[Music] Annette Peacock – X-Dreams – Classic Music Review — c

I would love to live in a world where Annette Peacock was honored and celebrated as one of the greatest artists of our time. Sadly, the current state of affairs was captured in the title used for the re-release of one of her earlier efforts: I Belong to a World That’s Destroying Itself. As I […]

[Music] V​arious Artists – Portrety LP

U Know Me Records has produced a magnificent compilation concentrating on drum sounds.  The artists range in genre from post-punk to soul and modern hip-hop, but done in a style that makes them barely recognizable to each category.  A refreshing introduction to that which is good in Poland.

[Music] merch David J – Rene Halkett – Nothing/Armour (20th Anniversary Re​-​issue)

Many years ago, my brother and I shared a book on Bauhaus that was probably put together by a fan of the band.  It had mentioned some rare curios like a 7-inch recording of band bassist David J collaborating with a member of the original Weimar Bauhaus movement in Germany, René Halkett, who had been […]

[Music] The Teardrop Explodes – Reward

Julian Cope popped into mind earlier today, and it got me thinking about how good his old band The Teardrop Explodes actually were.  Reward was their biggest hit, released in 1981.  It’s mind-blowing to think that this is nearly 40 years old now. Lyrics Bless my cotton socks, I’m in the news The king sits […]