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A New Wave Punk Rock Christmas!

‘Tis the holiday season.   Radio stations and stores have played Christmas and Holiday music since before Thanksgiving. The stores have had their merchandise out since the end of July and sales started earlier this year. This is a happy and joyous time of year. Most people seem a little happier and more willing to help others out.  Excited children can’t wait for Santa to bring them lots of presents – and they are on winter break from school, much to the chagrin of some parents.  For many, this is a…

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Darkwave Battle Royale – Peter Murphy vs. Gary Numan

Friday, December 4th, I went out to The Phantasy in Lakewood, OH once again for the latest installment of 9 of Clubs reunion night.  Three great DJ’s spinning a time warp vortex of the best ’80s and ’90s Goth, Industrial, House, New Wave, and Darkwave music out there. Lots of Joy Division, Depeche Mode, The Cure, Sisters of Mercy, Thrill Kill Kult, Ministry, Front 242, and more.  It was by far the absolute best reunion night yet with music and attendance. I danced so much, I was sore the next…

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I Miss My MTV! – Shows of the ’80s

    When I was a teenager, I always looked forward to my weekends.   I didn’t look forward to them for the usual reasons, like parties or that’s when I got to watch the totally awesome programming of the early to mid-1980s on cable. My parents didn’t believe in cable TV, so if I wanted to watch MTV, USA, or TBS, I had to go over to my brother’s house. My brother got free babysitting and I got to watch cable shows. Looking back, I still think I got the better end…

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