The New Division frontman launches new project, To Live And Die in LA, featuring guest singer Dana Jean Phoenix

Followers of Strangeways Radio will be very familiar with The New Division. They have been featured prominently on our shows, podcasts and playlists throughout the years and are one of our favorite modern synthpop bands. We are delighted to announce that John Kunkel, that brains behind The New Division, has created a new project called…

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Strangeways presents the Definitive 120 Minutes Playlist, A Little Souvenir

Remember when Alternative was not yet mainstream? When there were no music blogs, no Sirius XM, no Spotify, Soundcloud, Facebook or MySpace? Where could you hear the new Morrissey, Cocteau Twins or Peter Murphy singles? Where could you discover exciting new artists like The Sundays, The Ocean Blue or The Primitives? You could either stay up all night to catch 120 Minutes on MTV with host Dave Kendall or set your trusty VCR to record and watch in the AM.

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Goodbye Ranking Roger

Ranking Roger of The English Beat and General Public has sadly passed away. Before I listened to New Order, before OMD or The Smiths, before anything new wave…I listened to General Public. They were my bridge band from the junk I was listening to at the time to what is now such a big part of my life.

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