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Review: Retro Futura at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ

Article + photos by LJ Moskowitz August 9, 2017 – Back in the days when the “M” in “MTV” actually meant something, teenagers all over the country depended on a weekly syndicated show to get their fix of the newest music from the UK. Sure, kids in New York, Chicago, and LA had stations that played the latest hits from ... Read More »

Retro Futura Set to Bring New Wave Back to the States

Howard Jones at The Paramount Article and Photos by LJ Moskowitz

It’s been tough over the years to be a New Wave aficionado in the US. Every year, fans have only been able to watch as their favorite 80’s bands tour the UK as a part of amazing festivals while they wiped tear-stained eyeliner from their eyes. Individual artists have hit the roads across the country in recent years, but those ... Read More »

English Beat & Soul Asylum at The Trocadero

King Schascha @ The Troc by Linda Moskowitz

Stepping inside the cool interior of Philly’s Trocadero last Saturday night was a welcome relief from the hot, pungent air encompassing Chinatown. It also felt oddly like hopping on board a time machine for the strangest musical trip since Public Enemy toured with U2. The pairing of Soul Asylum, the 90’s alternative act best known for their milk carton standard, ... Read More »