Tag Archives: 1984

Record Review: Kissing The Pink – What Noise DLX RM

Kissing The Pink: What Noise DLX RM UK CD [2018] The Other Side Of Heaven Captain Zero Victory Parade Greenham Each Day In Nine The Rain It Never Stops Radio On Martin Watching The Tears Footsteps Love & Money What … Continue reading

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Record review: Malcolm McLaren – Fans

Malcolm McLaren: Fans US CD [1984] Madam Butterfly Fans Carmen Boy’s Chorus Lauretta Death Of Butterfly I was a cautious convert to the notion of Malcolm McLaren as a maker of records. You couldn’t quite call him a musician, could … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Ultravox – Lament DLX RM

In 2009, the Chrysalis Ultravox albums got what were called “Definitive Edition” DLX RMs as 2xCD packages with a few previously unreleased early mixes tossed into the blend  of B-sides, remixes, and live tracks that comprised the series. They all … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Danny Elfman – So-Lo

This was an album that I had bought on LP when it had come out and I quickly ditched it in the Great Vinyl Purge; figuring [rightly] that I would get it on CD later. What I didn’t know at … Continue reading

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Want List: Kissing The Pink – What Noise DLX RM

Today is a red letter day! Our friends at Cherry Red are tempting us again with the long-sought second Kissing The Pink album on CD. I was clueless about Kissing The Pink back in the day that they manifested. I … Continue reading

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REDUX: Corn-Fed New Wave: Figures On A Beach, The Early Years

February 20, 2014 Ten days ago, commenter Rob C made an eloquent defense of Detroit’s Figures On A Beach and little did he know, but his words were only a portion of the FOAB event horizon that I find myself … Continue reading

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Song Of The Day: The Blow Monkeys – Atomic Lullaby

Today I have this early single by The Blow Monkeys coursing through my circuits. The last few Saturdays have seen me drawn to the middle period house phase of the band where they were the only British New Wave band … Continue reading

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