Tag Archives: 1986

Collecting Bands I’ve Not Yet Heard – Crazy Or Not?

Three years ago I ended up going down a certain path due to a record my friend Ron Kane had given me. I was visiting his Casa De Los Discos® for the first time after knowing him for 29 years … Continue reading

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Record Review: Was (Not Was) – Robot Girl [remix]

Was (Not Was): Robot Girl [remix] UK 12″ [1986] Robot Girl [Paris Mix] Earth To Doris Robot Girl [East Grinstead Mix] Where Did Your Heart Go The errant path of Was (Not Was) had been a tale of an album for … Continue reading

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Record Review: Killing Joke

Killing Joke: Killing Joke US CD [1986] Requiem Wardance Tomorrow’s World Bloodsport The Wait Complications Change S.O. 36 Primitive I joined the Killing Joke party already in progress. Oh, I’d heard of them fairly early on. The December 1981 issue … Continue reading

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Record Review: Talking Heads:77 [part 1]

Talking Heads:77 US CD [1986] Uh-Oh, Love Comes To Town New Feeling Tentative Decisions Happy Day Who Is It? No Compassion The Book I Read Don’t Worry About The Government First Week / Last Week… Carefree Psycho Killer Pulled Up … Continue reading

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Unnamed Jo Callis Project Gets Greenlighted!

On Saturday, I crossed a line in the sand! In a move that doesn’t happen every day, I obtained the final piece of a special Jo Callis puzzle. I now have everything he’s released outside of The Rezillos and the Human … Continue reading

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A Look At Let’s Active’s Sublime Second Album

Let’s Active: Big Plans For Everybody US CD [1986] In Little Ways Talking To Myself Writing The Book of Last Pages Last Chance Town Won’t Go Wrong Badger Fell Still Dark Out Whispered News Reflecting pool Route 67 I was … Continue reading

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Record Review: M+M – The World Is A Ball DLX RM [part 3]

[…continued from last post] Following the ferocity of “Don’t Jump the Gun,” “Stuck on The Grid” only retreats a smidgen in its intensity. Here, Mark Gane took the mic with his understated everyman -under-pressure delivery. Dick Smith was as busy as ever … Continue reading

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