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The Return Of Scooped: Peter Gabriel – Flotsam + Jetsam Competes With My Own Set From 2006 [part 2]

[…continued from last post] So yesterday we covered what I’m missing: six tracks from the early-mid solo era. Two of them were unleashed only for this set, and I actually had one of the missing tunes without knowing it! The … Continue reading

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The Return Of Scooped: Peter Gabriel – Flotsam + Jetsam Competes With My Own Set From 2006 [part 1]

Last Friday I noticed that there was a massive dump of peter gabriel rarities in the form of a digital-only BSOG. Of course, that made me think of my attempt at such a beast back in 2006. I had wanted … Continue reading

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Record Review: Laurie Anderson – Mister Heartbreak [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] Anderson maintained her usual sprechgesang vocals that were closer to narration; leaving the melodic singing to the trio of Dolette McDonald, Michelle Cobbs, and Brenda Nelson. When Anderson says “and the little girls sing” before the … Continue reading

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David Byrne, Meet Peter Gabriel. Peter Gabriel, Meet David Byrne.

Various: …And I’ll Scratch Yours UK CD [2013] David Byrne – I Don’t Remember Bon Iver – Come Talk to Me Regina Spektor – Blood Of Eden Stephin Merritt – Not One Of Us Joseph Arthur – Shock the Monkey … Continue reading

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Seminal Single: Peter Gabriel – Games Without Frontiers

Peter Gabriel: Games Without Frontiers UK 7″ [1980] Games Without Frontiers Start I Don’t Remember [alt. ver.] By the time of Peter Gabriel’s third eponymous album in 1980, I was primed and ready for it. I had first been exposed … Continue reading

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Badges! Badges! Badges! – 3

Yikes! It’s another busy day and I only have minutes to blog today. That means… Badges! This was the official badge of the late, lamented Crunchy Armadillo Records! Back in the early 80s, my friend Tom was at the scuzzy … Continue reading

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A Strange Chimera: The Prog/Wave Hybrid pt. 1 – Peter Gabriel

New Wave was in large part a reaction against the previous generation’s enshrinement of studied musicianship and flamboyant instrumental prowess to the point of neglecting much of the fun and thrills that rock and roll had, in earlier times, provided. … Continue reading

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