Tag Archives: Bryan Ferry

Just How Many Roxy Music Compilations DO I Own, Anyway?

Until 30 minutes ago, I had no idea what I was going to blog about. As I sometimes do, I headed over to my collection in Discogs.com and hit the “random item” button [sort of like the one on the … Continue reading

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REDUX: Bryan Ferry Speaks

September 24, 2014 The trip to Chicago was an excellent quick jaunt full of art, fellowship, and Mr. Ferry in a rare casual moment as the catalyst. After flying into Chicago [special thanks to Soft Cell and… Led Zeppelin for … Continue reading

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Record Review: Bryan Ferry Orchestra – Bitter-Sweet

I’ve been lax on the Bryan Ferry front for the last few years. My wife got me “Frantic” and “Avonmore” as gifts and I really liked them. “Frantic” had a great casual feel that Ferry usually hammered down nine ways … Continue reading

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Bryan Ferry and Midge Ure: Weighing the Differences [part 1]

Shelf made a great comment that was full of interesting points to discuss a short while back in the comments for my Midge Ure review. Now that I have a little extra time to reply, I want to address the intriguing … Continue reading

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New Wave MVP: Guy Pratt

This morning I was listening to my favorite Icehouse album and it reminded me that I’ve needed to look more closely at the career of bass player Guy Pratt in a way that I have been meaning to do for … Continue reading

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Bryan Ferry @ The Ryman Auditorium 8-2-16 [part 3]

[…continued from previous post] After the delightful non-intermission, the full band came onstage to the strains of “Take A Chance With Me.” Surprisingly, the band didn’t trim off any of its luxuriant sound but the substantial guitar riffs of Manzanera … Continue reading

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Bryan Ferry @ The Ryman Auditorium 8-2-16 [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] The pattern had been set for the evening with minutes being shaved off of more luxuriant numbers that sometimes seemed cut by as much as 40% in length. True, it’s not a dreaded medley; the scourge … Continue reading

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