Tag Archives: 1984

Want List: The Jyl Album Is Now Available For Less Than Three Figures In A New Pressing

It was over four years ago when somewhere, somehow [and I can’t remember] I became aware of the “Jyl” album as issued in the UK and Germany in 1984. I had never heard of it at the time, and now … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering – Visage – Beat Boy Supplement [REVO 090]

Visage: Beat Boy Supplement – US – CD-R [2019] The Cage: Do What You Wanna Do [Long Ver.] 7:29 The Cage: Do What You Wanna Do [Dub Ver.] 6:19 The Cage: The Slammer 7:29 Visage: Love Glove [7″ mix] 4:03 … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: I Have Finally Picked REVO 0100… Data – “Elegant Machinery” DLX RM

Data were a tight, Mid-80s synthpop project of Ex-Sailor Georg Kajanus done concurrently with his fine productions of Peter Godwin. They would slot in congruently with a group like Vicious Pink very well. Way back in 2016 I was reviewing … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering – Visage – Beat Boy Special Cassette Remix [REVO 089]

Visage: Beat Boy [Special Cassette Remix] – US – CD-R [2019] Beat Boy [cassette version] 7:16 Casualty [cassette version] 5:59 Questions [cassette version] 7:09 Only The Good Die Young [cassette version] 5:33 Can You Hear Me [cassette version] 6:29 The … Continue reading

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Want List: Bill Nelson – Transcorder – The Acquitted By Mirrors Recordings UK 2xCD

Bill Nelson: Transcorder – UK – 2xD [2020] DISC 1 ​Sleepcycle (from Cocteau Club EP#1, 1982)​ Konny Buys A Kodak (from Cocteau Club EP#1, 1982)​ When The Birds Return (from Cocteau Club EP#1, 1982)​ The Beat That Can’t Go Wrong … Continue reading

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“Vienna” Gets Ultrabox After 40 Years As Synth Rock Touchstone [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Let’s continue our examination by delving into disc one of the set; the 2020 remastering of “Vienna” from the original Conny Plank 2-track mixdown. We have already discussed what we think of the music. It’s a … Continue reading

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Record Review: Pete Wylie – Sinful US CD

Peter Wylie: Sinful – US – CD [1987] Sinful Shoulder To Shoulder Break Out The Banners Fourelevenfourtyfour If I Love You Train To Piranhaville We Can Rule The World All The Love I’d read a bit about Pete Wylie in … Continue reading

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