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Apostille + Molly Nilsson @ Mothlight 3-7-19 [part 2]

Molly Nilsson […continued from last post] It was soon time for Molly Nilsson to sing to the then nearly packed house. This was a different sort of vibe for me since I don’t think I’ve seen a Mothlight show that … Continue reading

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Apostille + Molly Nilsson @ Mothlight 3-7-19 [part 1]

I was very happy to have noted earlier that Molly Nilsson had finally made it back to Asheville for the first time in six years.  That was a lot of water under the bridge, especially considering that the artist is … Continue reading

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Mark Hollis: 1955-2019 [part 2]

[…continued from last post] A few years later while watching the MTV “New Video Hour,” I saw the next move that Talk Talk had made. Their third album, “The Colour Of Spring,” had been released and the lead single was … Continue reading

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Mark Hollis: 1955-2019 [part 1]

I have to admit that I was never a card-carrying Talk Talk megafan, but when I heard that Mark Hollis had died last Monday at just 64 it struck a chord with me. Not the least of which was how … Continue reading

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Sara Romweber: 1964-2019

I was all ready to remember a different fallen musician for today’s post, but I just got wind of the loss of Sara Romweber yesterday, and since this was a fresh wound, it’s getting my thoughts today. Like most old-timers, … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 5]

DISC 6 | Alternative Mixes, Roughs + Demos […continued from last post] The final disc was a revisit of the DVD-A that came out in 2005. I was lucky enough to have gotten a copy back then even though 5.1 … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 4]

DISC 5 | Alternative Mixes, Roughs + Demos […continued from last post] The fifth disc is why these Super Deluxe Boxed Sets can be so interesting to fans who would put an album like “New Gold Dream [81, 82, 83, … Continue reading

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