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The Night Of The Proms: Middlebrow Eurokitsch?…Or The Final Frontier Of Your Obsessive Collection?

It was during the medium-high internet record collecting years around the turn of the century, that I became aware of a European phenomenon called “The Night Of The Proms.” This was begun in 1985 in Belgium by two students and … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Bulletproof Heart” US CD

Grace Jones: Bulletproof Heart – US – CD – [1989] Driving Satisfaction Kicked Around Love On Top Of Love Paper Plan Crack Attack Buletproof Heart On My Way Dream Seduction Surrender Someone To Love Don’t Cry Freedom Amado Mio Having … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Inside Story” US CD

Grace Jones: Inside Story – US – CD [1986] I’m Not Perfect [But I’m Perfect For You] Hollywood Liar Chan Hitchhikes To Shanghai Victor Should Have Been A Jazz Musician Party Girl Crush Barefoot In Beverly Hills Scary But Fun … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Nightclubbing” US CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Track three was the deepest dive into the reggae bucket that the Compass Point All Stars band made their usual living in. The harsh, angular stabs of white noise synthetic percussion delivering a THWACK every bar … Continue reading

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Record Review: Grace Jones – “Nightclubbing” US CD [part 1]

Grace Jones: Nightclubbing – US – CD [1987] Walking In The Rain Pull Up To The Bumper Use Me Nightclubbing Art Groupie I’ve Seen That Face Before [Libertango] Feel Up Demolition Man I’ve Done It Again As amazing as it … Continue reading

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Book Week – Grace Jones [Paul Morley]: I’ll Never Write My Memoirs

For a very long time, Grace Jones proclaimed that she would never release an autobio, until that point where she suddenly did; taking a famous lyric of hers from “Art Groupie” and turning it on its head. When “semi-famous model … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2014 Offers Respite From Buying Records

Well, well, well. As Record Store Day began to approach this year, I found myself hoping that nothing too “must-have” had found its way into the release lists, and as they were released last week, I’ve gone over them with … Continue reading

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