Tag Archives: Tom Tom Club

80s Soundtrack Week: Thursday – “Married To The Mob” US CD

In the mid-80s I was a huge fan of director Jonathan Demme. He came up through the Roger Corman system and I first saw his work with the quirky “CB craze” movie “Handle With Care [a.k.a. “Citizen’s Band”] which my … Continue reading

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Record Review: Tom Tom Club – “Don’t Say No” Marshall Jefferson Remixes UK 12″

Tom Tom Club: Don’t Say No [Marshall Jefferson Remixes] – UK – 12″ – [1988] Don’t Say No [Pumpin’ Acid Mix] Don’t Say No [Short Cool Mix] Don’t Say No [Say Yes To Love Mix] Devil, Does Your Dog Bite … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chris Frantz – Remain In Love

This was a book that I didn’t want to waste too much not reading time before the print got cold. It came out last summer and my spouse got me a copy from the library where she works. It was … Continue reading

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Want List: Chris Frantz Pens Tome “Remain In Love”

We’ve been down the Prince rabbit hole of late, then a glance this week in the Ultravox! direction, but there are some other, bright new, shiny things out there of interest that aren’t even discs of music. I noted last … Continue reading

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Scooped! When Personal CD Projects Get Superseded By Real Labels [part 2]

[…continued from last past] So the brief here was to discuss CDs I have made through great effort for my simulated label, that eventually actually get made by real labels. This was a weird phenomenon where there are no easy … Continue reading

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Record Show Roundup: 11/14/2010

First of all, to whom it may concern, my DSL at home has effectively been dead for over a week. My modem shows no signal at all. So no web or e-mail, making my lunch hour more precious than ever! … Continue reading

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Adrian Belew – Post-Punk MVP

  Adrian Belew first reached my ears on David Bowie’s 1979 album “Lodger.” Sure, he was discovered by Frank Zappa and played on several of his late 70s albums but I could never take FZ music, so I never heard … Continue reading

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