Tag Archives: Virgin Records

Scooped! When Personal CD Projects Get Superseded By Real Labels [part 4]

[…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 Review: Ken Lockie – Dance House UK 7″

Ken Lockie: Dance House UK 7″ [1981] Dance House Tenderness Of Fools I was en route to may haircut yesterday when I thought I had a spare 12 minutes to stop in at Harvest Records and window shop. I had … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 33]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Sugar Tax | 1991 – 1.5 [continued from last post] I bought my copy of “Sugar Tax” as an import, which was the first time I’d bought the new OMD album on CD that … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 32]

In 1989, by the time that OMD had thrown in the towel, I had come to a crossroads in the road regarding my affinity for British pop. By the mid-80s all of the band I cherished had either broken up … Continue reading

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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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