me Down – The Complete 2-Tone Recordings” Delights For Record Store Day 2023

When we looked at the spoils of RSD 2023 a few weeks ago, one of the bright spots across the pond was The Higsons “Complete 2-Tone Recordings” on LP. I’d long wanted to hear more of this band than their … Continue reading

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Vicious Pink Phenomena Caught In Live Snapshot From 1982 As A Download

Gloryoski! I recently found a still zipped DL on my file server that dated back to about a year ago, when there was much moving of the needle on the Vicious Pink legacy with their fabbo “West View” compilation. There … Continue reading

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Landscape Career Box “Landscape-A-Go-Go” Now Ready For Launch On July 21st

In January we teased the first notice of the upcoming Landscape ultrabox without too much to know about it, other than the general gist of it, and since then we’ve had comments on that post from band member John L. … Continue reading

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Landscape Are Preparing Comprehensive Boxed Set Of God With “Landscape-A-Go-Go”

Last week I received an email from commenter Richard Anvil who managed to strike gold in his internet travels. We share many music obsessions and the great Technopop band Landscape was among them. He ran across a current Landscape website … Continue reading

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Cherry Red Issuing New Musik 4xCD Box With All Three Albums + More

We’ve always got time for New Musik; Tony Mansfield’s enormously appealing Technopop project that happened at just the right time in the ’79-’82 period, where analog synths were jostling up against new digital technologies like sampling to give him a … Continue reading

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