Tag Archives: Visage

Weird Formats: Before The DVD, There Was The CDV

Oh, but I used to be a bleeding edge kind of technology guy as a videophile guy with an abiding interest in the best quality available back then. I was always a ßetamax user, until S-VHS appeared and I could … Continue reading

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The “1980 Tour: The Finale” Captured Peak Midge Ure [Part 2]

[continued from last post…] I immediately noted how synth player Joseph O’Keefe held back the tempo of the piano intro to “Private Lives” to prolong the timing of the throwback intro for maximum impact. which made his pitch bending on … Continue reading

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The “1980 Tour: The Finale” Captured Peak Midge Ure [Part 1]

I have to say that one of the benefits of the Covid-19 lockdown and lack of live concerts were the streaming solutions that popped up to sate the market demand. While viewing a concert on streaming was a distant second … Continue reading

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Midge Ure Finishing The 1980 Tour With Worldwide Streaming Finale

Let it not be said that the covid-19 era hasn’t had some slight upticks in the way that live shows were handled. While nothing beats the excitement of a real concert, the painful fact is that most of the concerts … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering – Visage – Beat Boy Special Cassette Remix [REVO 089]

Visage: Beat Boy [Special Cassette Remix] – US – CD-R [2019] Beat Boy [cassette version] 7:16 Casualty [cassette version] 5:59 Questions [cassette version] 7:09 Only The Good Die Young [cassette version] 5:33 Can You Hear Me [cassette version] 6:29 The … Continue reading

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Visage Deluxe Week Commences With A Trio Of DLX RMs From Rubellan Remasters [pt. 6]

[…continued from previous post] Back in 2013, to herald the second [actually, third] coming of Visage, the great B-side “Frequency 7” was dusted off and reissued as a DL and CD-R. Two new mixes accompanied it, but the experience was … Continue reading

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Visage Deluxe Week Commences With A Trio Of DLX RMs From Rubellan Remasters [pt. 5]

[…continued from last post] Visage released their 1st compilation album in 1983. After the group seemed to have hit a brick wall with the losses of both Midge Ure and Billy Currie, it made a certain kind of sense to … Continue reading

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