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Fashiøn “Fabrique De Luxe” Ultrabox Hits The Streets [part 6]

[…continued from last post] Back in the early 80s, the Walkman® portable tape player was a very popular way to enjoy music [but not with me…that’s another story for another day]. Arista was working that pre-recorded tape action with some … Continue reading

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Fashiøn “Fabrique De Luxe” Ultrabox Hits The Streets [part 5]

[…continued from last post] There are occasions where songs can’t be bothered with small talk. “Do You Wanna Make Love” is one such time! A complex rhythm loop faded up as Dave Harris asked the music question of the moment … Continue reading

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Fashiøn “Fabrique De Luxe” Ultrabox Hits The Streets [part 4]

[…continued from last post] It was time for a change in the program. The pensive mood of “You Only Left Your Picture” was established by sequenced synth loops and distant explosions of synthetic percussion at random intervals; coalescing into a … Continue reading

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Fashiøn “Fabrique De Luxe” Ultrabox Hits The Streets [part 3]

[…continued from this post] The quintessential précis of the Fashiøn sound come down to a single track…”Streetplayer-Mechanik.”Sustained bass notes lasting a bar over a 4/4 Simmons pad beat with a two note synth ostinato set the stage with a taut … Continue reading

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Fashiøn “Fabrique De Luxe” Ultrabox Hits The Streets [part 2]

Fashiøn: Fabrique [remastered] UK – CD [2021] Move On Love Shadow Steetplayer-Mechanik Dressed To Kill You Only Left Your Picture Something In Your Picture It’s Alright White Stuff [short cut] Do You Wanna Make Love Slow Blue This album was … Continue reading

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Fashiøn “Fabrique De Luxe” Ultrabox Hits The Streets [part 1]

We’ve been hearing about this for a few years now. The epochal second album by Birmingham’s Fashiøn from 1982, “Fabrique” had been a bolt from the blue that took the high tech production acumen of Zeus B. Held [famed for … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering – Talking Heads – Live On Tour/The Warner Brothers Music Show [REVO 099]

My desire for having this album snakes backward in time for over 40 years. I first heard TVLKING HEVDS in the summer of 1978 when “Take Me To The River” eked its way onto the FM Rock airwaves that I … Continue reading

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