Tag Archives: 1997

Record Review: Stephen Duffy – I Love My Friends DLX RM

Stephen Duffy: I Love My Friends DLX RM UK 2xCD [2019] CD 1 : orignial album Tune In The Deal Eucharist Mao Badge Lovers’ Beware In The Evening Of Her Day Holding Hands With Grace The Postcard Seventeen Twenty Three … Continue reading

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Want List: Stephen Duffy – I Love My Friends DLX RM

A.K.A. – A Young Person’s Guide To “I Love My Friends” Here’s some great news for fans of songwriter Stephen Duffy. His 1997-1998 album “I Love My Friends” is getting a third lease on life. The 1997 issue on Indolent … 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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My Tale Of Turntablism

Right now is a rare time in the Record Cell in that there are recent vinyl acquisitions that I’m definitely not listening to. For a very practical reason. My Pioneer turntable is in… the shop!! Moreover, it’s been in the … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 24]

1997 [continued] The morning after the Chili Pepper concert, I awoke with “Little Wonder” looping incessantly in my head so I leaned pretty heavily on that tape I had made of “Earthling” in my car for the next few weeks. … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 23]

1997 [continued] I had played the tape I’d made of “Earthling” on the trip to South Florida to minimal response. It was only the second time I had listened to it, for that matter. We arrived at the venue and … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 22]

1997 After a year of nothing much happening, save for singles pulled from “Outside” that I never heard,”  1997 heralded the next phase in Bowie’s discography. It was in January when it transpired that Bowie’s next album would be techno oriented. … Continue reading

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