Category Archives: Live Music

Ultravox’s “Rage In Eden” Boxed Set Is Two Of A Perfect Pair [part 1]

It shipped to me inexpensively from a US dealer once it went on sale in America in December, 2022; over two months following the late September UK/European release of this ultrabox. It follows in the formats established by the “Vienna” … Continue reading

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Midge Ure Releases Live Album Of His “1980” Tour

Midge Ure self releases a lot of material on his own Environment label. There are lots of live recordings in particular that he’s issued over the years, but this one is of the highest interest since he’s issued his excellent … Continue reading

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John Cale’s 80th Birthday Concert Event Happens Friday, October 28 – With Album Following In 2023

With all due respect to Tom Jones, The Greatest Living Welsh Musician was always John Cale. His contributions to the advancement of Rock music are legendary and tangible. But his greatest strength is in how his creativity isn’t necessarily tied … Continue reading

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Need To Scratch That Bryan Ferry Itch In The Privacy Of Your Own Home? It Can Be Done…For A Price!

Are you a Roxy Music fan with more money than sense? Are you vexed by the unsightly piles of cash gathering dust on the divan in your guest wing? Perhaps you’re weighing that trip to outer space for your 50th … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Ultravox! – Live At the Rainbow 1977 + [REVO 105]

The appearance of the Ultravox! [exclamation point, please!] “Live At The Rainbow 1977” album as an Island/UMG release in 2022, of all years, was a least expected event for certain. Sure, there were reissues every 7-10 years of the first … Continue reading

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Want List: Ultravox “Rage In Eden” Ultrabox Coming for Album’s 41st Anniversary

In the biggest open secret for some months, Ultravox’s much-mooted “Rage In Eden” ultrabox was finally announced today in an official capacity. Rogue retailers in Europe had played their hands early last year which must have vexed the minds at … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Two WOMADs: Classic 1982 Performances At 1st WOMAD Festival Coming To CD/LP

Back in 1980, Peter Gabriel was discussing musical options with the staff of The Bristol Recorder; an album-slash-magazine who had asked him for an interview and a few live tracks for their publication. One thing led to another and they … Continue reading

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