While everything that Shopping does well sounds better than ever on All or Nothing, the band’s sense of exploration really surfaces on the second side of the record. The intensity of “Lies” sounds more foreboding than anything they have done before while Rachel Aggs’ guitar starts to add some effects to the normally clean, prickly notes. Aggs and Andrew Milk continue to weave vocal lines through each other as Gang of Four once did but the intensity of “Expert Advice” cuts like a diamond
The Swedish duo I Break Horses have released their first single off the forthcoming Warnings album, due out on May 8th on the Bella Union record label. This is the bands first work in almost 6 years and it was well worth the wait. The single, Death Engine, is an emotional and beautiful dream pop…
Suede has announced 8 dates for a European tour this autumn. They will be playing the Coming Up album in its entirety as well as hits from their deep catalog
ot to get ahead of myself but…I think I found a candidate for song of the year, and it’s only February! The Berlin band The Wars just premiered a video for their new single for Differences, a track off of their We Are One EP.
Soft Cell front man, Marc Almond, has released his new solo album Chaos And A Dancing Star.
On Tuesday, February 4, the stars of the Depeche Mode documentary Spirits In The Forst will be hosting a live Q&A session on Reddit. The “Ask Me Anything” session will take place on the Reddit Music community.
The Week In Review – 2020 Week 5 featuring Howard Jones, Erausre, New Order, The Cure, Chromatics + more
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps reissues for Erasure, Simple Minds and Howard Jones, the New Order Technique and The Cure Join The Dogs anniversaries, what’s new with The Monochrome Set and the latest from Chromatics
Morrissey has released the second single off of his forthcoming album I Am Not A Dog On A Chain. This track is Love Is On Its Way Out which has a different vibe than it’s predecessor Bobby, Don’t You Think They Know.
One of our favorite bands, The New Division, have released their latest album Hidden Memories digitally on Bandcamp.
Just days after releasing the 47 track deluxe edition of Closer To Grey, Chromatics have released a brand new track called Toy
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps what’s the artists on this years Primavera Sound Festival. Plus, reviews of the latest releases from Chromatics and The Pixies and the latest news on Radiohead and The Primitives
The Slow Reader Club release All I Hear – first single off of forthcoming The Joy Of The Return album
One of our favorite modern rock bands, The Slow Readers Club, have released their first single off of their next album The Joy Of The Return due out on March 20. The single is called All I Hear and it’s an instant Best Of 2020 track.