This article highlights some of the new music that was released the week ending March 01, 2019. This was a light week for new releases but we have picked out a diverse collection of songs featuring some post punk, synth pop, and psychedelic rock. Something for everybody this week
New Order announce YouTube video series Transmissions telling the story of Movement; Movement Definitive Edition boxset to follow
New Order is joining the wave of bands using streaming media to come up with new ways to deliver content to their fans. The band has announced a YouTube series called Transmissions which will chronicle the transition of Joy Division to New Order, resulting in the story of New Orders first album Movement.
Recrod Store Day 2019 is approaching and there are some interesting names on the list. This article will give you a guide of what to look out for on April 13. We have highlighted some of the more interesting items below.
The Norwegian electronic duo, Royksopp, have announced a pretty cool playlist. It is called Lost Tapes and they are populating it with rare B-sides, exclusives and previously unreleased songs.
THE CULT has announced several North American and UK 2019 headline tour dates. If you follow the band on Bandsintown, you will have access to an exclusive pre-sale that has already started.
In 2018, Australian singer Hatchie (Harriette Pitbeam) gained a lot of attention with her Cocteau Twins sounding medley of dream pop and shoegaze. In fact, her debut EP Sugar & Spice even featured a remix of the track Sure by none other then Robin Guthrie. Hatchie is back with a new single called Without A Blush.
Morrissey release single and video of Roy Orbison cover, It’s Over; announce details of California Son album
Today Morrissey release a brand new single calls It’s Over. The single is a cover of a 1964 Roy Orbison song, and it will appear on a forthcoming album called California Sun. California Sun will be an album of all covers featuring covers of Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and more
We are devastated to hear the news that Mark Hollis, the talented singer of the legendary 80’s band Talk Talk, has reportedly passed away. While known for the iconic hit It’s My Life, Talk Talk had a number of beautifully arranged songs with thoughtful lyrics.
With the release of new Chromatics and the announcement of their tour with Desire, it felt like a good time to revisit the theme of Music Inspired by the Drive Soundtrack. This is a collection of smooth synth tracks with a consistent pulsating beat. These tunes are great to listen to while driving in the sunset and wearing your favorite pastel colors.
Past Forward celebrates how modern music is influenced by classic songs and performances from the past. This month celebrates the current music of the indie rock band The Boxer Rebellion. Known for a style similar to The Editors or White Lies, the band took a more ethereal approach to their single Here I Am off last years Ghost Alive album.
Welsh rockers The Alarm will be reissuing their signature album Strength under the name “Strength 1985-1986”. The remastered album will be released on March 15. If you pre-order the album via The Alarm website, you will qualify for an exclusive free bonus CD titled “The Alarm – A Story Of Strength”. This bonus material includes some exclusive tracks as well as narration by Mike Peters.
This article highlights some of the new music that was released the week of February 22, 2019