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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 6]

John Foxx: Metamatic DLX RM – bonus material disc 2 [2018] Film One This City To Be With You Cinemascope Burning Car Glimmer Mr. No Young Love 20th Century My Face Underpass [radio edit] No-One Driving [single version] Like a … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 5]

[continued from last post] The slow Rumba beat from the CR-78 underpins “Blurred Girl.” The Theremin-like lead lines return to evoke retrograde science fiction eeriness, but the warm synth leads stand in stark opposition to this to create dissonance. Foxx’s … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 4]

[continued from last post] The next track on the album took its name cheekily from a setting on the iconic Roland CR-78 rhythm box that gave the album its metallic heart. The “Metallic Beat” setting added a clanking metallic tone … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 3]

John Foxx: Metamatic DLX RM – remastered album disc 1 [2018] Plaza He’s A Liquid Underpass Metal Beat No-One Driving A New Kind Of Man Blurred Girl 030 Tidal Wave Touch + Go Reggae has never been a favorite genre … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 2]

[continued from last post] Here’s a little art history to set the stage before we go any further. I bought “Metamatic” in February of 1981; a little over a year after it had been released. “Metamatic” was just a word … Continue reading

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Record Review: John Foxx – Metamatic DLX RM [part 1]

Eight years ago, I predicted a 3xCD DLX RM of John Foxx’s “Metamatic” but in my naïveté, I had imagined that it was going to manifest by 2013. It’s taken five more years, but it has been out for about … Continue reading

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Record Review: Gazelle Twin / I Speak Machine – Exponentialism

Gazelle Twin / I Speak Machine: Exponentialism UK CD [2013] I Speak Machine • My Sex I Speak Machine • I Want To Be  A Machine Gazelle Twin • Never Let Me Go Gazelle Twin • He’s  A Liquid Here’s a fascinating … Continue reading

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