Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. This episode features news on concert cancellations and rescheduled dates, new singles from Pet Shop Boys, Erasure, Bob Mould and Wang Chug plus an Under The Radar selection from Algiers
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. This episode features a cool performance from Billy Bragg, a brand new extended video from Depeche Mode and excerpts from a Record Store Day Peel Sessions recording from New Order. Plus, brand new music from The Vapors. That’s right, the folks who brought you Turning Japanese.
Alt.Rewind – May 15, 2020 with New Order / Joy Division, Pet Shop Boys, Howard Jones and John Taylor
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. This episode features heavy doses of New Order and Joy Division news including the results of our poll of favorite New Order album and song in the post Factory Records era. Plus, the 80s Lockdown Fest, bass lessons from John Taylor and an Under The Radar selection from Becca Mancari
On May 18, Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris team up for a celebration of the life and legacy of Joy Division bandmate Ian Curtis. The event marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Curtis and the start of Mental Health Awareness Week. The evening will include 2 hours of live and exclusive interviews, conversation and music and poetry,
On this day in history (May 11, 1993), New Order released their sixth studio album Republic featuring the singles Regret, Ruined In A Day, World (The Price Of Love) and Spooky.The band parted ways just a few months after the release of this album and didn’t release music together until 8 years following Republic.
Butcher Billy is well known for his creation of t-shirts and posters featuring alternative legends posed in various horror or comic scenes. This time around, he is rendering his ideas on face masks! He has created 12 new face masks feature imagery from The Cure, David Bowie, New Order, Joy Division, The Smiths and more
New Order has announced that ∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So it goes will be streamed on Friday at 19:30 BST as part of the Manchester International Festival (MIF). MIF is a series of free live streams, discussions and archive recordings.
Gorillaz have launched a series called Song Machine which is a series of singles and music videos that will be released throughout 2020. It will contain 13 episodes to be released spontaneously throughout the year. The latest episode #3 features Peter Hook and Georgia.
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
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
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps the major tour cancellations and Record Store Day releases (including The Cure, New Order, Pretenders, Wire and The The). Also, check out the results of the poll for the top 10 U2 albums of all time, as voted by the fans.
On this day in history (March 7, 1983), New Order released the single Blue Monday which would later become the number one selling 12″ record of all time. The single featured some of Peter Saville’s most original work, consisting of a die-cut sleeve resembloing a 5.25″ floppy disk.