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Information Society Release New Single, “Land of the Blind”

Pioneering synth-pop band Information Society, best known for the hits “What’s on Your Mind,” “Walking Away,” “Think,” and their cover of “Lay All Your Love on Me”, is back with a brand new single titled “Land of the Blind.” The release of the new single marks the first time the classic lineup of Information Society (Paul Robb, Kurt Larson and ... Read More »

Queer Pop History Spotlight: Bronski Beat – “Smalltown Boy”

Bronski Beat

Helmed by the distinctive falsetto of vocalist Jimmy Somerville, openly gay pop music trio Bronski Beat couldn’t help but stand out amongst the tremendous number of synthpop bands beginning to saturate the market in the early-mid 80s. Much like the distinctive sound of Pet Shop Boys’ vocalist Neil Tennant, Somerville’s voice is instantaneously recognizable. Though the band scored several UK ... Read More »

Hurts Begin Work On New Album

Manchester-based pop band Hurts have begun writing new songs for album number three!! In an interview with Gigwise, Hurts frontman Theo Hutchcraft says, “For us, it’s always really exciting because we never really know where we’re going. I guess we make pop music, but there are lots of different forms that it can take and we never really know where ... Read More »

Essential Download: Robots With Rayguns – “Love Is a Battlefield”

With an endless stream of virtually unknown artists covering well-known songs, it’s easiest to simply look away without giving them a second thought. Unfortunately, in most cases, the songs are best left where they lie: the tomb of time. But every once in a while, one will catch my eye. That is what happened when I stumbled across Robots With ... Read More »

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