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.
Erasure has released a deluxe edition of their 1991 album Chorus. This bundle is delivered as a hard back media book package with exclusive sleeve notes and contains 37 songs over 3 discs.
The Week In Review – 2020 Week 7 live from Hard Rock featuring Cruel World Festival, Xymox, Depeche Mode + more
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps the Cruel World and W-Festival lineups, tour news from Front 242, reissues from Erasure and a live album from Bryan Ferry. Plus, hear the latest singles from Clan Of Xymox plus newer artists Astari Nite and Shopping.
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
B-Sides Tournament Round 2: New Order vs Erasure, Depeche Mode vs The Cure, Morrissey vs The Cure, Duran Duran vs Pulp
This is the final batch of second round games in the Strangeways Radio B-sides tournament. Some of the match ups in this round are good enough to be in the finals 1963 vs She Won’t Be Home and Sea Of Sin vs A Few Hours After This. Good luck trying to choose between them. For…
B-Sides Tournament Round 1: The Cure vs Travis, The Postal Service vs Erasure, Depeche Mode vs Oasis
More round 1 games to vote on in the B-sides tournament. A few of my favorite b-sides are in this round. Let’s see how they do!
More round 1 games to vote on in the B-sides tournament. This one features a bunch of powerhouse bands but we don’t expect many surprises in this set of games.
This mix contains a collection of some of my favorite remixes including modern takes on classic 80s songs plus remixes of newer songs and artists. Some of my favorite mixers are on here including Dominatrix, Arthur Baker, Marsheaux and more. This is a mostly high energy mix and one that’s good to listen to when getting ready to go out for the evening.
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.
This is the second volume in the Modern Synth series that features some of DJ Mikey’s favorite new synth tracks from his Halcyon Waves show over the past 3 months.