Tag Archives: pandemic

Harold Budd: 1936 – 2020

I received terrible news last night as I was reading The Guardian after dinner. The incomparable Harold Budd had died at the age of 84. Worse, as details filtered out this was another covid-19 related music death. Word came from … Continue reading

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Want List: Bryan Ferry Steps Up With New Live Album To Fund Band & Crew

Earlier this year there was a vintage Bryan Ferry album that snuck out into the world. His 1974 concert at that famous Royal Albert Hall was released as one of the first vintage Ferry concerts to get the nod years … Continue reading

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OMD To Livestream A Special Concert To Benefit Their Road Crew On October 24th

Last week the call went out: OMD were planning a livestream concert, and unlike the one they had earlier this year, [which was a stream of an earlier show they had ready to show] this one will be live, as … Continue reading

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OMD Streamed A Gig Online And All I Got Was This Beautiful T-Shirt

Sigh. I try to live the Google-free life but it’s a tough and miserly row to hoe. Against my expectations, I was not doing landscaping work on Saturday afternoon and was thus able to catch the OMD “Live From Your … Continue reading

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Dave Greenfield: 1949-2020

Here we go again. I had planned to review a new release today but I was blindsided by this instead. I have been mentally preparing for every musician I enjoy eventually meeting their fate as have been writing this blog … Continue reading

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OMD Stream ‘Souvenir’ Tour Performance From 2019 On May 9 “Live From Your Sofa”

Well, here’s a tidbit that you should know about it you’re not on the OMD mailing list. The band are doing their bit to make not going out to shows a little less pronounced. They are going to stream the … Continue reading

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Post-Punk MVP – Matthew Seligman: 1955-2020

Seligman was exceptionally active in the UK Post-Punk scene when it mattered most before becoming a lawyer in recent years Damn it, COVID-19 has claimed another musician who was all over my Record Cell, and as my friend JT suggested, … Continue reading

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