Swedish synthpop act Unroyal have released their debut album Mainstream. This entire album is a melancholy synthpop gem that reminds us of modern synth acts like New Division meshed with the retro vibes of Yaz and OMD.
Showtime will air a documentary about our beloved New Order on the Showtime network starting November 8. Produced and directed by Mike Christie, the film will document the group during their series of shows at the Manchester International Festival that took place last June.
On this day in history (October 8, 1980), Prince released his 3rd studio album Dirty Mind on Warner Bros Records. This album featured the singles Uptown, Dirty Mind and Do It All Night
On this day (October 7, 1979) in history, Factory Records released the debut single for Joy Division – Transmission as a 7″ vinyl single.
Due to high demand, a-Ha is extending it’s European Hunting High And LowI tour to the fall of 2020. They will be adding additional dates in the near future. They have also announced that they will return to the USA for the first time in 10 years
Chvrches have released a new single called Death Stranding which will be on a soundtrack called Timefall for the Death Stranding video game due out November 8 on Playstation platforms. The song has a similar sound and vibe as their most recent Love Is Dead release, which is a good thing! The song is a…
What happens when you take Actors, one of our favorite post punk bands, and remix one of their single Slaves by FM Attack, one of our favorite synthpop artists? You get this gem! FM Attack transformed this post punk banger into an 80s soundtrack worthy song
This weeks playlist features our favorite songs from the entire catalog of Massive Attack. This contains over 30 songs and close to 3 hours of listening from this influential trip hop band.
Berlin is currently on tour with OMD and B52’s. Last night, the band performed in Washington DC and they were joined on stage by their good friend Thomas Dolby. Together, they played a surprise performance of Depeche Mode’s Never Let Me Down Again.
It appears that the rumored Depeche Mode documentary slated for Netflix might be making it’s way to movie theaters across the US. Titled “Spirits In The Forest”, the film description is as follows:
Synthpop icons Pet Shop Boys performed a concert in London last night at Hyde Park. The concert was broadcast live on BBC4 TV and on BBC Radio. The concert featured 14 songs consisting of hits from their entire catalog.
Today, we all learned the sad news of the passing of The Cars frontman, Ric Ocasek. He was found in his NYC townhouse, but the cause of death has not yet been determined. Earlier this year, we created a playlist celebrating the music of The Cars. We have made a lot of similar playlists over the years, but this one remains one of our most cherished.