Tag Archives: 2018

“Beastie Boys Book” Was An Indelible Portrait Of A NYC Era [part 3]

[…continued form last post] So while Beastie Boys managed a Hardcore 7″ to their name, they were exposed to every kind of hip music that spread in NYC clubs. Post-Punk. Technopop. The tail end of New Wave. Goth. Even rap … Continue reading

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“Beastie Boys Book” Was An Indelible Portrait Of A NYC Era [part 2]

[…continued from last post] I have to laugh when I see that cover above. Mike Diamond and Adam Yauch look stalwart and dignified as the Beastie Boys “look” has finally gelled by the time of the shot. Meanwhile, Adam Horowitz … Continue reading

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“Beastie Boys Book” Was An Indelible Portrait Of A NYC Era [part 1]

The Early Years Oh those Beastie Boys. I can recall my first exposure to them in the waning pages of Trouser Press’ American Underground [issue 92] when reviewing their “Cooky Puss” 12″ EP. Thanks to the magic of the internet, … Continue reading

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Fay Fife Of Rezillos/Revillos Makes Her Own Kind Of Music As The Countess of Fife

As a big fan of The Rezillos/The Revillos, I was pleased to see that Fay Fife had recently struck out on another project of her own, The Countess of Fife. Their first three songs were Bandcamp releases that came in … Continue reading

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Visage Deluxe Week Commences With A Trio Of DLX RMs From Rubellan Remasters [pt. 2]

[…continued from last post] One last look at the sonics of this mastering before we get to the content. As we can see from the waveforms of the intro to the song “Visage” below, the bass frequencies surrounding the kick … Continue reading

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Visage Deluxe Week Commences With A Trio Of DLX RMs From Rubellan Remasters [pt. 1]

It was many months ago when I first wrote about the DLX RM of the Visage debut album; an event a long time in coming. I bought my copy from the label, Rubellan Remasters a few months after that and … Continue reading

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Record Review: Apostille – Choose Life UK CD

Upset! The Rhythm | UK | CD | 2018 | UTR090CD Apostille: Choose Life UK CD [2018] Fly With The Dolphin Feel Bad In Control Hanging On Without Me The Mordant Thirteen Minutes Choose Life I had not heard of … Continue reading

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