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  • Visage [Polydor, 1981] B-

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Visage [Polydor, 1981]
Oh of course they're not "fascistic"--that's what rockers always say about disco, and now it's what they always say about synth music, too, so what else do you expect? Granted, "boring" is another word that comes up, and that's a little harder to dismiss--impossible if the "Frequency 7"'s cute, paramilitary sheets of electronic sound weren't the Glass-pop downtowners have been bullshitting about for years. Not that it'll keep me on the floor. Or put me on the parade ground. B-