The Week in Rock: Nov. 20-26, 2011

Welcome to another installment of the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. And this week, that included posts about Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore and Vince Clarke, The Lucy Show, Simple Minds, Paul Weller, Throwing Muses, Elvis Costello and OMD, plus the opening of voting in the 2011 installment of the Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll.

SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2011
Linkage: Bob Mould tribute, plus The Cure, The Fall, Fugazi, Bush Tetras’ Laura Kennedy

FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2011
Elvis Costello: ‘Steal’ my new $260 box set — or buy Louis Armstrong collection instead
Video: The Drums cover The Sugarcubes’ ‘Birthday’ live on Sirius XM Satellite Radio

THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2011
Happy Thanksgiving

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2011
OMD set to begin work on next album ‘English Electric’ in early December
Video: Throwing Muses, ‘Bright Yellow Gun’ — filmed live in U.K. during ‘Anthology’ tour

TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2011
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 48, first aired 11/22/11
Simple Minds announce ‘5X5 Live’ European tour, box set featuring first 5 albums
Paul Weller to release ‘Sonik Kicks’ in March; stream album track ‘Around the Lake’
The Lucy Show collects 17 rarities on CD for first time with new ‘Remembrances’ disc

MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2011
VCMG: Depeche Mode’s Vince Clarke, Martin L. Gore reunite for EPs, new techno album
Readers Poll 2011: Vote for best new albums, singles, compilations, box sets, reissues
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 11/20/11
Free MP3s: Heaven 17 releases free ‘Rarities 2011’ EP with 3 acoustic, live tracks
New releases: Kate Bush’s ‘50 Words for Snow,’ plus Talking Heads, U2, Erasure

 

 

 

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