The OMD book Pretending To See The Future is now available in Kindle format. The book details the 40 year career of the legendary synthpop band. As an added bonus, the Kindle edition has a bonus section which contains an additional 100 stories from OMD fans that are not included in the print version of…
B-Sides Tournament Round 1: The Cure vs Travis, The Postal Service vs Erasure, Depeche Mode vs Oasis
More round 1 games to vote on in the B-sides tournament. A few of my favorite b-sides are in this round. Let’s see how they do!
The Bloc Party announced today, via Twitter, that they will be bringing their Silent Alarm tour to the United States. The tour will celebrate the music from the bands debut album.
More round 1 games to vote on in the B-sides tournament. This one features a bunch of powerhouse bands but we don’t expect many surprises in this set of games.
Editors have announced a new album called The Blanck Mass Sessions. The album consists of electronica-infused alternative versions of tracks from the Violence album. All tracks are produced by Blanck Mass. The album will be released in limited colour vinyl on Record Store Day, and available for general release on May 3rd.
This weeks compilations feature the latest new releases in Dreampop. This features a few familiar names such as Dido, Richard Ashcroft and Moby along with a Robin Guthrie remix of Hatchie which will remind you of the days of Cocteau Twins.
More round 1 games to vote on in the B-sides tournament. This one has an epic matching between Duran Duran and INXS. While epic in name, could the allure of The Chauffeur be too much to overcome for a rare INXS b-side? For each match up, select the song that is your favorite b-side. Then,…
More round 1 games to vote on in the B-sides tournament. This one has a few unconventional match ups. It feels like asking what you like better, cookies or the circus!
New Music Friday – Ritual Howls, Foreign Resort, The Chain Gang Of 1974, Touch Sensitive ft Kitten, TR/ST, Fujiya & Miyagi
This article highlights some of the new music that was released the week ending March 25, 2019. This weeks selections feature a few classing sounding post punk tracks, a synthpop song, and a couple dancey electronica numbers.
B-Sides Tournament Round 1: James vs Smashing Pumpkins, Depeche Mode vs Radiohead, Morrissey vs Cocteau Twins
More round 1 games to vote on in the B-sides tournament. This might be the most difficult first round match ups so far!
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of their debut album To Lose My Life, White Lies have announced a special concert in London. The band will play the album in it’s entirety along with b-sides, rarities and fan favorites from the past 10 years.
Cherry Red Records is putting out a 4CD 80 track set that celebrates the independent side of the UK’s post punk synthpop boom that took place between 1978 and 1984. The collection is called Electrical Language and it also comes with a booklet featuring the sleeve notes from many of the recordings and words from the artists themselves. The collection includes several household names such as OMD, The Normal , Human League, Thomas Dolby and Fad Gadget in addition to underground artists from the era.