Tag Archives: 1988

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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Mark Hollis: 1955-2019 [part 2]

[…continued from last post] A few years later while watching the MTV “New Video Hour,” I saw the next move that Talk Talk had made. Their third album, “The Colour Of Spring,” had been released and the lead single was … Continue reading

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Record Review: Big Pig – Bonk

I must have seen Big Pig on MTV at some point, though their US would-be hit, “Breakaway” was never played to the full extent that it deserved. Not by a long shot! I first heard that song and from that … Continue reading

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