Monthly Archives: April 2013

Column: off the record …, vol. 13-564

Do you know that exhilarating feeling you get when you go to a U2 concert? Do you remember the thrill of being together with other U2 fans, singing the hits, celebrating a common good or standing with a community in solidarity for a cause? Or at a de… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record …, vol. 13-564

Do you know that exhilarating feeling you get when you go to a U2 concert? Do you remember the thrill of being together with other U2 fans, singing the hits, celebrating a common good or standing with a community in solidarity for a cause? Or at a de… Continue reading »

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Steve Averill: Meeting Soon To Discuss Album Design With U2

Some news this afternoon from the U2 Conference: Steve Averill of AMP Visual, U2′s longtime design team, said he and his team are due to meet soon with the band to discuss design ideas for the next album.
He hinted a couple times during the session ab… Continue reading »

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Secrets of Sarajevo: 20 Years Later

Many U2 fans remember Bill Carter as the ponytail-wearing journalist who convinced the band to bring the Bosnian War on tour with them in 1993. Few have heard the story of how it all went down.
Today, Carter thrilled attendees of the U2 Conference by … Continue reading »

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Secrets of Sarajevo: 20 Years Later

Many U2 fans remember Bill Carter as the ponytail-wearing journalist who convinced the band to bring the Bosnian War on tour with them in 1993. Few have heard the story of how it all went down.
Today, Carter thrilled attendees of the U2 Conference by … Continue reading »

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Secrets of Sarajevo: 20 Years Later

Many U2 fans remember Bill Carter as the ponytail-wearing journalist who convinced the band to bring the Bosnian War on tour with them in 1993. Few have heard the story of how it all went down.
Today, Carter thrilled attendees of the U2 Conference by … Continue reading »

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Secrets of Sarajevo: 20 Years Later

Many U2 fans remember Bill Carter as the ponytail-wearing journalist who convinced the band to bring the Bosnian War on tour with them in 1993. Few have heard the story of how it all went down.
Today, Carter thrilled attendees of the U2 Conference by … Continue reading »

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Veteran Journalist Henke Recalls U2′s Earliest Days

The U2 Conference opened with an amazing set of forums this morning. Jim Henke was the featured speaker at a presentation titled “Curating ‘The Next Big Thing.’” Henke has a distinguished career as a writer and editor at Rolling Stone for 16 years, an… Continue reading »

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Veteran Journalist Henke Recalls U2′s Earliest Days

The U2 Conference opened with an amazing set of forums this morning. Jim Henke was the featured speaker at a presentation titled “Curating ‘The Next Big Thing.’” Henke has a distinguished career as a writer and editor at Rolling Stone for 16 years, an… Continue reading »

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U2 Publicist Brian O’Neal Interviewed at U2 Conference

Publicist Brian O’Neal shared with Matt McGee and attendees at the 2013 U2 Conference that it was a great experience getting to work with U2, noting that his role always appeared glamorous on the outside, but it was a lot of hard work and stress on th… Continue reading »

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