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It’s 2022: Time For The 40th Anniversary Ultrabox Of Associates’ Meisterwerk “Sulk”

I’ve known about the 40th Anniversary DLX RM of Associates “Sulk” album for a few weeks now, but today is when it gets real for this Monk! This will be the fifth remastering of the crucial 1982 album; one of … Continue reading

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Want List: Bush Tetras Box Will Now Commemorate Dee Pop [1956-2021]

Just last week I was ecstatic to find out that I had a compilation from Mojo [bought from the local library] called “Death Disco” that was thick with Post-Punk tracks; many of which did not otherwise reside in the Record … Continue reading

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“Vienna” Gets Ultrabox After 40 Years As Synth Rock Touchstone [part 7]

[…continued from this post] Well, that took forever. I had to find out what was wrong with my 5.1 tuner that I was only hearing music on three of the five speakers, and it came down to the fact that … Continue reading

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Part 7 Of “Vienna” 40th Anniversary Box Will Have To Wait

Things are hurly-burly right now in Monk-Land®. Not only have I not had internet at work last week due to IT issues [the team always seem to be hitting the server during lunch], and then I took last Thursday day … Continue reading

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“Vienna” Gets Ultrabox After 40 Years As Synth Rock Touchstone [part 4]

[…continued from last post] RARITIES + B-SIDES Disc three was an update to the disc number two from the 2008 DLX RM. The earlier collected a few unissued tracks along with B-sides, 12″ single only tracks, and a few rehearsal … Continue reading

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“Vienna” Gets Ultrabox After 40 Years As Synth Rock Touchstone [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Let’s continue our examination by delving into disc one of the set; the 2020 remastering of “Vienna” from the original Conny Plank 2-track mixdown. We have already discussed what we think of the music. It’s a … Continue reading

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“Vienna” Gets Ultrabox After 40 Years As Synth Rock Touchstone [part 1]

This summer word spread that the fourth album by Ultravox; the one that made their fortune after years of being out of step with the commercial zeitgeist in their first incarnation with John Foxx leading the band, was reaching us … Continue reading

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