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A Monsoon Season Everyone Should Get Behind With Deluxe “Third Eye” UK 2xCD

It was 40 years ago this year when I came upon the entrancing “Ever So Lonely” being played as an import single on my college radio station of choice: WPRK-FM. I was intensely captivated by the mixture of Indian raga … Continue reading

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Mari Wilson “Showpeople” Finally Coming To The Silver Disc In DLX RM From Cherry Red

Yow! I’ve been waiting ever since 1985 for the complete, UK edition of Mari Wilson’s debut album “Showpeople” to reach the silver disc and after suffering the indignity of countless compilations instead, finally saw to compile the project myself, on … Continue reading

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Crucial Rupert Hine Solo Albums Remastered And Reissued In New Box

Great news. Cherry Red’s Esoteric Recordings label has given new life to the three A+M solo albums by Rupert Hine that preceded his run of the [also amazing] Thinkman albums. The last time these came in print was in 2001 … Continue reading

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Want List: Classix Nouveaux – The Liberty Recordings 1981 – 1983 UK Box

Commenter JT opened a can of worm s yesterday with his citing of Classix Nouveaux as perhaps the quintessential New Romantic band. I remember reading about them when their eponymous album was released in America in 1981. I also recall … Continue reading

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Want List: Red Noise Boxed Set Posits The Unimaginable Overstimulation Of “Sound On Sound” In Surround Sound

Gloryoski! When It rains, it pours! So many new releases to desire …and so little money to buy them. Here we are in the midst of re-flooring our modest home, and far more work than that as there are many … Continue reading

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Billy MacKenzie’s “Satellite Life” Box With Steve Aungle, Stands As His Definitive Late Statement [part 4]

[…continued from last post] Careful Curation So we’re certain that the music on the triple-fold digipak is excellent, but the package as a whole also meets that standard. The edition comes with a 24 page booklet with careful liner notes … Continue reading

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Billy MacKenzie’s “Satellite Life” Box With Steve Aungle, Stands As His Definitive Late Statement [part 3]

[…continued from last post] DISC 3: Liberty Lounge Liberty Lounge was for the numbers which were not straight electronica nor piano ballads. A catch-all for more conventional Pop/Rock/Soul derived music. The disc kicked off with three songs slotted in as … Continue reading

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