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Record Review: Adam Ant – Apollo 9

Adam Ant: Apollo 9 UK 7″ [1984] Apollo 9 [Blast Off Mix] 3:24 B-Side Baby 4:47 When Adam disbanded The Ants and went solo in 1982 he still had a strong grip on the UK top 10. Two of the … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 42]

2016 [continued] From the very first listen, the title song from “Lazarus” [which was the only of the four new songs of that production on this album] made a large impact. The song’s descending hook [complete with a contrapuntal, vertiginous ascending … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 37]

2011 – 2012 Nothing happened. 2013 On January 8, 2013 – David Bowie’s 65th birthday, all media hell broke loose as the seemingly vanished star released a video as a precursor to a new album. “Where Are We Now” was … Continue reading

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Want List: Stephen Emmer – International Blue

As night follows day, just a day after posting about John Foxx, I just got a tip from commenter Nick that Midge Ure has come out of his fox[x]hole! An article in today’s Radio Times reveals that Ure has another … Continue reading

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Bowie Elected Pope; Handed Keys To Planet Earth

On January 8, 2013… everything changed. After a decade of lying low, a new David Bowie song hit the web from point zero like a clap of thunder. It was accompanied by an odd video, a handful of photographs and … Continue reading

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David Bowie Suddenly Reappears On His 66th Birthday!

I’ve been long of the opinion that David Bowie had silently retired. After his angioplasty of 2004 he’s been barely a blip on the radar. His last album, “Reality,” looked to be the terminus of his career. With a health … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Les Rita Mitsouko – C’est Comme Ça

Les Rita Mitsouko: C’est Comme Ça US 12″ [1987] C’est Comme Ça [ext. ver] Stupid Anyway By the time that the UK had crashed and burned musically for me in the mid-80s, I began to finally hear some music from … Continue reading

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