Jerry Only’s current incarnation of the legendary Misfits recorded a limited edition holiday record featuring their version of “Blue Christmas”, made famous by Elvis Presley.
Museum of Love is a New York band featuring former LCD Soundsystem drummer Pat Mahoney and Dennis McNany. Their sound is described as Indie Dance/Nu Disco/Punk Funk, and this featured song is their second single, Monotronic
Gazelle Twin does a fantastic job of adhering to the original, “The Eternal” during this 2011 cover
Released in 1976 on Stiff Records, The Damned’s “New Rose” was the first single ever released by a UK punk band.
Andreas Dorau’s “Fred Vom Jupiter” is my current ear worm. Give this a listen and you may find yourself unknowingly humming it as you go about your day.
59 years ago James Dean died in a tragic car accident. Though Morrissey’s “Suedehead” isn’t directly about Dean, the video is an homage to him.
The standout track of my new Madchester Monday night was Paul Oakenfold‘s remix of “W.F.L. (Wrote For Luck)” by the Happy Mondays (re-titled “W.F.L. (Think About The Future Mix)”).
The progressive house remix of Yeah Yeah Yeahs breakout hit, “Maps” by Tommie Sunshine, CID, and Modern Machines is no longer only in the hands of the world’s most overpaid entertainers.
Halfway through my opening DJ set for Echo & the Bunnymen, I worked in “Get the Message” by Electronic, the 1991 collaboration between Bernard Sumner and Johnny Marr.
After a long absence, Death From Above 1979 released a brand new single titled “Trainwreck 1979.” Their follow-up LP is due in September.