Hatchie and The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart have teams up to record a cover of The Jesus And Mary Chain’s Sometimes Always.
This is the Strangeways Radio countdown of our top 20 songs released in May 2020 spanning a variety of alternative genres, presented by DJ Mikey
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.
Jarvis Cocker has created a brand new Extended All Night Gonz version of his song House Music All Night Long that features Chilly Gonzales and Naala. The video features Green Screen Technology that they have been playing with so that the band could “Beam themselves into your living room”.
On June 12, Liam Gallagher will be released in MTV Unplugged album of songs recorded last April at Hull City Hall. In the concert, he was joined by legends such as Paul McCartney, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and members of Nirvana. Today, he released a video for the track Sad Song, a track previously available on the Japanese edition of Definitely Maybe.
Inhaler is a new indie rock band from Dublin who have released a few singles off their forthcoming debut LP. The band is led by Eli Hewson, who also happens to be Bono’s son. On their new single Falling In, you can hear some of the influence as the track has a later-er rockin U2 sound to it.
Soccer Mommy, a bedroom pop project by Nashville singer Sophie Allison, appeared on SiriusXMU where she conducted an interview and performed songs off of her album Color Theory. In this session, she also contributed a breathtaking cover of Drive by The Cars. This is so good that I’m ready for this to be released as a single tomorrow!
On May 18, Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris team up for a celebration of the life and legacy of Joy Division bandmate Ian Curtis. The event marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Curtis and the start of Mental Health Awareness Week. The evening will include 2 hours of live and exclusive interviews, conversation and music and poetry,
On this day in history (May 11, 1993), New Order released their sixth studio album Republic featuring the singles Regret, Ruined In A Day, World (The Price Of Love) and Spooky.The band parted ways just a few months after the release of this album and didn’t release music together until 8 years following Republic.
After years of inactivity, it seems like every week we get a new release involving Johnny Jewel. Chromatics and Desire are going back and forth with new material and this week it’s time for a new song from Desire. The single is called Liquid Dreams and it’s the 3rd track off the forthcoming Escape album.…
I Break Horses already were contenders for my #1 song of the year with their beautiful track Death Engine off the forthcoming album Warnings. One might think that the song couldn’t make me any happier but, it indeed has as today they released a new live session video for it recorded outside.
On this day in history (May 4, 1982), The Cure released their 4th studio album Pornography featuring the single The Hanging Garden. This album was preceded by the non-album single Charlotte Sometimes. Following the release of Pornography, bassist Simon Gallup left the band and band took on a more radio-friendly new wave sound.