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Record Review: Dr. Jan Guru – “Planet Japan” Limited CD-R [pt. 2]

[…continued from last post] The almost instrumental “Psychedelic Geisha” as aptly named as the trippy, yet deliriously happy nugget of technopop featured only spoken words from guest vocalist Mia Dambron in addition to the tapes and effects from Hoppy Kamiyama. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Dr. Jan Guru – “Planet Japan” Limited CD-R [pt. 1]

Dr. Jan Guru: Planet Japan – HK – CD-R [2021] Johnny F Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds Psychotic Tokyo Hiroshima Mon Amour Sequential Sakura Woman Of Japan Psychedelic Geisha Revelation Raining Tomorrow Raining Part 2 Lose Yourself With Me … Continue reading

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Record Review: Un-Scene! Post-Punk Birmingham 1978-1982 UK CD/LP [part 1]

Various: Un-Scene! Post-Punk Birmingham 1978-1982 – UK – CD [2022] Fàshiön Music: We’re The Fashion Swell Maps: Vertical Slum Dada: Birmingham UK The Prefects: The Bristol Road Leads To Dachau TV Eye: Stevie’s Radio Station Denizens: Ammonia Subway The Hawks: … Continue reading

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REDUX: Book Review: In The Pleasure Groove | Love, Death + Duran Duran – John Taylor

November 7, 2012 I was dimly aware the ex-Duran guitarist Andy Taylor had written an autobio several years ago, but did I really want to hear the story of Andy “coke-face” Taylor? I never really liked his guitar playing in … Continue reading

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Record Review: Duran Duran – Careless Memories 12

Duran Duran: Careless Memories UK 12″ [1981] Careless Memories Fame Khanada The second Duran Duran single was something of an anomaly in that it barely scraped into the UK top 40 following the band’s reasonably successful debut single, “Planet Earth.” … Continue reading

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Book Review: In The Pleasure Groove | Love, Death + Duran Duran – John Taylor

I was dimly aware the ex-Duran guitarist Andy Taylor had written an autobio several years ago, but did I really want to hear the story of Andy “coke-face” Taylor? I never really liked his guitar playing in the band, truth … Continue reading

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