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Anthology Season

Logically, I should probably own a few anthologies – I’m the kind of person who would. But, despite having listened to New Order‘s Retro… 860 more words

Depeche Mode

Artist of the Week - Erasure

Here’s another old Artist of the Week feature from my old radio show. It probably wasn’t researched very well, and so may contain plagiarism, errors, and omissions. 510 more words

Depeche Mode

Agent Tweets Meeting at St. James'- Newcastle Set to Make Another Signing?

Six incomings and five outgoings on Tyneside so far this summer has been the hallmark of Rafa Benitez’s revolution, and it appears the club are not done just yet on the transfer front. 646 more words

Newcastle United

Shelter - Ascend (Ministry Of Pop album, 2016)

Shelter are a familiar name to anyone with a passing interest in the solo work of Erasure’s Andy Bell given his collaboration with the duo on 2014’s iPop album, another in a series of extra-curricular projects from the Erasure frontman that have started to emerge in the past few years. 415 more words

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The Rise and Fall and Rise Again of Shoegaze

“Hi we’re DIIV and we’re from New York City, this is a song called Human.” At Manchester’s Gorilla, Brooklyn based indie dream-pop outfit DIIV were performing to a sell-out crowd. 1,509 more words


Songs for July

Last month I went to see Rainbow in concert, and I told you all about the lead singer Ronnie Romero. He is also lead singer of a band called Lords Of Black, today I came across their cover of Queen’s Innuendo. 150 more words

Songs Of The Month

Erasure's Andy Bell at Birmingham Pride

This weekend was Birmingham Pride’s 20th year and it was bigger than ever before. The lovely Xenia checked out Erasure’s Andy Bell on the main stage on Sunday night… 302 more words