Category Archives: Live Music

Shriekback Kickstarted That Much Mooted US Tour Campaign 72 Hours Ago

Good news for modern man!  We just got the word on the Shriekback mailing list on Tuesday morning that the promised 2nd Kickstarter campaign for a Shriekback US tour in 2018 has been going down for almost 72 hours now, … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 27]

Round Two – January 1986 [continued from last post] Of course, with another OMD concert, this time just 50 miles away instead of 450 or so we had to attend again! This time with a closer posse of friends. I … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 25]

[continued from last post] Commenter Jordan in the previous post made a supremely cogent comment about OMD’s creative conundrum by 1985: “What was the missing link? It could not have been just trying to write bland music for the market. … Continue reading

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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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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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