Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps new music from Tanya Donelly and Wire, a performance from a Depeche Mode cover band that will knock your socks off, Kraftwerk, music books to read during Quarantine and the results of our poll of the best songs on The Cure’s Disintegration
On this day in history (May 4, 1982), The Cure released their 4th studio album Pornography featuring the single The Hanging Garden. This album was preceded by the non-album single Charlotte Sometimes. Following the release of Pornography, bassist Simon Gallup left the band and band took on a more radio-friendly new wave sound.
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.
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps new music from Oasis and Ministry, in home performances from James and Crowded House, Nick Cave’s 24/7 streaming site plus a poll for your favorite OMD album.
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps new music from The Psychedelic Furs and X, in home performances from Neil Finn and Danny Elfman, a message from Dave Gahan and the results from the fan poll on the best songs from The Cure – Wish.
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
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
On this day in history (April 21, 1992), The Cure released their 9th studio album featuring the singles High, Friday I’m In Love and A Letter To Elise.
In the ever growing series of artists submitting at-home performances, Neil Finn from Crowded House has joined the party with his acoustic performance of David Bowie’s Heroes. Neil has been going live daily on a site called Fangradio. He has been playing Crowded House songs, covers and even takes request.
Alt.Rewind – April 18, 2020 featuring The Pretenders, Cowboy Junkies, Tanya Donelly and Empathy Test
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps new music from The Pretenders, Cowboy Junkies, Tanya Donelly and Empathy Test plus some fun 80s video re-enactments
New Order has announced that ∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So it goes will be streamed on Friday at 19:30 BST as part of the Manchester International Festival (MIF). MIF is a series of free live streams, discussions and archive recordings.