Category Archives: Live Music

Mitch Easter Celebrates Let’s Active’s 40th Anniversary In Special Concert Event

The last 24 hours has seen a lot of traffic at this site over my review of “Big Plans For Everybody,” my favorite Let’s Active album. I like all of them very much. They each have their own unique character, … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Waitresses – “King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents” US CD

The Waitresses: King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents – US – CD – [1997] Intro Quit No Guilt Wise Up I Could Rule The World If I Could Only Get The Parts I Know What Boys Like Pussy Strut Wasn’t Tomorrow … Continue reading

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Second Chance For Bowie’s “Brilliant Live Adventures” 1990s Live Sets

Last fall, the news came that a series of 1990s live albums; two from three separate tours of David Bowie would be released under the banner “Brilliant Live Adventures.” At the time the series of six albums was teased with … Continue reading

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The “1980 Tour: The Finale” Captured Peak Midge Ure [Part 2]

[continued from last post…] I immediately noted how synth player Joseph O’Keefe held back the tempo of the piano intro to “Private Lives” to prolong the timing of the throwback intro for maximum impact. which made his pitch bending on … Continue reading

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DEVO Recombine For Twin 2021 Shows With More Shirts, Discs In Pipeline

When it rains, it pours DEVO in these days of Maximum De-Evolution®! If the 21st century had not made abundantly clear enough, we’ve already peaked. Decades ago, really, and it’s just the big entropic wave approaching us at 120 m.p.h. … Continue reading

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Midge Ure Finishing The 1980 Tour With Worldwide Streaming Finale

Let it not be said that the covid-19 era hasn’t had some slight upticks in the way that live shows were handled. While nothing beats the excitement of a real concert, the painful fact is that most of the concerts … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering – Talking Heads – Live On Tour/The Warner Brothers Music Show [REVO 099]

My desire for having this album snakes backward in time for over 40 years. I first heard TVLKING HEVDS in the summer of 1978 when “Take Me To The River” eked its way onto the FM Rock airwaves that I … Continue reading

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