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Reviews of releases for 1982

Steve Piccolo - Domestic Exile

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Steve Piccolo was the bass player and founding member of the 80s New York City No Wave band the Lounge Lizards. One year after they hit the scene, Steve was living a schizophrenic existence,...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2020-07-09)

Luis David Aguilar - Hombres de Viento / Venas de la Tierra (1978​-​1982)

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This limited CD reissue of the film music of composer Luis David Aguilar is part of the Buh Records "Sounds Essentials Collection," a rescue project of several essential works of Peruvian...

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(Posted by Peter Thelen 2019-10-04)

Haruomi Hosono - Light in the Attic Reissues

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When Yellow Magic Orchestra’s first album came out in 1978, listeners around the world were treated (many for the first time) to creative music from Japan, something that wasn’t just...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2018-11-06)

Klaus Wiese - Sabiha Sabiya

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Klaus Wiese played tambura on two classic Popol Vuh albums, Hosianna Mantra and Seligpreisung. He's far lesser known and should be much wider known for being an early...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2018-09-20)

Radio Noisz Ensemble - Yniverze

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I've always been drawn to one thread that came out of 60s music, a thing we often call world fusion or a hundred of other terms more or less meant to distill the essence of music that tends to...

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(Posted by Mike McLatchey 2018-07-05)

Next Exit - One Way Ticket - 1981-82

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For some time now, I’ve been writing about the saga of Spokane’s Sweet Madness, a New Wave-ish art rock band active from 1979-81. Two compilations of their recordings have been...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2017-09-20)

Rolf Trostel - Inselmusik, Two Faces & Der Prophet

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Rolf Trostel was a second generation member of the Berlin School of electronic music. In the late 70s and early 80s, Rolf worked as a distributor of the PPG Wave Computer 360 A, which provided him...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2017-05-14)

Cal Rock & Roll - Homegrown

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Cal aka Cal Rock & Roll was a mid-70s band from New York formed by some veterans of the club scene: Larry Calabrese (guitar and vocals), Andy Barone (bass), Jerry Joy (drums and vocals), and...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 2016-09-20)

Utopia - Adventures in Utopia, Deface the Music & Swing to the Right

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As the 70s slipped towards the 80s, progressive rock bands found their style of music increasingly unpopular, so most of them that stayed active tried to maintain relevance by making music more in...

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(Posted by Jon Davis 2014-02-20)
 

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