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
Synth Records has collected new material from some of it’s favorite electronic artists for a compilation called Waves Of Hope. The collection is being distributed as a Name Your Price download with all proceeds going to organizations that make protective face shields for healthcare and emergency workers. This compilation features 24 artists including Strangeways favorites The Rain Within, The New Division, Aeon Rings and Teeel.
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
Sigur Ros frontman, Jonsi, has released a solo song called Exhale. This song has many elements of a Sigur Ros song in that it’s a beautiful video, that has a slot start with a gradual build off that leads to a big pay off in the end
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.
The 8th studio album from The Psychedelic Furs is scheduled to be released on July 31. The will be the bands first release since 1991’s World Outside. The third single, No-One, starts off with a melody similar to the Oasis song Born On A Different Cloud and kicks in to a memorable and singable chorus.
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.
Host Brenna Cavanaugh brings you her weekly review where she goes over the latest new music in the genres of Shoegaze, dreampop and related genres.
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
Jim Bob, from Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine, has shared a new single appropriately titled ‘2020 WTF’. This song is 30 seconds punk style angst whose lyrics reflect what many of us our thinking.
Just this week, singer Ruth Radelet post a picture of her in a shirt that said “The Fuck Is Dear Tommy?”. Perhaps that was a tease for us because today, the band released a new single called Teacher along with the track listing for the album.