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Book Review: David Richards – ABC The Annotated Discography

David Richards: ABC – The Annotated Discography In a world without the gatekeepers we grew up with, we have few limitations. Anyone, with the determination [and modest funding], can carve out a niche in which to build their own personal, … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | ABC – The Lexicon of Love II

Phew! In spite of wanting this since the release was teased in… 2016, it’s taken me over two years to finally obtain the new ABC CD. This was strictly down to the inability of the band’s website to sell me … Continue reading

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“Record” Review: ABC – Christmas With Love EP

ABC: Christmas With Love DL EP [2016] A Christmas We Deserve The Love Inside The Love [acoustic] Viva Love [acoustic] The Look Of Love [acoustic] T’was the night before Christmas and all through the house… echoed a special new xmas … Continue reading

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ABC Play The Sequel Game with “Lexicon Of Love II” Due Next Month

Several weeks ago the news hit the web like wildfire. In case you have been trapped in suspended animation by some nefarious supervillain, ABC have a new album due out on May 27th, and it’s their first one since 2008’s excellent “Traffic.” … Continue reading

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Monk Agog: Vice Versa Box Set Of God®… Made By Other Hands!

Over two and a half years ago, I happened to have a friend send me the über rare first two releases by the Sheffield band Vice Versa, who later became ABC after a suitable period of metamorphosis. I thought that I … Continue reading

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Finest Remixes [part 2]

Yesterday we began a thread for what commenter Echorich deemed “Epic Epoch” remixes. 12″ remixes that were so astounding that they justified all of the dreadful remixes that make up the bulk of the form. Right now, I’m in a … Continue reading

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ABC : Boxed Set of God, Jr. In Planning Stages

When a friend recently sent me discs of the early Vice Versa records from ’79-’80 it was an event to trigger one of my increasingly infrequent BSOGs, or “boxed sets of god.” This time handling the career breadth of Sheffield’s … Continue reading

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