Tag: OMD

Video: OMD, ‘Atomic Ranch’ — 2nd of 3 animated clips from ‘English Electric’

Video: OMD, ‘Atomic Ranch’ — 2nd of 3 animated clips from ‘English Electric’

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark this morning debuted a second teaser video from its upcoming album English Electric. the second of three animated clips from Henning M. Lederer. The video for “Atomic Ranch” premiered today via Pitchfork TV, and comes in advance of the April 9 release of OMD’s new album.

OMD to bring ‘English Electric’ to North America with 12 concerts in April, July

OMD to bring ‘English Electric’ to North America with 12 concerts in April, July

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark today unveiled plans to tour North America this spring and summer, hitting five western cities in April around the band’s two appearances at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, then returning in July for six more concerts in the east.

Coachella 2013: The Stone Roses, New Order, OMD, Nick Cave, Johnny Marr, Blur and more

Coachella 2013: The Stone Roses, New Order, OMD, Nick Cave, Johnny Marr, Blur and more

The original lineup of The Stone Roses will makes its U.S. debut at April’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, joining headliners Blur, Phoenix and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, plus a bill that also includes New Order, OMD, both Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and Grinderman, Johnny Marr and more.

OMD sets April release for ‘English Electric,’ reveals tracklist, ‘Decimal’ teaser video

OMD sets April release for ‘English Electric,’ reveals tracklist, ‘Decimal’ teaser video

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark this morning announced they will release ‘English Electric’ — their second post-reunion album and 12th studio set overall — this April, and both revealed the record’s tracklist and released a short animated teaser video set to the quasi-instrumental track “Decimal.”

OMD annnounces 13-date U.K. tour in support of upcoming ‘English Electric’ LP

OMD annnounces 13-date U.K. tour in support of upcoming ‘English Electric’ LP

Reunited synthpop favorites OMD have yet to announce a release date for their upcoming 12th album English Electric, but the group has gone ahead and unveiled a 13-date U.K. tour in support of the album that’s slated to run from late April into mid-May — with European dates expected to be announced shortly.

The Week in Rock: Aug. 12-18, 2012

The Week in Rock: Aug. 12-18, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about Dead Can Dance, R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, The Fixx, The Mission, OMD, Laibach, The Wedding Present, Killing Joke, Morrissey, Devo, Madness and more.

OMD to spend September, October finishing 2nd post-comeback album ‘English Electric’

OMD to spend September, October finishing 2nd post-comeback album ‘English Electric’

Reunited synthpop favorites Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark will spend September and October finishing up English Electric, their planned 12th studio album and the follow-up to 2010’s very well-received comeback record History of Modern, the group announced this morning in an e-mail to fans.

Video: Daniel Miller, Andy McCluskey, Martyn Ware discuss history of electronic music

Video: Daniel Miller, Andy McCluskey, Martyn Ware discuss history of electronic music

As part of EMI Music’s ongoing Electrospective campaign designed to celebrate the history of electronic music, Mojo magazine recently convened a roundtable discussion of the genre featuring, among others, synthpop pioneers such as Mute Records; Daniel Miller, Heaven 17’s Martyn Ware and OMD’s Andy McCluskey.

Vintage Video: Public Image Ltd., X, OMD, Simple Minds, INXS on ‘American Bandstand’

Vintage Video: Public Image Ltd., X, OMD, Simple Minds, INXS on ‘American Bandstand’

Dick Clark, who died Wednesday at age 82, and ‘American Bandstand’ played an important role in the ’80s, too, helping bring the burgeoning New Wave and college rock scenes to mainstream America at a time when the still-nascent MTV wasn’t universally available on American cable networks.

The Week in Rock: Feb. 5-11, 2012

The Week in Rock: Feb. 5-11, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about Dexys Midnight Runners, Fad Gadget, Dalis Car, The La’s, Depeche Mode, Erasure, Morrissey, Dinosaur Jr, Killing Joke and The Godfathers — plus news of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s return to the U.S. this spring.

Free MP3: OMD, ‘Green’ (Demo) — early version of track off 2010’s ‘History of Modern’

Free MP3: OMD, ‘Green’ (Demo) — early version of track off 2010’s ‘History of Modern’

As the reunited Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark gets to work on its upcoming album, the group is treating fans to a glimpse at the making of their 2010 comeback ‘History of Modern’ in the form of a download of a demo version of ‘Green,’ which is available for free in exchange for an e-mail address.

Readers Poll 2011: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

Readers Poll 2011: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

As 2011 quickly winds to an end, we’re happy to roll out the first of four days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite new, reissued and freshly compiled music of the year. First up: Your Top 10 compilations, box sets and/or live albums.

The Week in Rock: Nov. 20-26, 2011

The Week in Rock: Nov. 20-26, 2011

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes posts about Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore and Vince Clarke, The Lucy Show, Simple Minds, Paul Weller, Throwing Muses, Elvis Costello and OMD, plus the opening of voting in the 2011 installment of the Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll.

OMD set to begin work on next album ‘English Electric’ in early December

OMD set to begin work on next album ‘English Electric’ in early December

After extensive touring in support of their 2010 comeback ‘History of Modern,’ Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark will return to the studio early next month to begin work on a follow-up, already titled ‘English Electric,’ according to a post on the band’s Facebook page credited to Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys.