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OMD announces 24-date North American greatest hits tour in 2022

OMD announces 24-date North American greatest hits tour in 2022

Pioneering synth duo Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark today announced plans to mount a 24-date North American tour next year celebrating the group’s four decades together. Full details on the tour right here, plus there’s a livestream coming, too.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of May 1, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of May 1, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a week-in-review video series — newly rechristened Alt. Rewind — that will recap the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. Watch the latest installment right here.

OMD unveils ‘Souvenir’ 7-disc box set and 2CD singles set — hear new single ‘Don’t Go’

OMD unveils ‘Souvenir’ 7-disc box set and 2CD singles set — hear new single ‘Don’t Go’

Synthpop legends Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark today announced plans to release a career-spanning 7-disc box set with unreleased live and studio material as well as a 20-song singles collection — both titled Souvenir — and debuted a new single called “Don’t Go.” Check out the full tracklist right here.

The B-52s tap OMD, Berlin for 40th anniversary North American tour this summer

The B-52s tap OMD, Berlin for 40th anniversary North American tour this summer

Party-rock favorites The B-52s are headed out on a 40th anniversary tour of North America this summer, and they’ve enlisted contemporaries Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark and Berlin to open the tour. OMD also will be playing four headline shows in the U.S. during a tour break. Full dates here.

This week’s new releases: Dead Can Dance, Yazoo, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Art of Noise

This week’s new releases: Dead Can Dance, Yazoo, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Art of Noise

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted.  This week’s releases include new and reissued titles from Dead Can Dance, Yazoo, OMD and The Art of Noise.

This week’s new releases: New Order’s ‘NOMC15’ live album, plus OMD B-sides set

This week’s new releases: New Order’s ‘NOMC15’ live album, plus OMD B-sides set

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s titles include a new live album from New Order and a B-sides collection from Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark,

a-ha to play U.K. stadiums with OMD, Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey next summer

a-ha to play U.K. stadiums with OMD, Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey next summer

The reunited Norwegian pop trio a-ha has begun rolling out summer 2018 tour dates, including a half-dozen shows in the U.K. that will find the group playing football stadiums and cricket grounds with all-star synthpop support from OMD and Tom Bailey of the Thompson Twins. See full dates here.

OMD to release collection of B-sides, remixes from ‘The Punishment of Luxury’ singles

OMD to release collection of B-sides, remixes from ‘The Punishment of Luxury’ singles

Classic synthpop outfit Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark will cap off the year with the release of a new 10-song compilation of the B-sides and remixes that accompanied the three singles released this year to promote the group’s latest album The Punishment of Luxury.

OMD unveils 2018 North American tour in support of ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

OMD unveils 2018 North American tour in support of ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

When Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark announced their new album The Punishment of Luxury last spring, the group had a handful of U.S. summer dates on the books — but it wasn’t much of a tour. That all changes next spring, when OMD returns for a full 27-date North American trek. See full dates here.

New releases: OMD, Crowded House’s Neil Finn, The Sisters of Mercy, Alien Sex Fiend

New releases: OMD, Crowded House’s Neil Finn, The Sisters of Mercy, Alien Sex Fiend

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include new studio albums from Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark and Crowded House’s Neil Finn.

Listen: OMD, ‘The View From Here’ — 4th track issued off ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

Listen: OMD, ‘The View From Here’ — 4th track issued off ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark have released the fourth track off the group’s upcoming album The Punishment of Luxury — “The View From Here,” which you can stream in full right here. The song follows singles “The Punishment of Luxury” and “Isotype,” plus the teaser “La Mitrailleuse.”

Watch: OMD covers David Bowie’s classic anthem ‘Heroes’ live on BBC Radio 2

Watch: OMD covers David Bowie’s classic anthem ‘Heroes’ live on BBC Radio 2

As they build up to the release of their new album in a few weeks, Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys of Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark stopped by BBC Radio 2’s “Chris Evans Breakfast Show” on Friday to perform four songs — including a cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes.” Watch it here.

Watch: OMD debuts video for title track off upcoming ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

Watch: OMD debuts video for title track off upcoming ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark today released the second official single off the group’s upcoming album The Punishment of Luxury — the title track, which is accompanied by a brand-new animated video that you can watch below. The track follows the release of first single “Isotype” in late May.

Listen: OMD, ‘Isotype’ — classic-sounding new single off ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

Listen: OMD, ‘Isotype’ — classic-sounding new single off ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark today premiered the first official single off their upcoming album The Punishment of Luxury, a soaring, classic-sounding single called “Isotype” that will be released digitally tomorrow and will be released on 12-inch vinyl as well.