The Week in Rock: April 8-14, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes news about Talking Heads, Public Image Ltd., Pulp, Squeeze, Joey Ramone, Dalis Car, Heaven 17, Grant Hart, Morrissey and Howard Jones — plus a new The Smiths box set giveaway.

SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2012
Video: Pulp’s full Coachella set (4/13/12)

FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
Public Image Ltd. reveals ‘This Is PiL’ tracklist — first album in 20 years
Stream: Joey Ramone, ‘Rock ’N’ Roll Is The Answer’ — off new album ‘…Ya Know?’

THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012
Contest: Win The Smiths’ ‘Complete’ 8CD box set — featuring band’s entire discography
Read first 23 pages of Jonathan Lethem’s 33⅓ book on Talking Heads’ ‘Fear of Music’

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2012
Heaven 17 to perform 1983′s ‘The Luxury Gap’ on 9-date U.K. tour this fall

TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 67, first aired 4/10/12
Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart subject of new film by director of Replacements documentary
Video: Pulp performs ‘Common People,’ ‘Like a Friend’ on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
Morrissey adds Manchester date to summer tour — billed as ‘only UK concert of 2012’
Howard Jones brings ‘Human’s Lib’/‘Dream Into Action’ tour back to U.S. this summer
Stream: Squeeze, ‘Mumbo Jumbo’ — off upcoming ‘Live at the Fillmore’ concert set
New releases: Dalis Car, World Party, Pixies’ Black Francis, John Doe & Exene Cervenka

SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 4/8/12

 

 

 

 

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