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Record Review: The Explorers [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The playful “Venus De Milo” was superficially a stab at the same vibe of an early Roxy Music classic like “Virginia Plain,” but where the Roxy debut single was by turns playful and witty, it also … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Explorers [part 1]

The Explorers: The Explorers UK CD [1985] Ship Of Fools Lorelei Breath Of Life Venus De Milo Soul Fantasy Crack The Whip Prussian Blue Two Worlds Apart Robert Louis Stevenson You Go Up In Smoke Falling For Nightlife [Midnight Mix] … Continue reading

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Roxy Music POMO Week [Revisited]: Day Six – Disco

Over a year ago, we delved fearlessly into the strange and eerie world of Roxy Music post-modern remixes; those mixes done decades/generations later than when the discs were current. This can be a highly variable path to tread, but we’re … Continue reading

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Roxy Music POMO Week: Day Five – Cinnamon

2010 brought another batch of POMO Roxy Music remixes, this time skirting the Color Series designation. That’s not the only difference with this release. For the first time, the songs were remixed by the same producer, giving the batch a … Continue reading

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Roxy Music POMO Week: Day Four – Blue

The Roxy POMO Color Series then went dormant for a period of three years until the next color was released. Why the time span? I can’t really say. It’s not like these were commissioned to promote yet another Roxy Music compilation, … Continue reading

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Roxy Music POMO Week: Day Three – Purple

While the first two batches of Roxy Color Remixes were single or double 12″ singles; Purple, the third in the series, was an approachable 7″ single! One thing was for certain. There would not be any remixes scraping the ten … Continue reading

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Roxy Music POMO Week: Day Two – Orange

Yesterday we looked at remixes issued by Virgin in 2006. The next in the Roxy Color series hit the racks in 2007, and were in fact, the first of these I purchased as downloads in 2010. I was deciding whether … Continue reading

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