Tag Archives: Martin Rushent

Want List: Associates – Perhaps UK 2xCD DLX RM

Associates: Perhaps DLX RM – UK – 2xCD [2020] Disc 1: Perhaps + Bonus Tracks Those First Impressions Waiting For The Loveboat Perhaps Schampout Helicopter Helicopter Breakfast Thirteen Feelings The Stranger In Your Voice The Best Of You Don’t Give … Continue reading

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Song Of The Day: The Human League – Seconds

Last week I had a yen to pull out The Human League’s “Dare” and give it a good couple of spins. Credit having my head in the Jo Callis bucket lately [more on that later] and that ultimately took me … Continue reading

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Those First Impressions: Visage Debut Single

Visage: Tar UK 7″ [1979] Tar [7″ version] Frequency 7 With a dive into the 7 disc CDX edition of the Visage “Wild Life” compilation/box looming large in the very near future, I felt that it was imperative to make this … Continue reading

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Record Review: Pete Shelley – I Don’t Know What It Is

Pete Shelley – I Don’t Know What It Is UK 2×7″ [1981] I Don’t Know What It Is Witness The Change In Love With Somebody Else Maxine In the summer of 1981, Pete Shelley’s new solo sound hit like a … Continue reading

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Scarcity vs. Ubiquity: The Rise And Fall Of Synthpop [part 4]

The Human League entered 1981 with a handicap. Manager Bob Last had engineered a split between the actual musical portions of the group [who went on to form the British Electric Foundation and Heaven 17] and its singer and visual … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Human League – The Sound Of The Crowd EP

The Human League: The Sound Of The Crowd CANADA EP [1981] The Sound Of The Crowd [ext. ver] Tom Baker Boys And Girls Dancevision The Sound Of The Crowd (Add Your Voice) I had heard The Human League on the … Continue reading

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Record Review: Down To Earth – Interference

Down To Earth: Interference UK 7″ [1981] Interference Fear Is The Thing This is the kind of record that I live for. It’s not even a great record, on the great scheme of things, but what makes me dig through … Continue reading

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