Tag Archives: DLX RM

Associates “Sulk” Ultrabox Aims For Excess…As Ever [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The wizened chestnut “Gloomy Sunday” was perhaps the outlier to the band’s early days as a cabaret act who played working man’s clubs. The appearance of the Hungarian standard from the Thirties would be the only … 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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Record Review: Propaganda – “Wishful Thinking” UK DLX RM CD [part 2]

My entrée to the world of Propaganda had been their 12″ single of “Duel;” one of the most vivid examples of the Hegelian dialectic between the Apollonian and the Dionysian rendered into song. The same song as performed and arranged … Continue reading

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Record Review: Propaganda – “Wishful Thinking” UK DLX RM CD [part 1]

Propaganda: Wishful Thinking DLX RM – UK – CD [2012] Abuse 3:30 Machined 6:54 Laughed! 8:54 Loving 0:47 Jewelled 7:44 Loved 6:43 Abuse 4:18 Thought 2:38 Strength To Dream (Outtake 04.02.84) 2:29 p:Machinery (The Beta Wraparound) 10:47 The Murder Of … Continue reading

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Want List: Fripp Offers Two More ‘Drive To 1981’ Titles On Stand-Alone CD

A few weeks ago we were stunned by the enormity of the “Exposures” BSOG featuring all of Robert Fripp’s solo work from 1977-1981. I was intrigued to see that new 2021 remasterings of the “God Save The Queen/Under Heavy Manners” … Continue reading

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Rubellan Remasters Releasing Perfect Slow Children CDs, with Peter Baumann’s New Wave Disc As Well

Do you remember all of that effort I spent making CDs of the first and second Slow Children albums in 2020? And finally writing about it last year? Well, I’m ready to toss those discs on the scrapheap of history. … Continue reading

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Record Review: A Focus On Fashion Phase One Gives Us “Fàshiön Music” Reissued And Expanded UK 2xCD [part 3]

[…continued from last post] 1978 Demos The last six tracks on disc one were 1978 demos. The single conceit of the title, which was almost all of its lyric content, was the crux of “I Don’t Take Drugs, I Don’t … Continue reading

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