Category Archives: Tourdates

Uh Oh! Second Sparks Post In A Row With 2022 North American Tour Dates Just Announced

Wouldn’t you know it. Yesterday not 45 minutes after I posted the review of “The Sparks Brothers” film documentary on the Mael Brothers’ 50 year music career, than I received an email from the Sparks Maeling [ha-ha] list featuring the … Continue reading

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Psychedelic Furs Announce “Made Of Rain” 2021 Tour

Early last March, we had a post trumpeting the new Psychedelic Furs album set to release on May 1st with a US tour that never happened. The May album release got bumped to July, and by that time I completely … 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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Scrittii Politti To Play “Cupid + Psyche ’85” In Its Entirety On Special Tour Next Year

Well, we got one of the precious and few emails from the official Scritti Politti mailing list two days ago, and this one’s a doozy. Apparently the modest and retiring Green Gartside is planning a UK tour next year to … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Vapors “Together” UK CD Melts Away The Years Between Albums Two And Three

The Vapors: Together – UK – CD [2020] Together Crazy Sundown River Real Time Girl From The Factory I Don’t Remember In Babylon Letter to Hiro [no. 11] Wonderland Those Tears King L Nuclear Nights We just reviewed an album … Continue reading

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Right When We Need Them Most, Heaven 17 Tour North America in 2020

Hot on the heels of their third US appearance at 80s Weekender #9 in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater on February 15th, long time favorites Heaven 17 will undertake an actual North American Tour. I didn’t get too worked … Continue reading

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Core Collection Twofer: OMD and Simple Minds To Tour OZ + NZ in 2020

Yesterday, I was poking around simpleminds.com to [finally] purchase the 4xCD version of “Live In The City of Angels” when I saw good news on the home page. Simple Minds were once again teaming up with OMD for a tour … Continue reading

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