Tag Archives: Pet Shop Boys

With “Release,” Pet Shop Boys Made Their Laurel Canyon Album Thirty Years Late [part 2]

[…continued from last post] After the five worst Pet Shop Boys songs I’d ever heard, I was astonished when “The Samurai In Autumn” emerged from the speakers. It proffered a subtle, glitchy, rhumba beat over a classic PSB sustained string … Continue reading

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With “Release,” Pet Shop Boys Made Their Laurel Canyon Album Thirty Years Late [part 1]

I’ve mentioned that I went off Pet Shop Boys almost through their “Very” campaign back in 1993-1994. This was primarily down to their techno DJ styled single remixes which were very [a bitter “hah!] repetitive and reductive. So by some … Continue reading

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Review: Pet Shop Boys’ “The Most Incredible Thing” Lives Up To Title

The Most Incredible Thing: The Pet Shop Boys & Javier De Frutos from Arthur Cauty on Vimeo. Well, thanks to djshelf’s super timely comment, we found out about the Charlotte Ballet staging the American debut of “The Most Incredible Thing;” … Continue reading

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Pet Shop Boys Ballet Misses Opening Night… Shades of ‘Performance’ Opening Night In 1991

Shades of 1991! I was looking into reviews of the opening night of “The Most Amazing Thing” and discovered that the opening night premiere last night as well as today’s matinee were cancelled due to mechanical failure. The exact same … Continue reading

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Pet Shop Ballet “The Most Incredible Thing” Now On American Stage

It pays to pay attention to your blog’s comments! just yesterday, DJ Shelf asked me if I was going to Charlotte in the next ten days to see the American debut of the Pet Shop Boys ballet “The Most Incredible … Continue reading

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Record Review: Pet Shop Boys – Discography

Pet Shop Boys: Discography US CD [1991] West End Girls Love Comes Quickly Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots Of Money) Suburbia It’s A Sin What Have I Done To Deserve This? Rent Always On My Mind Heart Domino Dancing Left To … Continue reading

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Moogfest 2014: Wednesday, 4-23-14

I entered the Thomas Wolfe at 7:40 to a DJ spinning “banging tunes” to a blasé crowd sitting in their seats. I was miffed that in my haste to get downtown, find parking, get my wristband, that I forgot my … Continue reading

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