Category Archives: Concert Review

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Zola Jesus @ The Mothlight 9-29-17

I’m so focused in my music buying. Often, I am building up a collection of this or that artist in preparation of a REVO CD or BSOG, that I forget to broaden my horizons. When an act that I’ve read … Continue reading

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The Church @ The Grey Eagle 9-25-17

I like The Church. I first heard them back around the era of “Remote Luxury.” When they had some success around the time of “Starfish” [a fine album that I own on CD] it was two thumbs up. I saw them … Continue reading

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Reeves Gabrels + His Imaginary Friends @ The Grey Eagle 10-4-17

Mother McCree! Lightning can strike when you least expect it to! Last night, after making a pizza, I was having a leisurely dinner with my wife. She had looked at the local freekly, which I had brought home yesterday and … Continue reading

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Volt Per Octaves Farewell Show @ The Mothlight 9-1-17

Four bands and more synths than even Ultravox used in their heyday greeted me once I paid the modest $5 cover at the door. There was a hexagon of six keyboard racks taking up floor space in front of the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: British Electric Foundation, live in Birmingham, 21-Oct-16 (part two)

Following the events detailed in part one of this post — wherein your humble narrator enjoyed front-row seating for once-in-a-lifetime performance of Heaven 17’s Penthouse & Pavement straight through and live —we enjoyed a 20-minute break during which the management … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Penthouse & Pavement @ 35, live in Birmingham, 21-Oct-16 (part 1)

Our second Heaven 17 show while in the UK for other reasons was more of a rendezvous (… with destiny!) than a planned evening out, though we had gotten tickets to the first gig we saw (see Friday’s entry) before … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Heaven 17 @ The Jazz Cafe, London, 5-Oct-16

Greetings, oh ye faithful followers of the Post-Punk Monk! I’m the … er … New Wave Knave, and I’ll be adding to the holy writ of … oh heck … hey gang, I’m chasinvictoria, as often seen in the comments … Continue reading

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