Tag Archives: 1998

Mark Hollis: 1955-2019 [part 2]

[…continued from last post] A few years later while watching the MTV “New Video Hour,” I saw the next move that Talk Talk had made. Their third album, “The Colour Of Spring,” had been released and the lead single was … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 43]

[continued from this post] In 1998, after OMD [mk II] had crashed and burned and concurrent with McCluskey’s ventures into manufactured music; Virgin records still required more blood. Another greatest hits album was quickly mooted. Andy McCluskey liked the idea … 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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When To Compile…Or Not? A Monk’s Dilemma

First and foremost, it’s my job, as the Post-Punk Monk to compile boxed sets of god®. The engine that drives my music loving, record collecting, and graphic design passion is in making vast boxed sets of non-LP material by my … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 25]

1998 [continued] I got another David Bowie home video in 1998. I was sending at week at my company’s Reston, Virginia main campus and there was, of course, a record store nearby where I was staying, so naturally I ambled … 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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Three British Bands That I Liked In The 90s: #2 – Pulp

In 1994 I actually heard a British band on the radio that made me go out and buy the album immediately. The band were Pulp and the song was “Do You Remember The First Time?” I heard it in my … Continue reading

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