The Week in Rock: Jan. 1-7, 2012

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. This edition includes headlines about Simple Minds, R.E.M, The Wedding Present, Adam Ant, The Mission, Deep Wound and New Order — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.

FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2012
The Wedding Present to release ‘Live 1990’ — featuring first North American concert
Tracklist revealed for Simple Minds ‘x5’ box set featuring band’s first five albums

THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2012
Adam Ant delays album, reschedules U.S. tour from February to September-October
Stream: ‘Lost’ Deep Wound practice tape from 1983 — featuring J Mascis, Lou Barlow
The Mission taking 25th anniversary reunion tour to Mexico, South America this spring

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2012
Vintage Video: Watch R.E.M. ‘Chronic Town’-era concert filmed for local TV in 1982
Stream: Cassettes Won’t Listen covers Pixies’ ‘Hey’ — off 1989′s ‘Doolittle’

TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2012
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 55, first aired 1/3/12
Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (January 2012)

MONDAY, JAN. 2, 2012
Stream: Destroyer covers New Order for Mojo’s ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’ tribute
Dead Can Dance at work on reunion album, 2012 world tour ‘taking shape’

 

 

 

 

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