Minimal Wave have released a second collection of the Belgium based band Linear Movement. The new collection will be entitled 'The Linear Way' and will feature some previously released songs. The previous compilation of songs was also released by Minimal Wave in 2008 and is now long sold out.
Jef Barabra have released a brand new single Sex Machin/ Sex Machine. This is their first official release since their brilliant album 'Soft to the Touch' from 2013. The song was created in transcontinental collaboration with reclusive Toulouse-based bedroom producer Pieuvre and released through Fixture Records. The video for the song was directed by Alexander Storm.
Liste Noire have released their debut album 'Brace' last month. The band formerly know as Velvet Condom, debuted last year with their brilliant EP 'Afire Afire' which was one of the best EPs for us in 2015. The new album features nine new tracks and it was recorded and produced by the band in Berlin. The album was officially released on April 26th.
Underskin is a one man project from Poland based musician whose music was inspired by dark atmosphere and analogue sound of early 80's post punk. As the influence, his music is cold an dark expressed through drum machines, cold bass, guitar riffs and cold vocals. Undertheskin's debut album was which contains 6 atmospheric post-punk tracks was released in 2015 through the Alchera Visions. To feel it under your skin, check artist's bandcamp page.
"Brothers" was the thirteenth single release for the German-American duo formation DAF which was released 30 years ago. The song was taken from the album '1st Step to Heaven' and it is one of our favorite tunes from them although it is considered as a lowpoint of their musical career.
French electronic duo Air have announced the release of first ever anthology 'Twentyears'. The name itself reveals all as this is obviously Air's 20th anniversary and good occasion to celebrate.
The two CD edition of 'Twentyears' features a ‘best of’ disc with classic selections from the Air discography, chosen by Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoît Dunckel. The second CD in this set features 14 rarities including the previously unreleased Roger Song. There is also a third disc available in Superdeluxe edition which is the Air version of the Pet Shop Boys 'Disco 4'.
The compilation is set for release on June 10th.
Caroline International have announce the release of Ultravox! early work recorded for Island Records in 1977 and 1978. As most of you know this is known as pre Midge Ure Ultravox era when John Foxx was leading a band. This box set will include the first three albums namely 'Ultravox!', 'ha!-ha!-ha!' and 'Systems of Romance' plus and a bonus disc of rarities. Each of the CDs are packaged in their own wallet and housed in a clamshell box.'The Island Years' is released on 20 May 2016.
The lights were already purple everywhere when we received the News about Prince's passing away. On our Blog, we were not really following to what he was up to in the recent years, but he was always present in our retro charts. One is certain, the music world has lost another genius and true talent, the artist par excellence who has written and recorded most of his music. He will certainly live on in our hearts and be the inspiring star for the new generations with the opus that encompasses more than three decades.
Los Angeles based record label Cleopatra Records has announced the release of 'Girls on Film Demo' 1979 EP. This release is an evidence of early Duran Duran recording material when the band was still unsigned and featured Andy Wickett on vocals. Two years later the band will release their official debut album and EP. "Girls on Film" might a bit raw and DIY compared to the later version which will score an international hit for Duran Duran. The EP is already out in the USA and will be relased in the UK on April 29th.
Cherry Red Records have announced the release of a brand new Divine compilation. It will be the first compilation release in twenty years entitled 'Shoot Your Shoot- Anthology'. It will include 27 songs including the biggest hits as well as remixes. This compilation also marks almost 30 years of death of Harris Glenn Milstead. The compilation release is set for April 29th.
Originally started as an 80's music blog in 2006, this site is intended to keep you updated on what 80's bands are up to. Reissues, comebacks, tours and more. Burning Flame also presents new forces and tendencies in synth-pop, dark elektctro, post punk and more.