Tag Archives: 1994

30 Days: 30 Albums | Yello – Zebra

I just hit a line in the sand regarding Yello, who from 1980-1990 were among my favorite bands. I heard the Ralph 7″ of “Bimbo” and immediately hopped that train! I rode it with gusto until 1988’s “Flag” album. I … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | The Dickies – Idjit Savant

I used to have three Dickies CDs that I got rid of because they weren’t “Incredible Shrinking Dickies” or “Dawn Of The Dickies. Once I go the DLC RMs of those titles in the early noughts, I figured “why clutter … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 38]

The Listening Pool – Still Life | 1994 – 1 [continued from last post] In spite of having Paul Humphreys back in the driver’s seat, “Promised The World” offered yet more bland sophistipop. His presence didn’t make a lot of … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 37]

The Listening Pool – Still Life | 1994 – 1 I remember hearing somewhere along the way that Martin Cooper and Malcolm Holmes threw their lot in with Paul Humphreys to reunite as a new band once Paul left OMD … Continue reading

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Record Review: New Musik – From A To B [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] The title seemed sort of cribbed from Brian Eno, but “Dead Fish [Don’t Swim Home]” perhaps owed more to the arch pop strategist than its title. The extended intro was all based on backwards synth tapes … Continue reading

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Record Review: New Musik – From A To B

New Musik: From A To B NL CD [1994] Straight Lines Sanctuary A Map Of You Science On Islands This World Of Water Living By Numbers Dead Fish (Don’t Swim Home) Adventures The Safe Side Missing Persons She’s A Magazine Sad … Continue reading

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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 8]

Following the insular release of “Code Blue,” [there was never a copy sold anywhere but in Australia/New Zealand] the band lineup that had stabilized around guitarist Bob Kretschmer, Andy Qunta, et. al. for several years of success splintered. I thought … Continue reading

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