Tag Archives: The Human League

The Human League’s “Credo:” Still Vexing After All These Years

Was it really a dozen years ago when The Human League managed to release their last album… a full decade following their previous disc, the generally decent “Secrets?” I remember seeing the video for “Night People” on Vinny Vero’s “So … Continue reading

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REDUX: Scarcity vs. Ubiquity: The Rise And Fall Of Synthpop [part 1]

June 25, 2015 It was back in the late 70s when I began to notice a change in the perception of synthesizers among musicians in the Post-Punk era. In 1977, Punk Year Zero, synthesizers were viewed with much suspicion as … Continue reading

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Darker. Weirder. Cooler. Heaven 17 Are Playing The First Two Human League Albums in 2020!

Gott Im Himmel! Chasinvictoria just sent this notice to me yesterday. It appears that the gloves are off. Heaven 17 are fully stepping into the breach left by the now moribund Human League and performing a pair of one-off [two-off?] … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Human League – Octopus

The Human League: Octopus UK CD [1995] Tell Me When These Are The Days One Man In My Heart Words Filling Up With Heaven Housefull Of Nothing John Cleese; Is He Funny? Never Again Cruel Young Lover The Human League … Continue reading

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Song Of The Day: The Human League – Seconds

Last week I had a yen to pull out The Human League’s “Dare” and give it a good couple of spins. Credit having my head in the Jo Callis bucket lately [more on that later] and that ultimately took me … Continue reading

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Unnamed Jo Callis Project Gets Greenlighted!

On Saturday, I crossed a line in the sand! In a move that doesn’t happen every day, I obtained the final piece of a special Jo Callis puzzle. I now have everything he’s released outside of The Rezillos and the Human … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Human League – Holiday ’80

The Human League: Holiday ’80 JPN EP [1981] Marianne Dancevision Toyota City [long] Rock ‘N’ Roll/Nightclubbing Being Boiled 1981 was when The Human League got a death-grip on my cerebellum when after knowing about this band for almost two years, … Continue reading

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