Tag Archives: 2019

Record Review: Prince – Originals DLX US CD

Prince: Originals DLX  US CD [2019] Sex Shooter Jungle Love Manic Monday Noon Rendezvous Make-Up 100 MPH You’re My Love Holly Rock Baby, You’re A Trip The Glamorous Life Gigolos Get Lonely Too Love… Thy Will Be Done Dear Michaelangelo … Continue reading

Posted in Record Review | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Barry Andrews of Shriekback Steps Into the Contaminated Pop Zone [part 2]

[…continued from last post] “K.L.U.D.G.E.” was possibly the most Shriekback-like song here with the lurching big beat colossus at its core, but the little details revealed the cracks in the musical DNA sequences. While it was a Tokyo-crushing vibe that … Continue reading

Posted in Core Collection, Record Review | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Barry Andrews of Shriekback Steps Into the Contaminated Pop Zone [part 1]

Barry Andrews: Contaminated Pop UK CD [2019] Put Me To Work Sh*t Pixie Virgin Of The Ladder Abdomen Jones Lollipop Bomb Filthy Wonderland K.L.U.D.G.E. Consolation Feel The Need It was only just over a year ago when Shriekback unleashed their … Continue reading

Posted in Core Collection, Record Review | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Record Review: Stephen Duffy – I Love My Friends DLX RM [part 3]

[…continued from last post] Now we get to the crux of the matter. No matter how proper it was to hear the original album that Duffy wanted to release, I had the two “new” songs on singles as B-sides. What … Continue reading

Posted in Core Collection, Record Review | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Record Review: Stephen Duffy – I Love My Friends DLX RM [part 2]

[…continued from last post] A larger contrast between the introspective and somber cut “The Postcard” and the following “Seventeen” could not be more profound. This was originally slated as the pre-release single when Indolent was going to release the album; … Continue reading

Posted in Core Collection, Record Review | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Mary Ocher + Your Government @ The Grey Eagle | Asheville – 5-30-19

I first heard of Mary Ocher when she used the contact form of this website to ask me a question three years ago. She was getting ready to go into the studio to record an album with Hans Joachim Irmler … Continue reading

Posted in Concert Review | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Want List: Fiat Lux Are Making Up For Lost Time

I was barely a year into this blog when I first posted about Fiat Lux, the 80s band who notably emerged on Bill Nelson’s Cocteau Records label before getting signed to Polydor and releasing a string of singles… then nothing … Continue reading

Posted in Want List | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment