Tag Archives: 2021

Rupert Hine’s Wife Shares Unreleased Track To Commemorate Her Husband

Rupert Hine died a year ago today and his wife had shared a link in the comments here to a page on the Rupert Hine website where she had posted an unreleased song for limited period of download, but I … 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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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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Martyn Ware’s “Electronically Yours” Refreshes The Parts Where Other Podcasts Can’t Reach

Let me preface this by saying that I’m not really a podcast guy. I’m much more interested in listening to music. Podcasts are sort of like TV in that they are a form of entertainment or information that prevent the … 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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The “1980 Tour: The Finale” Captured Peak Midge Ure [Part 1]

I have to say that one of the benefits of the Covid-19 lockdown and lack of live concerts were the streaming solutions that popped up to sate the market demand. While viewing a concert on streaming was a distant second … Continue reading

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Kraftwerk Awakes From Slumber To Revisit “Heimcomputer” 40 Years Later

I can recall getting a copy of Kraftwerk’s 1981 opus, “Computerworld” as a high school graduation present. Since I already had a computer in my home by that time [Radio Shack CoCo with Extended Basic upgrade, if you’re asking] I … Continue reading

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