Detroit’s Majestic Theatre recently welcomed an evening of genre-bending dark music to its stage, treating audiences to a trio of artists who blend synthpop, darkwave, industrial, electroclash, and dark pop in twisting litanies of mind-bending movement and melody. Danceable, but with an undercurrent of gleeful nihilism, all three bands presented the Motor City with a full night of incredible energy.
This weeks playlist is made in memory of Mark Hollis from Talk Talk. It’s a collection of our 20 favorite tracks from the bands entire catalog
Past Forward celebrates how modern music is influenced by classic songs and performances from the past. This week we feature the music of the electronica group All Hail The Silence with their single The Alarm. They are a super group of sorts featuring electronic legend BT and singer Christian Burns.
80’s icons Alphaville have announced their first re-release of their defining album “Forever Young”. This remastered box set will be released on March 15 and features all available content from the production of the album 35 years ago.
The husband/wife Kennniff duo, otherwise known as Mint Julep, have release a cover of Talk Talk’s It’s My Life to pay homage to the late Mark Hollis, who passed away earlier this week due to illness. The cover is a beautifully arranged synth down tempo version that stays true to the sound of the original song, while offering enough differences to endear it to listeners.
This article highlights some of the new music that was released the week ending March 01, 2019. This was a light week for new releases but we have picked out a diverse collection of songs featuring some post punk, synth pop, and psychedelic rock. Something for everybody this week
New Order announce YouTube video series Transmissions telling the story of Movement; Movement Definitive Edition boxset to follow
New Order is joining the wave of bands using streaming media to come up with new ways to deliver content to their fans. The band has announced a YouTube series called Transmissions which will chronicle the transition of Joy Division to New Order, resulting in the story of New Orders first album Movement.
Recrod Store Day 2019 is approaching and there are some interesting names on the list. This article will give you a guide of what to look out for on April 13. We have highlighted some of the more interesting items below.
The Norwegian electronic duo, Royksopp, have announced a pretty cool playlist. It is called Lost Tapes and they are populating it with rare B-sides, exclusives and previously unreleased songs.
THE CULT has announced several North American and UK 2019 headline tour dates. If you follow the band on Bandsintown, you will have access to an exclusive pre-sale that has already started.
Morrissey release single and video of Roy Orbison cover, It’s Over; announce details of California Son album
Today Morrissey release a brand new single calls It’s Over. The single is a cover of a 1964 Roy Orbison song, and it will appear on a forthcoming album called California Sun. California Sun will be an album of all covers featuring covers of Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and more
We are devastated to hear the news that Mark Hollis, the talented singer of the legendary 80’s band Talk Talk, has reportedly passed away. While known for the iconic hit It’s My Life, Talk Talk had a number of beautifully arranged songs with thoughtful lyrics.