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Happy 150th birthday London Underground

On January 9, 1863 the first section of the London Underground opened, between Farringdon and Paddington – the first subterranean railway in the world. It was an instant success, copied widely across the globe and giving its name to an entire system. And despite some under-funded and unloved years, it is now enjoying a renaissance. […]

Post-punk art rock gods Wire, live in 1979

I spent a fair amount of the holidays rediscovering the timeless genius of Wire’s late 70’s punk/post punk/art rock triptych of Pink Flag, Chairs Missing, and 154 and I’d have to say, those three albums will never get old for me. This 1979 set for the German TV series RockPalast, taped between Chairs Missing and […]