Tag Archives: 2023

Record Shopping Road Trip: Akron Ohio – 2023 – Time Traveler

The one constant to any trips to Akron in the last 28 years have been that a visit to Time Traveler is a must! Scott Shepard has been in business from 1980 and he’s had a solid run through thick … Continue reading

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Record Shopping Road Trip: Akron Ohio – 2023 – The Bomb Shelter

During in the last week of February, we actually traveled to Akron, Ohio to visit family. We had not been there [or really, anywhere] since the pandemic but with 91-year old in-laws, no longer making the yearly pilgrimage to Florida … Continue reading

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Want List: Model Citizens Comprehensive Reissue Coming To LP + CD

Not long ago we were discussing the comprehensive reissue program that the label Modern Harmonic had lavished on NYC band The Dance, when the lead singer, Eugenie Diserio, left a welcome comment stating that the precursor band she sang in … Continue reading

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Tommy Frenzy: From Ground-Level Punk To Undignified Retirement [part 2]

[…continued from last post] We rejoin our look at the life and times of Tommy Frenzy today with the Post-Tuff darts years. We begin with his band Big Spender occupying the first few years, and then move out to the … Continue reading

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Want List: John Foxx – “Avenham” Album Coming To CD Next Week

John Foxx: Avenham – UK – CD [2023] We’re not quiiiiiiite finished with the Ultravox Family this week. It was barely a month ago when we discussed the upcoming John Foxx solo piano album due at the end of March, … Continue reading

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Shooting Out More Sparks: New Album & Tour For 2023 From The Inimitable Maels

Has it really been three years since the last Sparks album, “A Steady Drip, Drip Drip?” It seems like only yesterday, but I still need a copy since when it was released, I was completely unsure of my employment prospects … Continue reading

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A New Record Store In Asheville: Records in the RAD, Delights

Asheville got a new record store last spring when Records In The RAD opened near Wedge Brewing in Asheville’s River Arts District. As we have been working hard on a household task for some weeks now, and it finally finished … Continue reading

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