Tag Archives: 2011

Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 26]

[…continued from last post] The band took another left turn with the gospel-tinged march that was “Praying For Rain.” Tony Kiley’s gentle snares and the dobro of Dr. Robert got a powerful boost from the horns and great backing vocals … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 25]

[…continued from this post] So now The Blow Monkeys had reformed. They had self-released an album through crowdsourcing. The thing to do was to obviously tour, since that was the way that bands earned a crust in the ‘noughts. Dr. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Molly Nilsson – History

Molly Nilsson: History GER CD-R [2011] In Real Life You Always Hurt The One You Love I Hope You Die The Bottles Of Tomorrow Hiroshima Street Intermezzo: The Party Hotel Home City Of Atlantis Qwerty (Censored Version) The Clocks Skybound … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 59]

[continued from this post] The year after OMD released “History Of Modern” they fulfilled a long-standing dream by actually crossing the Big Pond and playing a US tour early that Spring. They came as close as Atlanta [where I had … Continue reading

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Record Review: Escort

Escort: Escort US CD [2011] Caméleon Chameleon Cocaine Blues Makeover A Sailboat In The Moonlight Why Oh Why Starlight A Bright New Life All Through The Night Love In Indigo Al That She Is Karawane After posting about the Escort show … 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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Rezillos Reviews: Out of This World + Live EP

Huzzah! About 2012, I went to the Rezillos website and saw that a new single, “Out Of This World,” had been released and was already hard to buy. The webstore was no help. I emailed Rez HQ and told them … Continue reading

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