Tag Archives: Bill Nelson

Record Review: Cabaret Voltaire – Here To Go UK CD5

Cabaret Voltaire: Here To Go UK CD5 [1987] Here To Go [Extended Mix] Here To Go [Space Dub] Here To Go [Single Mix] It was an exciting time back in 1987. Sure, sure. The Mid-80s Malaise® was at full gallop, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Last Man In Europe ‎– … A Certain Bridge

Last Man In Europe: …A Certain Bridge UK 7″ [1981] A Certain Bridge T.V. Addict Complications This was a band that I first heard of in the advertising flyer included with the Bill Nelson boxed set of 7″ singles, “Permanent … Continue reading

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Want List: Fiat Lux Are Making Up For Lost Time

I was barely a year into this blog when I first posted about Fiat Lux, the 80s band who notably emerged on Bill Nelson’s Cocteau Records label before getting signed to Polydor and releasing a string of singles… then nothing … Continue reading

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Record Review: Bill Nelson – The Love That Whirls [Diary of A Thinking Heart] [part 2]

[continued from last post] Two of the three B-sides from the “Eros Arriving” 2×7″ were next in the program. “Flesh” was the odd man out in this context, since the frenetic, angular New Wave clearly belonged to the previous two … Continue reading

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Record Review: Bill Nelson – The Love That Whirls [Diary of A Thinking Heart] [part 1]

Bill Nelson: The Love That Whirls [Diary Of A Thinking Heart] UK CD [1986] Empire Of The Senses Hope For The Heartbeat (Remix) Waiting For Voices A Private View Eros Arriving The Bride Of Christ In Autumn Flesh He And … Continue reading

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First Record Show In Over Four Years Disappoints

Let’s take a break before yet more OMD posts. Other things have been happening and one of the that merited commentary was the first record show in my sleepy town in over four years. Just like the last one, this … Continue reading

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Record Review: Skids – Days In Europa [part 2]

The bonus tracks began with the rousing “Masquerade,” which was built on the same lurching beat popular around that time in songs like “My Shadow In Vain” or “My Sharona,” but I’ll take this song any day. Once heard, it … Continue reading

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