Tag Archives: 1992

Record Review: Elektric Music – Crosstalk GER CD5

Elektric Music: Crosstalk GER CD5 [1992] Crosstalk Intercomix Baby Come Back Context can change everything. In 1981, Kraftwerk released what is largely considered the last of their “imperial period” albums. Then, the progress of this most progressive of bands seemed … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: A Young Person’s Guide To Ultravox

Ultravox: A Young Person’s Guide To Ultravox 2xCD-R [2018] Disc 1 [Foxx] Satday Night In The City of The Dead Slipaway Wide Boys My Sex Young Savage ROckwrok Fear In The Western World Distant Smile The Man Who Dies Every … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Befour Three O’Clock – Happen Happened

I remember loving The Three O’Clock and seeing the Salvation Army album all over the place at every hip record store in the mid-80s and thinking “I really must get that some day.” <flash forward 33 years> I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 26]

1999 [continued] With the popularity in my household of “Hours…” that year, the thought finally occurred to round up all of the Rykodisc albums that I did not yet have in order to get their bonus tracks, which were conspicuously … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 17]

1991 [continued] There was one more Bowie CD for release in 1991, and I didn’t wait to find a used copy when it was released. In spite of my famous distance from “Lodger,” I was inspired to quickly bring it … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To “A Tonic For The Troops”

One of the bands that were there from the beginning for me when the New Wave finally hit my ears were The Boomtown Rats. I had actually heard the song “Rat Trap” from “A Tonic For The Troops” played on the … Continue reading

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Three British Bands That I Liked In The 90s: #3 – Suede

The third and final British band to make me a die-hard fan in the 90s just barely made their winning impression at the tail end of the decade. That was Suede, who, for those who remember correctly, actually debuted in … Continue reading

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