Tag Archives: 2020

Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 34]

[…continued from last post] In the year following “The Wild River,” we first heard of a project Dr. Robert was throwing himself into that was very different to The Blow Monkeys. Minks Road Social was a collective project in the … Continue reading

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Billy MacKenzie: The Second Decade After [part 8]

[…continued from last post] As someone who had immediately acted in 1992 on buying “Outernational,” I was one of the lucky few [estimated 500 in the initial Circa 1992 edition] to have gotten copies. As Billy’s legacy had grown in … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Slow Children – Mad About Town [REVO 096]

Slow Children: Mad About Town + – US – CD-R [2020] One More Trauma Late Night Transatlantic Unplugging The Vacuum Vanessa Vacillating Suspense President Am I (Extended Version) Respective Sides Skill Of A Caveman Missing Missiles East Berlin By Rail … Continue reading

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Record Review: A Certain Ratio – “Sextet” UK LP [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Next came an even deeper dive into Brazillian Jazz with “Skipscada.” The trilling whistles did not let up throughout the song. In fact, they only intensified as the scatting vocal and the percolating rhythms built up … Continue reading

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Record Review: A Certain Ratio – “Sextet” UK LP [part 1]

A Certain Ratio: Sextet – UK – [white] LP – [2020] Lucinda Crystal Gum Knife Slits Water Skipscada Say One Run Down Rialto Below The Canal This was certainly an unexpected surprise. Sunday was my birthday, and on Saturday night, … Continue reading

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Love Of Music In The Time Of Covid-Delta

The Rise of Covid-Delta It’s been 18 months now since the Covid-19 pandemic has spread like wildfire around the world. Impacting all cultures, if not equally. In most cultures, obeisance to the gods of capitalism have meant that flattening the … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Slow Children – Slow Children [REVO 095]

Slow Children: Slow Children DLX RM – US – CD-R [2020] I Got A Good Mind Talk About Horses Malicious She’s Like America President Am I Too Weak To Eat Home Life Staring At The Ceiling Ticket To France Stuck … Continue reading

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