This article highlights some of the new music that was released the week ending June 1, 2019 Rasjonal This is the new single from Swedish synthpop artist Rasjonal. The track Invisible strikes a similarity in style to familiar artists IAMX and Depeche Mode. Lofty names to be compared to indeed. Yota More Swedish synthpop, this…
U2 has confirmed that they will play shows in New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Singapore and South Korea in late 2019. This will be a continuation of the 2017 Joshua Tree tour and marks the first time ever that the band will appear in Singapore in South Korea. Presales for the show will begin on June…
While The Cure is just finishing off their Disintegration stint in Australia, it was announced that a film titled “The Cure Anniversary – 1978-2018 – Live In Hyde Park London” will be shown in theaters around the world on July 11
This weeks compilations feature the latest new releases in synthpop and electronica. This features the return of many familiar names such as White Lies, Johnny Marr, Editors, The Ocean Blue and Bananarama.
The much anticipated 30th Anniversary Disintegration tour made it’s start with a 4 day run at the Sydney Opera House in Australia. The show was a treat for all hard core fans of The Cure. Not only did they get to hear Disintegration in it’s entirety, but The Cure surprised the crowd with an encore of b-sides and rarities, playing all of the b-sides from the Disintegration era.
New Music Friday : Empathy Test, Astari Nite, Torul, Mr.Kitty, The Flaming Lips, The Chain Gang Of 1974
This article highlights some of the new music that was released the week ending May 24, 2019. Empathy Test The London synthwave band returns with a new single Empty Handed. This will be released on June 20 with a b-side called A River Loves A Stone and a few remixes as well. This is a…
Bitter Sweet Gesture : Rolling Stones grant full publishing rights to Bitter Sweet Symphony to The Verve
One of the marquee songs from The Verve (and of the Brit Pop era in general), Bitter Sweet Symphony, is a song with legal controversy. It was determined that the song was based on the Rolling Stones song The Last Time. The Verve had originally received permission to sample the song but were sued by the Rolling Stones manager claiming that they used more of the song than was agreed upon.
I had the opportunity to see one of my favorite bands play my favorite of their albums from start to finish on it’s 30th anniversary; Starfish – by the Church. The Church, a mystical indie band from down under; known well for the imagery layered under lush guitars and stand out riffs, absolutely met the expectation of a one of a kind, dreamlike experience.
Headlining for the evening was ACTORS, a Vancouver-based quartet whose debut full-length record, It Will Come To You, has been taking the indie music scene by storm since its release in 2018. And it does indeed seem to be coming to them, as their live performances have been turning up sold-out venues and a lot of word-of-mouth hype – deservedly so, as they are of a singular body onstage, a well-oiled machine build on rhythm, melody, and empathy
The Dublin band INHALER has been getting a lot of buzz lately. Fronted by Bono’s son Eli Hewson, the band has just released a slobberknocker of a new single called My Honest Face. Noel Gallagher has described the band as a mix between Echo And The Bunnymen with old U2, which seems appropriate given their lineage.
Today, Drab Majesty has released the second single Long Division. This time, they have taken their sound to the next level. While picking their best song might be like asking you to choose between cookies and cake, if forced to choose…Long Division might very well be the answer