That Omnivore Recordings will reissue Game Theory’s looong-out-of-print 1982 debut, Blaze of Glory, on CD, LP and digitally on September 2, is exciting news for fans of the criminally underknown Northern California power-pop greats. That it’s just the first in a planned series of GT re-releases set to include twin album pillars The Big Shot Chronicles (1986) and Lolita Nation (1987) amounts to a musical miracle. The only bummer: Scott Miller, the genius songwriter at the group’s center who died last year at age 53, won’t be here for the celebration.
Talking his growth as an artist, how moving to the West Coast has influenced his music and the challenges of remixing Deftones.
The English goth icons' dense, swirling music found an ideal mate in the intimate Chelsea, and frontman Robert Smith was in fine voice and spirit.
Next round’s on you, chief.
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