Noel Gallagher’s has stumbled across a demo of a lost Oasis song that is over 15 years old. The song is called Don’t Stop and feature Noel on vocals in a style reminiscent of Talk Tonight.
Today marks the anniversary of the release of OMD’s 5th studio album Junk Culture that featured the singles Locomotion, Talking Loud And Clear, Tesla Girls and Never Turn Away.
OMD has announced an online event featuring never before seen footage of last year’s Hammersmith Apollo show. The footage will air at 8pm (UK time) on YouTube on May 9. Fans will be able to interact with each other during the broadcast in the chat room.
Host Brenna Cavanaugh brings you her weekly review where she goes over the latest new music in the genres of Shoegaze, dreampop and related genres. This weeks episode focuses on music from the legendary record label Sarah Records
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps new music from The Psychedelic Furs and X, in home performances from Neil Finn and Danny Elfman, a message from Dave Gahan and the results from the fan poll on the best songs from The Cure – Wish.
Tim Booth, the lead singer of the band James, recently performed live from his home in LA. He delivered an up close and personal acoustic performance of the tracks Many Faces and his hit song Sit Down
Synth Records has collected new material from some of it’s favorite electronic artists for a compilation called Waves Of Hope. The collection is being distributed as a Name Your Price download with all proceeds going to organizations that make protective face shields for healthcare and emergency workers. This compilation features 24 artists including Strangeways favorites The Rain Within, The New Division, Aeon Rings and Teeel.
Nick Cave has created a 24 hour streaming YouTube channel called Bad Seed TeeVee. The channel will feature videos, interviews, live performances and more. If you are looking for some unique viewing options, you can now watch Cave all day long.
Butcher Billy is well known for his creation of t-shirts and posters featuring alternative legends posed in various horror or comic scenes. This time around, he is rendering his ideas on face masks! He has created 12 new face masks feature imagery from The Cure, David Bowie, New Order, Joy Division, The Smiths and more
Sigur Ros frontman, Jonsi, has released a solo song called Exhale. This song has many elements of a Sigur Ros song in that it’s a beautiful video, that has a slot start with a gradual build off that leads to a big pay off in the end
On this day in history (April 21, 1992), The Cure released their 9th studio album featuring the singles High, Friday I’m In Love and A Letter To Elise.
The 8th studio album from The Psychedelic Furs is scheduled to be released on July 31. The will be the bands first release since 1991’s World Outside. The third single, No-One, starts off with a melody similar to the Oasis song Born On A Different Cloud and kicks in to a memorable and singable chorus.