OMD are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a greatest hits tour. They will be joining The B-52’s and Berlin on several dates in addition to a few headlining shows of their own.
Morrissey has announced a 2019 US Fall Tour with special guest Interpol. Pre-sale starts tomorrow April 10th at 10am local time. General on-sale this Friday April 12th.
B-Sides Tournament Round 3: The Smiths vs Depeche Mode, Pixies vs Joy Division, David Bowie vs New Order
Welcome to round 3 of the best of the B-sides tournament. The games are about to get tougher. For a few of these, I have no idea how they will turn out but…that’s why we vote! For each match up, select the song that is your favorite b-side. Then, scroll to the bottom and select…
Today, Gary Numan announced dates for his 40th anniversary tour. If you haven’t had a chance to see him on his Savage tour, we highly recommend you check this out. It was easily one of the best shows that this author has seen in recent years.
Morrissey has released the 3rd single from his forthcoming California Son covers album. This track features backing vocals from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong.
The synthpop group Parralox recorded a mashup featuring Atomic from Blondie and Blue Monday from New Order. While we generally don’t post too many mashups, this one was too perfect for us to pass up. The Neon Nights radio show and podcast have offered a free download of this mashup for you to add to your collection.
This weeks playlist features our favorite songs from the catalog of Housemartins and The Beautiful South. As soon as the idea for this playlist came up, I was instantly excited as I feel that these bands don’t categorized properly in the ranks of great music from that era. We have put together roughly 50 songs for you to enjoy from these two bands.
A Certain Ratio finished Talking Heads cover, 40 years in the making. Anniversary box set and tour dates to follow
40 years ago, the English post-punk band A Certain Ratio began recording a cover of a Talking Heads song “Houses In Motion”. At the time, the recording was intended to be a collaboration with Grace Jones. Grace Jones never finished her part and the song got abandoned. Now, the band have finally finished recording the song.
This article highlights some of the new music that was released the week ending April 05, 2019. This weeks selections feature a few post punk tracks along with some indie rock/pop.
B-Sides Tournament Round 2: New Order vs Erasure, Depeche Mode vs The Cure, Morrissey vs The Cure, Duran Duran vs Pulp
This is the final batch of second round games in the Strangeways Radio B-sides tournament. Some of the match ups in this round are good enough to be in the finals 1963 vs She Won’t Be Home and Sea Of Sin vs A Few Hours After This. Good luck trying to choose between them. For…
The National has just released another new track off of their forthcoming album “I Am Easy To Find”. The track is a beautiful ballad called Light Years. Advanced orders for a 3X LP vinyl collection are available now.
Hot Chip will be releasing their next album titled A Bath Full Of Ecstasy on June 21. In advance, they released a video for the first single called Hungry Child. The band has also announced a series of tour dates to coincide with the album.