Siouxsie Sioux
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Samantha Bennett’s ‘Peepshow’ unravels the hidden filmic influence of Siouxise and the Banshees

In 1988, post-punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees released their ninth album, Peepshow. Upon release, it was met with widespread acclaim from critics and fans alike and helped to break them in America. 30 years later it’s still their most ambitious, nuanced record to date. It’s also the subject of the latest book in the 33 1/3 series. Instead of delving into making the album, writer Samantha Bennett presents the album in the context of film arguing it represents the movie the band never made. Using numerous film theories from…

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Hall and Oates
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Review: Hall and Oates and Tears for Fears leave Chicago with an unforgettable throwback night

On Monday night (May 15) two of the 80’s biggest duos took us back in time. Hall and Oates and Tears for Fears turned the Allstate Arena into a throwback party. Soul crooner Allen Stone opened the show spending just enough time on stage with three tracks. Though it was only him and his guitar, he still managed to leave an impression with his powerful vocals. He gave the crowd a break and performed a cover of Aretha Franklin’s “I Say a Little Prayer.” He was a perfect opener: quick,…

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