Tag Archives: 1983

Battle Of The Mid-80s Horn Sections: Elvis Costello + The Attractions – Punch The Clock

They proliferated like mushrooms in the pomp of mid-80s productions as the Serious Eighties got underway and swept the last vestiges of the Post-Punk experimentation of the late 70s off of the music map. I suppose we can lay the … Continue reading

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Moroder Week: Day 3 – Nina Hagen – Zarah 12″

Following the acid-drenched splendor of “Nunsexmonkrock,” Nina Hagen might have been shocked to still have a contract with CBS records in America.  So in that framework, maybe her linkup with Moroder on the following album wasn’t all that left field. … Continue reading

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Record Review: White Door DLX RM UK CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Side two of the original album, as usual, was where the most commercial track on the album rested. “Love Breakdown” was a high-calorie example of whipped cream disco⇓. State of the art keyboards produced to within … Continue reading

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Record Review: White Door DLX RM UK CD [part 1]

White Door: Windows DLX RM UK CD [2009] Jerusalem Americana Windows In Heaven Love Breakdown Where Do We Go (From Here) School Days Behind The White Door Love Breakdown (Instrumental) Way Of The World Kings Of The Orient New Jealousies … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: The Human League – Fascination! US EP

The Human League: Fascination! US EP [1983] [Keep Feeling] Fascination [extended] 4:56 Mirror Man 3:48 Hard Times 4:54 I Love You Too Much [version 1] 3:18 You Remind Me Of Gold 3:35 [Keep Feeling] Fascination [improvisation] 6:12 I realized by … Continue reading

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Just How Many Roxy Music Compilations DO I Own, Anyway?

Until 30 minutes ago, I had no idea what I was going to blog about. As I sometimes do, I headed over to my collection in Discogs.com and hit the “random item” button [sort of like the one on the … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Chris Cross | Maxwell Langdown | Midge Ure – The Bloodied Sword [REVO 091]

Chris Cross | Maxwell Langdown | Midge Ure: The Bloodied Sword US CD-R [2019] The Sword’s Theme Sword Speaks Gun Propaganda Machine Seer The Haunting Warnings Confrontation Mercy Alliance Oceania’s Theme One With Man Damnation Threats Propaganda The Jester’s Theme … Continue reading

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