Tag Archives: The Human League

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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Record Review: The Human League – The Dignity Of Labour

The Human League: The Dignity Of Labour UK EP [1979] The Dignity of Labour Pt. 1 The Dignity of Labour Pt. 2 The Dignity of Labour Pt. 3 The Dignity of Labour Pt. 4 Flexi Disc Today, as a special … Continue reading

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Scarcity vs. Ubiquity: The Rise And Fall Of Synthpop [part 4]

The Human League entered 1981 with a handicap. Manager Bob Last had engineered a split between the actual musical portions of the group [who went on to form the British Electric Foundation and Heaven 17] and its singer and visual … Continue reading

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

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 being the tools … Continue reading

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