Tag Archives: 1999

REDUX: A Young Person’s Guide To – DEVO Live

July 10, 2013 Devo: The Warner Bros. Music Show US Promo LP [1980] Whip It Snowball It’s Not Right Girl U Want Planet Earth S.I.B. (Swelling Itching Brain) Secret Agent Man Blockhead Uncontrollable Urge Mongoloid Be Stiff Gates Of Steel … Continue reading

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Steel Cage Match: Heaven 17 Vs Simple Minds

This is a Steel Cage Match that I thought about writing a few years ago but then the massive Simple Minds thread, nay… book happened and I didn’t think it was prudent to invoke the Scots any time too soon … Continue reading

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Record Review: Daryl Hall – Sacred Songs

Daryl Hall: Sacred Songs DLX RM CD [1999] Sacred Songs Something In 4/4 Time Babs And Babs Urban Landscape NYCNY The Farther Away I Am Why Was It So Easy Don’t Leave Me Alone With Her Survive Without Tears You … 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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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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I’ve Just Heard A Song Named ‘Maria’…17 Years Later

This morning, I was the the gym, as usual for a Monday. My wife and I had completed our workout and were in the process of having our stretch on the mats afterward. The gym’s sound system was set to … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 28]

1999 [continued] The last of the “EMI Three” that crossed the threshold of my Record Cell was the ill-titled “Never Let Me Down.” I had opted out of buying the 1995 UK DLX RM with three bonus tracks but one … Continue reading

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