Category: music

Midge Ure and David Bowie

Last week I had the opportunity to interview Midge Ure for hmv.com/ca. I would have been 16 when Ultravox released their album Vienna (1981). I played the shit out of that cassette. Loved the title track (who doesn’t?), in fact dug…

Band of my youth

Swervedriver at the Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver

Swervedriver played the Biltmore Cabaret last night, and this was a show I was determined not to miss – the UK band’s debut Raise is one of my favourites from the era (that is, the beginning of time until now). I…