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First Impressions Often Lie

Today my thoughts have gone to revisit those times when I have been disastrously wrong about something that upon revisiting, I will experience a 180 degree opinion switch on. Since I’ll never be Post-Punk Pope [I have no pull with … Continue reading

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Record Review: XTC – Generals + Majors

XTC: Generals + Majors UK 7″ [1980] Generals + Majors Don’t Lose Your Temper I must admit; I was somewhat late to the XTC game! The first time I heard the band was while watching Rockworld on TV in 1979. … Continue reading

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CD-3 Files: XTC – Mayor Of Simpleton

XTC: Mayor Of Simpleton UK CD-3 [1989] Mayor Of Simpleton Ella Guru Living In A Haunted Heart The Good Things The other day I reached up into my mini-milk crate of CD-3s and this was what I grabbed. So today I’ll … Continue reading

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New Wave Compilations: Cash Cows

This is not specifically a New Wave Compilation, but the timing of this label comp plants it with one foot in the mid 70s and one foot in the early 80s. Virgin Records were undergoing a shedding of skin from … Continue reading

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The Ones That Got Away… pt. 5

Finally, here’s the final [I hope] installment of “The Ones That Got Away” – bands that I collect but have never seen live. Toyah – I came by Toyah Willcox fandom in a strange way. First, I saw her records … Continue reading

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