OMD has announced a 40th anniversary career-spanning boxset and comprehensive singles collection, available for pre-order now. It also includes a brand new single called Don’t Go, which is released today.
Factory Records is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary with the release of two special edition box sets titled “Use Hearing Protection: Factory Records 1978-1979” and “Factory Communications: 1978-92”.
Marc Almond has announced a few dates where he will perform Soft Cell tracks as a part of a Sex Cells tour. Sex Cells is an LA based party which is an intersection of art, fashion and music. The tour is labelled as “SIX SEXXXY DAYZ OF PURE DEBAUCHERY”.
Juliana Hatfield has announced a new album called “Juliana Hatfield sings The Police” which, as you might guess, is an album covering songs from the classic band.
“A Celebration Of Talk Talk and Mark Hollis” concert will feature former band members and special guests
Former members of Talk Talk will perform with special guests at London’s Royal Festival Hall for “A Celebration Of Talk Talk and Mark Hollis”. The concert will take place on November 26.
Berlin release new single, Show Me Tonight, featuring spoken word vocals from ex-boyfriend Richard Blade
Berlin are about to kick off a summer tour with fellow 80’s artists The B-52’s and OMD. In conjunction with the upcoming tour, the band has released a new single called Show Me Tonight. The song has a funky modern Madonna-like vibe to it.
This weeks playlist features our favorite songs from the entire catalog of Duran Duran plus a few bonus tracks from Arcadia for added measure. It includes over 60 songs including singles, album tracks and b-sides.
Yesterday I had the pleasure of seeing the new concert film from The Cure titled Anniversary 1978-2018 Live In Hyde Park. The anniversary concert clocked in at about 2.5 hours and it featured selections from the bands rich catalog
New Order has announced that they will perform a residency at the Fillmore Miami Beach in 2020. Called “Four At The Fillmore”, there will accordingly be four shows from January 14 – 18 and tickets go on sale this Friday, June 28, at 10am EST.
A weekly video show featuring coverage of classic 80s alternative music, interviews, ticket giveaways, countdowns and news. This is a throwback to the MTV VJ days.
On July 4th, a Richard Lowenstein film chronicling the life of INXS frontman Michael Hutchence will be released. The traiiler for the film dropped today. Take a look.
This weeks playlist features our favorite songs from the entire catalog of Echo & The Bunnymen and Ian McCulloch. It includes over 60 songs including singles, album tracks and b-sides. While many of our Best Of playlists are heavily weighted with the early songs from a bands catalog, Echo has amazing songs on their recent…