Tag Archives: 2018

Record Shopping Road Trip: Atlanta, April 2018 – Day 1

So while the recent Simple Minds trip was all about seeing the band behind their stellar new album, and hanging out with The Wares and Echorich, there was going to be some record shopping to happen along the way. I … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ The Tabernacle – Atlanta 10-8-18 [part 4]

[…continued from last post] I was impressed that the concert was entering the third act and only then did the band dip into their top selling “Once Upon A Time” album for the first time! That was actually impressive to … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ The Tabernacle – Atlanta 10-8-18 [part 3]

[…continued from last post] The familiar bass rondo that heralded “The Hunter + The Hunted” brought forth a shot of recognition from the crowd. This was one of the best deep cuts on “New Gold Dream [81, 82, 83, 84]” … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ The Tabernacle – Atlanta 10-8-18 [part 2]

[continued from last post] When I had last seen Simple Minds, in 2013, they pulled a rabbit out of their hat by starting the show with “Broken Glass Park,” a vibrant new song I didn’t expect. This time they were … Continue reading

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Heck Freezes Over, Melts, Then Re-Freezes Again: Gary Kemp Joins The Pink Floyd

I caught wind of this a few weeks ago when we were in the middle of the 30Days; 30 Albums thread, so this is the first time I’ve mentioned it in a post, but I saw on the morning of … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Franz Ferdinand – Always Ascending

When news of the F•F•S album with Sparks first broke, it was only then that I thought to myself “maybe I should investigate this Franz Ferdinand?” They had stirred up a lot of New Wave Of New Wave sentiment when … Continue reading

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Soft Cell Go Out With A Bang In A Month… And Another Box!

As you may have seen from Taffy’s recent comment on yesterday’s post, Soft Cell will be playing their last ever show at the London O2 arena on September 30th, 2018. There still seem to be a few tickets left for … Continue reading

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