Tag Archives: Record Store Day

Another Ultravox Artifact From A Parallel Universe Fell Through A Wormhole Last Friday And It’s For Sale, But Not For Long

We all know that “Rage In Eden” was [magnificently] produced by Conny Plank, who capped a three album arc of producing Ultravox with the climactic “Rage In Eden.” But nothing is black and white anymore in the 21st century. And … Continue reading

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REDUX: Record Review: Pulp – After You

November 3, 2015 Pulp: After You UK 12″ [2013] After You [Pulp vx Soulwax] After You [original version] After You [The 4am Desperation Disco To Disco Dub Version] I was excited when Pulp reactivated in 2011 after laying dormant for a … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2022 Dangles Monkbait…I May Have To Act [part 2]

This year’s RSD list for the UK was a shocker. At least a part of my antipathy towards the event was down to how, inevitably, all of the releases that I wanted most on Record Store Day, were available only … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2022 Dangles Monkbait…I May Have To Act [part 1]

Ah yes. Record Store Day. That fake holiday that doesn’t give, but instead, takes. It’s coming again this year, and pandemic be damned, they are going ahead with the traditional April 23rd time frame. None of the periodic “drops” throughout … Continue reading

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Love Of Music In The Time Of Covid-Delta

The Rise of Covid-Delta It’s been 18 months now since the Covid-19 pandemic has spread like wildfire around the world. Impacting all cultures, if not equally. In most cultures, obeisance to the gods of capitalism have meant that flattening the … Continue reading

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Ultravoxless: Voiceless “Vienna” Still Delights

Ultravox: Vienna [Steven Wilson Remix + Instrumental] – UK – 2xCD [2021] Disc One: “Vienna” [Steven Wilson Remix] Astradyne New Europeans Private Lives Passing Strangers Sleepwalk Mr. X Western Promise Vienna All Stood Still Disc Two: “Vienna” [Steven Wilson Instrumental … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2021 – Drop 2: “They Keep Pulling Me Back In!”

We have looked askance at the feeding frenzy by design which was the thrust of RSD by a few years after its origins. For me, most everything I wanted was in the UK edition in any case, so it was … Continue reading

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