Tag Archives: 1994

“Vienna” Gets Ultrabox After 40 Years As Synth Rock Touchstone [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Let’s continue our examination by delving into disc one of the set; the 2020 remastering of “Vienna” from the original Conny Plank 2-track mixdown. We have already discussed what we think of the music. It’s a … Continue reading

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Evidence Of Monastic Mix Tape Ca. 1994 Resurfaces 26 Years Later

I used to be a “cassette guy” since that was all we had back then. I’d buy any new albums, and immediately play them while recording to a cassette tape. I would then play the tape instead of the record, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Brian Eno – Here Come the Warm Jets [part 3]

[…continued from last post] Eno’s Roxy Music brethern Manzanera + Mackay were all over this album, but even drummer Paul Thompson got into the act on the comically morose “Dead Finks Don’t Talk.” He built a marching rhythm that featured … Continue reading

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Record Review: Brian Eno – Here Come the Warm Jets [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The next track was “Cindy Tells Me;” a 50s bobby-sox throwback like aspects of some of the less outré material from the first Roxy Music album. The dreamy backing vocals were swoon-worthy, but the fly in … Continue reading

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Record Review: Brian Eno – Here Come the Warm Jets [part 1]

Brian Eno: Here Come The Warm Jets – US – CD [1994] Needles In A Camel’s Eye The Paw Paw Negro Blowtorch Baby’s On Fire Cindy Tells Me Driving Me Backwards On Some Faraway Beach Blank Frank Dead Finks Don’t … Continue reading

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Record Review: Shriekback – “Live At The Orange ’94” UK CD-R

Shriekback: Live At The Orange ’94 – UK – CD-R [2020] The Preparation Over The Wire Unsong Captain Cook Hostage Dingle Dai Faded Flowers Berlin Invisible Rays Seething Pretty Little Things The Consummation This offering popped up a short while … Continue reading

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Want List: Sparks Push The Right Monk Buttons With Twin Packages

While I was busy yesterday extolling the merits of the “1999” BSOG edition, my personal device alerted me that Sparks have done further curation of their formidable back catalog once more. This time it’s an album we already know and … Continue reading

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