Tag Archives: 2013

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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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 37]

2011 – 2012 Nothing happened. 2013 On January 8, 2013 – David Bowie’s 65th birthday, all media hell broke loose as the seemingly vanished star released a video as a precursor to a new album. “Where Are We Now” was … Continue reading

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Film Review: Good Vibrations

I happened to see a wonderful film that’s hopefully right up the alley of anyone who reads this blog. I hadn’t heard of “Good Vibrations” [2013] before, and I didn’t know the story of Belfast DJ Terri Hooley at all. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Pulp – After You

Pulp: After You UK 12″ [2013] After You [Pulp vx Soulwax] After You [original version] After You [The 4am Desperation Disco To Disco Dub Version] I was excited when Pulp reactivated in 2011 after laying dormant for a decade and what … Continue reading

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