On May 1, The Pretenders will release a new studio album titled Hate For Sale. Today, they have released the first single off the album titled The Buzz, featuring the always wonderful vocals of Chrissie Hynde sounding as amazing as ever. The Pretenders have a summer tour planned with Journey. There has been no word…
IAMX have released a new acoustic album titled Echo Echo. A video for the track surrender accompanies the release and it’s everything that you might expect from IAMX. It’s dark, sexy, creepy and wonderful! To quote Chris Corner: “So much blood sweat and sexual chocolate icing went into this”. Intrigued? Watch the video!
The Psychedelic Furs have released the second single off their forthcoming album, Made Of Rain. The single is called You”ll Be Mine and if you pre-order the album, you will receive an instant download of this track plus the first single Don’t Believe
The Week In Review – 2020 Week 10 featuring Depeche Mode, Jarvis Cocker and the best 80’s soundtracks
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps the Depeche Mode Violator box set, new music from Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker, Record store day releases from U2 and David Bowie, tour news from Echo & The Bunnymen and Duran Duran and the latest from Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon.
Three exclusive limited edition releases have been announced for Record Store Day UK – 2020. These include U2, David Bowie and Manic Street Preachers. The releases will be available at participating shops on Saturday April 18.
Pulp fans, rejoice. Frontman Jarvis Cocker has formed a new band called JARV IS and announced their debut album called Beyond The Pale which is due out on May 1 on Rough Trade records. Last May, they released the first single Must I Evolve. Today, they have released the follow up titled House Music All Night Long. The latest track gives of a vibe of the electronic era of David Bowie.
The prolific dreampop band Chandeen has just released their 10th studio album Mercury Retrograde.The album has an astronomy theme, influenced in part with Harald Löwy Julia Beyer’s fascination with the topic. This album uses several angelic vocalists this time around, keeping with the theme of rotating vocalists that has been prevalent since the bands debut in 1990.
Due to high demand, New Order and Pet Shop Boys have added a second date for their LA stop on the Unity tour.
New Order and Pet Shop Boys have announced a joint North American tour appropriately called The Unity Tour. The tour spans 11 city in the fall of 2020.
Trip hop icon Tricky returns with the announcement of his new 20,20 EP on his False Idols record label. The EP is due out on March 6. The single, Lonely Dancer, from the EP was just released this week and features the Berlin based vocalist Anika. Lonely Dancer has a super-chill vibe with a Beth Orton style vocal from Anika.
IST IST is the latest post punk band to hail from Manchester and based on what we have heard so far, this band is going to be a post-punk mainstay in our collections. The debut album, Architecture, is due out on May 1. In advance of the album, the band has released 3 singles – Wolves, You’re Mine and Black.
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps the Morrissey residency in Vegas, anniversaries from The Smiths and Thompson Twins, tour news from Bauhaus and Nick Cave, the passing of Andy Weatherall and an Under The Radar selection from Choir Boy + MORE