Tag Archives: Magazine

REVO Remastering: Howard Devoto – Devoto Companion [REVO 062]

Howard Devoto: Devoto Companion 2xCD [2009] DISC 1 | Solo Endeavors Magazine: Model Worker [live Urgh!] Bernard Szanjer: Without Leaving Bernard Szanjer: Deal Of the Century Bernard Szanjer: The Convention Devoto: Rainy Season [7”] Devoto: Rainforest [var. N16] Devoto: Cold Imagination … Continue reading

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REDUX: New Wave Scorecard

May 17, 2011 I was viewing the latest Simple Minds news the other day at Dream Giver, the best SM information site out there, when I saw that temporary Simple Minds drummer Michael Ogletree is hitting the Rewind Festival this … Continue reading

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REDUX: John McGeoch – Post-Punk MVP

August 31, 2010 It was some time in the mid eighties that I realized that I had every album that John McGeoch ever played on and furthermore, these were among my favorite records ever made. Scotland born, he moved to … Continue reading

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Ultimate Virgin Compilation: New Gold Dreams

Various: New Gold Dreams UK 3xCD [2013] Disc 1 Public Image Limited – Death Disco 12” Version (June 79) 
Magazine – Permafrost (Apr 79) 
Fingerprintz – Dancing With Myself (Jan 79) 
Essential Logic – Wake Up (May 79) The Men … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: Urgh! A Music War [part 2]

So yesterday we took a look at the double album version of “Urgh! A Music War.” Due to the wide ranging tentacles of the Copeland family musical empire, it stands as a rather thoroough snapshot of the New Wave scene … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: Urgh! A Music War [part 1]

Back in 1981, the Copeland’s IRS Records/FBI empire reached its fullest flowering with the ambitious “Urgh! A Music War” project. The film/double album featured every band the consortium managed or released. Between IRS Records and Frontier Booking International, almost everyone … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Magazine [part 11]

Magazine – No Thyself | 2011 – 3.5 By the time that Magazine returned to the studio to record their fifth album, they had lost Barry Adamson, who was happy to take  a vacation in Magazine, but not take up … Continue reading

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