Episode 48

The Economics of Touring


February 19th, 2020

1 hr 36 mins 48 secs

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About this Episode

In this episode, Hoggy and Dave launch their Patreon, discuss new music from Lifesigns, Rick Wakeman, Hats Off Gentlemen It's Adequate. We also talk about prog rock being turned into movies, Voyager at Eurovision, then we dive deep into a discussion surrounding the economics of touring and how the pre sale for Dream Theater's Australian tour went down.


Bille Eilish Bond Theme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GB_S2qFh5lU


Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/thenineeightpodcast

New Rick Wakeman album: https://www.loudersound.com/news/rick-wakeman-reveals-new-prog-album-the-red-planet

New Hats Off Gentlemen, It’s Adequate album, Nostalgia for Infinity: https://hatsoffgentlemen.bandcamp.com/album/nostalgia-for-infinity

New Lifesigns single, Impossible: https://open.spotify.com/album/0juuTSuFvXr0FOuMz6XBGJ

Steve Hackett autobiography, A Genesis In My Bed: https://www.wymeruk.co.uk/webshop/books/rock/genesis/a-genesis-in-my-bed/

sleepmakeswaves EP trilogy: https://sleepmakeswaves.bandcamp.com/album/these-are-not-your-dreams-ep-trilogy

Solkyri new single, Shambles https://facebook.com/14501782758/posts/10157106487932759

Voyager shortlisted to appear on Eurovision: https://www.loudersound.com/news/voyager-just-miss-out-on-representing-australia-at-eurovision-2020

The Sewing Room partnered with OpenLIVE to record live gigs - https://www.facebook.com/1393427280959239/posts/2261542287481063/

ELP song optioned as a sci fi film: https://deadline.com/2020/02/radar-pictures-develop-emerson-lake-palmer-song-karn-evil-9-film-1202859799/

Album Reviews

Album for Dave last fortnight: https://grimacefederation.bandcamp.com/album/auroville

Album for Hoggy last fortnight:

This week for Dave: Syrinx - Qualia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEMGj4g_dDU

This week for Hoggy: Voyage Through the Intermediate State - Tyler Kamen https://open.spotify.com/album/7l5SALfCXHgVXEoCO61IVv?si=3ZAlH6OKRZ6hhNxKYBb2QA

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