Amidst the success of last years Call The Comet album and subsequent tour, Johnny Marr has released his second single of 2019 titled The Bright Parade.
Factory Records is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary with the release of two special edition box sets titled “Use Hearing Protection: Factory Records 1978-1979” and “Factory Communications: 1978-92”.
“A Celebration Of Talk Talk and Mark Hollis” concert will feature former band members and special guests
Former members of Talk Talk will perform with special guests at London’s Royal Festival Hall for “A Celebration Of Talk Talk and Mark Hollis”. The concert will take place on November 26.
This weeks playlist features our favorite songs from the entire 15 album catalog of James. It includes over 60 songs including singles, album tracks and b-sides.
This weeks playlist features our favorite songs from the entire catalog of Duran Duran plus a few bonus tracks from Arcadia for added measure. It includes over 60 songs including singles, album tracks and b-sides.
Yesterday I had the pleasure of seeing the new concert film from The Cure titled Anniversary 1978-2018 Live In Hyde Park. The anniversary concert clocked in at about 2.5 hours and it featured selections from the bands rich catalog
As first reported by NME, Peter Hook announced during his Joy Division Orchestrated concert at Royal Albert Hall that he will be reuniting Monaco with singer David Potts. Of course, the two have never been too far apart as Potts has been touring with Peter Hook And The Light over the years.
New Order singer Bernard Sumner has received the Integro Outstanding Achievement award at the 2019 O2 Silver Clefs awards. This award was granted to him for his aid in the music therapy charity, Nordoff Robbins. Blondie, Patti Smith and Robert Plant have received this award in years past. He was presented the award by The Chemical Brothers.
Illustrator Butcher Billy has treated us with his rendition of DC and Marvel comic book covers featuring some of our favorite post punk icons. He has returned with a new collection that feature our heroes on Archie comic book covers. This includes a much anticipated battle between Morrissey and Robert Smith!
Morrissey has released a new video for the track Some Say I Got Devil off of his album of covers, California Son. The track was originally recorded by Melanie in 1971.
New Order has announced that they will perform a residency at the Fillmore Miami Beach in 2020. Called “Four At The Fillmore”, there will accordingly be four shows from January 14 – 18 and tickets go on sale this Friday, June 28, at 10am EST.
Stephen Morris, the drummer form Joy Division and New Order, has rewritten the editor’s notes for the remastered version of Unknown Pleasures on Apple Music. He gives a track by track recollection of the recording of each song.