Tag Archives: Heaven 17

The Night Of The Proms: Middlebrow Eurokitsch?…Or The Final Frontier Of Your Obsessive Collection?

It was during the medium-high internet record collecting years around the turn of the century, that I became aware of a European phenomenon called “The Night Of The Proms.” This was begun in 1985 in Belgium by two students and … Continue reading

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Two Years Later, Heaven 17 Are Mounting A North American Tour That’s Twice The One They Booked In 2020

It’s been two years now and I’ve tried to leave the huge disappointment behind of my first trip to the UK to see Heaven 17 play the first two Human League albums being scuttled by a global pandemic that’s about … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe That I Just Found Out About The OTHER Heaven 17…

I was getting ready to write a quick post about Montreal’s technopop titans, Men Without Hats, when during the hasty [yet undeniably real] research portion of my post, I came across some new data that was slightly mind blowing! And … Continue reading

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Great Webcasts With Martyn Ware Now Archived

It’s a slow Tuesday. Got 2:30:00 with nothing else to do? Why not watch Martyn Ware being probed about his storied history as a founding member of Human League, B.E.F., and the Heaven 17? Not to mention a successful music … Continue reading

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Martyn Ware Available for Webinar Tomorrow!

Last May 1st I was working from home and could attend the first Big Boost Monday webinar with Martyn Ware waxing eloquent on the early history of The Human League. I managed to learn some new wrinkles in the beloved … Continue reading

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Right When We Need Them Most, Heaven 17 Tour North America in 2020

Hot on the heels of their third US appearance at 80s Weekender #9 in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater on February 15th, long time favorites Heaven 17 will undertake an actual North American Tour. I didn’t get too worked … Continue reading

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Scooped! When Personal CD Projects Get Superseded By Real Labels [part 3]

[…continued from last past] So the brief here was to discuss CDs I have made through great effort for my simulated label, that eventually actually get made by real labels. This was a weird phenomenon where there are no easy … Continue reading

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