Tag Archives: Fashion

Want List: Fashiøn – “Fabrique Deluxe” Ultrabox Coming…Finally!

I’ve watched from afar the slow, stately process of vocalist Dave Harris and Zeus B. Held compiling and remastering all of the tracks surrounding the 1982 “Fabrique” album from Fashiøn. Word has bubbled under in the Fashiøn fan community for … Continue reading

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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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