Ist Ist’s debut album Architecture lures you down the wet, monochromatic streets of Manchester, UK. Casual fans of Joy Division and Interpol might feel instantly at home but with each listen, Ist Ist reveals a rich tapestry of color woven into the black, whites, and grey that mingle on the surface of each song
On this day in history (May 2, 1989), The Cure released their 8th studio album Disintegration featuring the singles Lullaby, Fascination Street, Lovesong and Pictures Of You.
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps new music from Oasis and Ministry, in home performances from James and Crowded House, Nick Cave’s 24/7 streaming site plus a poll for your favorite OMD album.
The lineup for the 2021 80’s Cruise has been announced and it features Human League, Berlin, Belinda Carlisle, Morris Day & The Time, ABC, Modern English, A Flock Of Seagulls and more.
Noel Gallagher’s has stumbled across a demo of a lost Oasis song that is over 15 years old. The song is called Don’t Stop and feature Noel on vocals in a style reminiscent of Talk Tonight.
Today marks the anniversary of the release of OMD’s 5th studio album Junk Culture that featured the singles Locomotion, Talking Loud And Clear, Tesla Girls and Never Turn Away.
OMD has announced an online event featuring never before seen footage of last year’s Hammersmith Apollo show. The footage will air at 8pm (UK time) on YouTube on May 9. Fans will be able to interact with each other during the broadcast in the chat room.
Tim Booth, the lead singer of the band James, recently performed live from his home in LA. He delivered an up close and personal acoustic performance of the tracks Many Faces and his hit song Sit Down
Nick Cave has created a 24 hour streaming YouTube channel called Bad Seed TeeVee. The channel will feature videos, interviews, live performances and more. If you are looking for some unique viewing options, you can now watch Cave all day long.
Sigur Ros frontman, Jonsi, has released a solo song called Exhale. This song has many elements of a Sigur Ros song in that it’s a beautiful video, that has a slot start with a gradual build off that leads to a big pay off in the end
The 8th studio album from The Psychedelic Furs is scheduled to be released on July 31. The will be the bands first release since 1991’s World Outside. The third single, No-One, starts off with a melody similar to the Oasis song Born On A Different Cloud and kicks in to a memorable and singable chorus.
Dave Gahan delivered a video message on the Mute Records facebook page yesterday. He discusses his love for records and encourages everyone to support local record stores via mail order purchases.