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...hang the dj is a music blog. Old school, shoegaze, psych, and darkwave are featured genres.

Legal disclaimer: This blog is my personal, independent website. It is not affiliated with Bell Media, nor does it represents the thoughts, opinions, desires, etc of Bell Media

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2017/04/10


Robyn Hitchcock returns with his new self-titled solo album on April 21st. Today he shared the video for "Raymond And The Wires" -- a track written as a homage to his dad, writer/cartoonist Raymond Hitchcock. The video includes footage of Hitchcock's father that was captured over the years. Hitchcock revealed:

"This video is a collage of years and Hitchcocks, assembled by Jeremy Dylan from archive trolleybus footage; from my family's home movies; and from film he shot of me recently...I'm singing the song on a tram in Melbourne, Australia about a trolleybus ride I took with my late father Raymond in Reading, England in 1964."

"Raymond liked a nice tune. This would probably have embarrassed him, given what a distant English family we were. But his spirit loves acknowledgement, I like to think: and I'm sure he lives through me as fully as any ghost. On ya, dad!"

Watch the video below and read an excellent Robyn Hitchcock interview here.

Don't miss Robyn Hitchcock opening for Psychedelic Furs tomorrow night (April 11th) at the Majestic Theater. Tickets are available here.



Psychedelic Furs/Robyn Hitchcock - North American tour

Apr 11 -- Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre
Apr 13 -- Kent, OH @ Kent Stage
Apr 14 -- Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre
Apr 15 -- Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom

Robyn Hitchcock - North American tour

Apr 19 -- Richmond, VA @ Capital Ale House Music Hall
Apr 20 -- Blacksburg, VA @ The Lyric Theatre
May 03 -- West Hollywood, CA @ Troubadour
May 10 -- Vienna, VA @ Jammin' Java
May 11 -- Vienna, VA @ Jammin' Java
May 13 -- Annapolis, MD @ Rams Head On Stage
May 14 -- Carrboro, NC @ The Arts Center
May 25 -- Nashville, TN @ The Basement East
May 28 -- Memphis, TN @ Harbor Town Amphitheater
Jun 08 -- San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel
Jun 13 -- San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
Jun 15 -- St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
Jun 17 -- Chicago, IL @ Maur Hall
Jun 18 -- Milwaukee, WI @ Collectivo Coffee
Jun 28 -- Louisville, KY @ Big Four Lawn/Waterfront Park
Jul 21 -- Seattle, WA @ Showbox
Jul 22 -- Portland, OR @ Revolution Hall
Jul 23 -- Grass Valley, CA @ Veterans Memorial Auditorium
Jul 25 -- San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore

Published April 10th, 2017