Tag Archives: Yaz

Free Alison Moyet Remix

From DJ Magazine: Ex-Yazoo singer Alison Moyet’s recent album, ‘The Minutes’, was given a bit of dancefloor oomf with a universally brilliant remix follow-up, featuring the likes of YoungTEE, Brassica and Ali Renault. Following in their footsteps in complimenting the icon singer’s distinctive vocal are Terry Farley and Leo Zero, working together under their Box Energy guise. Filled with warm ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the Karpel Group, today’s Swag Tuesday prize is the minutes, the new album by former Yaz vocalist Alison Moyer which goes on sale nationwide today. Her first album since 2007, the minutes was written with and produced by Guy Sigsworth, known for his work with Robyn, Frou Frou, Björk, Goldie, and Madonna. Experimental, captivating, and entirely cohesive, this ...

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Alison Moyet – When I Was Your Girl

First single from The Minutes, due May 6th.

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The Great British Synth Documentary

It took me half the day to watch this fantastic 2009 documentary because it kept sending me spinning off into Wikipedia and YouTube holes. It’s a bit strange that so many of the records that I thought was randomly picking out of the import 45s bin turned out to be such groundbreaking and influential tracks. And most of them I ...

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80’s Flashback

The Flying Pickets, Only You, 1983. In 1980 Vince Clarke was going through two divorces, one with his wife and one with Depeche Mode. It’s not known which divorce inspired Only You, but when Clarke’s former band declined to record it, he brought the track with him to Yaz/Yazoo. As the new band’s first release, in 1982 he and vocalist ...

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Yaz At Terminal 5

Last night Aaron and I attended the first of three NYC shows by Yaz (Yazoo to you Brits) as they close out the American leg of their Reconnected reunion tour. It’s been over 25 years since Alison Moyet and Vince Clark released the second of their meager two album output, but you wouldn’t have known that by the reaction of ...

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Yaz Tour Dates For U.S.

Six U.S. dates have been announced for the Yaz reunion tour I mentioned here last month. Jul 07 – Oakland, CA Paramount Theatre Jul 10 – Los Angeles, CA Orpheum Theatre Jul 11 – Los Angeles, CA Orpheum Theatre Jul 14 – Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre Jul 16 – New York, NY Terminal 5 Jul 17 – New York, NY ...

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Yaz To Tour UK

Fab 80’s pop music duo Yaz (Yazoo in the UK) is set to reunite for a tour of the UK in June. Comprised of (post-Depeche Mode/pre-Erasure) keyboardist Vince Clark and (Andy Bell sound-alike) Alison Moyet, Yaz only put out two albums, both huge favorites of mine: Upstairs At Eric’s and You And Me Both. The tour is in support of ...

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