Tag Archives: Solo Album

Gary Daly’s “Luna Landings” Was Every Bit As Wonderful As I’d Anticipated!

Gary Daly: Luna Landings – UK – CD [2020] Odysseas Celestial Body Jody You’re On Dope, So Just Shut The F**K Up Technics Arpeggio Luna Bop Dummkopf And When Did You Give Up . . . And Why? Yellow Magic … Continue reading

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Barry Andrews Moonlights For All Solo, All Electronic Stic Basin 2 Album

As a fan of Shriekback, I completely missed out on the Stic Basin phenomenon on the Shriekback.com of 2003. The first flowering of Shriekback online resulted in a series of rarities compilations and the odd self-released album which completely passed … Continue reading

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Record Review: Ric Ocasek – “Beatitude” US DLX RM CD Delights [pt 4]

[…continued from last post] The second single, “Jimmy Jimmy,” had been re-recorded and mixed for something more jovial for pop radio. The minimal template of the album version had been goosed with a few more synth fills and a vastly … Continue reading

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Record Review: Ric Ocasek – “Beatitude” US DLX RM CD Delights [pt 1]

Ric Ocasek: Beatitude US CD [2020] Jimmy Jimmy Something To Grab For Prove I Can’t Wait Connect Up To Me A Quick One Out Of Control Take A Walk Sneak Attack Time Bomb Jimmy Jimmy (Single Version) Prove (Extended Remix) … Continue reading

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Barry Andrews of Shriekback Steps Into the Contaminated Pop Zone [part 2]

[…continued from last post] “K.L.U.D.G.E.” was possibly the most Shriekback-like song here with the lurching big beat colossus at its core, but the little details revealed the cracks in the musical DNA sequences. While it had a Tokyo-crushing vibe that … Continue reading

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Barry Andrews of Shriekback Steps Into the Contaminated Pop Zone [part 1]

Barry Andrews: Contaminated Pop UK CD [2019] Put Me To Work Sh*t Pixie Virgin Of The Ladder Abdomen Jones Lollipop Bomb Filthy Wonderland K.L.U.D.G.E. Consolation Feel The Need It was only just over a year ago when Shriekback unleashed their … Continue reading

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Gary Daly Of China Crisis Makes Solo Move

Gloryoski! I almost forgot to mention this since blogging time has been tragically thin on the ground for me lately, but Gary Daly of China Crisis has finally made good on his long-mooted solo effort that he had been mentioning online … Continue reading

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