Echo & The Bunnymen have announced a UK tour for May 2021 that celebrates the 40th anniversary of the band
The Week In Review – 2020 Week 10 featuring Depeche Mode, Jarvis Cocker and the best 80’s soundtracks
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps the Depeche Mode Violator box set, new music from Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker, Record store day releases from U2 and David Bowie, tour news from Echo & The Bunnymen and Duran Duran and the latest from Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon.
On this day in history (February 28, 1986), the soundtrack to the motion picture Pretty In Pink was released. This is generally considered to be one of the greatest soundtracks of all times. Like most John Hughes movies, the soundtrack consisted primarily of brand new new wave music.
On this day in history (February 4, 1983), Echo & The Bunnymen released their third studio album Porcupine featuring the singles The Back Of Love and The Cutter
This weeks playlist features our favorite songs from the entire catalog of Echo & The Bunnymen and Ian McCulloch. It includes over 60 songs including singles, album tracks and b-sides. While many of our Best Of playlists are heavily weighted with the early songs from a bands catalog, Echo has amazing songs on their recent…
B-Sides Tournament Round 2: Morrissey vs Joy Division, David Bowie vs The Cure, New Order vs Echo & The Bunnymen
More second round games in the Strangeways Radio B-sides tournament. We don’t even know how you are going to choose between these, to be honest. Good luck!
B-Sides Tournament Round 1: Oasis vs The Cure, New Order vs Adam Ant, Echo & The Bunnymen vs Underworld
More round 1 games to vote on in the B-sides tournament. We expect these games might be blow outs but, you never know. That’s why we play!
This mix features brand new music from legendary 80s new wave artists. All of these songs have been released after 2010. Many of these songs are as good, if not better, then the artists original work from the 80’s. It’s great to see that these bands that we grew up with are still making relevant music today.