On this day in history (February 4, 1983), Echo & The Bunnymen released their third studio album Porcupine featuring the singles The Back Of Love and The Cutter
On this day in history (February 3, 1997), David Bowie released his 20th studio album Earthling featuring the singles Little Wonder, Dead Man Walking, Telling Lies and I’m Afraid Of Americans.
On Tuesday, February 4, the stars of the Depeche Mode documentary Spirits In The Forst will be hosting a live Q&A session on Reddit. The “Ask Me Anything” session will take place on the Reddit Music community.
Morrissey has released the second single off of his forthcoming album I Am Not A Dog On A Chain. This track is Love Is On Its Way Out which has a different vibe than it’s predecessor Bobby, Don’t You Think They Know.
On this day in history (January 31, 1994), Tori Amos released her second studio album Under The Pink featuring the singles Pretty Good Year, God, Cornflake Girl and Past The Mission that featured backing vocals from Trent Reznor
On this day in history (January 30, 1989), New Order released their 5th studio album Technique featuring the singles Fine TIme, Round And Round and Run. This was the bands first album to reach #1 on the UK charts.
On this day in history (January 27, 2004), The Cure released the box set “Join The Dots: B-sides & rarities 1978-2001”. Many of us feel that this is the best collection of b-sides put out by any artist
Radiohead has transformed their website into what they are calling the “Radiohead Public Library”. The library is a digital archive containing every piece of media and merchandise from the band, spanning their entire career.
On the heals of last years Beneath The Eyrie album, Pixies have released an EP of 3 tracks recorded during the Beneath The Eyrie album session that were previously unreleased.
NME magazine has reported that Johnny Marr will join Hans Zimmer on the upcoming James Bond film No Time To Die
The Week In Review – 2020 Week 3 featuring Depeche Mode, Humanist, Ministry, House Of Love, Boomtown Rats
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps what’s this years Hall Of Fame inductees including Depeche Mode and Nine Inch Nails, along with his views on the Kraftwerk omission. Plus, reviews of the latest singles from Humanist w/ Dave Gahan and The Boomtown Rats. Concert news from Ministry and The House Of Love is covered. And finally, he looks back at the anniversaries of classic albums from The Sundays and David Bowie and leaves us with a track from an up and coming band – Moaning
On this day in history (January 16, 1995), Siouxsie And The Banshees released their 11th and final studio album The Rapture, featuring the singles O Baby and Stargazer