Tag Archives: Ultravox

The Case For “Paths + Angles”

Ultravox: The Voice UK  7″ [1981] The Voice [7″ edit] Paths + Angles I was sort of late to the game on collecting Ultravox B-sides. It was not until late 1982 when I ran across the Japanese compilation LP of largely … Continue reading

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Record Review: Razormaid 3rd Anniversary Issue

Various: Razormaid 3rd Anniversary Issue US 2×12″ [1987] Ultravox: White China Telex: L’amour Toujours Melon: Serious Japan Depeche Mode: Strangelove Propaganda: Dr. Mabuse Cabaret Voltaire: Sensoria Tapps: Don’t Pretend To Know Until December: We Are The Boys Last weekend we … Continue reading

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Remastering: The Complete Faith Global

Faith Global: Earth Report UK 12″ [1982] Earth Report Coded World Love Seems Lost Faith Global: The Same Mistakes UK LP [1983] The Same Mistakes Forgotten Man Hearts & Flowers Knowing The Way Love Seems Lost Coded World Yayo Slaves … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To “Dancing With Tears In My Eyes”

The pre-release single from Ultravox’s “Lament” album was a guitar heavy stomper, which gave me pause, back in the day. I bought the 12″ in the minty fresh, green tinted sleeve, and wondered what the album would offer when it … Continue reading

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The Great Vinyl Purge Ca. 1985

I saw the first trickle of import CDs reach Central Florida some time in late 1982-early 1983. The first titles were incredibly conservative; your top selling Phil Collins-type titles. Nothing to see here. But by the point where I could … Continue reading

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REDUX: New Wave Scorecard

May 17, 2011 I was viewing the latest Simple Minds news the other day at Dream Giver, the best SM information site out there, when I saw that temporary Simple Minds drummer Michael Ogletree is hitting the Rewind Festival this … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows III: An Earlier, Even More Brain-Melting Ultravox! Cover Discovered!

The deeper I dig into this John Foxx conspiracy, the dirtier my hands get! At first I found a record that united Foxx and Lionel Ritchie by weird circumstance. A Japanese promo 12″ from 1983 with the audacity to untie those artists on … Continue reading

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