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Vinyl memories

Tidying the garage out today I found some old cassettes and vinyl LPs. I don’t have a deck any more so had to revert to Spotify to replay some of the old stuff. 240 more words

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Where do you sit on the Camp Scale?

There’s a game they play.

My partner and a close friend of ours sit around and recite the names of b-grade actresses. The rest of us listen dumbfounded, having no idea who these women are. 459 more words

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50 YEARS OF TOP OF THE POPS : OCT 10 - OCT 16

The first birthday this week, is Midge Ure, of various acts.

It means nothing to me.

Anyway, this song, which kept it off Number 1, is far better. 168 more words

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MINUIT MACHINE - Live & Destroy


After the release of their very promising Blue Moon EP in 2013. Minuit Machine finally gives us their full abum Live & Destroy What a perfect musical match Helene & Amandine are – like a delicate darkwave hand in a crushed velvet coldwave glove. 265 more words

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New Romantics

A Brief movement in early 80’s Britain.

A reaction to the Punk movement; it rejects the austerity and anti-fashion stance of punk

At the forefront: Visage, Duran Duran, Ultravox & Japan

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…2014 w 39 – Album of the week is “Metamatic” by John Foxx.

People like me, old enough to have a too large record collection knows how a sudden impulse can make you listen to a certain record, inspiring a foray into similar territory that can take days to complete. 394 more words

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...2014 w 38 - Album of the week is "Ultravox!" by Ultravox!.

For those of you remembering the Midge Ure-fronted synth pop band who had a hit with “Vienna”, let´s just at once make it clear that this is not what we´re talking about today. 658 more words

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