Sunday, May 31, 2015

Eurotix - Kiss Them For Me (EP)

My synthpop project Eurotix is back! The brand new EP ”Kiss Them For Me" features four songs, including the title track, an Alphaville inspired synthpop track with lyrics about the iconic Princess Diana.

The EP is out now on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon UK, Amazon US and many other digital music stores. Please share the photo video down below to help spread the word.

"Kiss Them For Me" tracklist:

1. Kiss Them For Me
2. I Don't Hate You Anymore
3. Computer Dating
4. Un Chanson Pour L'Eurovision

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Scream Queens - Slasher TV series with Jamie Lee Curtis

From the creators of "Glee" and "American Horror Story" comes the new TV series "Scream Queens", starring the queen of all scream queens: Jamie Lee Curtis. I'm a huge fan of her horror movies "Halloween", "Prom Night", "Terror Train" and slasher movies in general, so I look forward to this show.

"Scream Queens" also stars Emma Roberts from "Scream 4" and co-stars pop icons Ariana Grande and Nick Jonas. The series will premiere in September 2015 on Fox.

Check out the cool trailer:

Monday, May 25, 2015

Trixie - Eighties disco-pop from Sweden

The Plastic Retro website has just received a new look on a new address. The previous artists are still in the database and I'm going to add new ones very soon, so stay tuned.

By the way, do you remember Swedish-Norwegian synthpop trio Trixie? They released an album in 1989 with amazing eighties dance-pop music, including singles such as "If You Walk Away" and the Per Gessle penned "From Head To Toe".

The band consisted of Ragnhild Røstad, Anders Eliasson and Michael Ellgren and I've created a new fan page on Plastic Retro dedicated to this amazing band. Check it out!

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Eurotix - Un Chanson Pour L'Eurovision

To celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest, Eurotix has recorded a parody/tribute to the competition. "Un Chanson Pour L'Eurovision" is a bit different from our usual style but we hope you will like it. The track is taken from our upcoming EP "Kiss Them For Me", out on iTunes, Spotify and Amazon on May 30. Enjoy!

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Scream - The TV Series (Trailer)

Check out these two trailer for the upcoming "Scream" TV series, based on Wes Craven's iconic slasher movies. I'm a huge fan of the movies so I look forward to this show. I just hope it won't suck. Will you be watching?

Monday, May 04, 2015

Full Throttle 20th Anniversary

Wow! I can't believe the 1995 video game "Full Throttle" turned twenty the other day. I used to love it as a kid and I still enjoy going back to the game from time to time.

The environments are cool and the characters so likable. Especially Ben the biker, voiced by Roy Conrad, and my personal favourite: Maureen "Mo" Corley, voiced by Kath Soucie.

I have so many great memories playing this classic LucasArts game. Check out this new video from IGN where they revisit the game in all its glory. I agree with them, this game needs to be remastered and reissued, like "Broken Sword" and "Monkey Island".

Please make it happen, Tim Schafer!

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Saturday, May 02, 2015

Donna Summer - Hits, Singles & More

In December of last year, we were spoiled with remastered and expanded reissues of seven Donna Summer albums from the eighties and nineties. On May 25, Music Club Deluxe will release the double compilation album "Hits, Singles & More".

The collection is worth getting for the single remixes not included on the previous album reissues. Also, the price is a steal. Pre-order your copy now from Amazon UK and Amazon US.

"Hits, Singles & More" tracklist - CD 1:

1. This Time I Know It's For Real
2. Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger) (7" Version)
3. State Of Independence
4. Looking Up
5. Cold Love (7" Version)
6. Romeo
7. All Systems Go (7" Version)
8. Supernatural Love (Remix)
9. Suzanna
10. When Love Takes Over You (Remix)
11. Highway Runner
12. Breakaway (The Power Radio Mix)
13. Heaven's Just A Whisper Away
14. The Woman In Me
15. You To Me
16. Only The Fool Survives (7" Version)

"Hits, Singles & More" tracklist - CD 2:

1. Dinner With Gershwin
2. The Wanderer
3. Eyes (7" Remix Edit)
4. I Don't Wanna Get Hurt (Remix)
5. Love's About To Change My Heart
6. True Love Survives
7. Who Do You Think You're Foolin' (7" Version)
8. Work That Magic (Capricorn ISA Remix)
9. (If It) Hurts Just A Little
10. When Love Cries (Radio Remix)
11. I'm A Rainbow
12. Let There Be Peace
13. State Of Independence (New Bass Edit)
14. Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger) (Dance Remix)
15. Dinner With Gershwin (Extended Version)
16. This Time I Know It's For Real (Extended Remix)

Friday, May 01, 2015

Monthly Chart - April 2015

1. Madonna - Ghosttown
2. Bananarama - Nathan Jones (Dave Ford Mix)
3. Cheryl - Only Human (Radio Mix)
4. Bananarama - A Trick Of The Night (Tuesday Mix)
5. David Hasselhoff - True Survivor
6. Taylor Dayne - Tell It To My Heart (Club Mix)
7. Neopop - Talk To Me
8. Cheryl - Let's Get Down
9. Taylor Dayne - Don't Rush Me (Continental Clubhouse Mix)
10. Deborah Harry - In Love With Love (London Extended Mix)
11. Tina Charles - Your Love Is My Light (Pete Hammond's Desperately Sinful Lucky Radio Edit)
12. Annica Burman - I Can't Deny A Broken Heart (Special Remix)
13. Radiorama - Aliens
14. Taylor Dayne - Prove Your Love (House Mix)
15. Sandra - Everlasting Love (PWL 12" Remix)
16. Taylor Dayne - Willpower
17. Cheryl - Promise This
18. Valerie Dore - It's So Easy
19. Neopop - After All These Years
20. Bananarama - Love, Truth & Honesty (Hot Power Mix)
21. Neopop - Trust Me
22. Sandra - Forever (Straight 4 U Radio Edit)
23. Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells
24. Alcazar - Physical (Extended Original)

This list shows which songs I've listened to the most this month, on my computer and my iPod. A regularly updated list of my all-time favourite songs can be found here.

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