The Psychedelic Furs and James have teamed up for one of the best summer tour pairings. They will be performing over 20 North American dates in July and August.
Welcome to the debut episode of Shoegaze Sunday featuring host Brenna Cavanaugh. Brenna will update us weekly in this video cast with her thoughts on the latest new releases in shoegaze and dreampop.
First the good news, the Icelandic band Sigur Rós are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their iconic album Ágætis Byrjun. The anniversary edition of the album is being released in various formats including a limited edition deluxe box set, a cd expanded edition, an LP Edition, and a deluxe digital edition. The limited edition boxset…
The dark wave & post punk hybrid band have shared the debut single from the bands third album Motionless due out May 24 on Dais Records. This song mixes some elements of danceable synth melodies with distorted guitar, resulting in a tune that should play well in some of our favorite modern dark wave clubs.
Gary Numan has begun to work on the follow up album to the highly successful Savage album. He has created a Making Music campaign to give you access to the journey. You can go along for the ride and experience the first recorded note all the way to the finished album, including things like witnessing the creation of artwork as it happens to hearing song audio and video.
The B-52’s have announced that they will be hitting the rode in Europe for a farewell tour. In addition to this farewell tour, they are also committed to playing on The 80’s Cruise next march.
The OMD book Pretending To See The Future is now available in Kindle format. The book details the 40 year career of the legendary synthpop band. As an added bonus, the Kindle edition has a bonus section which contains an additional 100 stories from OMD fans that are not included in the print version of…
The Bloc Party announced today, via Twitter, that they will be bringing their Silent Alarm tour to the United States. The tour will celebrate the music from the bands debut album.
Editors have announced a new album called The Blanck Mass Sessions. The album consists of electronica-infused alternative versions of tracks from the Violence album. All tracks are produced by Blanck Mass. The album will be released in limited colour vinyl on Record Store Day, and available for general release on May 3rd.
This weeks compilations feature the latest new releases in Dreampop. This features a few familiar names such as Dido, Richard Ashcroft and Moby along with a Robin Guthrie remix of Hatchie which will remind you of the days of Cocteau Twins.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of their debut album To Lose My Life, White Lies have announced a special concert in London. The band will play the album in it’s entirety along with b-sides, rarities and fan favorites from the past 10 years.
Cherry Red Records is putting out a 4CD 80 track set that celebrates the independent side of the UK’s post punk synthpop boom that took place between 1978 and 1984. The collection is called Electrical Language and it also comes with a booklet featuring the sleeve notes from many of the recordings and words from the artists themselves. The collection includes several household names such as OMD, The Normal , Human League, Thomas Dolby and Fad Gadget in addition to underground artists from the era.