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Erasure - Pop! The First 20 Hits

Pop! With a simple synth chord, Who Needs Love (Like That) begins. A very minor hit in 1985, Erasure‘s career definitely launched with a slightly uneven start. 742 more words


Ride - Pulsar

By: Alfredo Tellez/Edith Morales

Listen to “Pulsar“, new track by Ride, the song is not included in their latest album ‘Weather diaries’. 88 more words

Toyota's TRD Pro Challenge

Kudos to the marketing and PR folks at Toyota USA for creating this cool ad series for their TRD models. The most recent episode sees Canadian veteran off-road racer… 68 more words


Ride - Weather Diaries

In late 2015 I had the chance to see the recently reunited Ride play in Seattle at the Neptune Theater. Though they were / are beloved for their early shoegaze records, I have a soft spot for their brief flirtation with Britpop. 578 more words

Adventures In Record Reviews

Ride - The Prodigal Sons Of Shoegaze


Had you told someone in 1997 that in 20 years’ time, both Ride and Slowdive would be releasing brand new albums of original material, they most likely would have laughed at you, labelled you crazy and then asked you not to bother them again while you both waited in line to buy a copy of Oasis’ … 857 more words


RIDE - " All I Want "

Dream-pop titans Ride will soon release a follow-up to 1996’s Tarantula; “Weather Diaries” is out on June 16th. The third single from said record is the blipping… 93 more words