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New Album “PRSNT” Expressly Made For Short Attention Spans At 6 And A Half Minutes Long

Yesterday, I received an email from DJ Shelf. Did I know about a provocative new album with Ryuichi Sakamoto contributing to it? One that was only 6:30 long? He sent me the press release from the project’s progenitor, Modern Obscure … Continue reading

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Want List: John Foxx – Concrete + Organized Noise UK LP

John Foxx: Concrete + Organized Noise UK LP [2020] Side 1 A Frozen Moment He’s A Liquid (Instrumental Dub) Mr. No (Alternative Version) The Uranium Committee A Man Alone Over Tokyo Terminal Zone Burning Car (Early Version) Side 2 A … Continue reading

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Just How Many Roxy Music Compilations DO I Own, Anyway?

Until 30 minutes ago, I had no idea what I was going to blog about. As I sometimes do, I headed over to my collection in Discogs.com and hit the “random item” button [sort of like the one on the … Continue reading

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A Compilation Commemorating 40 Years Of Simple Minds Compilations

A few weeks back, I received an email from Simple Minds mailing list. It seemed like the band suddenly realized that they were active for 40 years and realized that they needed to be doing something spectacular to tie into … Continue reading

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Deepcut Thinkpiece: The Duran Duran Album…For People Who HATE Duran Duran [part 5]

[…continued from last post] Track 15: Winter Marches On In an eleventh hour shakeup, I am adding three more songs to the collection. Tim commented a few days ago about the suitability of the “Notorious” album cut/title single B-side “Winter … Continue reading

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Deepcut Thinkpiece: The Duran Duran Album…For People Who HATE Duran Duran [part 4]

[…continued from last post] In the last half of the 90s, Duran Duran lost the big momentum that their eponymous 1993 album, had gifted them with. Their 1995 cover album was a disaster. It’s another album that has nothing culled from … Continue reading

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Deepcut Thinkpiece: The Duran Duran Album…For People Who HATE Duran Duran [part 3]

[…continued from last post] So, to clarify where we are going with this, it’s not just what I think are the best tracks of Duran Duran. In fact, there will be no real singles in evidence here. One or two … Continue reading

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