Tag Archives: 2023

Tom Verlaine: 1949-2023

There was another sad loss yesterday with the news that the great Tom Verlaine had died. I was late to the game with Verlaine. He was a reputation it took me a few years to finally hear. I knew Television … Continue reading

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Shriekback Progenitor Restaurant For Dogs Manifest On Silver Disc For A Brief Time If You Act Now

Restaurant For Dogs was the resulting band following the US tour of The States with Barry Andrews as a member of Robert Fripp’s League Of Gentlemen. Being in America, Mr. Andrews decided to wallow deep, and while wallowing in the … Continue reading

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Against All Odds, The Buggles Will Tour America, Opening For Seal In 2023 Hits Tour

Great Googley Moogley! I got a mind stunning message from my friend Mr. Ware this morning that demands I bump my planned posting for this breaking news. Hot on the heels of having read Trevor Horn’s zippy autobio, came the … Continue reading

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Yukihiro Takahashi: 1952-2023

We were blindsided by more sad news on Friday night. Yukihiro Takahashi, the drummer and vocalist of Yellow Magic Orchestra dies at the age of 70, after a two years of dealing with brain cancer. I was aghast to note … Continue reading

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The Lilac Time Are Tirelessly Preparing New Album, DLX RM Of “Astronauts” And Their Autobiography This Year

Things have been quiet on the Blog regarding Stephen Duffy and The Lilac Time. This is partially due to my shameful overlooking of their recent material which is harder to buy in The States. I mean, it took me until … Continue reading

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John Foxx Emerges From Den With Ambient Piano Album, “The Arcades Project”

After the last years’ John Foxx album, which was a spoken word effort of him reading several of his stories from the “Quiet Man” book, another project has drifted up into the light as of this morning. It’s a solo … Continue reading

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Jan Linton Blitzes New Year With Trio of Singles

Last year, I was deeply smitten by Linton’s “Melatonin” EP and we didn’t have to wait too long for the follow up. On the 29th of December, Linton issued “Always The Last To Dream,” an instrumental remix of that as … Continue reading

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