Saturday, November 28, 2009

News : OMD

OMD are giving away a free demo mp3 track "Sister Marie Says" as a taster from their new album that is due for release in 2010.

To quote the OMD website :

"THE HISTORY OF MODERN is OMD's 11th studio album due for release in 2010 and continues OMD's ability to craft smart yet accessible pop songs.

As an exclusive we are giving away a free demo from the new album as a little taster of what's to come. Go to the Official OMD Website to download!

SISTER MARIE SAYS has been made available as a special treat for OMD fans. The song has a classic OMD sound and shows the hooks and choral samples that have established the band as one of the UK's premier acts."

If you are lucky enough to be to any of the shows with Simple Minds and would like to help distribute fliers, email and the details will be sent to you.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Gary Numan @ Manchester Academy

I got to see Gary Numan at the Manchester Academy as part of his Pleasure Principle Tour, all I can say is what an excellent show, I had never been to the Academy before, the sound at the venue was great, it was also the first time I had seen Gary Numan live..........what a sound, I'll definitely be seeing him again!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Monday, November 16, 2009

Festive Fifty

The internet radio station Dandelion Radio has been the home of the festive fifty since 2006, just a reminder that voting for this years' festive fifty is open until the 30th of November, so get your votes in, visit the following link to vote (more information on what sort of tracks to vote for can be found on the website).

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Fuck Buttons

I discovered these through Dandelion Radio, hear more of their stuff on their myspace page. Good stuff.

Official Website
fuck buttons myspace

fuck buttons wiki


The recent live performance featuring OMD with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will be available on DVD later this year. Electricity: OMD with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra is due for release on December 7th 2009.

The concert, recorded on June 20th 2009, featured the orchestral premiere of The Energy Suite followed by a selection of classic OMD songs with orchestral backing fronted by both Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys.

You can see a preview of the DVD here, and you can pre-order the DVD here.

Oh and for those who are lucky enough to be seeing the forthcoming Simple Minds tour featuring OMD, they will be performing Kraftwerks Neon Lights together.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

NEWS : Delphics Debut

Delphic's debut album "acolyte" is expected to be released 11th of January 2010.

The tracklisting is as follows :

01. Clarion Call
02. Doubt
03. This Momentary
04. Red Lights
05. Acolyte
06. Halcyon
07. Submission
08. Counterpoint
09. Ephemera
10. Remain

Monday, November 2, 2009

David Sylvian Interview

David Sylvian has recently completed a lengthy interview especially for, the full interview can be found here.

You can also find the full lyrics for Manafon here, and shots taken during the making of Manafon can be found here.

Due to overwhelming demand, Samadhisound will be repressing the Manafon deluxe edition, this will be the final run and the number of copies will be strictly limited, you can pre-order here.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

NEWS : New single from The Horrors

The next single from The Horrors will be "Whole New Way" and will be released from the 2nd of November on Rough Trade.

You can see the video for the single on their website and you can receive a free mp3 of "Sea Within A Sea" simply for signing up for their newsletter.

DOWNLOAD : Delphic and Two Door Cinema Club

Follow the link here and enter your details to receive the French Horn Rebellion Remix of Two Door Cinema Club's 'I Can Talk' as well as 'Counterpoint (Live in Amsterdam)' and 'Alterstate' by Delphic.

By entering your details you will be entered on the mailing list of both groups.
two door cinema club myspace


The next release from Ian Brown will be the single "Just Like You". Due for release from 30th November 2009, the single will be available on CD, Limited 12" and as a download, the CD and 12" feature aremix of the track by The Prodigy's Liam Howlett.

If you pre-order the 12" you will receive a 24" x 24" limited edition poster (300 copies), and if you pre-order the bundle (the 12" and CD") you will receive a signed copy of the limited edition poster (200 copies).

You can pre-order the bundle here, the 12" here and the CD here.

You can watch the video for "Just Like You" here.

Ian will also be touring the UK in November and December, more information can be found here.