2016: The First Six

Posted: June 4, 2016 in Uncategorized

Here’s what’s been going on musically the first six months of 2016:

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HOUR ONE:

  1. DAVID BOWIE – ‘TIS A PITY SHE WAS A WHORE (D: JAN.10, 2016 // BLACKSTAR, JAN . 10, 2016)
  2. PRINCE – BIG CITY (D: APRIL 21, 2016 // HITNRUN PHASE TWO DEC. 2015)
  3. PET SHOP BOYS – TWENTY SOMETHING (SUPER, APRIL 2016 // LIVE IN BOSTON NOVEMBER 9TH)
  4. ISKA DHAAF – LOST (THE WANTING CREATURE, MAY 2016)
  5. YEASAYER – COLD NIGHT (AMEN  AND GOODBYE, APRIL 2016)
  6. LUSH – BURNHAM BEECHES (BLIND SPOT EP // LIVE IN BOSTON SEPTEMBER 15, 2016)
  7. JAPANESE BREAKFAST – HEFT (PSYCHOPOMP, APRIL 2016)
  8. BAT FOR LASHES – IN GOD’S HOUSE (THE BRIDE, TO BE RELEASED JULY 1ST, PLAYING THIS WEEKEND IN NYC AT THE GOVERNOR’S BALL MUSIC FESTIVAL )
  9. STEREO TOTAL – FLEUR DE HOLLANDE (LES HORMONES, APRIL 2016)
  10. CATE LE BON – WE MIGHT RESOLVE (CRAB DAY)
  11. SONNY & THE SUNSETS – WELL BUT STRANGELY HUNG MAN (MOODS BABY MOODS, MAY 2016)
  12. THE SMITHS – CEMETRY GATES (LAST GIG THE BAND PLAYED TOGETHER WAS AT THE 1986 CONCERT, ARTISTS AGAINST APARTHEID)
  13. MANIC STREET PREACHERS – A DESIGN FOR LIFE (EVERYTHING MUST GO, 1996 // and was the first record released by the band following the disappearance of GUITARIST RICHEY EDWARDS)\
  14. PETER GABRIEL – WE DO WHAT WE’RE TOLD (SO, 1986)

HOUR TWO:

  1. HOLY GHOST! – COMPASS POINT (CRIME CUTZ EP) IN NYC / RANDALL’S ISLAND AT THE PANORAMA FESTIVAL IN JULY
  2. DADDY – YOU ARE MINE (LET ME GET WHAT I WANT, MARCH 2016)
  3. IGGY POP – SUNDAY (POST POP DEPRESSION, MARCH 2016, 17TH STUDIO ALBUM)
  4. LA FEMME – SPHYNX (SINGLE)
  5. HER MAGIC WAND – BLANK MEMORY TRACK (EVERYTHING AT ONCE)
  6. GRACE JONES – PRIVATE LIFE (WARM LEATHERETTE // B.DAY MAY 19TH //WARM LEATHERETTE: DELUXE EDITION + LIMITED TOTE BAG ON PRESALE NOW – TO BE RELEASED JUNE 17TH)
  7. SIOUXSIE – POPPY DAY (JOIN HANDS 1979 // BDAY MAY 27TH // TINDERBOX 30TH ANNIVERSARY // Classic Album Selections JAN. 2016)
  8. DEPECHE MODE – PUPPETS (SPEAK AND SPELL // ALAN WILDER BDAY JUNE 1ST)
  9. PJ HARVEY – THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (THE HOPE SIX DEMOLITION PROJECT, APRIL 2016)
  10. GARBAGE – EMPTY (STRANGE LITTLE BIRDS // LIVE IN BOSTON JULY 28TH)
  11. DURAN DURAN (WITH ORIGINAL SINGER ANDY WICKETT 1979, EP OF MUSIC RELEASED MARCH 2016) – GIRLS ON FILM
  12. CHARLES BRADLEY – AIN’T IT A SIN (CHANGES, APRIL 2016 // He is the subject of a 2012 SXSW documentary, Soul of America)

 

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