Tag Archives: 1986

Record Review: It’s Immaterial – Space UK 12″

It’s Immaterial: Space – UK – 12″ [1986] Space…He Called From The Kitchen Hereby Hangs A Tale Space I’d heard “Driving Away From Home” by It’s Immaterial quite a bit as it got the band in the public eye in … Continue reading

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Want List: The Last Virgin-Era China Crisis DLX RM Finally Drops With 3-Disc “What Price Paradise”

China Crisis: What Price Paradise DLX RM – UK – 3xCD [2022] Disc 1: What Price Paradise It’s Everything Arizona Sky Safe As Houses Worlds Apart Hampton Beach The Understudy Best Kept Secret We Do The Same June Bride A … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 6]

[…continued from last post] Following on from the high water mark of “Sweet Murder,” the next step in the “Animal Magic” plan for world domination was to have an even better song follow it. “Aeroplane City Lovesong” kicked off with … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 5]

The Blow Monkeys Animal Magic 1986 4.0 1985 came and the only release by The Blow Monkeys in the September of mid-decade was the single “Forbidden Fruit.” It was a move to smoother, less spiky music with the Jazz factor … Continue reading

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…But What About Falco?

Last week we posted on the notion of “New Wave Or Novelty…?” and the elephant in the room, even though he was not included in the artists and records discussed, was Austria’s Falco. I have been dismissive of Falco for … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Inside Story” US CD

Grace Jones: Inside Story – US – CD [1986] I’m Not Perfect [But I’m Perfect For You] Hollywood Liar Chan Hitchhikes To Shanghai Victor Should Have Been A Jazz Musician Party Girl Crush Barefoot In Beverly Hills Scary But Fun … Continue reading

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Oingo Boingo Gets DLX RMs Of Four Early Classics From Rubellan Remasters

Last Friday we had to double post due to the fact that the barely released Oingo Boingo colored vinyl LPs of “Only A Lad” were flying out of the Rubellan Remasters webstore at such a furious clip, that the planned … Continue reading

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