The DEFEND Cleveland Show

DC Show interview with David Thomas, August 19th, 2013

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Host Mike James and David Thomas discuss the newest Pere Ubu album, “Lady From Shanghai”, their unique process utilized recording the album, their upcoming USA tour and the issues two of the band’s British members faced trying to obtain visas. It’s a great conversation with a Cleveland legend! Enjoy~

For more info on Pere Ubu, news, notes and where to find their latest album “Lady From Shanghai”, go to

For the Jeff Niesel write up in Cleveland Scene Magazine about this interview, click here: “Cleveland radio host ‘defends’ Pere Ubu

This program was recorded live on-air Monday, August 19th, 2013, on WRUW-FM 91.1 Cleveland



For further coverage of this Pere Ubu visas issue and the story about their upcoming tour, check out this post on Dangerous Minds.

 Thank you to David Thomas for the interview. And thank you Steven Mehlman for his invaluable assistance with this and years of friendship. 

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