Tag Archives: Rupert Hine

Rupert Hine’s Wife Shares Unreleased Track To Commemorate Her Husband

Rupert Hine died a year ago today and his wife had shared a link in the comments here to a page on the Rupert Hine website where she had posted an unreleased song for limited period of download, but I … Continue reading

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80s Soundtrack Week: Wednesday – “Better Off Dead” US CD

Well, It’s Wednesday and it time for…another 80s soundtrack from A+M Records. I swear that I didn’t plan it that way, but it’s just how it’s panning out. Today’s soundtrack was initially the one I wanted to write about; before … Continue reading

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Rupert Hine: 1947 -2020

Sad news last Friday night as chasinvictoria contacted me with the news that the great Rupert Hine had died at 72. No cause of death has been mentioned yet. I’d first heard Hine when I managed to see the video … Continue reading

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Record Review: Thinkman – The Formula

Thinkman: The Formula GER CD [1986] Best Adventures The Formula Legend The Ecstasy Of Free Thought The Conflict The Challenge The Days Of A Champion There Shines Our Promised land When I was in Akron last weekend, I had the … Continue reading

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…But What About The Fixx?

Today at the gym I heard a new song finally enter into the satellite radio 80s CHR playlist; usually a welcome happening. The track was “Saved By Zero” and it got me thinking about The Fixx. That was a band … 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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A Strange Chimera: The Prog/Wave Hybrid pt. 3 – Rupert Hine

I first heard Rupert Hine when I happened to see his video for the incredible “Surface Tension” show up on one of my MTV “middle of the night” tapes. A lurching programmed rhythm begins the song as it inexorably builds … Continue reading

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