Tag: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

Readers poll: Best new albums of 2010

Readers poll: Best new albums of 2010

Three weeks ago, we launched the inaugural Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll in an effort to gauge what this site’s frequenters think are the year’s best new albums and reissues. Now, with hundreds of ballots cast, the results are in.

Free MP3: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, ‘Sister Marie Says’ (Soil In The Synth Remix)

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark are treating their fans to a special gift each day leading up to Christmas as a thank-you for their support this year, beginning with a free MP3 of ‘Sister Marie Says’ (Soil In The Synth Remix), a new mix of the ‘History of Modern’ single.

New releases: Paul Weller live CD/DVD set; new Steve Wynn; Pet Shop Boys, OMD singles

New releases: Paul Weller live CD/DVD set; new Steve Wynn; Pet Shop Boys, OMD singles

This week’s new releases include ‘Find the Torch, Burn the Plans,’ a new CD/DVD live set and documentary form Paul Weller; the U.S. release of ex-Dream Syndicate leader Steve Wynn’s ‘Northern Aggression’; and new CD singles from Pet Shop Boys and OMD.

Video: OMD’s ‘Sister Marie Says,’ second single off ‘History of Modern’ album

The reunited Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark today debuted the video for ‘Sister Marie Says,’ the second single off ‘History of Modern,’ the synthpop group’s first new album in 14 years.

The Buggles enlist OMD, Alison Moyet, Claudia Brücken for ‘Lost Gig’ reunion concert

The Buggles enlist OMD, Alison Moyet, Claudia Brücken for ‘Lost Gig’ reunion concert

Renowned producer Trevor Horn promised “very special guest artists” for tonight’s one-off Buggles reunion concert, and he’s delivered: In addition to opening act Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, former Yazoo singer Alison Moyet and Claudia Brücken, of Propaganda, are slated to appear.

This week: New CDs from OMD, Edwyn Collins, Swans; JAMC best-of; Bangles reissues

This week: New CDs from OMD, Edwyn Collins, Swans; JAMC best-of; Bangles reissues

This week’s releases include new studio albums from OMD, ex-Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins and reunited no-wave act Swans; plus a new Jesus and Mary Chain best-of; and expanded reissues of the Bangles’ first two albums, ‘All Over the Place’ and ‘Different Light.’

Video: OMD’s ‘If You Want It,’ first single off upcoming album ‘History of Modern’

With their first album in 14 years due out next month, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark last week released a music video for ‘If You Want It,’ the first single off the disc.

Preview 2 tracks from OMD’s ‘History of Modern,’ first new album in 14 years

Preview 2 tracks from OMD’s ‘History of Modern,’ first new album in 14 years

Synthpop favorites Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark are letting fans get a taste of two tracks — including first single ‘If You Want It’ — from the forthcoming ‘History of Modern,’ the reunited band’s first new album in 14 years.

OMD’s ‘History of Modern’ tracklist, box set unveiled; release set for Sept. 20

OMD’s ‘History of Modern’ tracklist, box set unveiled; release set for Sept. 20

Reunited British synthpop unit Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark this week unveiled the tracklist, announced details of a Peter Saville-designed box set and set a September release date for ‘History of Modern,’ the band’s first new album in 14 years.

OMD to release new album ‘History of Modern’ this year, tour U.K. and Europe in the fall

OMD to release new album ‘History of Modern’ this year, tour U.K. and Europe in the fall

With its first new album in 14 years due in stores later this year, reformed British synthpop outfit Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark — now featuring its classic ’80s lineup — this week announced a 19-date tour of the U.K. and Europe this fall.

Video: Simple Minds and OMD perform Kraftwerk’s ‘Neon Lights’ together

Tweet As promised, New Wave vets Simple Minds and Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark are teaming up to perform Kraftwerk’s 1978 classic “Neon Lights” during […]

Simple Minds, OMD to cover Kraftwerk’s ‘Neon Lights’ on upcoming tour of the UK

Simple Minds, OMD to cover Kraftwerk’s ‘Neon Lights’ on upcoming tour of the UK

The rock and synth contingents of New Wave will meet on UK stages this winter when Simple Minds takes Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark out […]