It appears that Depeche Mode will release a DVD called Live Spirits that will be 100% concert footage of the final Berlin shows and, as always, directed by Anton Corbijn.
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
On this day in history (February 5, 1980), The Cure released their first compilation album Boys Don’t Cry which contained tracks from the Three Imaginary Boys album (which had yet to be released in the US) plus additional songs from the band’s 1978-1979 era.
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…
On this day in history (February 4, 1983), Echo & The Bunnymen released their third studio album Porcupine featuring the singles The Back Of Love and The Cutter
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
On this day in history (February 3, 1997), David Bowie released his 20th studio album Earthling featuring the singles Little Wonder, Dead Man Walking, Telling Lies and I’m Afraid Of Americans.
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.
This weeks compilation features a collection of new-ish tracks in the genre of Post Punk. These are some of my favorite songs from the last year featuring dark, moody and often vampirish vocals.
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