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Rock G.P.A.: Altered Images [part 3]

[…continued from last post] Side two seemed to get off to a promising start with “Funny Funny Me.” Where else could one heard a song that featured both a rhumba beat and calliope? Clare Grogan swooped and swerved gamely with … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Altered Images [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Altered Images Pinky Blue 1982 2.5 So, with the release of their third single, “Happy Birthday,” Altered Images were thrust into the funhouse mirror world that accompanies having a single that reached number two in the … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Altered Images [part 1]

Now that Altered Images have returned for that fourth album a mere 39 years after breaking up after their their album seemed to show their ability to land singles in the charts flagging dramatically, the appearance of album number four … Continue reading

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

July 7, 2015 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 … Continue reading

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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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