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Record Review: Dr. Jan Guru – “Planet Japan” Limited CD-R [pt. 2]

[…continued from last post] The almost instrumental “Psychedelic Geisha” as aptly named as the trippy, yet deliriously happy nugget of technopop featured only spoken words from guest vocalist Mia Dambron in addition to the tapes and effects from Hoppy Kamiyama. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Dr. Jan Guru – “Planet Japan” Limited CD-R [pt. 1]

Dr. Jan Guru: Planet Japan – HK – CD-R [2021] Johnny F Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds Psychotic Tokyo Hiroshima Mon Amour Sequential Sakura Woman Of Japan Psychedelic Geisha Revelation Raining Tomorrow Raining Part 2 Lose Yourself With Me … Continue reading

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Record Review: Paul Haig’s “The Warp Of Pure Fun” Boxed Set Shows That He Should Have Ruled The Mid-80s [part 4]

Disc four was a fascinating live album from a Japanese radio session for broadcast at the Laforet Museum in Harajuku in 1985 from the normally reluctant gigger where Haig performed in a Les Disques Du Crépuscule package tour with Anna … Continue reading

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Record Review: Paul Haig’s “The Warp Of Pure Fun” Boxed Set Shows That He Should Have Ruled The Mid-80s [part 3]

Disc three was a dive into the 12″ remixes both released and not released from “The Warp Of Pure Fun.” I actually had two of these tracks already in the Record Cell thanks to owning Les Disques Du Crépuscule compilations … Continue reading

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Record Review: Paul Haig’s “The Warp Of Pure Fun” Boxed Set Shows That He Should Have Ruled The Mid-80s [part 2]

“The Warp Of Pure Fun” was not always the second Paul Haig solo album. In the ’83-’84 period before “Warp” was recorded, he and producer Alan Rankine were recording what was to be the “lost” second album while Island Records … Continue reading

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Record Review: Paul Haig’s “The Warp Of Pure Fun” Boxed Set Shows That He Should Have Ruled The Mid-80s [part 1]

It was eight months ago when I was trumpeting the arrival of an ultrabox of Paul Haig’s “The Warp Of Pure Fun” and there’s no shortage of items on my want list but this one was a rarity in that … Continue reading

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Catching Up With Jan Linton: “Melatonin” EP And “Byzantine Remixes” Showcase Point Where Dance And Art Rock Meld Together

While Jan Linton contributed guitar atmospherics on the new Steven Jones + Logan Sky single, Mr. Sky returned the favor and mastered the new Jan Linton single. Symmetrical. I got the notice recently that Mr. Linton had issued a new … Continue reading

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