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DAVID HASSELHOFF – Open Your Eyes

September 30, 2019

Cleopatra 2019 Veteran heartthrob finds new freedom in handling unexpected, yet fitting, material. Germany has always had a special place in David Hasselhoff’s heart, so in 1989, on New Year’s Eve, he was hoisted above The Wall that still divided … Continue reading

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PAUL YOUNG & The Royal Family – Live At Rockpalast 1985

September 18, 2019

MiG 2019 Riding on the strength of his two Number One albums, British heartthrob rocks Germany. As far as chart success goes, not a lot of artists could fly as high as Paul Young did in the mid-’80s when he … Continue reading

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SIMON MARK SMITH – Dangerous Things

September 11, 2019

Simon Mark Smith 2019 Running the risk of reverie, British artist delivers his most diverse, yet intimate, records. Not too many of SMS’ listeners are capable of achieving with both hands what he accomplished without lower arms – something that … Continue reading

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CARE OF THE COW – Dogs’ Ears Are Stupid

April 17, 2019

Fame & Fortune 1983 / Mental Experience 2019 Sublime stylistic inconsistency from Chicago trio who tried to push all the buttons – and succeeded, once the buttons were gone. “I Still Don’t Know Your Style”: the title of this trio’s … Continue reading

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GARY WILSON – The King Of Endicott

March 8, 2019

Cleopatra 2019 With little symphonies reined in to reign, NY’s sneaky experimentalist rains on his birthplace’s parade. Ever since his return this side of the millennium line, Gary Wilson has been creating an alternative panorama of his hometown, this magical … Continue reading

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