If you listen to the first track from Gary Numan's freshman solo release, "The Pleasure Principle," its most appropriate classification is that of a precursor: a postcard to the future, inscribed with the possibilities of audibly merging man and machine more thoroughly than ever before. Of developing a persuasion of sound that had yet to be uncovered and plugged-in.
phos·pho·res·cent adjective \-sənt\ : of or relating to a type of light that glows softly in the dark and that does not produce heat. Wrong, Merriam-Webster. In this case, there was plenty of heat.
Snow covered a parking lot occupied by a dozen vehicles. The wintry mix came late but was welcomed by the bands and patrons leaning against the Firebird's brick walls.