Tag Archives: Martha & The Muffins

40 Years Of Spoons “Arias + Symphonies” Demands Close Inspection of Canada’s Best Album [part 1]

October marked the 40th anniversary of one of my favorite albums ever released in North America, and quite possibly my favorite Canadian album of all time. Spoons “Arias + Symphonies.” I’ve owned a copy for 40 years now and it’s … Continue reading

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Double Grooved Records Offer Twice The Fun/Headaches

The notion of a double grooved record first slapped me in the face when I had borrowed my good friend chasinvictoria’s “Matching Tie + Handkerchief” to hear it when we were still in high school [40+ years ago]. But at … Continue reading

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Record Review: M+M – The World Is A Ball DLX RM [part 3]

[…continued from last post] Following the ferocity of “Don’t Jump the Gun,” “Stuck on The Grid” only retreats a smidgen in its intensity. Here, Mark Gane took the mic with his understated everyman -under-pressure delivery. Dick Smith was as busy as ever … Continue reading

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Record Review: M+M – The World Is A Ball DLX RM [part 2]

[“continued from last post] “Only You” was one of the three singles pulled from the album, and the bright open guitar chords that Mark Gane unleashed to fly like a shower of sparks over the dense, busy rhythms of Mike … Continue reading

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Record Review: M+M – The World Is A Ball DLX RM [part 1]

M + M [Martha + The Muffins] – The World is A Ball DLX RM Can CD [2017] The World Is A Ball I Watch • I Wait Watching The Boys Fall Down Only You By The Waters Of Babylon … Continue reading

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Want List: Martha + The Muffins Crowdsource “The World Is A Ball” On CD

M+M: The World Is A Ball GER LP [1986] The World Is A Ball I Watch, I Wait Watching The Boys Fall Down Only You By The Waters Of Babylon Song In My Head Don’t Jump The Gun Stuck On … Continue reading

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CD A Week Project: #11

Various: REVO Premaster 11 CD-R [2011] Pete Shelley: On Your Own [NY 12] Pete Shelley: On Your Own [NY dub] Pete Shelley: Please Forgive Me, But I Cannot Endure It Any Longer [12] Martha + The Muffins: 22 In Cincinnati EBN-OZN: … Continue reading

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