Sunday, May 31, 2015

Bananarama to Release a Singles Box Set with 33 Singles

Edsel music have announced the release of a brand new Bananarama compilation entitled 'In A Bunch – The Singles 1981 – 1993'. The compilation includes every single released from their 1981 debut "Aie A Mwana" to 1993’s "More, More, More" with each remastered CD single presented in an individual card sleeve replicating the original vinyl artwork. The box set will also includes a 48-page booklet featuring full lyrics, discography and new sleeve notes. The Singles 1981-1993 box set will be released on 31 July 2015. 

Saturday, May 30, 2015

WAW: Blur- There Are Too Many of Us

In the recent years, Damon Albarn has been pretty much active in music and this year his band Blur returned with a brand new studio album 'The Magic Whip'. This is their first album in more than ten years and a direct follow up to 'Think Thank' which was released in 2003. One of the outstanding tracks from the album certainly is "There Are Too Many of Us" which was premiered in March on Youtube. The video for the song was shot during the rehearsals and was directed by the band. 

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Azure Blue to Release their Third Studio Album in June

Azure Blue have announced the release of a brand new album the next month. The new album will be entitled 'Beneath the Hill I smell the Sea' and it will be the third album release for Tobias Isaksson's Azure Blue which will also close the the trilogy that started with 'Rule Of Thirds' in 2011 and continued with 'Beyond The Dreams There’s Infinite Doubt' in 2013. The album releases was preceded with the release of the Every Ending Story EP, released in April which also included track remixes by Marsheaux. The album is expected to be released on June 15th. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Comsat Angels' Deluxe Album Reissues Announced

Edsel Music have announced the reissue of Comsat Angels' classic albums released during the 80's decade. This deluxe reissue includes the albums 'Waiting for the Miracle', 'Sleep No More', 'Fiction', 'Land', '7 Day Weekend' and 'Chasing Shadows'/'Fire On The Moon', out of which the 'Chasing Shadows' has been long time out of print. We are still waiting for the official release dates and the albums are already available on pre-order through Amazon. As a quick reminder her comes one of their memorable songs from 1980.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Retroviosion: Thomas Leer- Heartbeat

 Thirt years ago Thomas Leer released his single "Heartbeat", which was also a last single for him as a solo artist. The song was taken from Leer's third album 'The Scale of Ten'. He later joined Claudia Brücken from Propaganda to record an album under The Act moniker. Thomas Leer is best know for his debut single "Private Plane" which was one of the first experimental DIY minimal-synth songs that was released by a solo artist and recorded in his home. After several years outside the music world, Leer returned in 2001 with a new album and since then he is musically active.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Sally Dige- Hard to Please LP Out Now

Sally Dige has released the long awaited debut album 'Hard to Please' on Nightschool records. She is already a familar face on Burning Flame, but for those who do not know she is Candadian/ Danish decent currently based in Berlin working as desginer/artist and also recording as Cult Club with Laszlo Antal. Back in 2011, we featured her debut video for the song "Immacualte Deception" and since then we have been following up with her work. He music recalls the early Propaganda's music with a great blend of DiY artistery and dark synth-driven artpop. The songs were written and performed by Sally Dige and produced by Laszlo Antal.