Tag Archives: 2018

Book Review: Richard Houghton: OMD – Pretending To See The Future

This Day In Music Books | 2018 | 449 pp. While the OMD book shipped late last year, the time to read it had been scant this year and I only recently finished it! I took an immediate shine to … Continue reading

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Record Review: Trees – Sleep Convention DLX RM [part 4]

[…continued from last post] One of the delights of this CD is not only the sterling album itself reaching our ears on a sliver platter, but the generous abundance of bonus material that more than doubles the number of tracks … Continue reading

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Record Review: Trees – Sleep Convention DLX RM [part 3]

[…continued from last post] As usual, side two track one, was another of the potential singles that should have been burning up the charts of stations beyond WLIR-FM or KROQ-FM. “11:00 A.M.” was one of the songs that in demo … Continue reading

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Record Review: Trees – Sleep Convention DLX RM [part 2]

[…continued from last post] This CD had all ten tunes from “Sleep Convention,” but upped the stakes to include two alternate takes of two album tracks as well as the ten songs that would have been on his sophomore album. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Trees – Sleep Convention DLX RM [part 1]

Trees: Sleep Convention DLX RM US CD [2018] Come Back Shock Of The New Delta Sleep No Stranger Midnight In America 11:00 A.M. Wildwood India Gotta Moon Red Car Come Back (Alternate Version) 11:00 A.M. (Alternate Version) Fire Never Believe … Continue reading

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‘New Wave: Dare To Be Different’ Charts WLIR-FM History In Fantastic New Documentary

This was certainly the week for Midge Ure appearances in music documentaries! First he figured in the Conny Plank film and now he’s even showing up in the menu for “New Wave: Dare To Be Different;” this fabtastic look at … Continue reading

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Conny Plank: The Potential of Noise

Almost as soon as I began filling what would, in time, be referred to as the Record Cell, I have been aware of Conny Plank and his contribution to the music that I love. He was the “doctor” that delivered … Continue reading

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