Marc Almond has announced a few dates where he will perform Soft Cell tracks as a part of a Sex Cells tour. Sex Cells is an LA based party which is an intersection of art, fashion and music. The tour is labelled as “SIX SEXXXY DAYZ OF PURE DEBAUCHERY”.
Juliana Hatfield has announced a new album called “Juliana Hatfield sings The Police” which, as you might guess, is an album covering songs from the classic band.
“A Celebration Of Talk Talk and Mark Hollis” concert will feature former band members and special guests
Former members of Talk Talk will perform with special guests at London’s Royal Festival Hall for “A Celebration Of Talk Talk and Mark Hollis”. The concert will take place on November 26.
Berlin release new single, Show Me Tonight, featuring spoken word vocals from ex-boyfriend Richard Blade
Berlin are about to kick off a summer tour with fellow 80’s artists The B-52’s and OMD. In conjunction with the upcoming tour, the band has released a new single called Show Me Tonight. The song has a funky modern Madonna-like vibe to it.
Tegan and Sara release first single, “I’ll Be Back Someday”, off forthcoming album “Hey, I’m Just Like You”
On September 27, Tegan And Sara will release their new album Hey, I’m Just Like You. You can pre-order the album now and while you wait for it, the band has released the first single along with a lyric video for I’ll Be Back Someday. It’s an infectious garage-pop sounding tune.
It has been a while since we have heard from School Of Seven Bells but this morning, singer Alejandra Deheza tweeted a sample from a collaboration that she is doing with DJ / Producer Lauren Flax.
The post punk / dark wave band Astari Nite has just released a new single off their forthcoming album “Here Lies”. The album will be out this winter, but we get our first taste with the track “Dearly Beloved”. While compared to artists like Drab Majesty and even The Cure, this track reminds me of a darker version of The Psychedelic Furs.
Tomorrow, post punk darlings Drab Majesty will release their much anticipated new album called Modern Mirror. To hold you over one more day, the band has released a new video for the fourth single off the album. Titled ‘Out Of Sequence’, the track features familiar Drab Majesty hooks but manages to offer a bit of a different style from prior singles.
As first reported by NME, Peter Hook announced during his Joy Division Orchestrated concert at Royal Albert Hall that he will be reuniting Monaco with singer David Potts. Of course, the two have never been too far apart as Potts has been touring with Peter Hook And The Light over the years.
New Order singer Bernard Sumner has received the Integro Outstanding Achievement award at the 2019 O2 Silver Clefs awards. This award was granted to him for his aid in the music therapy charity, Nordoff Robbins. Blondie, Patti Smith and Robert Plant have received this award in years past. He was presented the award by The Chemical Brothers.
Morrissey has released a new video for the track Some Say I Got Devil off of his album of covers, California Son. The track was originally recorded by Melanie in 1971.
The Smiths bass player Andy Rourke has teamed up with KAV from Happy Mondays to form the new super-group Blitz Vega. The first single Hey Christo has an Oasis Shakermaker-like garage rock sound to it.