Tag Archives: 2012

A Young Person’s Guide To: Roxy Music – Manifesto

It was 1982 and I had already owned “Flesh + Blood” since its release. That was my first Roxy Music album. In the summer of 1982, I bought “Avalon” and the next obvious step was buying “Manifesto,” the first of … Continue reading

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Jan Linton Reissues DLX RM of “Sendai” EP As Tribute To Matthew Seligman

Jan Linton + Matthew Seligman: Sendai 仙台 Special Extended Edition 2020 CD [2020] Sendai #1 Earth Sendai #2 Radio Sandai #3 Message Sendai #4: Plant/Metal Sendai Plant/Metal Extended Radio [Matthew’s remix] Back in April when we sadly lost Matthew Seligman; … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: The Human League – Fascination! US EP

The Human League: Fascination! US EP [1983] [Keep Feeling] Fascination [extended] 4:56 Mirror Man 3:48 Hard Times 4:54 I Love You Too Much [version 1] 3:18 You Remind Me Of Gold 3:35 [Keep Feeling] Fascination [improvisation] 6:12 I realized by … Continue reading

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Just How Many Roxy Music Compilations DO I Own, Anyway?

Until 30 minutes ago, I had no idea what I was going to blog about. As I sometimes do, I headed over to my collection in Discogs.com and hit the “random item” button [sort of like the one on the … Continue reading

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Scooped! When Personal CD Projects Get Superseded By Real Labels [part 4]

[…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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Book Review: David Byrne – How Music Works

Over two years ago, my friend JT commented in a thread asking if I had read Byrne’s book “How Music Works.” Deeming it “fairly stunning.” I replied no, but was at least aware of it.  I had a friend having … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Zaine Griff – Figvres

I first heard of Zaine Griff when his debut solo album [he had a long prior history in NZ/UK glam bands going back to the early 70s] “Ashes + Diamonds” in 1980. As Tony Visconti produced and a review I … Continue reading

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