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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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Midge Ure @ The Earl, Atlanta 10-15-16 [part 1]

Like many Americans, Ultravox was not on my radar until I happened to see the video for “Passing Strangers” on a show called “Hollywood Heartbeat” [Bob Welch hosting music videos very pre-MTV] exactly 36 years ago. As someone already listening … Continue reading

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