This show featured my three 80's mixed tapes I used when driving from Arizona to Alabama in 2016! Each hour has highlights from the tapes and hour four is all the rest of the tracks. I could not fit all the songs into my live show but the this is a full list of those...
This episode I give you more minimalist music from the 80s. some artists are so unknown to most of the world that you can't even find any information about them on the www. HOUR 1 Modern Art - Trying To Find The Hidden World Perspective Nevski - Moment Of Hate Solid...
All great singles have a b-side, some are better than the singles they accompany. What do you think? HOUR 1 A-ha - Driftwood Yazoo - Winter Kills Simple Minds - Theme for Great Cities PIL - Same Old Story Devo - Turn Around Missing Persons - Now Way Out OMD - Annex...
Here is the track list for this wicked cool show featuring minimalism in music: Vice Versa - Stilyagi Our Daughters Wedding - Airlines Yellow Magic Orchestra - Key Instant Music - Everybody's Gotta Mutate 1000 Ohm - Berlin 33 A Poplar History Of Signs - Crowds Surplus...
There were some technical issues this episode, artist introductions and history is missing for a few segments and there was a microphone flub during an Al Jarreau song....The wonderful world of live radio! This episodes play list: Naked Eyes - Always Something There...
All the great tunes played on this show. Van Halen - Dance the Night Away Blondie - Call Me Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) Michael Jackson - Rock With You Lipps, Inc. - Funky Town Billy Joel - It's Still Rock and Roll to Me Gary Numan - Cars Diana...
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Katrina (Katrina & The Waves) reveals video for new single ‘Drive’…
by thefanbase on August 5, 2020 at 10:48 am
A couple of weeks ago we reported the news that Katrina - formerly with Katrina & The Waves - would be releasing a new album, 'Hearts, Loves & Babys', on August 28th and would be preceding that release with a new single 'Drive'. More details of those releases is HERE. Now Katrina has revealed the [...]
Depeche Mode, Erasure, John Foxx producer Gareth Jones announces his first solo album ‘Electrogenetic’
by thefanbase on August 4, 2020 at 11:08 am
Gareth Jones, best known as producer and remixer for the likes of Depeche Mode, Erasure, John Foxx, Nick Cave, Interpol and more, has announced the release of his debut solo album. 'Electrogenetic' is a deeply personal album inspired by, and in tribute to, the recent loss of Jones' mother and mother-in-law. “The record is about [...]
The Human League announce 2021 ‘Dare 40’ UK tour
by thefanbase on July 27, 2020 at 10:07 am
The Human League have today announced that they will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of 'Dare' with a special celebratory tour in December 2021 which will see the band perform 'Dare' in its entirety alongside tracks from across their entire catalogue. Support at the shows will come from Altered Images, and the Thompson Twins' Tom [...]
Katrina (Katrina & The Waves) to release ‘Hearts, Loves & Babys’ in August
by thefanbase on July 21, 2020 at 10:03 am
Katrina & The Waves' Katrina Leskanich will release her new album, 'Hearts, Loves & Babys', on August 28th via her own label. The album is available for PRE-ORDER NOW and will be preceded by a single, 'Drive' on July 24th, which is also available to ORDER NOW. ALBUM TRACKLISTING Drive / Who We Are / [...]
Scritti Politti’s Green Gartside releases ‘Tangled Man’ single
by thefanbase on June 19, 2020 at 5:05 pm
Green Gartside has today released a new single featuring covers of songs by English folk singer Anne Briggs. The single is available digitally and on a limited-edition 7" single and features the tracks 'Wishing Well' and 'The Time Has Come'.
Martha & The Muffins rework ‘Come Out and Dance’ to ‘Stay Home and Dance’ for socially distant dancing!
by thefanbase on May 26, 2020 at 10:37 am
Martha & The Muffins were recently challenged by their manager to remake their 1984 track ‘Come Out and Dance’ into a new version appropriate for the current social distancing situation. The new version - 'Stay Home and Dance' - uses lyrics from the original song, updated for the new version and is intended as a [...]
Stephen Emmer has released his new album ‘Maison Melody’ for free
by thefanbase on May 20, 2020 at 12:35 pm
Stephen Emmer (Minny Pops, The Lotus Eaters, The Associates etc) has written, recorded and released a brand new album whilst in lockdown. 'Maison Melody' - which "explores the idea of isolation, family and solitude" - is available for free, as a gift intended to "provide people with music in these uncertain times and to support [...]
Bananarama to publish ‘Really Saying Something’ memoir in October
by thefanbase on May 20, 2020 at 9:46 am
Bananarama's Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward will tell their Bananarama story in a joint memoir, 'Really Saying Something - Sara & Keren: Our Story', which will be published by Penguin Books in October. The press release to announce the book promises that the book will see Sara and Keren "opening-up about the challenges of making [...]
T’Pau release ‘Be Wonderful’ single complete with lockdown video
by thefanbase on May 11, 2020 at 8:55 am
T'Pau have released a new single, 'Be Wonderful', on their own Gnatfish Records label, and have made a quirky, funny, upbeat video, filmed while in lockdown, to accompany the release... 'Be Wonderful' is out now to STREAM OR DOWNLOAD.
Kraftwerk’s Florian Schneider. RIP.
by thefanbase on May 6, 2020 at 4:45 pm
There are few bands as influential on the sound of the 80s as Kraftwerk, and it is with very heavy hearts that we report the death of one of the band's founding members, Florian Schneider, at the age of 73 after a short battle with cancer. Danke für die Musik. RIP.