Monthly Archives: July 2013

Old Ideas Tour — Jul 27, Vienna (Show)

According to a local security team member, we should expect the audience to be terribly slow at finding their seats. I believe the words went something like, “They’ll still be coming in during the last song.” This sort of local … Continue reading

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27 Jul, Vienna (Day)

Greetings from Vienna, from where we will not be making any Ultravox references. The paths from truck to the Wiener Stadthalle (halle D) stage were various, with different arteries leading to different spots of convenience for our equipment… Read some mo’…  

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Old Ideas Tour — 25 Jul, Ljubljana

Having set up yesterday and ensured everything was in good health, today’s early work consisted of changing some strings and polishing a few guitars before a healthy lunch of leek soup and vegan pizzas made with care by Chef Harry. … Continue reading

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An Apology and Explanation

Recently I shared something I ought not to have shared: that a couple of shows on the tour were cancelled; this was incorrect. Read more…

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Old Ideas Tour — Jul 24; Ljubljana Rehearsal

A day ahead of the show, we loaded into the Stožice Arena to set up as normal, facilitating a day of rehearsive creativity. Read more….

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Jul 23, Ljubljana — Day Off

For those in the ‘not-know’ club, here’s how I have come to understand the pronunciation of Ljubljana: ‘loob-lee-anna’. It’s a beautiful place, a wonderful townscape growing up around the Ljubljanica river, with its bridges sentineled by dragons, tarnished green over time. … Continue reading

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July 21, Prague — Show

During the day, the arena was quite cool; long sleeves were the fashion with many, but this manly, burly soul chose to stay bare-armed because, well because I don’t know why, I just wanted to mention temperature. Come showtime, the … Continue reading

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