Author Archives: Dave Thompson

2014’s Top Ten Vinyl Reissues

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If the department stores can do it, so can Goldmine.  We’ve not even got through Thanksgiving yet, and the holiday decorations are already creeping into view  So, to commence our own countdown to the Frothy Muggament, Spin Cycle’s Top Ten …

Little Annie – Catching Up and Moving Ahead

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Little Annie is exhausted Exhausted but exhilarated.  She’s just returned home to New York after a week in Toronto prepping what promises to be her most eagerly anticipated album… ever?  Certainly for a while.  Because it’s also her first to …

Who Killed Mister Moonlight & Other Bauhausian Riddles

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Across the thirty-five years that have elapse since Bauhaus first click, clack and grimly glam-rocked their way out of Britain’s post-punk miasma, they have been responsible for a lot of crimes.  Few of which they could ever have envisioned themselves, …

More Manticores for your Madness

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In an age when a band simply wasn’t a band if it didn’t also have its own record label, there was an awful lot of corporate silliness flung into the marketplace, towering conceits with names like Threshold and Purple, Swan …

TV Smith. He deletes.

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A little over thirty years ago, there was an album released that you might never have heard of.  It didn’t get a US airing, and it barely saw the stores in the UK before its record company went belly-up.  It …