This is Volume 3 of one of my favorite genre’s of music – music inspired by the sounds of the Drive Soundtrack. This mix features new releases that I feel would have fit perfectly on the soundtrack.
This weeks show is one of my more diverse ones, with segments featuring Trip Hop, Post Punk, Shoegaze and of course…Synthpop. As always, there are a ton of new releases, but you can also hear some classics from Hooverphonic, Echo & The Bunnymen, Cocteau Twins and more!
I flat out LOVE this new track from Class Actress! Elizabeth Harper has done a rather impressive job of re-inventing herself; from her earlier folkier acoustic based solo days when she was billed as a ‘Female Morrissey’, to her rebirth as a synthpop star with Class Actress tracks like Journal Of Ardency, Weekend and Keep…
Now that Strangeways Radio is no longer a streaming radio station, Halcyon Waves will carry on as a podcast. This is the first official podcast episode of the show featuring new releases from Bang Gang, Mint Julep, Hurts, Daybehavior, Hibou, Digits, City Calm Down and more. Plus, classics from Suede, The Church, Chromatics and more!