Tag Archives: 1984

Record Review: The Vels – “Private World” US 12″

The Vels: Private World – US – 12″ [1984] Private World 4:36 Private World [Dub] 4:36 Hieroglyphics 6:06 Hieroglyphics [Dub] 6:06 Well, I had written about collecting The Vels while never having heard the band…just on the principle of it, … Continue reading

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“Checkered Past” Was A Tidy Look At The 2-Tone Label [part 2]

[…continued from last post] By the time that 2-Tone moved forward into 1980, the label’s acts began to sprawl from the focused retro Ska style into exotic new syntheses that found less favor on the British charts. The radical sophomore … Continue reading

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“Checkered Past” Was A Tidy Look At The 2-Tone Label [part 1]

Various Artists: The 2-Tone Collection – A Checkered Past – US – 2xCD [1993] Disc One The Special A.K.A.: Gangsters The Selecter: The Selecter Madness: The Prince The Selecter: On My Radio The Specials featuring Rico: A Message To You … Continue reading

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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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