There are some bands that you should just never try to cover. Cocteau Twins is one such band and tackling Cherry Coloured Funk seems like a dangerous move for an up and coming band. That said, Arctic Lake hit a home run with this beautiful rendition
Tears For Fears joined Weezer on the Jimmy Kimmel show for a performance of their iconic hit song Everybody Wants To Rule The World. Weezer has recently recorded a cover of the song on their Teal Album of all covers where they also covered a-Ha, Toto, The Eurythmics, Michael Jackson and TLC.
Trainspotting writer Irvine Welsh, director Danny Boyle and actor Ewen Bremmer, who played Spud in the Trainspotting films, will reunite for a film based on Creation Records.
Great news for Slowdive fans. Singer Rachel Goswell has teamed up with her husband, Steve Clarke, to form a new band called The Soft Cavalry
LA based dark wave/post punk band Drab Majesty have released a new single called Ellipsis. This is off an album titled Modern Mirror that is due out on July 12.
Artoffact Records is a Canadian record label that focuses on Industrial, EBM, Post Punk and electronic music. Today they released a name your price compilation on Bandcamp featuring 31 of it’s marquee artists including Actors, The Foreign Resort, Apoptygma Berzerk, cEvin KEy, Front Line Assembly, SPECTRES, LEATHERS, Bootblacks and more
B-Sides Tournament Round 4: The Smiths, Joy Division, David Bowie, XTC, Duran Duran, The Cure, New Order
The final 8 teams are left in the Best of the B-sides tournament. There are one or two surprises in this list, but it’s a pretty solid collection of tracks. Good luck choosing between these
Morrissey left us with a treat on Record Store Day. He released a single for Lover To Be, which was a bonus track from his latest solo album Low In High School. The b-side for the record store day 7″ release is a previously unreleased track called I Thought You Were Dead.
Last month we reported on the New Order Youtube series and the release of the Movement Definitive Edition Box Set. The box set is now available and the band has recently posted on Youtube some of the tracks off of it.
In this episode, Brenna reviews new music from Emma Ruth Rundle, 93 Million Miles From The Sun and Hatchie. Listen for details on how to win tickets to see Hatchie at any of her US concert dates.
This weeks compilations feature the latest new releases in Indie Pop. This is a great collection of upbeat pop tunes with a little twang, a little twee and a little synth.
In what must feel like a kick in the gut to our Canadian friends, Morrissey’s facebook page announced that the first two shows, and maybe more, of his Canadian tour have been cancelled.