This morning, The Cure tweeted news about Robert Smiths recording of Pictures Of You with Quartet Volute and Lachlan Radford for a UK documentary called Dead Good. He recorded this orchestral version last year and the documentary will air this May. Dead Good is a feature documentary about the ritual of care after death. Have…
The Psychedelic Furs and James have teamed up for one of the best summer tour pairings. They will be performing over 20 North American dates in July and August.
Remember when Alternative was not yet mainstream? When there were no music blogs, no Sirius XM, no Spotify, Soundcloud, Facebook or MySpace? Where could you hear the new Morrissey, Cocteau Twins or Peter Murphy singles? Where could you discover exciting new artists like The Sundays, The Ocean Blue or The Primitives? You could either stay up all night to catch 120 Minutes on MTV with host Dave Kendall or set your trusty VCR to record and watch in the AM.
First the good news, the Icelandic band Sigur Rós are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their iconic album Ágætis Byrjun. The anniversary edition of the album is being released in various formats including a limited edition deluxe box set, a cd expanded edition, an LP Edition, and a deluxe digital edition. The limited edition boxset…
Gary Numan has begun to work on the follow up album to the highly successful Savage album. He has created a Making Music campaign to give you access to the journey. You can go along for the ride and experience the first recorded note all the way to the finished album, including things like witnessing the creation of artwork as it happens to hearing song audio and video.
The B-52’s have announced that they will be hitting the rode in Europe for a farewell tour. In addition to this farewell tour, they are also committed to playing on The 80’s Cruise next march.
Ranking Roger of The English Beat and General Public has sadly passed away. Before I listened to New Order, before OMD or The Smiths, before anything new wave…I listened to General Public. They were my bridge band from the junk I was listening to at the time to what is now such a big part of my life.
The OMD book Pretending To See The Future is now available in Kindle format. The book details the 40 year career of the legendary synthpop band. As an added bonus, the Kindle edition has a bonus section which contains an additional 100 stories from OMD fans that are not included in the print version of…
The Bloc Party announced today, via Twitter, that they will be bringing their Silent Alarm tour to the United States. The tour will celebrate the music from the bands debut album.
This weeks compilations feature the latest new releases in Dreampop. This features a few familiar names such as Dido, Richard Ashcroft and Moby along with a Robin Guthrie remix of Hatchie which will remind you of the days of Cocteau Twins.
New Music Friday – Ritual Howls, Foreign Resort, The Chain Gang Of 1974, Touch Sensitive ft Kitten, TR/ST, Fujiya & Miyagi
This article highlights some of the new music that was released the week ending March 25, 2019. This weeks selections feature a few classing sounding post punk tracks, a synthpop song, and a couple dancey electronica numbers.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of their debut album To Lose My Life, White Lies have announced a special concert in London. The band will play the album in it’s entirety along with b-sides, rarities and fan favorites from the past 10 years.