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Want List: China Crisis 40th Anniversary Explosion Of Hits with DVD And Downloads

On Saturday I received a comment from reader drivel asking about two new China Crisis releases that had no real info surrounding them and which had seemingly manifested overnight, like musical mushrooms. When I looked into it, they had! Virgin … Continue reading

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Record Review: Un-Scene! Post-Punk Birmingham 1978-1982 UK CD/LP [part 2]

The Nightingales were definitely in the Post-Punk swim of it all with their “Idiot Strength” having more than a faint whiff of The Cure emanating from its tense, coiled, energy. When the choppy guitar chords sprung to life in the … Continue reading

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Record Review: Un-Scene! Post-Punk Birmingham 1978-1982 UK CD/LP [part 1]

Various: Un-Scene! Post-Punk Birmingham 1978-1982 – UK – CD [2022] Fàshiön Music: We’re The Fashion Swell Maps: Vertical Slum Dada: Birmingham UK The Prefects: The Bristol Road Leads To Dachau TV Eye: Stevie’s Radio Station Denizens: Ammonia Subway The Hawks: … Continue reading

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Poll: The Bowie Compilation Album To Have When You’re Having Only One [part 1]

I was looking at the latest feed on Discogs and noticed a Bowie compilation that was new to me this morning. “Chameleon” was an Australian/New Zealand compilation new to me, and with a very dated line in airbrush art using … Continue reading

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Want List: Rubellan Remasters Returns Attention To Visage On 12″ Disc With “Fade To Grey”

It’s no secret that Rubellan Remasters have really worked that Visage action like the pros they are! With definitive CD DLX RMs of the first two Visage albums, as well as the exotic dance mix variations of “Beat Boy” and … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 21]

[…continued from last post] As the 90s dawned and all of the Classic Rock was out on CD format, the market expanded to allow the first stirrings of 80s nostalgia, and the budget compilation market exploded by the decade’s mid … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Go-Betweens – “1978-1990” – A Focus On The Rarities

The Go-Betweens: 1978-1990 – CAN – CD [1990] Hammer The Hammer Cattle And Cane Man O’Sand To Girl O’Sea Bachelor Kisses Draining The Pool For You Spring Rain The Clarke Sisters Right Here Bye Bye Pride The House That Jack … Continue reading

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