Tag Archives: Live Concerts

Shriekback Reach Kickstarter Goal – Shows Booked – That Simple!

Well, we discussed the notion of Shriekback moving out into the world as a live entity and their Kickstarter campaign. Several days ago, it reached its goal and then three UK dates to kick off the UK/Euro leg of their … Continue reading

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Former Ultravox Vocalists Make Moves In 2017

So there it is. Up front and as bold as life. I got an email last night from Jordan, who comments here in occasion. My wife has been holding out for a JF+TM tour of some sort, and when “The … Continue reading

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Shriekback Speak The “L” Word With Kickstarter Campaign

Any regulars here will know that I hold Shriekback in pretty high esteem. The band have been fairly active over the years, trickling out an album every 2-5 years [better than most, actually] and of late they have been working … Continue reading

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Centrozoon @ Streamside Studios, Asheville 11-10-16

Last night marked the first time that I’ve ever taken a bite of the enticing, house concert pie. House concerts are, on the face of it, possibly the most humane and non-exploitive way to experience live music at a scale and … Continue reading

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Bryan Ferry and Midge Ure: Weighing the Differences [part 2]

When the last 20 years of Mr. Ure’s solo acoustic US tours are taken into consideration, they weren’t what I was looking for from him, so I didn’t go. I can’t say what sparked the idea of him playing electronic rock … Continue reading

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Midge Ure @ The Earl, Atlanta 10-15-16 [part 5]

Following “Vienna,” what else could Ure do but perform the bracing follow-up that was “All Stood Still?” It performed the same function on the “Vienna” album, and even here, 36 years later, it still managed to be the final Molotov cocktail from … Continue reading

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How I Stopped Worrying And Learned To Like Midge Ure

Well, after much deliberation and weighing in with my wife and friends as well as commenters on PPM, the decision was made to accentuate the positive and put to rest my angst regarding Midge Ure. I’ve come to the realization … Continue reading

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