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King Crimson @ Duke Energy Center 10-26-17 [part 3]

It went without saying that with Robert Fripp on stage, the sound of the show would have no unpleasant surprises. We’ve recently discussed negative trends in live sound and of course, this show had a miraculous dynamic range that allowed … Continue reading

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Volt Per Octaves Farewell Show @ The Mothlight 9-1-17

Four bands and more synths than even Ultravox used in their heyday greeted me once I paid the modest $5 cover at the door. There was a hexagon of six keyboard racks taking up floor space in front of the … Continue reading

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Franz Ferdinand @ The Orange Peel 5-26-17 [part 1]

Sure, sure. I was late to the Franz Ferdinand party. Quite frankly, I gave the entire early naughties New New Wave Of New Wave [?] a big miss figuring that I’d heard it all in 1978… then heard the reboot in the … Continue reading

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Midge Ure @ City Winery, Nashville 1-23-17

Well, I was gone for a few days, so no posts while I was seeing Midge Ure a second time last Monday night on the final date of his 2016-2017 North American Tour. My wife and I enjoyed our first … Continue reading

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Midge Ure @ The Earl, Atlanta 10-15-16 [part 4]

One of the advantages of seeing a long known act live, is that one has the chance to hear the artist talk in-between songs, some times imparting new insights about their material. It was news to me to hear Ure … Continue reading

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Midge Ure @ The Earl, Atlanta 10-15-16 [part 3]

As we settled in for the show, there were a pair of ladies in front of us, but we were still about eight feet from the stage and when a black-clad Midge Ure joined Tayor and Solis onstage, the show … Continue reading

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Midge Ure @ The Earl, Atlanta 10-15-16 [part 2]

Doors for the show were at 9 and we made our way through the corridor linking the restaurant/bar with the concert room. I was pleased to see the “no smoking show” sign up thought I had looked at their website … Continue reading

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