On this day in history (October 27, 1982), Prince released his 5th studio album 1999. This was his first album to feature “The Revolution” as his band
This weeks compilation features the latest new music in the genres of dark wave, dark synth, post punk and goth – basically, put on black and enjoy!
On this day in history (October 24, 1995), The Smashing Pumpkins released their 3rd studio album Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness in the US (it was released the day before in the UK). This double album featured the singled Bullet With Butterfly Wings, 1979, Tonight Tonight, Zero and Thirty Three
On this day in history (October 23, 1986), Iggy Pop released his 7th studio album Blah Blah Blah featuring the singles Cry For Love, Real Wild Child, Shades, Fire Girl and Isolation
On this day in history (October 22, 1993), Canadian singer-songwriter, Sarah McLachlan, released her 2nd studio album Fumbling Towards Ecstasy featuring the singles Possession, Hold On and Good Enough.
On this day in history (October 22, 1990), Pet Shop Boys released their 4th studio album Behavior. Behavior featured the singled So Hard, Being Boring, How Can You Expect To Be Taken Seriously and Jealousy.
On this day in history (October 21, 1985), Simple Minds released their 7th studio album Once Upon A Time featuring the singles Alive And Kicking, Sanctify Yourself and All The Things She Said.
Black Swan Lane has released the first single off of their forthcoming Vita Eterna album. The album is due out November 26 and it will feature guest appearances from Chameleons guitarist Dave Fielding and backing vocals from Krissy Vanderwoude (Whimsical) as well as Lauren Fay and Gretchen Copeland
On this day in history (October 20, 1989), Nine Inch Nails released their debut studio album Pretty Hate Machine. This album features the singles Down In It, Head Like A Hole and Sin.
This weeks playlist features our favorite songs from the entire catalog of Chromatics plus songs from some of the bands that Johnny Jewel is involved with on Italians Do It Better.
If you’ve never heard of Whimsical, a shoegaze/dream pop band comprised of vocalist Krissy Vanderwoude and guitarist Neil Burkdoll, you may be new to the shoegaze genre or just not very active on shoegaze community social channels.
On this day in history (October 17, 2005), Depeche Mode released their 11th studio album Playing The Angel in the UK. The following day, it was released in North America.