Posts in category "New Wave"

The Internet Radio Project - Introduction

The Internet Radio Project - Introduction
One of the not so secret projects I’m working on is the development of a streaming Internet radio station. I am fortunate to live in a city with nearly eighty AM and FM radio stations.  The sad truth is that most of them flat out suck.  There was a time when radio was a very... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You) by A Flock Of Seagulls

By Eric Berman Q: What do you get when you put two songwriting hairdressers together in a synth band? A: A Flock Of Seagulls! If you can get past the silly haircuts, AFOS had a few stellar hits back in the New Romantic 1980s: “I Ran (So Far Away),” “Telecommunication,” “Space Age Love Song” and... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "In A Big Country" by Big Country

Song of the Day – “In A Big Country” by Big Country from the album “The Crossing” These guys were all the rage in 1983 giving U2 a run for their money. I guess we all know who won that race. Out of the ashes of the Scottish punk band The Skids came Stuart Adamson... Read more »

Pitchfork Music Festival - Blistering and Pulsating

Pitchfork Music Festival - Blistering and Pulsating
Yesterday I went with my friend Eric to go to the Pitchfork Festival.  He contacted me late Thursday with an offer I couldn’t refuse – a free ticket and a ride to the event which was taking place at Union Park, just west of downtown Chicago.  The free ride turned out to be most useful,... Read more »
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