In this excerpt from his memoir, Thomas Dolby recalls the breathtaking experience of playing with David Bowie at Live Aid, 2004.
14 Oct 2016
Beginning today and continuing all week, we present one critic's best punk, post-punk, new wave, college rock, underground, modern rock, goth, industrial, new romantic, ska, power pop, hardcore, and indie rock of the '80s.
28 Sep 2015
Clearly, the music was the big draw, with five venues offering choices from DJ sets to chamber pop-acoustic performances. Even an impending hurricane coming up the coast could not dampen the spirits of the Halloween revelers.
05 Nov 2012
Thomas Dolby is fond of hats. After a seven-city multimedia tour of the U.S. in October, the '80s icon can add one more to his crowded closet.
09 Nov 2011
In this second installment of Sound Affects' retrospective of music videos from the 1980s, we focus on 20 promos that have, remarkably, stood the test of time.
06 Oct 2011
PopMatters caught up with Dolby by phone as he prepared to depart England for a seven-city solo "lecture tour" of America. Using visuals, he'll be speaking about his experiences with the game, providing some background on the new record, and performing some of his new compositions.
04 Oct 2011
The second installment in my look at some of the most memorable performances from the BBC’s Old Grey Whistle Test television program.
16 Mar 2009
Collapse Expand Pop Ten
Collapse Expand Mixed Media