While the wait for Dear Tommy continues, Chromatics are not sitting idle. Quite the opposite in fact as they are becoming quite a prolific band releasing their second album in under a year. Today many of us woke up to see a surprise new album called Faded Now
Last week, Gary Numan treated us to an acoustic in-home performance of Every Day I Die. Last night, he released a second performance, this time for the song Bleed. On this song, he was accompanied with oooh and aaah by his daughter Persia.
Last week, REM frontman Michael Stipe sent us an at home message about taking care of ourselves which included a snippet of him singing It’s The End Of The World. This week, he has taken the at home performance to the next level. He has recorded a demo of him singing a new song called No Time For Love Like Now that he wrote with The National’s Aaron Dessner.
On the first day of the Corona Virus isolation, Heaven 17 got busy and the result was this new song and video titled Clouds Or Mountains that is inspired by the real life events happening right now.
New York electronic musician Zachery Allan Starkey has collaborated with New Order’s Bernard Sumner on his new track Force, which is off of his Fear City album due out in April. Bernard is credited with synthesizers, guitars, sequencers, keyboards, additional drum machines and production
The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has announced that the induction ceremony will be rescheduled for November 7, 2020 at the Cleveland Public Auditorium. The ceremony will be broadcast live by HBO
Many of you know Velvet Rebel as the host of our This Week In Music show on our YouTube channel. What you might not know is that he is a hard core Duran Duran fan and a regular contributor to the Daily Duranie blog. To help entertain people during the COVID-19 quarantines, he has signed up to host a 3 hour live stream of nothing but Duran Duran songs.
80’s icons Missing Persons have released a new album called Dreaming that contains mostly cover songs with a few new originals. The covers include versions of songs from Rolling Stones, The The, Joy Division, The Cars and The The.
Gary Numan has released an in-home performance of Everyday I Die. This is worth watching for many reasons. For starters, he was very reluctant to do this. He has stated that people have enough to worry about and that it would be presumptuous to think that listening to him would be helpful
It’s been an active day on the Cold Cave front as bands are finding ways to stay busy and creative in these times of COVID. Yesterday, Cold Cave released a cover of Absolute Body Control’s track Waving Hands on Bandcamp.
Watch a message from REM’s Michael Stipe about dealing with the Corona virus. He compliments his message with a few versus of It’s The End Of The World As We Know It, which has re-entered the charts due to it’s newfound relevance.
On this St Patrick’s Day, U2 frontman Bono has performed a song via Livestream .The song is believed to be called Let Your Love Be Known. We hope this starts a trend of artists contributing personal and intimate performances during this time of social distancing.