Category Archives: Concert Review

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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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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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Franz Ferdinand @ The Orange Peel 5-26-17 [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] What was interesting about the tour was that when it was announced, I assumed that a new album was in the pipeline, ready for release either a week into the tour or right before. I searched … Continue reading

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Franz Ferdinand @ The Orange Peel 5-26-17 [part 1]

Sure, sure. I was late to the Franz Ferdinand party. Quite frankly, I gave the entire early naughties New New Wave Of New Wave [?] a big miss figuring that I’d heard it all in 1978… then heard the reboot in the … Continue reading

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Adrian Belew Power Trio @ Isis Music Hall 5-4-17

I have always had time for Adrian Belew. He has both killer pop instincts and a desire to really stretch out and play in the margins. Since his colorful burst into my musical world with “Lodger” in 1979, he quickly … Continue reading

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