Tag Archives: 2015

REDUX: Record Review: Stephen Emmer – International Blue

June 2, 2015 L-R: Neil Crossley, Midge Ure, Glenn Gregory, Stephen Emmer, Liam MacKahey I had written almost a year ago about this project, and in late December, after a few sales from the Record Cell, I was able to … Continue reading

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Book Review: David Richards – ABC The Annotated Discography

David Richards: ABC – The Annotated Discography In a world without the gatekeepers we grew up with, we have few limitations. Anyone, with the determination [and modest funding], can carve out a niche in which to build their own personal, … 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 When Personal CD Projects Get Superseded By Real Labels [part 4]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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30 Days: 30 Albums | Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Access All Areas

This album was conspicuously absent during the OMD Rock G.P.A. as it was always the most peripheral release of the band. I included all of the self-released live albums by the group but not this one. This was a BBC … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 64]

OMD – Dazzle Ships At The Museum Of Liverpool | 2015 – 3 [continued from this post] Late September of 2015 brought the DLX package of “Dazzle Ships At The Museum Of Liverpool” and it was the next step up … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 63]

[…continued from last post] While we waited for the inevitable CD/DVD of the Museum of Liverpool shows to come, there were other OMD events to keep us busy in 2015. Primary of these was the February DLX RM of  their … Continue reading

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Record Review: China Crisis – Autumn In The Neighbourhood [part 4]

[continued from this post] My best laid plans went awry. I did not find enough time to write a complete Bauhaus review over the weekend, but I was adamant that that post had to run on that day, for obvious … Continue reading

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