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REVIEW: A-HA ‘CAST IN STEEL’ TOUR [2016]

THIS IS NOT RETRO SAYS... LONDON, O2 ARENA, 26/3/16 Its great to see the multitude of fans in attendance tonight in the enormous O2 Arena… more

REVIEW: VARIOUS ARTISTS – FLY (SONGS INSPIRED BY THE FILM EDDIE THE EAGLE) [2016]

THIS IS NOT RETRO SAYS... Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards was, in many ways, the quintessential Eighties super-hero: an ordinary person obsessed by the extraordinary dream… more

REVIEW: ANDY BELL – TORSTEN THE BEAUTIFUL LIBERTINE [2016]

When This Is Not Retro spoke to Andy Bell last year at the time of the Variance collection that re-worked tracks from the first Torsten… more

REVIEW: DURAN DURAN ‘PAPER GODS’ TOUR [2015]

THIS IS NOT RETRO SAYS... BRIGHTON, CENTRE, 2/12/15 Welcomed onstage to dramatic accompaniment, a nightmarish forest complete with black crows and scary silhouette faces of… more

REVIEW: NEW ORDER ‘MUSIC COMPLETE’ TOUR [2015]

THIS IS NOT RETRO SAYS... LONDON, O2 ACADEMY BRIXTON, 16/11/15 This was the first of two sell-out shows by New Order at the O2 Academy… more

REVIEW: ABC ‘THE LEXICON OF LOVE’ TOUR [2015]

THIS IS NOT RETRO SAYS... WORTHING, PAVILION, 14/11/15 Windy Worthing pier; Saturday night, ABC in concert is an unexpected treat in the Pavilion Theatre calendar,… more

REVIEW: JOHN FOXX – LONDON OVERGROWN [2015]

THIS IS NOT RETRO SAYS... Imagine a city that has been left to the forces of nature and which, over the course of time, has… more

REVIEW: SANANDA MAITREYA – THE RISE OF THE ZUGEBRIAN TIME LORDS PART 1 & 2 [2015]

THIS IS NOT RETRO SAYS... ‘The Rise Of The Zugebrian Timelords’ is Sananda Maitreya’s first album since 2013’s ‘Return To Zooathalon’, and, like its predecessor,… more

REVIEW: BLANCMANGE – NIL BY MOUTH [2015]

THIS IS NOT RETRO SAYS... 'Nil By Mouth' is an instrumental album from Neil Arthur's current solo incarnation of Blancmange, and although the album is… more

REVIEW: NEW ORDER – ‘MUSIC COMPLETE’ [2015]

THIS IS NOT RETRO SAYS... In the run-up to the release of 'Music Complete' there was a lot of negative noise that New Order couldn't… more

REVIEW: GHOST HARMONIC – ‘CODEX’ [2015]

THIS IS NOT RETRO SAYS... Ghost Harmonic are a trio of John Foxx, Maths partner Benge and violinist Diana Yukawa. Recorded at Benge's studio in… more

REVIEW: THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS – ‘GLEAN’ [2015]

THIS IS NOT RETRO SAYS... With the fantastic benefit of hindsight, They Might Be Giants turned out to be remarkably prescient. When they first crashed… more

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