Review + Photos: OMD at the Mountain Winery

OMD (photo: Patric Carver) "The moral of our set is don't be afraid of middle-aged men from Liverpool. We've come to kick your ass with synthesizers." That's how bassist and vocalist Andy McCluskey kicked off OMD's set at Mountain Winery last Monday, setting a pretty high expectation for themselves. They launched into one of the more powerful songs from their set, "Enola Gay." The manic energy of this song mixed with McCluskey's bewitching crooning makes for a mood-altering experience. Methamphetamine-like in its ability to make hearts race, "Enola" is one of my favorites, and they bore through the song with a relentless [...]

By |August 19, 2019|Tags: |

Photos + Review: OMD shines at the Regency

OMD (photo: Patric Carver) Journalist George Mikes famously said, “An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.” Our neighbors in the North Atlantic are known for their love of a line. An hour and a half before Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark went on stage, you could feel the British influence over the evening at the Regency Ballroom, for the grand space was filled with so many people waiting in some sort of line. There were lines for merch, as well as at every one of the Regency’s many bars. There was even a group of die-hard [...]

By |July 31, 2017|Tags: |
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