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Record Review: The Chameleons – “What Does Anything Mean? Basically” UK CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Was there ever a Post-Punk title more appropriate than “Looking Inwardly?” The music, more than lived up to the promise in such a moniker with cascades of drums and guitars building to powerful crescendos as Burgess, … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Chameleons – “What Does Anything Mean? Basically” UK CD [part 1]

Silence, Sea And Sky Perfume Garden Intrigue In Tangiers Return Of The Roughnecks Singing Rule Britannia (While The Walls Close In) On The Beach Looking Inwardly One Flesh P.S. Goodbye In Shreds Nostalgia I first heard The Chameleons on college … 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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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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The Dury Is Out…But New Chaz Jankel Boxed Set Wraps Up His Full Solo Career

Chaz Jankel: Glad To Know You The Anthology 1980-1986 – UK – 5xCD [2020] CD 1: Chas Jankel Ai No Corrida Peace, At Last Just A Thought Lenta Latina Fuse Am I Honest With Myself Really? Reverie CD 2: Chasanova/questionnaire … Continue reading

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Cherry Red Unleashes BSOG [Boxed Set Of God…] From The Revillos

Fall down the Visage DLX RM rabbit hole, miss a few lunch hours due to extenuating circumstances, and the world… she keeps on spinning. At least three weeks ago commenter Nick A dropped me a line to let me know that … Continue reading

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Record Review: Anne Clark – Pressure Points UK CD

Anne Clark: Pressure Points UK CD [1986] Heaven Red Sands Alarm Call Tide The Interruption The Power Game World Without Warning Bursting Lovers Retreat It was 1985 and I was finally of the opinion that John Foxx was The Artist … Continue reading

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