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Rock G.P.A.: Slow Children [part 6]

Slow Children – cottoncloud9 | 2016 – 3.5 (…continued from last post) The ticking hi-hats ping-ponging back and forth in the stereo field and acoustic guitars in the intro to “Thelma + Louise” were a deceptive cover for the most … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Slow Children [part 5]

Slow Children – cottoncloud9 | 2016 – 3.5 (…continued from last post) Against all odds, the 21st century managed to cough up something positive along with the unceasing flow of calamity getting on my nerves. The third Slow Children album … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Slow Children [part 4]

Slow Children – Mad About Town | 1982 – 3.5 (…continued from last post) “Vanessa Vacillating” opened deceptively, with acoustic guitar strums before the energy of the song took a drastic uptick with a jittery synth ostinato that was doubled … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Slow Children [part 3]

Slow Children – Mad About Town | 1982 – 3.5 (…continued from last post) When I got the debut US LP by Slow Children in the spring of 1982, I really enjoyed it and was looking forward to their next … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Slow Children [part 2]

Slow Children – Slow Children | 1981 – 3.5 (…continued from last post) I loved how Ms. Shazar prowled around the intro of “She’s Like America” like a cat over the staccato rhythm guitar riff and lone hi-hat. After a … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Slow Children [part 1]

Usually I’ve done the Rock G.P.A. threads on bands who have long career threads of many albums. The shortest one I’ve done was for Gina X Performance, who had just four albums. Today we’ll take a look at a band … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Slow Children Debut Finally Getting The Monastic Attention

I am currently in the throes of committing the output of the great duo Slow Children to a shiny gold disc. I first chanced to hear them on the RCA “Blitz” lo-prince/New Wave sampler of 1981. They had a great … Continue reading

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