Tag Archives: pandemic

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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Cristina Monet-Zilkha: 1959-2020

This was terrible news this morning. Cristina Monet-Zilkha, better known as simply Cristina for her small, but devastating body of work for ZE Records, has died yesterday; another musician taken in the covid-19 pandemic. Her profile post 1984 was slim. … Continue reading

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Spread The Virus – Not Just A Cabaret Voltaire Title

This covid-19 pandemic is definitely stopping all fun in its tracks. I was not planning to blog today, because  I had been scheduled to be on travel right now to the UK tonight from Orlando International Airport. Enroute to visit … Continue reading

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