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SWIT's Classic Albums: No. 2 - Tin Machine by Tin Machine

It was 1988. He’s dragged me to Hendaye in the south of France, we rented a place in the country, the Villa Ormen. Just after Never Let Me Down, really he was at the bottom. 342 more words


Tin Machine - Tin Machine (1989): Review

Produced by Tin Machine and Tim Palmer
Label – EMI

Why, oh why ? David Bowie was one of the most gifted and outstanding artists to have appeared in the album charts over six decades. 305 more words


Tribute to singing drummers

Here’s another Instagrammatical™ tribute, this time to singing drummers. We find it really cool that the coolest guy in the band gets the spotlight without a 15-minute-larger-than-life-masturbation-time drum solo. 48 more words


Jean Genet, Prisoner of Love, & David Bowie

After a night of physical and emotional excess, I spent the whole rainy afternoon in my bed reading Jean Genet’s Prisoner of Love, a book I found in the NYRB (New York Review Books) Classics section of… 685 more words

On May 22, 1989.

On May 22, 1989, “EMI” label released the self-titled debut album by Tin Machine. It was recorded August 1988 – early 1989, at “Mountain Studios” in Montreux, and  “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, and was produced by Tin Machine and Tim Palmer. 106 more words

Tin Machine II

You know, I did not expect to like Tin Machine as much as I ended up liking them. I expected a so-so classic rock group that I would immediately forget, but on both of these two albums there were a whole lot of jams. 939 more words

Tin Machine

I love what Bowie did following the disappointment of Never Let Me Down. He abandoned it all to form a band and figure things out. It was obvious that he had fallen in a rut. 1,067 more words