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Live Review: Erasure (O2 Guildhall Southampton, 13/11/14)

Written for Noise Cannon. And yes, I went out of my way to research whether it was a trilby or fedora. It was a fedora. Read on to find out what on earth I’m talking about… 565 more words

Live Review

Erasure @ O2 Guildhall - Southampton

A man squeezed his way through the crowd, four pints teetering in hand. It’s not the alcohol, nor being so insistent on reaching the front of the sold-out O2 Guildhall Southampton that captured the dizzying spectacle of tonight. 528 more words

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UNFINISHED SONIC BUSINESS

 GOING BLANK AGAIN, BACK TO NOWHERE

November 18, 2014-

Today, I unfortunately woke up just as normal. My alarm tore me away from nocturnal fantasy and thrust me back into the cold, dark reality of my bedroom. 1,632 more words

Andy Bell

90s 'shoegazers' Ride still popular after reunion tour tickets rapidly sell out

They might have been away for the best part of 20 years – but it seems that people are still fond of 90s indie rockers Ride. 264 more words

Music

Erasure - I Love Saturday

This week two decades ago saw the release of one of Erasure‘s last successful singles, I Love Saturday. It’s an interesting novelty, having been released on an enormous number of formats (I’ve got three CDs, a cassette, and a very scratched jukebox 7″, and there’s a 12″ too), and so includes more than enough tracks for it to be worth reviewing. 536 more words

Oldie

Ride is set for a reunion in 2015, Update: Ride is officially reunited and has announced tour plans

English shoegaze band Ride is apparently gearing up for a reunion in 2015. Just this morning the bands label, Creation Records, posted a photograph of a poster with their name on it and the caption “Ride Reunion 2015 photo from Primavera this morning,” and a #RideReunion hashtag. 141 more words

Music News

Erasure Flaming Violet at the Fox

Erasure is the synth-pop duo of Vince Clarke (keyboards) and Andy Bell (vocals.) Vince is the founder of three of the most famous all-synth bands of our times – Depeche Mode, Yazoo (Yaz in the states) and Erasure. 669 more words

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