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The Psychedelic Furs release new song ‘Evergreen’ ahead of fall U.S., U.K. tours

The Psychedelic Furs release new song ‘Evergreen’ ahead of fall U.S., U.K. tours

The Psychedelic Furs this week released a brand-new song ahead of the band’s U.S. and U.K. tours that both begin later this month. The track “Evergreen” — which you can hear in its entirety below — was recorded during the sessions for Made of Rain, the band’s first new studio album in nearly three decades.

Johnny Marr debuts new song ‘Spirit Power & Soul’ off upcoming ‘Fever Dreams Pt. 1’ EP

Johnny Marr debuts new song ‘Spirit Power & Soul’ off upcoming ‘Fever Dreams Pt. 1’ EP

Johnny Marr returned this week with new music, debuting “Spirit Power & Soul” off his upcoming 4-song EP Fever Dreams Pt. 1. You can hear the song via the video below, and the EP — out Oct. 15 — is available for preorder digitally and as on limited-edition silver vinyl. Check out the song right here.

R.E.M.’s ‘New Adventures in Hi-Fi’ to receive 25th anniversary deluxe reissue

R.E.M.’s ‘New Adventures in Hi-Fi’ to receive 25th anniversary deluxe reissue

R.E.M. will continue its deluxe album reissue series this fall with an expanded 25th anniversary edition of New Adventures in Hi-Fi, the record the band made while touring 1995’s Monster and the final LP recorded before co-founder Bill Berry left the band. Full details and tracklists right here.

Simon Gallup says “with a slightly heavy heart” he’s no longer in The Cure

Simon Gallup says “with a slightly heavy heart” he’s no longer in The Cure

Simon Gallup, 61, made the announcement in a public post on his personal Facebook page, writing: “With a slightly heavy heart I am no longer a member of the Cure! Good luck to them all…” In response to someone asking if he was OK, he replied that he “just got fed up of betrayal.” More here.

New oral history ‘Ska Boom!’ chronicles the rise of American ska and reggae

New oral history ‘Ska Boom!’ chronicles the rise of American ska and reggae

Marc Wasserman — bassist, podcaster and author of the definitive ska and reggae blog Marco on the Bass — has just published an epic oral history that chronicles the rise of the uniquely American strains of ska and reggae through the ’80s and into the ’90s. More details right here.

Cruel World festival — featuring Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Devo — adds 2nd date

Cruel World festival — featuring Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Devo — adds 2nd date

The pandemic-canceled Cruel World festival will not only come roaring back in 2022, but promoters today announced a second date featuring the same classic-alternative bill, topped by headliners Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie and Devo. Full details and ticket information right here.