New Wave

The Witching Hour Sessions – The B-52’s

The Witching Hour Sessions – 05/02/2018 The B-52’s The B-52s are an American new wave band, formed in Athens, Georgia, in 1976. The original line-up consisted of Fred Schneider, Kate Pierson, Cindy Wilson, Ricky Wilson and Keith Strickland. After Ricky Wilson’s death from AIDS in 1985, Strickland switched from drums to lead guitar. The band …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – Nick Lowe

The Witching Hour Sessions – 31/01/2018 Nick Lowe Nick Lowe (born 1949), is an English singer-songwriter, musician, and producer. A noted figure in UK pub rock, power pop and new wave, Lowe has recorded a string of well-reviewed solo albums. Along with vocals, Lowe plays guitar, bass guitar, piano and harmonica. He is best known …
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Depeche Mode The Witching Hour Sessions

The Witching Hour Sessions – 29/01/2018 Depeche Mode Depeche Mode were formed in Basildon, Essex in 1980. The group consists of founders Dave Gahan, Martin Gore, and Andy Fletcher. Depeche Mode released their debut album ‘Speak & Spell’ in 1981, bringing the band onto the British new wave scene. Original band member Vince Clarke, left …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – Prince

Due to some unexpected and severe brain seizure activity this evening, tonight’s Witching Hours Session comes to you a few hours earlier than usual. Please overlook this (hopefully) once off and with a bit of luck normal service will be resumed tomorrow night. Sleep hopefully comes rushing now….. The Witching Hour Sessions – 24/01/2018 Prince …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – Elvis Costello

The Witching Hour Sessions – 11/01/2018 Elvis Costello Born in 1955, Elvis Costello’s first record ‘My Aim Is True’ (1977) linked him to the punk and new wave movement. However, he borrowed from country, pop, Reggae, and many other musical genres. His eclecticism and literate lyrics have always distinguished Costello’s records and made him one …
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