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Visage’s “The Wild Life” Collection – Deluxe, Delightful…And Definitive [disc 3 – part 2]

[…continued from previous post] The new extended version of “The Anvil” maintains the palpable undercurrents of aggression from the short mix, but the grinding, methodical pace of the bass synth and Robin Simon’s rhythm guitar combine with the drumming and finally, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Shriekback – Peel Sessions + Singularities

Shriekback: Peel Sessions + Singularities UK CD-R [2016] My Spine (Is The Bassline) [BBC] All The Greek Boys (Do The Handwalk) [BBC] Feelers [BBC] Suck [BBC] Newhome [BBC] Under the Lights [BBC] Fish Below the Ice [BBC] Faded Flowers [BBC] Everything that Rises (Must Converge) [BBC] Sexthinkone (Exotic Mix) … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 65]

After the release of the “5×5 Live” boxed set, the band’s next move was to… keep working the legacy action. This time, Virgin was preparing yet another boxed set with what is now the definitive Simple Minds compilation album. “Celebrate” … Continue reading

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ROCK GPA: Japan [part 7]

Japan – Assemblage | 1981 – 4 Hansa managed to release a compilation album to cash in on the gradually rising star of Japan at the time of “Tin Drum’s” release, no doubt causing Virgin some dissonance. The “Assemblage” compilation … Continue reading

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Trevor Jackson Strikes Again: Metal Dance 2 Imminent

Various: Trevor Jackson Presents – Metal Dance 2 – Industrial, New Wave, EBM Classics + Rarities 1979-1988 UK 2xCD [2013] Disc 1 Tuxedomoon – 59 to 1 Logic System – Unit 2000 Psyche – The Saint Became a Lush Skinny … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Visage [part 3]

Visage – The Singles Collection | 1983 – 4 I remember hearing that Midge Ure was out of Visage following their second album. This was not shocking in that the real surprise was that he continued in Visage while simultaneously … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: Simple Minds Compilations [part 2]

Yesterday we stopped at the 1992 “Glittering Prize” compilation, that rounded up most of the singles made for Virgin Records from ’81/’92 and it makes a nice pair with the preceding “Celebration” compilation to get an idea of the band’s … Continue reading

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