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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 5]

1987 found Icehouse making their inevitable “big commercial move” album that so many acts were also doing in the mid 80s. It speaks highly for Icehouse’s taste that their “groomed for maximum selling potential” release walks a finer line than most … Continue reading

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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 4]

1985 brought a new drive to Icehouse since the previous album, “Sidewalk” saw a marked shift downward from the growth curve that had moved from “Icehouse” to “Primitive Man.” The pressure was on, but the band had now gelled around … Continue reading

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Requiem For A Promo Copy

When buying CDs in the basement of Harvest Records last weekend, I ran into another sign of the end times. While there were many releases in promotional card sleeves, a substantial number of them were the seriously less desirable CD-R … Continue reading

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Record Review: DEVO – That’s Good

DEVO: That’s Good US Promo 12″ [1983] That’s Good [ext.] Speed Racer [ext.] Big Mess I ran across this record sometime in the early 90s, at a point when DEVO were mothballed. It hosts a pair of extended versions that … Continue reading

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