SPIN: 5 Albums I Can’t Live Without: David J Of Bauhaus/ Love And Rockets

SOURCE Name David J Best known for  Being a founding member of Bauhaus and Love and Rockets as well as a solo artist. Current city  The city of tarnished angels a.k.a. Los Angeles, California. Really want to be in  The world that is evoked by playing music and fortunately I can go there whenever I play. At least […]

HOLLYWOOD LIFE: Pansy Division’s Jon Ginoli Reflects On ‘Undressed’ Turning 30: It Showed ‘The Joyful Side’ Of Being Gay (Exclusive)

By: Jason Brow Reading Time: 9 minutes June 2, 2023 12:00PM ED SOURCE In some ways, the world has drastically changed since Pansy Division, the first openly gay rock band featuring predominantly gay musicians, released Undressed in 1993. “At the time we were forming the band and doing that first album,” says Jon Ginoli, Pansy Divison’s co-founder, when talking […]

STEREOGUM: We’ve Got A File On You: Daniel Ash

APRIL 27, 2023 12:45 PM BY MICHAEL TEDDER SOURCE On the Mount Rushmore of Goth, Bauhaus shine darkly right along their colleagues in black the Cure, Joy Division, and Siouxsie And The Banshees. Few bands have ever debuted with their aesthetic so perfectly locked-in as Bauhaus did with their 1979 debut single “Bela Lugosi’s Dead,” a bubbling […]

ILLINOIS ENTERTAINER (cover): The Sisters of Mercy

SOURCE By Tom Lanham Like many of us over the past three COVID-constricted years, I — as both a journalist and a human being, in general — spent a great deal of time looking back, reflecting on past decisions, discoveries, and early drug-related derailments, and not always comfortably. I’ve made a few mistakes over my […]

KCRW: The Church: Live from HQ

SOURCE Mar. 25, 2023 Australian dream-pop legends The Church bless an intimate audience at KCRW’s Annenberg Performance Studio with the first-ever American performance of new material from their 26th album, The Hypnogogue. The band’s unmistakable blend of lush atmospherics and diamond-edged rock ’n’ roll remains as intoxicating as ever. And frontman Steve Kilbey remains as audacious as ever, […]

ROLLING STONE: Queen Kwong Teases a Dirty Rat in ‘The Mourning Song’ Video

BY KORY GROW SOURCE QUEEN KWONG PERFORMS a pole dance for a dirty rat in a new video for “The Mourning Song,” a track off her recent Couples Only album. “I’ve only ever loved one man and you weren’t that guy,” she sings over deceptively gentle indie-rock guitars. “But I tried and I tried.” As she describes the breakdown of […]

BROOKLYN VEGAN: Love and Rockets announce US tour dates around Cruel World Festival

Love and Rockets are reforming to play the 2023 Cruel World Festival in Pasadena, CA and have announced a US tour after. So far it’s just West Coast shows, playing Salt Lake City, Portland and Seattle. Tickets for those shows go on sale Friday, March 17 at 10 AM local time. Fingers crossed for more dates…including East Coast. Stay tuned. […]

BROOKLYN VEGAN: The Alarm prep new album ‘Forwards’ (watch the “Next” video), announce ‘Gathering NYC’ shows

SOURCE Bill Pearis Published: February 13, 2023   Veteran Welsh group The Alarm are gearing up to release new album Forward later this year. Frontman Mike Peters wrote the songs while in the hospital dealing with life-threatening illness: pneumonia and a serious leukemia relapse. “I literally took my guitar into the hospital with me,” Mike Says. “I was on the ward […]