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Fourth World Music - Jon Hassell, David Sylvian, David Byrne and Brian Eno

Dudley Metropolitan Library was the start of so many strange musical trips. You could if memory serves take out a maximum of 4 records at 50p each. 1,188 more words


Released today in 1982: Bamboo Houses

Japan’s split made them the second band arguably at the peak of their popularity to confirm they were breaking up in the autumn of 1982, along with… 243 more words

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Gentleman Take Polaroids - Japan (1980)

Once Gary Numan had captured the public (and my) imagination with “Cars”, I was immediately interested in other “new wave” artists. In particular a sub genre called new romanticism. 606 more words

Alternative Rock

karnial cluster - (it's his birthday...today)

So, just what is the correct etiquette for acknowledging the birthday of someone who is no longer with us? Is there a handy self-help book for such things, I wonder? 3,696 more words

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sleepyard - 'the place where things adrift end up'

I have a confession to make and I feel that today is the day to come clean. For, despite all appearances to the contrary, I have to admit that when it comes to my ‘status’ as a fan of the band Japan I am what you may call a renaissance woman; or to put it more bluntly, ‘ 1,512 more words

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