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Thomas Dolby

Concert Report: Thomas Dolby in New York City

Electronica pioneer Thomas Dolby has experienced a great degree of success in recent years by retaining and continuing to stimulate his fanbase -- the so called "Flat Earth Society" -- with new music released first to them in a series of free downloads, before compiling most of the material into his latest commercial offering, "A Map of the Floating City." Electronica pioneer Thomas Dolby has experienced a great degree of success in recent years by retaining and continuing to stimulate his fanbase -- the so called "Flat Earth Society" -- with new music released first to them in a series of free downloads, before compiling most of the material into his latest commercial offering, "A Map of the Floating City."

Concert: Thomas Dolby in Ridgefield, CT

Many of the Thomas Dolby fans gathering before his stellar set at Connecticut's Ridgefield Playhouse Saturday (3/31) got a bonus. Many of the Thomas Dolby fans gathering before his stellar set at Connecticut's Ridgefield Playhouse Saturday (3/31) got a bonus.

In Pictures: SXSW Highlights (Friday) in Austin

Friday's SXSW showcase lineup marked one of the music festival's best selections of artists of the week, keeping fans running from venue to venue throughout downtown Austin. Friday's SXSW showcase lineup marked one of the music festival's best selections of artists of the week, keeping fans running from venue to venue throughout downtown Austin.

Thomas Dolby takes "Time Capsule" on North American outing

New wave '80s artist and electronica pioneer Thomas Dolby will drum up support for his latest album, "A Map of the Floating City," with a "Time Capsule Tour" of North America.  // Tour dates at SoundSpike New wave '80s artist and electronica pioneer Thomas Dolby will drum up support for his latest album, "A Map of the Floating City," with a "Time Capsule Tour" of North America.

Q&A: Thomas Dolby

New wave '80s artist and electronica pioneer Thomas Dolby has launched his new "transmedia" game dubbed "The Floating City," which will also serve as a platform to expose his new music. New wave '80s artist and electronica pioneer Thomas Dolby has launched his new "transmedia" game dubbed "The Floating City," which will also serve as a platform to expose his new music.

Thomas Dolby supporting new release with 'multiuser event'

Thomas Dolby, electronic music artist and creator of '80s hits including "She Blinded Me With Science" and "Hyperactive," is poised to bring his fans and anyone else into an alternate world where the ultimate payoff is a chance to access a virtual premiere party for his latest project. Thomas Dolby, electronic music artist and creator of '80s hits including "She Blinded Me With Science" and "Hyperactive," is poised to bring his fans and anyone else into an alternate world where the ultimate payoff is a chance to access a virtual premiere party for his latest project.

Tom Waits, Matt Groening, former Magic Band members remember Captain Beefheart

Over the weekend, while fans were remembering Captain Beefheart and mourning his death, musicians and artists offered their own thoughts. Some forwarded their comments to media outlets. Others used social media such as Twitter and Facebook. Here's a sampling: Over the weekend, while fans were remembering Captain Beefheart and mourning his death, musicians and artists offered their own thoughts. Some forwarded their comments to media outlets. Others used social media such as Twitter and Facebook. Here's a sampling:

Thomas Dolby hits road with new EP

Thomas Dolby continues to march with increasing confidence on the comeback trail, as the tech-pop master pairs a September tour with the release of a new live EP.

SXSW Review: Thomas Dolby at Elysium

All I knew heading into Thomas Dolby's Thursday (3/15) night showcase at Elysium was that I didn't want to have "She Blinded Me With Science" stuck in my head for the next few days. Beyond that, I had no strong feelings either way ... so imagine my surprise when his set ended up being a total blast.