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
As first reported by NME, Peter Hook announced during his Joy Division Orchestrated concert at Royal Albert Hall that he will be reuniting Monaco with singer David Potts. Of course, the two have never been too far apart as Potts has been touring with Peter Hook And The Light over the years.
New Order singer Bernard Sumner has received the Integro Outstanding Achievement award at the 2019 O2 Silver Clefs awards. This award was granted to him for his aid in the music therapy charity, Nordoff Robbins. Blondie, Patti Smith and Robert Plant have received this award in years past. He was presented the award by The Chemical Brothers.
Illustrator Butcher Billy has treated us with his rendition of DC and Marvel comic book covers featuring some of our favorite post punk icons. He has returned with a new collection that feature our heroes on Archie comic book covers. This includes a much anticipated battle between Morrissey and Robert Smith!
Morrissey has released a new video for the track Some Say I Got Devil off of his album of covers, California Son. The track was originally recorded by Melanie in 1971.
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.
Stephen Morris, the drummer form Joy Division and New Order, has rewritten the editor’s notes for the remastered version of Unknown Pleasures on Apple Music. He gives a track by track recollection of the recording of each song.
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.
ast night was the 4th annual Release Athens festival in Athens, Greece. The festival featured performances from Iggy Pop, New Order, James, Johnny Marr, Morcheeba, Hooverphonic, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and more. During Johnny Marr’s performance, he invited Bernard Sumner on stage to join him for a reunion of their classic Electronic song Get The Message.
Peter Murphy will be appearing in a residency in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village at (le) poisson rouge throughout the month of August. There will be 11 historic shows, each one featuring performances from a different studio album performed in it’s entirety.
Uknown Pleasures ReImagined is a new project where 10 acclaimed directors will create brand new music videos for every track off of Unknown Pleasures. This is in celebration of the albums 40th anniversary.