Morrissey has announced a 2019 US Fall Tour with special guest Interpol. Pre-sale starts tomorrow April 10th at 10am local time. General on-sale this Friday April 12th.
Morrissey has released the 3rd single from his forthcoming California Son covers album. This track features backing vocals from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong.
A Certain Ratio finished Talking Heads cover, 40 years in the making. Anniversary box set and tour dates to follow
40 years ago, the English post-punk band A Certain Ratio began recording a cover of a Talking Heads song “Houses In Motion”. At the time, the recording was intended to be a collaboration with Grace Jones. Grace Jones never finished her part and the song got abandoned. Now, the band have finally finished recording the song.
The National has just released another new track off of their forthcoming album “I Am Easy To Find”. The track is a beautiful ballad called Light Years. Advanced orders for a 3X LP vinyl collection are available now.
Hot Chip will be releasing their next album titled A Bath Full Of Ecstasy on June 21. In advance, they released a video for the first single called Hungry Child. The band has also announced a series of tour dates to coincide with the album.
Shoegaze icons Ride have announced today that they have finished recording their new album. This is follow up to their 2017 album Weather Diaries. It’s nice to see them keeping the momentum moving after having to wait almost years prior to Weather Diaries.
Depeche Mode releases 12″ vinyl singles collector’s box sets for Music For The Masses and Black Celebration
Depeche Mode is continuing their series of 12″ vinyl singles collector’s box sets with two new box sets, Black Celebration – The 12″ Singles and Music For The Masses – The 12″ Singles.
This morning, The Cure tweeted news about Robert Smiths recording of Pictures Of You with Quartet Volute and Lachlan Radford for a UK documentary called Dead Good. He recorded this orchestral version last year and the documentary will air this May. Dead Good is a feature documentary about the ritual of care after death. Have…
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…
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.
Ranking Roger of The English Beat and General Public has sadly passed away. Before I listened to New Order, before OMD or The Smiths, before anything new wave…I listened to General Public. They were my bridge band from the junk I was listening to at the time to what is now such a big part of my life.
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…