Thursday, February 22, 2024

WATCH: Bat For Lashes - The Dream of Delphi

Bat For Lashes returns after nearly a five-year hiatus since the release of "Lost Girls" in 2019. The latest video for the track "The Dream of Delphi" has made its premiere on YouTube, coinciding with the announcement of the album of the same title set for release on May 31st.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

WATCH: Jonathan Bree - Steel and Glass

 A new video from Jonathan Bree has been premired this week. It for the song "Steel and Glass" which is taken from his album Pre-Code Hollywood that was released last year. This release marks a departure from his usual masked image, signaling his new artistic direction.

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Retrovision: Blue Peter - Don't Walk Past

Blue Peter's video for the song "Don't Walk Past" has been remastered in 2021, and the new version is now available on YouTube. Originally released in 1983, the song was part of their second album, Falling. Interestingly, this video marked the first appearance of a Canadian indie label video on MTV in the U.S.

Kim Wilde's Classic Era Hits to be Reissued as Part of Special Disco Mixes (Record Store Day)

 The Record Store Day has announced releases for this year as part of their celebration on April 20. One standout release is Kim Wilde's Special Disco Mixes compilation, featuring her early 80's hits from the RAK catalogue specially extended and reinvented in the spirit of the 80s.

This double LP channels vibes of electro, disco, synthwave, and Hi-NRG, packaged in era-authentic gatefold artwork with stunning photography. The compilation features an impressive roster of UK hit singles including "Kids in America," "Chequered Love," "Cambodia," "Dancing in the Dark," and others. See the full track list of the mixes below.

Friday, February 16, 2024

Bel Canto - Grass Mint Crisp

The Norwegian duo Bel Canto have released their first single in more than twenty years. The song is entitled "Grass Mint Crisp" and it also announces Bel Canto's seventh studio album Radiant Green which will be released on April 24th. The new single is available on all major platforms and can be streamed below as well as one of their biggest hits "A Shoulder to the Wheel" from 1991.

Out Today: Idles - TANGK

Idles have released their fifth studio album TANGK today. The album release was preceded by three singles, including "Dancer" and "Grace," both released last year. The video for the latter was premiered last week and is a recreation of Coldplay's "Yellow," with Martin singing Idles' song with some AI assistance. Follow the link below for the video.

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Instant Hit: Big Ben Tribe - Tarzan Loves The Summer Nights

Four decades ago, the Italian trio Big Ben Tribe, hailing from Trieste, unveiled their third and ultimate single "Tarzan Loves the Summer Nights," featuring the vocals of Clara Moroni. Interestingly, a year later, Baltimora would gain international success for incorporating a Tarzan reference into his work.

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