Tag Archives: 2013

REDUX: Mayan Drums – The Luxuriant Return Of Gina X

February 18, 2014 Austra + Gina X: Mayan Drums UK 12″ [2013] Mayan Drums (Original) Mayan Drums (Instrumental) Mayan Drums (Vocal) Mayan Drums (Zeus B. Held Voice Versa Remix) Mayan Drums (Doldrums Remix) Mayan Drums (Hervé Retro Dark Dub) Back … Continue reading

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Record Review: Sparks – No. 1 In Heaven DLX RM [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] “Tryouts For The Human Race” began like bubbles of Syndrums® rising up from the blue depths, faster and faster as the approaching and relentless sequencers announced that yes, Giorgio Moroder was indeed in the room. What … Continue reading

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Record Review: Sparks – No. 1 In Heaven DLX RM [part 1]

Sparks: No. 1 In Heaven DLX RM EURO CD [2013] Tryouts For The Human Race – 6:06 Academy Award Performance – 4:59 La Dolce Vita – 5:52 Beat The Clock – 4:22 My Other Voice – 4:53 The Number One … Continue reading

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REDUX: Steel Cage Match – Simple Minds VS U2

September 24, 2013 Sure, sure. We all acknowledge that there’s a weird, almost reciprocal relationship between U2 and Simple Minds. I can’t shake the feeling that the each band has somehow used the other for artistic inspiration and that were it a … Continue reading

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REDUX: Want List: B Movie – The Age Of Illusion

July 9, 2013 B-Movie: The Age Of Illusion GER CD [2013] Age Of Illusion Other People’s Lives Perfect Storm She’s A Car Crash Zeitgeist The Dreamers Razor’s Edge Echoes To The Ends Of The Earth Dark Lines Holy frijoles! I … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 39]

2014 [continued] Since I was coming to “The Next Day” almost a year late, by the time I purchased, I encountered the “Extra” disc at the same time as the album proper. I did appreciate that the new songs were … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 38]

2014 It was exactly as I suspected it. Just in time for the gift giving season, and only eight months after the release of “The Next Day” in 14/17 track configurations came a 24 track version. “The Next Day Extra.” It … Continue reading

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