New Order is having a contest where you can win vinyl signed by the members of the band. Bernard, Gillian, Peter and Stephen will each be signing the upcoming 12″ vinyl single releases.
Do you enjoy streaming commercial free music? Do you enjoy watching Hulu originals like The Handmaids Tale and binge watching hit tv shows like Seinfeld? Do you ever wish you could do both for one low cost? Now you can. Today, the music streaming service Spotify has announced that all premium subscribers are entitled to receive a free subscription to Hulu’s add-supported plan.
The band’s tightly knit chemistry was apparent, with lead vocals changing between Norman Blake and Raymond McGinley, however all of the members contribute to vocals, giving an extra layer of melody to the already lush sound. The buzz of the guitars often shimmered but on tracks such as the lovely “Only With You” the band is much more subdued and the piano/synth sounds are captured and highlighted perfectly.
The iconic trip hop band, Lamb, have released a new single called Moonshine. This is the second track to drop off the forthcoming album The Secret Of Letting Go, expected to be released on April 26. Moonshine features Cian Finn for a reggae influenced rap backdrop.
Alt. Rock icons, Garbage, have announced tour dates for an extended summer tour.
OMD are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a greatest hits tour launching in the UK and Europe. The tour is labeled “Souvenir – OMD 40 Years”. In addition to playing all of their hits, they will also be including some early songs that have rarely been played live.
Past Forward celebrates how modern music is influenced by classic songs and performances from the past. This week we feature the music of the swedish Dark Wave / Post Punk / Goth singer Henric de la Cour with his single Two Against One. Henric got his start with a group called Yvonne. After 4 albums…
This weeks compilations feature the latest new releases in modern synthpop. This features the latest from 80’s staples Howard Jones and Blancmange. Plus, new releases from modern favorites TR/ST, Tamaryn and Maps. There are plenty of new bands to check out as well. If you haven’t heard Roosevelt, do yourself a favor and give them a listen. The track from Gesaffelstein ft Electric Youth sounds a lot like Chromatics.
If there is one literary character that most music geeks, vinyl aficionados, DJs, and mixtape lovers seem to identify with, it is Nick Hornby’s Rob Gordon. The protagonist of High Fidelity, lives his life by the lessons he has learned from Pop music. Everything in his life, is a Top 5 list including romantic interludes. Rob’s credo…what really matters is what you like, not what you are like… Books, records, films—these things matter. Hornby’s’ novel was published in 1995 with the John Cusack starring film version to follow in 2000. What about today though? With so many of us identifying with Rob Gordon, who is our voice of today? How about another Rob?
New Music Friday – Dido, Xeno & Oaklander, Gesaffelstein with Electric Youth, Sambassadeur, Foreign Resort
This article highlights some of the new music that was released the week ending March 08, 2019. This week we feature a wide variety of new releases ranging from singer songwriter to synthwave to post punk.
An autobiography by Morris Day from The Time has been announced. The book is titled “On Time – A Princely Life In Funk” and it due out this fall. The book not only tells the store of The Time, but also of Day’s lifelong relationship with Prince
Royal Caribbean is offering an all inclusive 80s cruise MC’d by original MTV VJ’s Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman and Alan Hunter. This years attendees feature Bananarama, The B-52’s, Berlin, Scandal, Tony Hadley (from Spandau Ballet), Tony Lewis (from The Outfield) plus Asia, Lita Ford, Midnight Star, The Motels, Big Country, The Jets, Bow Wow Wow, Katrina And The Waves and more.