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Record Review: The Monochrome Set – The Independent Singles Collection UK CD [part 2]

The band’s first single made a splash on Rough Trade in 1978. “He’s frank” was all uncomfortable “Dutch” angles over a repetitive guitar figure that coiled and uncoiled throughout the brief song. that only spilled over into indie jangle for … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Monochrome Set – The Independent Singles Collection UK CD [part 1]

The Monochrome Set: The Independent Singles Collection – UK – CD – [2008] He’s Frank Alphaville Eine Symphonie Des Grauens Lester Leaps In The Monochrome Set Mr. Bizarro He’s Frank [Slight Return] Silicon Carne Fallout The Mating Game J.D.H.A.N.E.Y. Cast … Continue reading

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Want List: Scars – “Author! Author!” DLX RM 3xCD In Depth From Cherry Red In October

Scars were a band I remembered reading reviews of in Trouser Press, back in 1981, but I never saw the album. I saw an ad showing that Stiff-America had released a 4 track EP in America from the album, but … Continue reading

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Want List: Cherry Red’s “Musik Music Musique” Box Tantalizes With Technopop

Various: Musik Music Musique – UK – 3xCD  [2020] Disc One Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark : Messages Zeus: Musik, Music, Musique Fad Gadget: Coitus Interruptus Xynn: Computed Man Rod Vey: Metal Love Gina X Performance: Vendor’s Box Our Daughter’s … Continue reading

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Cherry Red Unleashes BSOG [Boxed Set Of God…] From The Revillos

Fall down the Visage DLX RM rabbit hole, miss a few lunch hours due to extenuating circumstances, and the world… she keeps on spinning. At least three weeks ago commenter Nick A dropped me a line to let me know that … Continue reading

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Record Review: White Door DLX RM UK CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Side two of the original album, as usual, was where the most commercial track on the album rested. “Love Breakdown” was a high-calorie example of whipped cream disco⇓. State of the art keyboards produced to within … Continue reading

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Record Review: White Door DLX RM UK CD [part 1]

White Door: Windows DLX RM UK CD [2009] Jerusalem Americana Windows In Heaven Love Breakdown Where Do We Go (From Here) School Days Behind The White Door Love Breakdown (Instrumental) Way Of The World Kings Of The Orient New Jealousies … Continue reading

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