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REDUX: Steel Cage Match – Simple Minds VS U2

September 24, 2013 Sure, sure. We all acknowledge that there’s a weird, almost reciprocal relationship between U2 and Simple Minds. I can’t shake the feeling that the each band has somehow used the other for artistic inspiration and that were it a … Continue reading

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The Road To Rezillomania [part 2]

[…continued from post before previous] So where were we before we had to shoehorn that review of the superb David J concert in there? Oh yes, It was 2002, I made a CD-R of 13 Rezillos rarities from 7″ vinyl. … Continue reading

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David J @ The Mothlight – 6-16-17

Back in January, when scoping out the Roedelius show I attended nearly three months ago at The Mothlight, I couldn’t fail to notice that David J, everyone’s favorite bassist/vocalist from Bauhaus and Love + Rockets was coming to town last … Continue reading

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The Road To Rezillomania [part 1]

Let it not be said that I don’t love me some Rezillos! A concert they played in Washington D.C. 15 years ago was a treasured gift of a gig. 22 Years after they ceased to exist, 80% of the original … Continue reading

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Nick Cave + The Bad Seeds @ Thomas Wolfe Auditorium 6-7-17 [part 3]

[…continued from previous post] Next came another, even more striking song I was aware of since day one, but had never heard. “Tupelo” was certainly mythmaking at an extremely high level. The performance of the song was complete with black … Continue reading

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Nick Cave + The Bad Seeds @ Thomas Wolfe Auditorium 6-7-17 [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] The show had no opening act. It sort of made sense. Who would want to follow Nick Cave + The Bad Seeds? The venue’s website proclaimed that the show would begin promptly at 8 p.m. but … Continue reading

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Nick Cave + The Bad Seeds @ Thomas Wolfe Auditorium 6-7-17 [part 1]

Preamble I don’t know exactly why I’m not more of a Nick Cave fan than I have been. Until recently, I only had the “Murder Ballads” CD in the Record Cell, and even that was at my wife’s selection. It’s … Continue reading

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