Ex-New Order bass player, Peter Hook, auctioned of a variety of memorabilia at an auction this past week. In this auction, Hook has originally intended on selling letters between Ian Curtis and his former girlfriend Annik Honoré. Just prior to the event, he changed his mind and withdrew the submissions. Members of New Order were not happy about this decision and we quite pleased that Hook ultimately changed his mind.
The Smashing Pumpkins have announced that they will be touring North America this summer along with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. AFI will also be joining them on the tour.
This weeks playlist is made in memory of Mark Hollis from Talk Talk. It’s a collection of our 20 favorite tracks from the bands entire catalog
Past Forward celebrates how modern music is influenced by classic songs and performances from the past. This week we feature the music of the electronica group All Hail The Silence with their single The Alarm. They are a super group of sorts featuring electronic legend BT and singer Christian Burns.
80’s icons Alphaville have announced their first re-release of their defining album “Forever Young”. This remastered box set will be released on March 15 and features all available content from the production of the album 35 years ago.
The husband/wife Kennniff duo, otherwise known as Mint Julep, have release a cover of Talk Talk’s It’s My Life to pay homage to the late Mark Hollis, who passed away earlier this week due to illness. The cover is a beautifully arranged synth down tempo version that stays true to the sound of the original song, while offering enough differences to endear it to listeners.
This article highlights some of the new music that was released the week ending March 01, 2019. This was a light week for new releases but we have picked out a diverse collection of songs featuring some post punk, synth pop, and psychedelic rock. Something for everybody this week
New Order announce YouTube video series Transmissions telling the story of Movement; Movement Definitive Edition boxset to follow
New Order is joining the wave of bands using streaming media to come up with new ways to deliver content to their fans. The band has announced a YouTube series called Transmissions which will chronicle the transition of Joy Division to New Order, resulting in the story of New Orders first album Movement.
Recrod Store Day 2019 is approaching and there are some interesting names on the list. This article will give you a guide of what to look out for on April 13. We have highlighted some of the more interesting items below.
The Norwegian electronic duo, Royksopp, have announced a pretty cool playlist. It is called Lost Tapes and they are populating it with rare B-sides, exclusives and previously unreleased songs.
THE CULT has announced several North American and UK 2019 headline tour dates. If you follow the band on Bandsintown, you will have access to an exclusive pre-sale that has already started.
In 2018, Australian singer Hatchie (Harriette Pitbeam) gained a lot of attention with her Cocteau Twins sounding medley of dream pop and shoegaze. In fact, her debut EP Sugar & Spice even featured a remix of the track Sure by none other then Robin Guthrie. Hatchie is back with a new single called Without A Blush.