Category Archives: 1980’s

30 Record Albums that are Turning 30 in 2018 – Part 1

The year was 1988…Stephen Hawking publishes “A Brief History Of Time”, Ben Johnson wins the 100m gold at the Seoul Olympics and is then disqualified for taking steroids, the first McDonald’s behind the Iron Curtain opened in Belgrade, “The Last … Continue reading

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Thank You for One Million Hits!

We Did It! Sonic More Music just passed the 1 Million Hit Mark! Thanks to all of our readers and everyone who has shared any of our posts!

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40 Albums Turning 30 in 2017

      30 years ago, the world was a very different place. The U.S. was being run by former movie actor Ronald Reagan,  Platoon won the Best Picture Oscar, The Simpsons cartoon first appears as a series of shorts on The … Continue reading

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Toronto Punk group Abrasives on Super 8 film from the 1980’s [Video]

*This is a compilation of five (from many) different appearances by Toronto band Abrasives, 1985-1988. Originally shot on Super 8 film that has deteriorated – including sound, at points – over the past thirty years, three are at the historic … Continue reading

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Men at Work – ‘Business as Usual’, released on this day in 1981

In the “I always wondered what was up with that” file; today we look at the color of Men at Work’s million selling debut album Business as Usual. It was originally one of my first records that I bought, and … Continue reading

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