A few weeks ago we announced a Tanya Donelly feature called Sunday Series where she releases a brand new cover song every Sunday with the proceeds going to charities in the Boston area. In this weeks episode, she does a charming cover of The PIxies Here Comes Your Man.
This weeks compilation features some of our favorite new tracks in the genre of dark wave / dark synth. It’s headlined by the opening track People Are Fake which takes a no punches approach to calling people out.
On this day in history (May 2, 1989), The Cure released their 8th studio album Disintegration featuring the singles Lullaby, Fascination Street, Lovesong and Pictures Of You.
The lineup for the 2021 80’s Cruise has been announced and it features Human League, Berlin, Belinda Carlisle, Morris Day & The Time, ABC, Modern English, A Flock Of Seagulls and more.
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.
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