As artists are finding more ways to entertain from the safe comfort of their own homes, Chvrches have entered the mix by creating a new music video for their song Forever. This is called the Separate But Together version and it consists of each member of the band performing their part of the song from their house.
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps new music from Heaven 17 and Michael Stipe. Plus, an in-home performance from Gary Numan and a rare demo from Duran Duran
While the wait for Dear Tommy continues, Chromatics are not sitting idle. Quite the opposite in fact as they are becoming quite a prolific band releasing their second album in under a year. Today many of us woke up to see a surprise new album called Faded Now
Last week, Gary Numan treated us to an acoustic in-home performance of Every Day I Die. Last night, he released a second performance, this time for the song Bleed. On this song, he was accompanied with oooh and aaah by his daughter Persia.
On this day in history (March 30, 1987), Erasure released their 2nd studio album The Circus featuring the singles Sometimes, It Doesn’t Have To Be and Victim Of Love. This was the bands breakthrough album in the UK even though success in the US came much later.
On this day in history (March 29, 1993). Suede released their self-titled debut album featuring the singles The Drowners, Metal Mickey, Animal Nitrate and So Young. At the time this album was released, it was the fastest selling debut album in British history in over a decade. This album is often considered to be one…
Last week, REM frontman Michael Stipe sent us an at home message about taking care of ourselves which included a snippet of him singing It’s The End Of The World. This week, he has taken the at home performance to the next level. He has recorded a demo of him singing a new song called No Time For Love Like Now that he wrote with The National’s Aaron Dessner.
On the first day of the Corona Virus isolation, Heaven 17 got busy and the result was this new song and video titled Clouds Or Mountains that is inspired by the real life events happening right now.
New York electronic musician Zachery Allan Starkey has collaborated with New Order’s Bernard Sumner on his new track Force, which is off of his Fear City album due out in April. Bernard is credited with synthesizers, guitars, sequencers, keyboards, additional drum machines and production
The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has announced that the induction ceremony will be rescheduled for November 7, 2020 at the Cleveland Public Auditorium. The ceremony will be broadcast live by HBO
Many of you know Velvet Rebel as the host of our This Week In Music show on our YouTube channel. What you might not know is that he is a hard core Duran Duran fan and a regular contributor to the Daily Duranie blog. To help entertain people during the COVID-19 quarantines, he has signed up to host a 3 hour live stream of nothing but Duran Duran songs.
On this day in history (March 24, 1986), Pet Shop Boys released their debut album Please featuring the singles West End Girls, Love Comes Quickly, Opportunities and Suburbia.