Tag Archives: 1983

Poll: The Bowie Compilation Album To Have When You’re Having Only One [part 2]

[…continued form last post] As it turns out we were a bit hasty with last posting. I focused on some titles at the expense of others due to the time factor in writing these posts. PPM is written during my … Continue reading

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Looking Back At Music Videos [part 3]

[…continued from last post] MTV And The Second British Invasion By the third year of MTV it was the new force to be reckoned with in music. It was kingmaker to all of the bands of the Second British Invasion, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Fiction Factory – “Throw The Warped Wheel Out” DLX RM UK CD [part 1]

Fiction Factory: Throw The Warped Wheel Out DLX RM – UK – CD [2013] [Feels Like] Heaven Heart And Mind Panic The Hanging Gardens All Or Nothing Hit The Mark Ghost Of Love Tales Of Tears The First Step The … Continue reading

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Romanelli’s “Connecting Flight” Album United Technopop and…Helen Reddy?

Romanelli: Connecting Flight – US – LP [1982] Departure [Part I + II] Chain Reaction Pulse The Other Side Of Time Connecting Flight Imagination Passion [Part I, II III, IV] Back in 1982, I happened across this album at the … Continue reading

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Roxy Music: The Missing Piece of Their Canon – “The High Road”

Roxy Music: The High Road – US – EP [1983] Can’t Let Go [live @ Glasgow Apollo] 5:29 My Only Love [live @ Glasgow Apollo] 7:23 Like A Hurricane [live @ Glasgow Apollo] 7:36 Jealous Guy [live @ Glasgow Apollo] … Continue reading

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An Interview With Gleaming Spires’ David Kendrick [part 1]

When I was contracted last month by the PR agent promoting Omnivore’s CD reissue program for the works of Gleaming Spires, it was like having my wish granted by a genie. When they offered an interview with Spire David Kendrick, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Gleaming Spires “Walk On Well Lighted Streets” US DLX RM CD

By 1982, the band had gotten a foothold on KROQ-FM with the hit “Are You Ready For The Sex Girls,” and when gaps in the hectic Sparks schedule occurred, recorded their second album. As the first was intended as demos, … Continue reading

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