Tag Archives: Virgin Records

Want List: Hambi + The Dance; More Liverpudlian New Wave

Even though I have numerous vinyl archiving projects all revved up and ready to go in the Record Cell, the impetus is to always look to the horizon and try to apply my fine-toothed comb to the unruly tangle of … Continue reading

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REDUX: A Young Person’s Guide To – DEVO Live

July 10, 2013 Devo: The Warner Bros. Music Show US Promo LP [1980] Whip It Snowball It’s Not Right Girl U Want Planet Earth S.I.B. (Swelling Itching Brain) Secret Agent Man Blockhead Uncontrollable Urge Mongoloid Be Stiff Gates Of Steel … Continue reading

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Record Review: Fingerprintz – The Beat Escape

Fingerprintz: The Beat Escape UK 12″ [1981] The Beat Escape [ext. 12″ mix] Catwalk [ext. 12″ mix] This was a song I had been familiar with ever since its release in the Fall of 1981. I first heard Fingerprintz earlier … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Virgin Records – Methods Of Dance Vol. 2 [REVO 077]

Virgin Records: Methods Of Dance Vol. 2 CD-R [2015] China Crisis – No Ordinary Lover I-Level – Give Me [American Remix] Rip Rig + Panic – You’re My Kind Of Climate [Party Mix] D.A.F. – Kebab Traüme The Men – … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Virgin Records – Methods Of Dance [REVO 076]

Virgin Records: Methods Of Dance CD [2015] B.E.F. – Groove Thang DEVO – G0ing Under D.A.F. – Der Mussolini Fingerprintz – The Beat Escape Heaven 17 – Soul Warfare Simple Minds – Love Song 7 Magazine – The Great Man’s … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 37]

As 1995 crept towards 1996, huge sea changes were afoot for Simple Minds. First of all, the band’s September 13, 1995 stop in Glasgow featured one Derek Forbes strapping on his bass for “Waterfront” and “Love Song.” The band had occasionally … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 9]

Simple Minds | Sons + Fascination – 4 By 1981 changes came fast and furious for Simple Minds. With the band threatening to break up to get out of their contract, Arista let them go and Virgin Records were more than eager to give … Continue reading

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