On June 12, Liam Gallagher will be released in MTV Unplugged album of songs recorded last April at Hull City Hall. In the concert, he was joined by legends such as Paul McCartney, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and members of Nirvana. Today, he released a video for the track Sad Song, a track previously available on the Japanese edition of Definitely Maybe.
Inhaler is a new indie rock band from Dublin who have released a few singles off their forthcoming debut LP. The band is led by Eli Hewson, who also happens to be Bono’s son. On their new single Falling In, you can hear some of the influence as the track has a later-er rockin U2 sound to it.
Soccer Mommy, a bedroom pop project by Nashville singer Sophie Allison, appeared on SiriusXMU where she conducted an interview and performed songs off of her album Color Theory. In this session, she also contributed a breathtaking cover of Drive by The Cars. This is so good that I’m ready for this to be released as a single tomorrow!
Alt.Rewind – May 15, 2020 with New Order / Joy Division, Pet Shop Boys, Howard Jones and John Taylor
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. This episode features heavy doses of New Order and Joy Division news including the results of our poll of favorite New Order album and song in the post Factory Records era. Plus, the 80s Lockdown Fest, bass lessons from John Taylor and an Under The Radar selection from Becca Mancari
On May 18, Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris team up for a celebration of the life and legacy of Joy Division bandmate Ian Curtis. The event marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Curtis and the start of Mental Health Awareness Week. The evening will include 2 hours of live and exclusive interviews, conversation and music and poetry,
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
After years of inactivity, it seems like every week we get a new release involving Johnny Jewel. Chromatics and Desire are going back and forth with new material and this week it’s time for a new song from Desire. The single is called Liquid Dreams and it’s the 3rd track off the forthcoming Escape album.…
I Break Horses already were contenders for my #1 song of the year with their beautiful track Death Engine off the forthcoming album Warnings. One might think that the song couldn’t make me any happier but, it indeed has as today they released a new live session video for it recorded outside.
A few weeks ago we announced a Tanya Donelly feature called Sunday Series where she releases a brand new cover song every Sunday with the proceeds going to charities in the Boston area. In this weeks episode, she does a charming cover of The PIxies Here Comes Your Man.
Ist Ist’s debut album Architecture lures you down the wet, monochromatic streets of Manchester, UK. Casual fans of Joy Division and Interpol might feel instantly at home but with each listen, Ist Ist reveals a rich tapestry of color woven into the black, whites, and grey that mingle on the surface of each song
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.
The lineup for the 2021 80’s Cruise has been announced and it features Human League, Berlin, Belinda Carlisle, Morris Day & The Time, ABC, Modern English, A Flock Of Seagulls and more.