The Week in Rock: Sept. 11-17, 2011

Welcome to another installment of the Week in Rock, which, as its name pretty much implies, rounds up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week — offering one-stop shopping for anything you might have missed. And this week, that included news of a new Kate Bush album, tour dates from X and Dinosaur Jr, new music from Simple Minds, INXS and The Waterboys, and a very cool contest for fans of The Smiths.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 17, 2011:
Cover art: Jane’s Addiction, ‘The Great Escape Artist’ — due out Oct. 18

FRIDAY, SEPT. 16, 2011:
Stream: Robert Smith’s remix of Japanese Popstars’ ‘Take Forever’ + 3 more mixes
Video: Peter Murphy, ‘Seesaw Sway’

THURSDAY, SEPT. 15, 2011:
Moby, Perry Farrell join Peter Hook to play Joy Division in L.A. (photos, video)
Stream: INXS, ‘Tiny Summer’ — new demo

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2011:
Video: Trailers for Jesus and Mary Chain’s ‘Automatic,’ ‘Honey’s Dead’ reissues
The Waterboys make ‘An Appointment with Mr. Yeats’ — stream full new album

TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2011:
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 39, first aired 9/13/11
Dinosaur Jr takes ‘Bug’ tour, Henry Rollins to West Coast for 6 shows this December
Free MP3: Simple Minds, ‘Stagefright’
X extends ‘Los Angeles’ 30th anniversary tour with West Coast dates in December

MONDAY. SEPT. 12, 2011:
Contest: Win The Smiths ‘Complete’ box set — 8 CDs, 8 LPs, 25 7-inches, 1 DVD and more
Kate Bush to release ‘50 Words for Snow’ — first new album in 6 years — in November
New releases: Gary Numan, ‘Year Punk Broke,’ Art of Noise, Blondie, Human League

SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2011:
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 9/11/11

 

 

 

 

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