Tag Archives: Modern English

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 »

The Best of 2016 Photos

best 2016 photos

As 2016 comes to a close, the team at Concert Blogger Music Magazine taking time to reflect on another brilliant year of live music.  We are celebrating by selecting our 31 favorite concert photos, taken by our photographers, and sharing them with you! So let’s all kick back, put another log on the fire, and raise a toast to our amazing team of ... Read More »

Mesh & Lace: Modern English in Philadelphia

June 3, 2016 – Modern English lead singer, Robbie Grey, had a challenge for the sold out crowd at Philadelphia’s, Johnny Brenda’s: “I bet a lot of you have never heard, ‘Mesh and Lace’!” The audience roared in response, but while the band’s 1981 debut brilliantly exemplified the post-punk aesthetic pioneered by bands like Joy Division and Bauhaus, most people are only ... Read More »