Tag Archives: 2021

Ryuichi Sakamoto Faces Second Cancer Diagnosis

Terrible news today. I had gotten an email from commenter Tim on the subject of Ryuichi Sakamoto’s 68th birthday on Sunday the 17th. As we’d just posted recently on the “Bamboo Houses”/”Bamboo Music” CD3, I demurred on a congratulatory post … Continue reading

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DEVO Reissues Amazing Garment That Sold Out In Record Time

We had some other vintage music review planned for today, and that can wait. I just got an email this morning from the DEVO mailing list and – boy howdy – the band have decided to reissue their infamous leisure … Continue reading

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JAPAN Ultrabox of “Quiet Life” Finally Scheduled for March 2021

For over a year now, advance word had been leaking out about a Boxed Set Of God version of JAPAN’s seminal “Quiet Life” album of game-changing import. Beginning in late 2019 and pointing to an early 2020 release date; the … Continue reading

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Duran Duran Not On Track To Ever “Get” This Bowie Cover Groove Thang With Limp, Soggy “Five Years” DL

Last week I was reading online about the live Bowie tribute concert that Mike Garson was holding online as I was wondering if it would be something that I could see easily. Hint – it wasn’t; being one of those … Continue reading

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Logan Sky Revisits Solo Synthwave Era In New Compilation, “Systems Broken Down”

Logan Sky was busy making analog synth music in various teamups and the Electroclash band Riviera F [where he was produced by Sir Nick of Rhodes] when he was plucked from his largely instrumental solo work milieu and dropped into … Continue reading

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Want List: Blow Monkeys Crowdsource 40th Anniversary Album

It’s been a few years since The Blow Monkeys issued their superb “The Wild River” album and it’s time for the band to once again put the groove down. The band and Dr. Robert solo had worked the Pledge Music … Continue reading

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