The Clash

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This week featured posts about The Clash, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Marc Almond, Peter Murphy, The Sisters of Mercy, Morrissey and Camper Van Beethoven — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape and an interview with The Dream Syndicate’s Steve Wynn.

SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013
Video: The Jesus and Mary Chain plays ‘Just Like Honey’ with MBV’s Bilinda Butcher

FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
Peter Murphy eyeing early 2014 release for new Youth-produced album ‘Lion’
‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Soft Cell’s Marc Almond goes under the ’120 X-Ray’ — 1988

THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013
Vintage Video: The Sisters of Mercy in Chicago, 1984 — watch full 50-minute concert
Primavera Sound webcast: Watch Jesus and Mary Chain, Dinosaur Jr, Dead Can Dance

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013
Morrissey’s first solo concert: Watch rare video of full 1988 show with ex-Smiths members
Q&A: Steve Wynn on The Dream Syndicate reunion, upcoming tour — and new music

TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 120, aired 5/21/13
The Clash to release 12-disc ‘Sound System’ box set, new 2CD best-of this September
Listen to a robot read Morrissey’s Wikipedia entry out loud — for a full hour
Free MP3: Peter Hook & The Light play New Order’s ‘Everything’s Gone Green’ in Manchester

MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
Sad Lovers & Giants recording new music: ‘We will have 70% of an album’
Filmmakers seek funds for documentary on Camper Van Beethoven’s David Lowery
Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (May 2013)
New releases: Visage, Texas, John Foxx, Section 25, Iggy Pop, Talking Heads

SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (5/19/13)