Tag Archives: Cabaret Voltaire

Record Review: Paul Haig’s “The Warp Of Pure Fun” Boxed Set Shows That He Should Have Ruled The Mid-80s [part 1]

It was eight months ago when I was trumpeting the arrival of an ultrabox of Paul Haig’s “The Warp Of Pure Fun” and there’s no shortage of items on my want list but this one was a rarity in that … Continue reading

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Record Review: Cabaret Voltaire – “Here To Go [Live Drum Jacknife Remix]” UK 12″

As we have been deep diving into the canon of Cabaret Voltaire in the wake of Richard Kirk’s surprising death last week, one record still on the racks in the Record Cell stands out to me for its relative scarcity … Continue reading

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Richard H. Kirk: 1956-2021

I just got the terrible news that Richard H. Kirk of Cabaret Voltaire had died today when Gavin Brick informed me a few hours ago. It’s always saddening to see a favorite musician die, but we really needed Kirk, especially … Continue reading

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After Teasing For Several Years, Cabaret Voltaire Are Back, Back, BACK…Just In Time For The Real ‘Crackdown’

There were few bands I was more avidly buying every one of their many releases in the early to mid 80s than Cabaret Voltaire. When all bands around me were decaying, Cabaret Voltaire only moved from strength to strength. Their … Continue reading

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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: Cabaret Voltaire – Yashar 12″

Cabaret Voltaire: Yashar UK 12″ [1982] Yashar [7:20] Yashar [5:00] This curious transitional record came out in 1983, and it marked the first time that Cabaret Voltaire was seriously intended for the dance floor. In May of 1982, The last … Continue reading

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Cabaret Voltaire: I Want You

Cabaret Voltaire: I Want You UK 12″ [1985] I Want You [ext. remix] Drink Your Poison [ext. remix] C.O.M.A. It didn’t take too long after the appearance of Cabaret Voltaire’s “Drinking Gasoline” 2×12 in 1985 for their next move to … Continue reading

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