Live Review: Clan of Xymox @ Union Stage — 11/21/19

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Ronny Moorings fronts Clan of Xymox at Union Stage on Nov. 21, 2019. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

I’m going to say it right out of the gate — Clan of Xymox deserve to be a much bigger act than they are.

As seen at DC’s Union Stage recently, frontman Ronny Moorings and company walk a straight line through buoyant synthpop — a bit more dark and distracted than their contemporaries in New Order and a bit less complicated than The Cure.

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Snapshots: Candy Dulfer @ The Birchmere — 10/18/18

candy_dulfer-8_DSC00688_20181018- Candy Dulfer (right) performs at The Birchmere on Oct. 18, 2018. (Photo by Jason Nicholson)

Candy Dulfer was a former member of The New Power Generation, Prince’s backing band, but the Dutch saxophonist had a solo career before officially joining the band. She released Together, her most recent album, last year, and she dropped by The Birchmere to play new songs, old songs, and cover songs recently.

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Don’t Miss: Candy Dulfer @ The Birchmere, 10/18/18

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Candy Dulfer (Photo by Carin Verbruggen)

Dutch saxophonist Candy Dulfer released Together, her most recent solo album, in 2017, and followed that up with an autobiography, Sax, Candy & Rock-’n’-Roll (in Dutch only, but with an English version expected soon). Candy, who also was a frequent collaborator of Prince, will perform at The Birchmere on Thursday, Oct. 18.

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