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March 9 - Blue Because It Put Them In The Red? New Order's Biggie Is 35 Today

How does it feel? To release a record that would become one of the biggest hits of the decade and come to define a musical genre? 1,253 more words

80s Music

‘14, ‘17, ‘24, ‘31 (March 6, 2018, Columbia, Missouri)

I spent half my day with a group of my favorite jazz pianists. This was set in motion by the unexpected arrival from Strut Records of Sun Ra’s… 658 more words

Listening Diary

Tales From A Sunday In Manchester : Part Two – Blue

Manchester City vs. Chelsea : 4 March 2018.

Part One finished with these words :

“Bollocks. Fifth place now. Bollocks!”

For a while, it honestly looked like there would be no Part Two. 4,362 more words


Oh I do Like To Be Besides My Bsides - Nine

These Days – Joy Division

B Side to Love Will Tear Us Apart

Rejected Other – Dead Souls (from Licht und Blindheit)

Last time around, I mentioned that 99% of b-sides haven’t ever done anything for me on first listen.  487 more words

Joy Division

New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies (1983)

What I knew already was that after Ian Curtis shuffled off this mortal coil, the rest of the Joy Division guys formed a new group called New Order. 494 more words


The five songs Shy Shy Shy can't live without

Shy Shy Shy is Astrid Cordes and Simon Kjeldegaard, a duo from Denmark who have subverted our expectations of Scandinavian indie pop with a synth-powered mix of awkwardness and confidence. 472 more words

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