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05 September 2013

Strange Week in Music on the Strangeways Radio Blog. Feat. New Canyons, 800beloved and more.

Strange Week in Music 
on the 
Strangeways Radio Blog

When The Sun Hits is now contributing to a weekly blog feature on the Strangeways Radio blog called Strange Week in Music. The full article can be found on the Strangeways blog; WTSH cross posts it only partially, with a link to the full article provided.

Strange Week in Music gives each Strangeways DJ an opportunity to highlight one track that is related to his/her show that week; the article will include information, links, images, a video/stream of the tracks and where they can be purchased. You can think of it as Strangeways' Week at a Glance.

If you are new to Strangeways Radio, or are curious about other station shows aside from WTSH, this weekly feature on the Strangeways blog will be the perfect introduction. Below is WTSH's latest contribution.

Artist: New Canyons 
Album: Everyone is Dark
Song: Low Lands
RIYL: The Chameleons, Lowlife, Comsat Angels
Where to buy: BLVD Records

New Canyons are an electronic/shoegaze band based out of Chicago, IL, consisting of duo Andrew Marrah and Adam Stilson. The band's sound teeters on the genres of shoegaze, dreampop, electronic, ambient, & noise and is perfect for anyone with a love for a nostalgic 80s sound in the realm of Faith-era Cure. Their debut album, Everyone is Dark, is now available on vinyl LP and CD from BLVD Records...