The London Suede frontman, Brett Anderson, has announced a new book called Afternoon With The Blind Drawn which is scheduled to be released on October 1, 2019.
Björk has announced that she will be releasing a line of limited edition cassette tapes. Keeping with the vintage theme, Björk is also offering a collection of vintage t-shirts featuring artwork from Venus As A Boy, Post and Homegenic.
INXS documentary and soundtrack `Mystify` to be released featuring unheard Michael Hutchence recordings
Billboard magazine has reported that a documentary and soundtrack about INXS and frontman Michael Hutchence is set to be released. The documentary is called Mystify and it will feature two previously unheard tracks from Hutchence. The documentary will premier at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival in April.
New Order is having a contest where you can win vinyl signed by the members of the band. Bernard, Gillian, Peter and Stephen will each be signing the upcoming 12″ vinyl single releases.
Do you enjoy streaming commercial free music? Do you enjoy watching Hulu originals like The Handmaids Tale and binge watching hit tv shows like Seinfeld? Do you ever wish you could do both for one low cost? Now you can. Today, the music streaming service Spotify has announced that all premium subscribers are entitled to receive a free subscription to Hulu’s add-supported plan.
The iconic trip hop band, Lamb, have released a new single called Moonshine. This is the second track to drop off the forthcoming album The Secret Of Letting Go, expected to be released on April 26. Moonshine features Cian Finn for a reggae influenced rap backdrop.
Alt. Rock icons, Garbage, have announced tour dates for an extended summer tour.
OMD are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a greatest hits tour launching in the UK and Europe. The tour is labeled “Souvenir – OMD 40 Years”. In addition to playing all of their hits, they will also be including some early songs that have rarely been played live.
On May 17 The National will release their 9th studio album I Am Easy To Find. The first single off the album is called You Had Your Soul With You and it features vocals from David Bowie bassist Gail Ann Dorsey. The band will be hitting the road in support of the album with bands Courtney Barnett and Alvvays.
Ex-New Order bass player, Peter Hook, auctioned of a variety of memorabilia at an auction this past week. In this auction, Hook has originally intended on selling letters between Ian Curtis and his former girlfriend Annik Honoré. Just prior to the event, he changed his mind and withdrew the submissions. Members of New Order were not happy about this decision and we quite pleased that Hook ultimately changed his mind.
80’s icons Alphaville have announced their first re-release of their defining album “Forever Young”. This remastered box set will be released on March 15 and features all available content from the production of the album 35 years ago.
The husband/wife Kennniff duo, otherwise known as Mint Julep, have release a cover of Talk Talk’s It’s My Life to pay homage to the late Mark Hollis, who passed away earlier this week due to illness. The cover is a beautifully arranged synth down tempo version that stays true to the sound of the original song, while offering enough differences to endear it to listeners.