Tag Archives: Fashion

Record Review: Fashiøn – Streetplayer-Mechanik

Fashiøn: Streetplayer – Mechanik UK 12″ [1982] Streetplayer – Mechanik [audiø extra] Mutant Mix Mechanik Dressed Tø Kill [mix] After hearing the first Fàshiön Music album, “Product Perfect” back in 1979, I didn’t expect to hear them resurface again three … Continue reading

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Steel Cage Match: Bryan Ferry VS Robert Palmer

Sure, sure! Bryan Ferry and Robert Palmer invariable get compared to one another, what with their love of R&B, harmonica solos and immaculately tailored suits. I enjoy many recordings of both artistes, and have missed Palmer since his untimely death … Continue reading

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Remastering: Fashiøn – Re-Fabrication

I first heard the Birmingham New Wave group Fashiøn while still at my high school. My high school had a radio station and of course I was drawn to that. The station manager for our 10 watt station dutifully wrote … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: NME Mighty Reel cassette 1982 [REVO 072]

Various Artists: NME Mighty Reel UK Cassette [1982] Side 1/Disc 1 Elvis Costello & The Attractions: Town Cryer [Fast Ver.] Haircut 100: Calling Captain Autumn [Live] Kid Creole & The Coconuts: Loving You Made A Fool Out Of Me [Spanish … Continue reading

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New Wave Compilations: The Day K-Tel Got HIP!

Various: Modern Dance UK LP [1981] Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark: Joan Of Arc Japan: Quiet Life The Human League: Love Action Heaven 17: Penthouse + Pavement Depeche Mode: New Life Simple Minds: Sweat In Bullet John Foxx – Europe … Continue reading

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Fashion + Kajagoogoo = Im-Mac Logic

Im-Mac Logic: Bolero UK 12″ [1984] Bolero Logics of Emotion Two Takes [French Version] This record should have been a much sought after artifact for at least the last 27 years, but I’m almost ashamed to admit that I ran … Continue reading

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