Tag Archives: Mick Karn

Book Review: JAPAN – A Foreign Place [The Biography 1974-1984] [part 1]

I finally bought copies of this book from the UK last summer for gift giving purposes. I knew several friends who should have copies of this in their library and I piggybacked my purchase with one of the others to … Continue reading

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Record Review: Mick Karn – Dreams Of Reason Produce Monsters

Mick Karn: Dreams of Reason Produce Monsters UK CD [1987] First Impression Language Of Ritual Buoy Land The Three Fates When Love Walks In Dreams Of Reason Answer When JAPAN fissured into various splinters, I did not immediately pursue Mick … Continue reading

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Dali’s Car: The Waking Hour

Dalis Car: The Waking Hour UK CD [1988] Dalis Car His Box Cornwall Stone Artemis Create And Melt Moonlife The Judgement Is The Mirror I remember hearing about the Dali’s Car project in the music press after the ruptures of … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: JAPAN – Bento, A Collection of Rarities [REVO 063]

Japan: Bento 3XCD-R [2009] DISC 1 1. Stateline 2. Adolescent Sex [ver. 2] 3. Life In Tokyo 4. Life In Tokyo [part 2] 5. Deviation [live in Japan] 6. Quiet Life [JPN 7 edit] 7. Life In Tokyo [long ver.] 8. … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Japan [part 8]

Japan – Oil On Canvas | 1983 – 3 Virgin Records convinced the band to soldier on through 1982 to reap the commercial whirlwind that had finally begun to coalesce around the group with the “Ghosts” single making them stars. … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Japan [part 6]

Japan – Tin Drum | 1981 – 4 As 1981 brought with it an entire cadre of Japan camp followers [the New Romantics] nipping at their heels, the band really had nothing to fear as by this time, they were … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Japan [part 5]

Japan – Gentlemen Take Polaroids | 1980 – 4 […continued from yesterday] Yesterday, we were discussing “Burning Bridges,” a song of such mannered poise that almost nothing happens in it but a gossamer breeze for the first minute and a … Continue reading

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