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Record Review: Laurie Anderson – Mister Heartbreak [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] Anderson maintained her usual sprechgesang vocals that were closer to narration; leaving the melodic singing to the trio of Dolette McDonald, Michelle Cobbs, and Brenda Nelson. When Anderson says “and the little girls sing” before the … Continue reading

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Record Review: Laurie Anderson – Mister Heartbreak [part 1]

 Laurie Anderson: Mister Heartbreak US CD [1984] Sharkey’s Day Langue D’Amour Gravity’s Angel Kokoku Excellent Birds Blue Lagoon Sharkey’s Night I was certainly sensitive to Laurie Anderson’s move from the art world to the dirty business of “rock and roll.” … Continue reading

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Faust Were My Kind Of Bargain At Big Ears

As The Big Ears Festival approached like a speeding train in my consciousness while occupied by other things, I was happy to see that a month or so out, changes had been made to free up some of the early … Continue reading

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Big Ears 2016 Already A Winner

Well, they pulled me in last year, and this year, the lineup included another must-see. Knoxville’s “Big Ears” festival has attracted a lot of firepower in the last few years. The kinds of acts that pull a lot of weight … Continue reading

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REDUX: Seminal Single – Laurie Anderson – O Superman

September 13, 2012 Laurie Anderson: O Superman US 7″ [1981] O Superman Walk The Dog Back when I was a freshman in college, I all but lived in the library. The selection of periodicals was life-changing for a bookworm like … Continue reading

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Moogfest 2014 Grabs Biggest Fish In Synthpop Pond

Yesterday, The Monk, who’s not a gambling man, bought a ticket to Moogfest 2014 while they were still $200. Today the headliners were announced, and the ticket price increased by 50%. Having attended and enjoyed the program last year under … Continue reading

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See Laurie Anderson… FREE on April 4th, 2013!

This is a fast post to note that there will be no posting for the rest of the week, since tomorrow [and Friday], I’m taking time off of work to travel to Winston-Salem, North Carolina to see Laurie Anderson give … Continue reading

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