Our own Thomas Dolby kicks off his Sole Inhabitant tour this week, with shows in Anaheim and L.A. He’ll hit just about every major TED city in the U.S., so there’s ample opportunity to watch him rock the house with an utterly intriguing blend of retro and high-tech gadgetry. The repertoire will range from his earliest work to the latest remix. Overall: Not to be missed. And New York-based TEDsters are in luck: You can catch a preview at our May 3rd salon at Joe’s Pub. Details forthcoming …
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From today’s New York Times: Thomas Dolby entered pop eternity in the guise of a bespectacled, wild-haired mad scientist, with the 1983 novelty hit “She Blinded Me With Science.” He returns after a long absence — in his other life he has been an innovative creator of ring tones — with a tour that finds […]
For his first studio album release in decades, musical innovator Thomas Dolby has been composing music in the uniquely inspirational setting of a restored life-boat. Here he premieres a gorgeous, evocative song from that album — about one night with a legend. He’s backed by members of the modern string quartet Ethel. (Recorded at TED2010, […]