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Mentioning this item is probably overkill. The band Depeche Mode and the influence it had on me growing up has been well covered multiple times, so I don’t know what more I can say here that will add much. Sure, … Continue reading
This installment of “I Had That!” (the halfway point, it should be noted) might be more aptly titled, “I Think I Had That?” because I’m not 100% certain this is in fact the item in question: my first portable tape … Continue reading
Way back in October I asked folks here, on Twitter, and on Facebook, to supply me with five songs they want me to listen to. I dutifully collected the lists and then ignored them for months. A couple of people … Continue reading
I watched The World’s End the other day, a sort of bonus movie amid all these other movies I’ve been watching. It was okay. The best thing about it was the soundtrack, a collection of great tracks from the early … Continue reading
Depeche Mode, and this, their fourth album, cannot be overstated in the development of my musical taste or self. For a long time I had liked some bands, and had some albums, but didn’t really have any favorites that stuck … Continue reading
You missed me singing this song like Elvis Costello.
It’s strange that after some solid memories of 1975, there isn’t much I can say about ’76. I certainly know a lot of the songs, but I don’t have nearly as many specific memories about them. 1977 also has a … Continue reading
Joy: 1967-1990, by Ultra Vivid Scene (same as it’s been for 23 years now.)