Tag Archives: Vince Clark

Erasure + Depeche Mode = VCMG

Two of my favorite musicians have collaborated for a new release. After 30 years working on their respective ongoing music projects, Vince Clarke (Erasure/Yazoo/Depeche Mode) and Martin L. Gore (Depeche Mode) come together for the first time since 1981 as VCMG to release a brand new album preceded by a series of EPs. VCMG is the fruit of initially tentative …

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The Great British Synth Documentary

It took me half the day to watch this fantastic 2009 documentary because it kept sending me spinning off into Wikipedia and YouTube holes. It’s a bit strange that so many of the records that I thought was randomly picking out of the import 45s bin turned out to be such groundbreaking and influential tracks. And most of them I …

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Yaz At Terminal 5

Last night Aaron and I attended the first of three NYC shows by Yaz (Yazoo to you Brits) as they close out the American leg of their Reconnected reunion tour. It’s been over 25 years since Alison Moyet and Vince Clark released the second of their meager two album output, but you wouldn’t have known that by the reaction of …

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Yaz Tour Dates For U.S.

Six U.S. dates have been announced for the Yaz reunion tour I mentioned here last month. Jul 07 – Oakland, CA Paramount Theatre Jul 10 – Los Angeles, CA Orpheum Theatre Jul 11 – Los Angeles, CA Orpheum Theatre Jul 14 – Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre Jul 16 – New York, NY Terminal 5 Jul 17 – New York, NY …

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Yaz To Tour UK

Fab 80’s pop music duo Yaz (Yazoo in the UK) is set to reunite for a tour of the UK in June. Comprised of (post-Depeche Mode/pre-Erasure) keyboardist Vince Clark and (Andy Bell sound-alike) Alison Moyet, Yaz only put out two albums, both huge favorites of mine: Upstairs At Eric’s and You And Me Both. The tour is in support of …

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