World Music legends Dead Can Dance have booked an extensive North and South American tour for 2020. Beginning in Philadelphia, PA on April 17, they will play shows across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Columbia, Peru and ending with two shows in Santiago, Chile on May 24 and 26. The tour sees Brendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard, and a full backing band return to the Americas for the first time since Coachella in April 2013. They will be joined by Blue Note Records’ acclaimed Danish artist Agnes Obel, as their very special guest on all shows from Philadelphia to Mexico City on May 14.
I’m not going to waste my time going over the importance of the band Bauhaus or how many musicians, artists, and writers their music has influenced since they began in 1978, instead I will assume that either you are already aware of their impact or, at the very least, you have a device that can provide you with some much-needed knowledge. Perhaps a smartphone. You know, the rectangular shaped overpriced object you hold out in front of you at a concert and watch the entire show on instead of experiencing it as it happens right in front of you. If you were in fact, paying attention to the stage and not the lit up screen on your phone you were treated to two of the original members of Bauhaus, Peter Murphy and David J., along with Mark Slutsky on drums and Mark Gemini Thwaite on guitar, powering through the entire first Bauhaus album In The Flat Field (4AD) followed by a healthy dose of classics from the bands catalog. Continue reading
For the next edition of our end of year guest posts, we have El, bassist of Incite, and all-around good dude and his Top Albums of 2018. Incite drops their new album, Built To Destroy next month from minusHead Records. We’ll be sharing more lists like this one, 2018 memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the globe all month-long. Continue reading
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