A weekly video show featuring coverage of classic 80s alternative music, interviews, ticket giveaways, countdowns and news. This is a throwback to the MTV VJ days.
ast night was the 4th annual Release Athens festival in Athens, Greece. The festival featured performances from Iggy Pop, New Order, James, Johnny Marr, Morcheeba, Hooverphonic, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and more. During Johnny Marr’s performance, he invited Bernard Sumner on stage to join him for a reunion of their classic Electronic song Get The Message.
Peter Murphy will be appearing in a residency in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village at (le) poisson rouge throughout the month of August. There will be 11 historic shows, each one featuring performances from a different studio album performed in it’s entirety.
Uknown Pleasures ReImagined is a new project where 10 acclaimed directors will create brand new music videos for every track off of Unknown Pleasures. This is in celebration of the albums 40th anniversary.
On July 4th, a Richard Lowenstein film chronicling the life of INXS frontman Michael Hutchence will be released. The traiiler for the film dropped today. Take a look.
On September 13, Pixies will release their new album titled Beneath The Eyrie. Pre-orders are available now, as is an advance single off the album called On Graveyard Hill.
This weeks playlist features our favorite songs from the entire catalog of Echo & The Bunnymen and Ian McCulloch. It includes over 60 songs including singles, album tracks and b-sides. While many of our Best Of playlists are heavily weighted with the early songs from a bands catalog, Echo has amazing songs on their recent…
U2 has confirmed that they will play shows in New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Singapore and South Korea in late 2019. This will be a continuation of the 2017 Joshua Tree tour and marks the first time ever that the band will appear in Singapore in South Korea. Presales for the show will begin on June…
While The Cure is just finishing off their Disintegration stint in Australia, it was announced that a film titled “The Cure Anniversary – 1978-2018 – Live In Hyde Park London” will be shown in theaters around the world on July 11
The much anticipated 30th Anniversary Disintegration tour made it’s start with a 4 day run at the Sydney Opera House in Australia. The show was a treat for all hard core fans of The Cure. Not only did they get to hear Disintegration in it’s entirety, but The Cure surprised the crowd with an encore of b-sides and rarities, playing all of the b-sides from the Disintegration era.
Bitter Sweet Gesture : Rolling Stones grant full publishing rights to Bitter Sweet Symphony to The Verve
One of the marquee songs from The Verve (and of the Brit Pop era in general), Bitter Sweet Symphony, is a song with legal controversy. It was determined that the song was based on the Rolling Stones song The Last Time. The Verve had originally received permission to sample the song but were sued by the Rolling Stones manager claiming that they used more of the song than was agreed upon.