Just this week, singer Ruth Radelet post a picture of her in a shirt that said “The Fuck Is Dear Tommy?”. Perhaps that was a tease for us because today, the band released a new single called Teacher along with the track listing for the album.
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
This weeks compilation features some of my favorite new releases in the realm of synthpop and electronic music. Perhaps my favorite on here is from newcomer Boniface who is synth perfection. I’m also a huge fan of the latest release from Soft Cell’s Marc Almond. Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker has a new solo project called JARV…
Desire is an electronic band on the Italians Do It Better label featuring singer Megan Louise and the label staple Johnny Jewel. The band is best known for their infectious track “Under Your Spell” which I like to refer to as the Forever Ever song. Those fortunate enough to see Chromatics on tour last year were treated to Desire as a warm up act. They performed a version of New Order’s Bizarre Love Triangle during that tour and now, the band has released an official recording as a single
The Week In Review – 2020 Week 5 featuring Howard Jones, Erausre, New Order, The Cure, Chromatics + more
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps reissues for Erasure, Simple Minds and Howard Jones, the New Order Technique and The Cure Join The Dogs anniversaries, what’s new with The Monochrome Set and the latest from Chromatics
This is the Strangeways Radio countdown of our top 10 songs released in January 2020 spanning a variety of alternative genres, presented by DJ Mikey
Just days after releasing the 47 track deluxe edition of Closer To Grey, Chromatics have released a brand new track called Toy
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps what’s the artists on this years Primavera Sound Festival. Plus, reviews of the latest releases from Chromatics and The Pixies and the latest news on Radiohead and The Primitives
Chromatics have released an epic deluxe edition of their 2019 Closer To Grey album containing 47 tracks. These tracks consist of the original album plus a number of instrumentals, remixes and unreleased bonus tracks.
Strangeways Radio has put together our Top 20 Albums of 2019 covering the genres of Synthpop, Post Punk, Dark Wave, Indie, Modern/Alt Rock, Dreampop and Electronica.
This weeks compilations feature the latest new releases in Synthpop and Electronica. Some of our favorites include the tracks from PVRIS, Honey Beard, Chromatics and The Boxer Rebellion.
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.