Tag Archives: 1987

Record Review: Mick Karn – Dreams Of Reason Produce Monsters

Mick Karn: Dreams of Reason Produce Monsters UK CD [1987] First Impression Language Of Ritual Buoy Land The Three Fates When Love Walks In Dreams Of Reason Answer When JAPAN fissured into various splinters, I did not immediately pursue Mick … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | They Might Be Giants

I can;t believe it took me over 30 years to finally hear this album, but that’s the sad truth. At first, the TMBG debut album was LP only in that nether period where not all new albums in the mid-80s … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Frazier Chorus – Elaine BSOG

Frazier Chorus: Elaine 4 x CD-R [2009] DISC 1 Sloppy Heart [4AD ver.] Typical [4AD ver.] Storm [4AD ver.] Dream Kitchen [ext.] Down 40 Winks [ext.] Typical! [7”] Born With A Headache Typical! [ext. mix] Storm [live mix] Typical! [live … Continue reading

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REDUX: A Thousand Number One Albums In The UK

November 25, 2013 Today on the BBC was a feature examining the thousand albums that have topped the British charts since their point of origin in July 1956. I wondered how many of those best sellers would fall  under the … Continue reading

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Record Review: New Order – Touched By The Hand Of God

New Order: Touched By The Hand Of God UK CD5 [1987] Touched By The Hand of God [Twelve inch mix] – 7:04 Confusion [Dub 1987] – 5:23 Temptation [Original Mix] – 7:01 This was a single that seemed to come … Continue reading

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Record Review: Giant – 14 Brand New Tracks By London Artists

Various: Giant – 14 Brand New Tracks From original London Artists UK CD [1987] Voice Of The Beehive: Beat Of Love Then Jerico: Blessed Days Hard Rain: I Will Remember Carmel: Nothing Good [Piano Mix] Communards: C Minor [Live] Hothouse … Continue reading

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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 6]

In 1987-1988, Icehouse went all Michael Jackson as the “Man Of Colours” album had an unprecedented five top forty singles peeled off of it in their native Australia. Only three of these got a release in the US, but “Crazy” rose to … Continue reading

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