Tag Archives: 1988

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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Want List: DEVO’s Late In Game Peak Given DLX RM Treatment

DEVO: Total DEVO DLX RM 2xCD UK [2018] Disc 1 Baby Doll Disco Dancer Some Things Never Change Plain Truth Happy Guy Don’t Be Cruel The Shadow I’d Cry If You Died Agitated Man Turned Inside Out Sexi Luv Blow … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 31]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – The Best Of OMD | 1988 – 3 [continued from this post] After six albums and handfuls of hit singles [some even in America], it was decided that now was a good time for … 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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Not DEVO…But An Incredible Simulation!

Martini Ranch: Holy Cow US CD [1988] New Deal Reach World Without Walls Fat-Burning Formula Rochard Cory Hot Dog Serious Girl How Can The Labouring Man Find Time For Self-Culture? [Brother] Take It Out Power Tool I first heard Martini … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: Bryan Ferry – Limbo

1987 brought the Bryan Ferry album “Bête Noir” and at the time, I was somewhat distanced by the Patrick Leonard writing credits on most of the tracks. That meant that half of the album had the unsavory whiff of Madonna … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Blow Monkeys – It Pays To Be Twelve

The Blow Monkeys: It Pays To Be Twelve UK 12″ [1988] It Pays To Be Twelve This Is Your House Digging Your Remix This has been a long time coming! 27 years ago I bought every Blow Monkeys single that I … Continue reading

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