On this day in history (January 8, 2016), David Bowie released his 25th and final studio album titled Blackstar. The album coincided with Bowie’s 69th birthday. Blackstar was recorded in secret and sadly, Bowie died 2 days after it’s release due to liver cancer that he had kept secret from the public
This weeks compilation features a collection of new-ish tracks in the genre of modern rock / alternative music.
Michael Stipe has released his second solo single titled Drive To The Ocean. For all of 2020, all proceeds for the record will go to the Pathway To Paris charity – a non-profit organization dedicated to transitioning the world to 100% renewable energy
Pet Shop Boys have released the 3rd single off their highly anticipated new studio album Hotspot. The single, Monkey Business, has a bit of a disco feel to it. Monkey Business is currently released as a “radio edit”.
Strangeways Radio has put together our Top 20 Albums of 2019 covering the genres of Synthpop, Post Punk, Dark Wave, Indie, Modern/Alt Rock, Dreampop and Electronica.
a-Ha have released a 4K remastered video for their iconic hit Take On Me. Watch the new version below and see if you can spot any differences.
Inkraktare is a project featuring Dean Garcia (Curve, SPC ECO) and Mark Wallbridge (Vasko The Pig). The band just released a new single called Free The World that features Dean’s daughter Rose Berlin, who you have likely heard with her contributions to SPC ECO.
On Christmas morning, Nick Cave announced that his 2018 concert film “Distant Sky” would be released in it’s entirety on YouTube for his fans to stream for free
Strangeways Radio has compiled our top 100 songs of 2019 in the genres of synthpop, dark wave, electronic, post punk, indie rock / pop, shoegaze and indietronica.
On this day in history (December 17, 1971), David Bowie released his fourth studio album Hunky Dory featuring the singles Changes and Life On Mars.
The original members of Bauhaus reunited to perform a few shows in 2019. Today, the iconic band announced two new shows for 2020 in historic venues. The band will be playing Radio City Music Hall in New York on June 26 and at the Alexandra Palace in London on April 8.
Strangeways Radio has put together our Top 25 songs of 2019 covering the genres of Synthpop, Post Punk, Dark Wave, Indie, Modern/Alt Rock, Dreampop and Electronica.