Tag Archives: 4AD

Record Review: Shox – “No Turning Back” UK 7″

Shox: No Turning Back – UK – 7″ [1980] No Turning Back Lying Here Shox were a band that I only found out about many years [decades, actually] into my Jacqui Brookes fandom. I was wondering what Ms. Brookes had … Continue reading

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Vaughan Oliver: 1957-2019

I have sad news today for music lovers, but especially music-loving graphic designers. Today the first thing I noticed when catching up on the news was that famed graphic designer Vaughan Oliver had suddenly died yesterday at the far too … Continue reading

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Record Review: Scott Walker – Childhood of A Leader

Scott Walker: The Childhood of A Leader OST UK CD [2016] Orchestral Tuning Up Opening Dream Sequence Village Walk Run Down The Stairs Up The Stairs The Letter Versailles Cutting Flowers Boy, Mirror, Cars Arriving Third Tantrum Printing Press On … Continue reading

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The Coming of The Cocteau Twins

The arrival of the Cocteau Twins into my consciousness was an electric happening early in 1984. I had heard nothing of the band or read any press on them. I was watching the monthly program “London Calling” on MTV and … Continue reading

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Record Review: Bauhaus – In The Flat Field

Bauhaus: In The Flat Field UK LP [1980] Double Dare In The Flat Field A God In An Alcove Dive The Spy In The Cab Small Talk Stinks St. Vitus Dance Stigmata Martyr Nerves I came to Bauhaus pretty late … Continue reading

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