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No Joy In Shriekville…

It is with furrowed brow that I report that the Shriekback Kickstarter campaign to raise funding for an American tour in 2018 to progress from the UK/European dates they successfully raised funding for last year has ended in failure. Out … Continue reading

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Shriekback Kickstarter Perilously Still At Halfway Point

We interrupt this OMD Rock G.P.A. for the following public service announcement. It’s now half way into Shriekback’s Kickstarter campaign to finance a tour of America this year, and it’s been stalled since day two at around 22% of goal. … Continue reading

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Shriekback Kickstarted That Much Mooted US Tour Campaign 72 Hours Ago

Good news for modern man!  We just got the word on the Shriekback mailing list on Tuesday morning that the promised 2nd Kickstarter campaign for a Shriekback US tour in 2018 has been going down for almost 72 hours now, … Continue reading

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Record Review: China Crisis – Autumn In The Neighbourhood [part 4]

[continued from this post] My best laid plans went awry. I did not find enough time to write a complete Bauhaus review over the weekend, but I was adamant that that post had to run on that day, for obvious … Continue reading

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Record Review: China Crisis – Autumn In The Neighbourhood [part 3]

[…continued from previous post] “Because My Heart” began deceptively, with a series of descending, rather jazzy piano triplets before the surprising inclusion of a pedal steel guitar brought the melody to the table for this “after the affair” breakup song … Continue reading

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Record Review: China Crisis – Autumn In The Neighbourhood [part 2]

[…continued from post before last] It opened with China Crisis’s equivalent of an all-gunsblazing track. I will come right out and declare that I don’t think they have ever cut as fine a song as “Smile [What Kind of Love … Continue reading

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Record Review: China Crisis – Autumn In The Neighbourhood [part 1]

China Crisis: Autumn In The Neighbourhood UK CD [2015] Smile [What Kind Of Love Is This] Down Here On Earth Autumn In The Neighbourhood Because My Heart Bernard Joy + The Spark Being In Love Fool My Sweet Delight Tell … Continue reading

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