Tag Archives: 2010

Ten Years Of Post-Punk Monk On This Day

Yow! It was exactly a decade ago today when I crossed that line in the sand and decided to begin blogging about music. I was not an early convert to the notion. This was basically down to the idea that … Continue reading

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Record Review: Cold Cave – “Life Magazine” US 12

Cold Cave: Life Magazine US – 12″ [2010]  Life Magazine (The Arthur Baker’s Not Going Back Remix) Life Magazine (An Optimo (Espacio) Mix) Life Magazine (Pantha Du Prince First Flash Remix) Life Magazine (Prurient Remix) I was an immediate convert … Continue reading

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Scooped! When Personal CD Projects Get Superseded By Real Labels [part 2]

[…continued from last past] So the brief here was to discuss CDs I have made through great effort for my simulated label, that eventually actually get made by real labels. This was a weird phenomenon where there are no easy … Continue reading

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Record Review: Midge Ure – The Gift DLX RM [part 5]

[continued from last post] Live tracks from Ure’s Christmas ’85 date at Wembley Arena filled out the program. Two songs, “When The Winds Blow” and “After A Fashion” came from the “Call Of The Wild” 12″ B-side. Of the two, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Midge Ure – The Gift DLX RM [part 4]

[continued from last post] The second supplemental disc managed to round up almost every affiliated rarity that surrounded the album. There were a few items missing, which we’ll duly note. The 7″ version of “Call Of The Wild” was missing, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Midge Ure – The Gift DLX RM [part 3]

[continued from last post] The second side of the album began with a breezy instrumental called “Antilles.”  The melodically simple song made certain to vary the instrumental attack between the “verses” and the “chorus” structure with a variety of instrumental … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 74]

[continued from last post] The first album after their reformation of 2006 was 2010’s “History Of Modern.” The bulk of it was the sound of OMD trying to see if they could fit back in their own skin. After many … Continue reading

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