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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 18]

[…continued from last post] After the last burst of energy, it was time to dial down the intensity to finish the album. “Fruits of The Earth” was a slice of downtempo House with lead vocals from Bryan Powell. Dr. Robert … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 17]

[…continued from last post] “Be Not Afraid” was the sort of song title that, when you get right down to it, never wears out its welcome in the world. The band boldly handed the reins of this song to Khaled, … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: The Blow Monkeys [part 14]

The Blow Monkeys Choices: The Singles Collection | 1989 4 Following four albums, a handful of UK hits [and some very estimable misses], the next year bought a surprise: a Blow Monkeys greatest hits compilation. As I was living by … Continue reading

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Cabaret Voltaire: Hypnotised

Cabaret Voltaire: Hypnotised UK CD5 [1989] Hypnotised [fon force mix] Hypnotised [daniel miller mix] Hypnotised [western works mix] There was a fantastic comment on the recent Cabaret Voltaire post made yesterday by stellaVista championing my least favorite CV album, the divisive … Continue reading

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Record Review: Was [Not Was] – Out Come The Freaks [Again] Remixes

Was [Not Was]: Out Come The Freaks [Again] UK 12″ [1988] Out Come The Freaks [Again – The Mighty Mook Mix] Out Come The Freaks [Again – The Bobby Maggot Mix] The one uniting thread throughout the first three Was … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: ABC [part 6]

ABC – Up | 1989 – 1.5 After revisiting blue-eyed soul on “Alphabet City,” ABC’s next move was their hardly innovative jumping of the house music train that by the end of the decade, was hogging the musical tracks. After … Continue reading

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