Tag Archives: Stephen Hague

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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Want List: Claudia Brücken – The Lost Are Found

  My Claudia Brücken radar went off earlier today, and I visited her website and saw that her sixth album was nearing release. It drops officially on November 5th. Of course, it will join the other five in the Record Cell in … Continue reading

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