Tag: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

Premiere: OMD, ‘Night Café’ (Vile Electrodes ‘B-Side the C-Side’ Remix)

Premiere: OMD, ‘Night Café’ (Vile Electrodes ‘B-Side the C-Side’ Remix)

With drummer Malcolm Holmes’ onstage health scare now (thankfully) behind the band, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark is moving forward with promotion of its new album English Electric — namely the release of the LP’s third single, “Night Café,” which is due out next month.

OMD cancels rest of 2013 concerts after Malcolm Holmes suffers medical emergency

OMD cancels rest of 2013 concerts after Malcolm Holmes suffers medical emergency

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark announced it will cancel the remainder of its North American tour — concerts that had been planned for Detroit, Minneapolis and Chicago — after drummer Malcolm Holmes suffered a medical emergency that forced the band to cut short tonight’s show in Toronto.

Video: Depeche Mode, ‘A Concert for the Masses’ — rare footage from 1988’s ‘101’ concert

Video: Depeche Mode, ‘A Concert for the Masses’ — rare footage from 1988’s ‘101’ concert

Tuesday marks the 25th anniversary of Depeche Mode’s iconic “Concert For the Masses,” a daylong show at the 100,000-seat Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., that also featured performances by Wire, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark and Thomas Dolby — and was, of course, filmed and recorded for ‘101.’

Video: OMD performs ‘Dresden,’ ‘Enola Gay’ on BBC’s ‘Later… with Jools Holland’

Video: OMD performs ‘Dresden,’ ‘Enola Gay’ on BBC’s ‘Later… with Jools Holland’

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark wrapped up a U.K. tour this month in support of their second post-reunion album, English Electric, and this week stopped by “Later… with Jools Holland” for a pair of broadcast performances, including the record’s new single, “Dresden,” and the band’s classic hit “Enola Gay.”

Video: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, ‘Dresden’ — off ‘English Electric’

Video: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, ‘Dresden’ — off ‘English Electric’

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark have been favoring animation for many of the promotional clips for their new album English Electric, and that remains the case when it comes to the video for new single “Dresden.” The clip finds Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys in animated silhouette.

New releases: OMD, Big Country, Morrissey, Electronic, Sparks, The Fall, The House of Love

New releases: OMD, Big Country, Morrissey, Electronic, Sparks, The Fall, The House of Love

This week sees the release of brand-new studio albums from OMD, Big Country (with Mike Peters of The Alarm) and The House of Love, plus reissues from Morrissey (‘Kill Uncle’) and Electronic (‘Electronic’), a live album from Sparks and a new 7-inch single from The Fall.

Full-album stream: OMD, ‘English Electric’ — new album due out next week

Full-album stream: OMD, ‘English Electric’ — new album due out next week

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark next week will release ‘English Electric’ — their second post-reunion album and 12th studio set overall — and, as is increasingly the case these days, you can now listen to the full record in advance of its actual release. Check it out via Pitchfork Advance.

OMD debuts new track ‘Night Café,’ announces 10-inch EP for Record Store Day

OMD debuts new track ‘Night Café,’ announces 10-inch EP for Record Store Day

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark continue the build-up toward the April 9 release of their second post-reunion album ‘English Electric,’ releasing another new track, “Night Café,” and announcing plans for a limited-edition, five-track 10-inch vinyl picture disc to be released on Record Store Day.

Stream: OMD, ‘Metroland’ — 7½-minute lead single off upcoming ‘English Electric’

Stream: OMD, ‘Metroland’ — 7½-minute lead single off upcoming ‘English Electric’

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark today premiered “Metroland,” the first official single off the band’s upcoming album ‘English Electric’ following a pair of Kraftwerk-esque teasers. The 7½-minute track — which you can stream below — will be released March 25, ahead of the April 9 release of the full album.

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.

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.

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.