Tag: Ultravox

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #54: Watch the World Argue — Songs About Dancing

I’ve been sitting on this idea for about a year. It felt too obvious, but then I ran into a really busy stretch, and then suddenly...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #44: “Blue” Songs, Vol. I

Man, why are all of these songs with "blue" in the title so melancholy? Oh, right. ...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Midge Ure, “Orchestrated”

The idea of an orchestral album by Midge Ure isn’t a question of when, but rather why it took this long for it to happen....

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Second Popdose Interview with Midge Ure

Ure discusses his new album Fragile, and together we brainstorm the best '80s package tour ever. ...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview with Midge Ure

The man on the wireless cries again: "He's back! He's back!" ...

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Midge Ure, Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, 1/16/13

Midge Ure has engendered quite a bit of goodwill over the years, thanks to a long musical career spanning myriad genres. In the ‘70s and...

CD Reviews, Music

Album Review: Ultravox, “Brilliant”

UK synth-rock pioneers revive golden-years lineup, make startlingly good album. ...

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weekend ’80s Dance Party – Special New Year’s Eve Edition

Kelly Stitzel helps you ring in 2012 with a special New Year's Eve* edition of the Week(end) '80s Dance Party. *Garry Marshall was not...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 54

Dave Steed takes a trip to land of U2, Midge Ure, Ultravox and more as he checks out '80s rock songs from artists beginning with the letter...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “New Clear Days*”

Scared of nuclear fallout? Buying up iodine pills to protect your thyroid? Welcome to the new clear days! And thankfully, Popdose has a...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “This and That”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE This week’s mix started out like a lot of mixes:  one or two songs getting stuck in my head and me trying...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 94

Bottom Feeders tackles the letter U this week, which means we're in for lots and lots of Roxannes....

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Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Ultravox

The recent release of a cleaned up and remastered Ultravox greatest hits compilation (including a bonus DVD with all the Midge Ure-era...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “War Dance”

I was writing up a track for a future White Label Wednesday piece (it’s set to run May 27) when I had a strange thought. Well, two...

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Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Ultravox

I’d been a big fan of Midge Ure-era Ultravox since the first time I saw “Vienna” on MTV early one Sunday morning in 1982,...