The dark wave band Lust For Youth has released a new single called Great Concerns. This is their first new track since their 2016 album Compassion and it picks off right where they left off with a danceable track and sing along chorus of “He hurts my eyes”.
B-Sides Tournament Round 1: Placebo vs The Smiths, The Cure vs Pet Shop Boys, Depeche Mode vs Sisters Of Mercy
Welcome to the first round of voting in the Strangeways Radio B-Sides tournament. We started off with a bang featuring some heavy hitters. There are 3 games in this round that you can vote on. You can only vote 1 time and voting will expire on March 21 at midnight EST.
Adam Ant has announced dates for a fall tour where he will be playing the Friend Or Foe album in it’s entirety, plus other favorite songs from his rich catalog.
This weeks playlist features our favorite songs from the entire catalog of R.E.M; nearly 100 songs spanning from Chronic Town to Collapse Into Now.
It’s March Madness so, Strangeways Radio has decide to create a tournament of our own. We surveyed our uses and came up with a list of their 64 favorite B-sides. We randomly arranged those selections to come up with the bracket below. We will conduct daily polls over the next several weeks where you can vote on individual match ups
We all have a favorite band that we wish would reunite, right? Sometimes it is realistic, sometimes it becomes reality and sometimes it is pure fantasy. Have you ever fantasized about being the one to make it happen? That is the crux of How Soon Is Never by Rock journalist, Marc Spitz
This article highlights some of the new music that was released the week ending March 05, 2019. This week features some dark wave/post punk, shoegaze, synthpop and indie pop. Some nice variety for you all.
Björk has announced that she will be releasing a line of limited edition cassette tapes. Keeping with the vintage theme, Björk is also offering a collection of vintage t-shirts featuring artwork from Venus As A Boy, Post and Homegenic.
INXS documentary and soundtrack `Mystify` to be released featuring unheard Michael Hutchence recordings
Billboard magazine has reported that a documentary and soundtrack about INXS and frontman Michael Hutchence is set to be released. The documentary is called Mystify and it will feature two previously unheard tracks from Hutchence. The documentary will premier at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival in April.
New Order is having a contest where you can win vinyl signed by the members of the band. Bernard, Gillian, Peter and Stephen will each be signing the upcoming 12″ vinyl single releases.
Do you enjoy streaming commercial free music? Do you enjoy watching Hulu originals like The Handmaids Tale and binge watching hit tv shows like Seinfeld? Do you ever wish you could do both for one low cost? Now you can. Today, the music streaming service Spotify has announced that all premium subscribers are entitled to receive a free subscription to Hulu’s add-supported plan.
The band’s tightly knit chemistry was apparent, with lead vocals changing between Norman Blake and Raymond McGinley, however all of the members contribute to vocals, giving an extra layer of melody to the already lush sound. The buzz of the guitars often shimmered but on tracks such as the lovely “Only With You” the band is much more subdued and the piano/synth sounds are captured and highlighted perfectly.