Tag Archives: 2009

30 Days: 30 Albums | Ultravox – Lament DLX RM

In 2009, the Chrysalis Ultravox albums got what were called “Definitive Edition” DLX RMs as 2xCD packages with a few previously unreleased early mixes tossed into the blend  of B-sides, remixes, and live tracks that comprised the series. They all … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 56]

[continued from this post] In 2009, after the end of the FACT “Energy Suite” installation, the OMD faithful got a free download from the band of their demo of a song written in 1981 but not recorded until 2007. “Sister … Continue reading

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The Road To Rezillomania [part 2]

[…continued from post before previous] So where were we before we had to shoehorn that review of the superb David J concert in there? Oh yes, It was 2002, I made a CD-R of 13 Rezillos rarities from 7″ vinyl. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Blow Monkeys – Staring At The Sea

The Blow Monkeys: Staring At The Sea UK CD [2009] Steppin’ Down Hanging On To The Hurt The Killing Breeze Seventh Day Staring At The Sea What It Takes Prayin’ For Rain One Of Us Is Lying Face In The … Continue reading

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Record Review: Girls At Our Best! – Pleasure [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] Once the laser hit the ebullient title cut to the album [which originally began the 1981 LP] then all bets were off. This was an immediately gripping piece of hook laden pop-punk with a penchant for … Continue reading

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Record Review: Girls At Our Best! – Pleasure

Girls At Our Best!: Pleasure UK CD [2009] Getting Nowhere Fast Warm Girls Politics! It’s Fashion Go For The Gold Pleasure Too Big For Your Boots I’m Beautiful Now Waterbed Babies Fun City Teenagers £600,000 Heaven China Blue Fast Boyfriends … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Howard Devoto – Devoto Companion [REVO 062]

Howard Devoto: Devoto Companion 2xCD [2009] DISC 1 | Solo Endeavors Magazine: Model Worker [live Urgh!] Bernard Szanjer: Without Leaving Bernard Szanjer: Deal Of the Century Bernard Szanjer: The Convention Devoto: Rainy Season [7”] Devoto: Rainforest [var. N16] Devoto: Cold Imagination … Continue reading

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