Tag Archives: Stephen Hague

Record Review: Slow Children – President Am I US Promo 12″

Pal Shazar + Andrew Chinich in promo Last month I was in a record store and found a US Promo 12″ single from Slow Children. I first heard them on RCA’s great 1981 compilation album “Blitz,” and I wasted no … Continue reading

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Record review: Malcolm McLaren – Fans

Malcolm McLaren: Fans US CD [1984] Madam Butterfly Fans Carmen Boy’s Chorus Lauretta Death Of Butterfly I was a cautious convert to the notion of Malcolm McLaren as a maker of records. You couldn’t quite call him a musician, could … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 30]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – The Pacific Age | 1986 – 2.5 [continued from last post] How appropriate that on the day following Martin Luther King Day that we turn our attention to “Southern.” This was another scarce OMD … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 29]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – The Pacific Age | 1986 – 2.5 [continued from last post] The next OMD album, came in fast on the heels of their earlier Hughes Film top five smash, but as with Hughes’ earlier … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 23]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Crush | 1985 – 2 [continued from last post] When the next song began I had a hard time believing I was hearing OMD. It started out with a stupid 4/4 drumbeat and fuzztone guitar … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 22]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Crush | 1985 – 2 [continued from this post] The next OMD album appeared right on time, as if dispensed by a musical conveyor belt of some kind. It was the summer of 1985 … Continue reading

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REDUX: Hillary – Kinetic EP

June 3, 2011 Since I’ve been neglecting the “deadpan women” category that holds a near and dear place in my heart for quite a long time now, I decided to dust off Hilary’s “Kinetic” EP for a long-overdue listening. This … Continue reading

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