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Andy Taylor Missed the Duran Duran Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony For The Worst Possible Reason

Last Saturday night was supposed to be a victory lap for the band Duran Duran. After all, the historical antipathy of Rolling Stone to their music was pretty well known, and when they were nominated and were voted in, I … Continue reading

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When Titans…Collaborate: Malcolm Garrett + Peter Saville Sleeves [part 1]

Manchester was a hotbed of musical influence in the Post-Punk musical environment for sure, but if you’re a graphic designer [raises hand] it was even more influential from the same period. While there were titans of sleeve art prior to … Continue reading

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The Arcadia Project: Down The Black Lace Rabbit Hole [part 4]

[…continued from last post] There were two violinists credited on “So Red The Rose.” It was that sort of album, so it’s hard to know if both were playing on the one track that featured them prominently or not. We’ll … Continue reading

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The Arcadia Project: Down The Black Lace Rabbit Hole [part 3]

[…continued from this post] “Missing” was the only song of this project that existed in Simon LeBon’s notebooks prior to Nick Rhodes calling him up and telling him that he wasn’t going on a holiday for six months, but was … Continue reading

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The Arcadia Project: Down The Black Lace Rabbit Hole [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Throughout it all one could hear Carlos Alomar’s rhythm guitar arcing an elegant line throughout the percussive mix. And it was a very percussive mix with not one but two, top flight percussionists throughout the album. … Continue reading

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The Arcadia Project: Down The Black Lace Rabbit Hole [part 1]

Arcadia: So Red the Rose – JPN – CD [1990] Election Day Keep Me In The Dark Goodbye Is Forever The Flame Missing Rose Arcana The Promise El Diablo Lady Ice As an early adopter, I had gone sour on … Continue reading

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Duran Duran Not On Track To Ever “Get” This Bowie Cover Groove Thang With Limp, Soggy “Five Years” DL

Last week I was reading online about the live Bowie tribute concert that Mike Garson was holding online as I was wondering if it would be something that I could see easily. Hint – it wasn’t; being one of those … Continue reading

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