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.
Noel Gallagher’s has stumbled across a demo of a lost Oasis song that is over 15 years old. The song is called Don’t Stop and feature Noel on vocals in a style reminiscent of Talk Tonight.
OMD has announced an online event featuring never before seen footage of last year’s Hammersmith Apollo show. The footage will air at 8pm (UK time) on YouTube on May 9. Fans will be able to interact with each other during the broadcast in the chat room.
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
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.
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
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.
Dave Gahan delivered a video message on the Mute Records facebook page yesterday. He discusses his love for records and encourages everyone to support local record stores via mail order purchases.
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.