Thomas Dolby Accepts Roland Lifetime Achievement Award, Does Some Storytelling, and Performs Two Hits Using Vintage a Jupiter-4 and Jupiter-8 + 1983 Concert Footage

Thomas Dolby received Roland's 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award at NAMM 2018. Thanks to Kraft Music for great up-close video footage of the event. I watched the footage, took some notes, and inserted video footage links below. Part 1 Video Thomas Dolby accepting the award Thomas doing some great story telling offering an entertaining overview of... Continue Reading →

Thomas Dolby Brings The Invisible Lighthouse Tour to Boulder & Denver

  Thomas Dolby will be brining The Invisible Lighthouse Tour through the Denver area this week. He’ll be playing Wednesday in Boulder and Thursday in Denver. 11/13/13  Boulder The Dairy Center for the Arts Time: 7:00pm. VIP SOLD OUT | Buy tickets 11/14/13  Denver Bluebird Theater Time: 8:00pm. Address: 3317 E. Colfax Ave. – Denver,... Continue Reading →

Thomas Dolby Wins 2012 Moog Innovation Award + Tours US + Releases New Video for “Mulu the Rainforest”

Moog Innovation Award A big congrats to Thomas Dolby who won the Moog Innovation Award award this year. Past winners were DEVO in 2010 and Brian Eno in 2011. Dolby is a self made man, synth pioneer, and mad scientist.  Like Bob Moog, Thomas Dolby’s quest for knowledge and desire to sculpt the world around... Continue Reading →

Thomas Dolby Video: Tipitina’s,Time Capsule, and Belly Dancing

Thomas Dolby just posted a promotional video for his upcoming show at Tipitina’s in New Orleans. Sometime last year I saw a post on his Facebook page where he was bemoaning the fact that nonsense are videos getting more traffic than produced music videos. I think this motivated him to create a very fun promo... Continue Reading →

Thomas Dolby Releases New EP ‘Oceana’

Thomas Dolby is releasing his new album in EP segments to members of his fan club the Flat Earth Society. Membership is free and you can join up here. He’s said on his blog that each segment will have different styles. The first EP was Amerkana which released in June and had a bluegrass vibe.... Continue Reading →

World Debut of New Songs from the Upcoming Thomas Dolby Album “A Map of the Floating City” + “The Singular Thomas Dolby”

  Thomas Dolby is the guest DJ this week on the Wired Playlist Podcast (link launches iTunes). In this podcast, he offers a sneak peak at 2 1/2  songs from his first album of new material in 18 years - A Map of the Floating City. In the podcast he debuts the songs “The Toad... Continue Reading →

Thomas Dolby Sole Inhabitant Concert DVD, CD, and Podcast

In my last post, I offered links to Thomas Dolby's recent appearance on NPR. In this follow-up post, I  want to  mention that he has produced an audio CD, DVD and podcast with live material from his 2006 'Sole Inhabitant Tour'. I recently eceived the DVD as a gift and have to say its simply... Continue Reading →

Thomas Dolby on NPR Weekend Edition

Thomas Dolby recently paid a visit to NPR's Studio 4a. The interview was broadcast today on New Years Eve. NPR has posted links to the interview as well as links to performances of 'She Blinded Me With Science', 'Hyperactive', 'Airwaves', 'Your Karma Hit My Dogma'. Click here to visit the NPR site. There are is... Continue Reading →

After a 15 year break from touring, Thomas Dolby is going back out on to the road

After a 15 year break from touring, Thomas Dolby is going back out on to the road. The tour is called the "Sole Inhabitant Tour 2006". From the looks of the info on his web site and blog, this is one man show driven by a Mac G5 running Logic Pro. He's sporting a cool... Continue Reading →

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