Tag Archives: Associates

REDUX: A Young Person’s Guide To Associates – “Heart Of Glass”

October 10, 2014 I think I actually first heart The Associates expansive cover of Blondie’s “Heart Of Glass” being played in a club! This was the pre-show disco for some show at Visage in Orlando during the late 80s-early 90s … Continue reading

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REDUX: The Eventual Joy of Orphaned Albums

June 20, 2013 Last week a CD arrived in the mail that I only recently became aware of, and it got me thinking on an interesting tangent. The album was The Sound Barrier’s “The Suburban Suite” and the main reason … Continue reading

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Monk Agog: Flexipop! Tome Crowdsourced And No One Told Me

So I hope you saw this coming from yesterday. I was writing about the Boomtown Rats flexidisc that came with issue #3 of Flexipop! Magazine, and in case anyone reading the post didn’t have a clue as to what I … Continue reading

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Record Review: Retro:Active 3

Various Artists: Retro:Active 3 CAN CD [2005] When In Rome – The Promise (Coliseum Mix) – 6:29 Simple Minds – Someone, Somewhere (In Summertime) (Extended Version) – 6:05 Big Pig – Breakaway (Popper Mix) – 6:02 INXS – The One … Continue reading

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Record Review: 39 Lyon Street – Kites

39 Lyon Street: Kites UK 12″ [1981] 39 Lyon Street: Kites [12″ ver.] Asssociates: A Girl Named Property This one-off single from 39 Lyon Street saw Associates, having signed a contract with WEA following their stint with Fiction Records, explore … Continue reading

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Record Review: Peter Murphy – Composition Boxed Set

Peter Murphy: Composition JAPAN CD/Book/VHS [1989] CD Final Solution (Club Mix) Final Solution (Full Version) The Answer Is Clear (Version) Final Solution (Third & Final Mix) Canvas Beauty (Up Version) Blue Heart (Seven Inch Version) Tale Of The Tongue (ext. … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: NME Mighty Reel cassette 1982 [REVO 072]

Various Artists: NME Mighty Reel UK Cassette [1982] Side 1/Disc 1 Elvis Costello & The Attractions: Town Cryer [Fast Ver.] Haircut 100: Calling Captain Autumn [Live] Kid Creole & The Coconuts: Loving You Made A Fool Out Of Me [Spanish … Continue reading

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