Tag Archives: 2020

“Duff Guide To 2-Tone” Spotlights 2nd Ska Wave Over 40 Years

Stephen Shafer has devoted all of his adult life to ska music. Having been exposed to the “Second Wave Ska” of the late 70s 2-Tone movement via its inclusion on the New Wave in of the time, playback of bands … Continue reading

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“Vienna” Gets Ultrabox After 40 Years As Synth Rock Touchstone [part 7]

[…continued from this post] Well, that took forever. I had to find out what was wrong with my 5.1 tuner that I was only hearing music on three of the five speakers, and it came down to the fact that … Continue reading

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Fingerprintz Are Finally On The Shiny Silver Disc…Better Late Than Never [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The next two songs were also from the “Distinguishing Marks” campaign. The winning “Remorse Code” had all of the chops to be a great single, what with the brilliant title hook being one I had not … Continue reading

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Fingerprintz Are Finally On The Shiny Silver Disc…Better Late Than Never [part 1]

Fingerprintz: Bullet Proof Heart – The Best of Fingerprintz – US – CD [2020] Dancing With Myself 3:15 Who’s Your Friend 2:19 Nervz 2:50 Tough Luck 2:48 Close Circuit Connection 2:58 Hey Mr. Smith 2:44 Fingerprince 3:08 Bullet Proof Heart … Continue reading

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Barry Andrews Moonlights For All Solo, All Electronic Stic Basin 2 Album

As a fan of Shriekback, I completely missed out on the Stic Basin phenomenon on the Shriekback.com of 2003. The first flowering of Shriekback online resulted in a series of rarities compilations and the odd self-released album which completely passed … Continue reading

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New Single From Steven Jones & Logan Sky Offers A Dark Mirror Held Up To The Surreality Of 2020

Steven Jones + Logan Sky: Sons Of Hallucination – DL single [2020] Sons Of Hallucination 4:59 The Shape Of Darkness 2:23 Another Hallucination 6:39 Today Steven Jones + Logan Sky offer us a taster of their next album, “European Lovers,” … Continue reading

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“Vienna” Gets Ultrabox After 40 Years As Synth Rock Touchstone [part 6]

[…continued from last post] LIVE @ ST. ALBANS [Aug. 16, 1980] The fifth disc was the primary reason why I was hot to hear this boxed set. It represented a second best chance for me to finally hear the band … Continue reading

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