Tag Archives: 1988

A Young Person’s Guide To: Thompson Twins – In The Name Of Love US LP/CD

I first heard Thompson Twins like most “hip” Americans. In the summer of 1982 I was hearing “In The Name Of Love” a lot on college radio. The single would go on to be the Billboard “dance single” of the … Continue reading

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Record Review: Renegade Soundwave – Biting My Nails US CD5

Renegade Soundwave: Biting My Nails US CD5 [1989] Biting My Nails Biting My Nails [instrumental club mix] Cocaine Sex Kray Twins I first heard Renegade Soundwave back in 1987 [I believe] on an episode of the British TV program Snub … Continue reading

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REDUX: A Young Person’s Guide To Associates – “Heart Of Glass”

October 10, 2014 I think I actually first heart The Associates expansive cover of Blondie’s “Heart Of Glass” being played in a club! This was the pre-show disco for some show at Visage in Orlando during the late 80s-early 90s … Continue reading

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Record Review: Information Society – Looking Better In The Rearview Mirror

I first encountered Information Society with their indie single “Running” on 12″ came out while I was still in college.  I remember it getting ink in the Billboard dance music column by Brian Chin that I read every week while … Continue reading

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Stump: “A Fierce Pancake” Is There When It’s Time For A Mental Palate Cleansing [part 2]

[…continued from last post] From the opening of “Living It Down” things only got stranger. “In The Green” was almost a boozy love song to filthy lucre itself, with the verses proffering abject devotion while the choruses cast a colder … Continue reading

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Stump: “A Fierce Pancake” Is There When It’s Time For A Mental Palate Cleansing [part 1]

Stump: A Fierce Pancake US CD [1988] Living It Down In The Green Roll The Bodies Over Bone Buffalo Chaos Alcohol Charlton Heston Heartache Doctor (A Visit To The) A Fierce Pancake Boggy Home I first heard Cork’s amazing Stump … Continue reading

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This Morning’s Listening

Sometimes, your brain is more interesting than you give it credit for. – 30 –

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