The nominee class of 2020 for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has been announced, and it includes a few artists of interest to Strangeways followers.
OMD has announced two live albums from the upcoming 40th Anniversary Souvenir / Greatest Hits tour.
On this day in history (October 14, 1977), David Bowie released his 12th studio album Heroes. This album features the singles Heroes and Beauty And The Beast and features one of his most recognizable album covers.
On this day in history (October 13, 1987), Police frontman Sting released his second solo studio album Nothing Like The Sun.
This weeks compilations feature the latest new releases in Synthpop and Electronica. Some of our favorites include the FM Attack remix of Slaves from Actors.
As previously announced, on October 18 The Cure will release a double concert film that captures two of the historic 40th anniversary shows performed by the band in 2018.
On this day in history (October 11, 1998), Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan released her debut album titled Touch.
Swedish synthpop act Unroyal have released their debut album Mainstream. This entire album is a melancholy synthpop gem that reminds us of modern synth acts like New Division meshed with the retro vibes of Yaz and OMD.
Showtime will air a documentary about our beloved New Order on the Showtime network starting November 8. Produced and directed by Mike Christie, the film will document the group during their series of shows at the Manchester International Festival that took place last June.
On this day in history (October 8, 1980), Prince released his 3rd studio album Dirty Mind on Warner Bros Records. This album featured the singles Uptown, Dirty Mind and Do It All Night
On this day (October 7, 1979) in history, Factory Records released the debut single for Joy Division – Transmission as a 7″ vinyl single.
Due to high demand, a-Ha is extending it’s European Hunting High And LowI tour to the fall of 2020. They will be adding additional dates in the near future. They have also announced that they will return to the USA for the first time in 10 years