The Jesus and Mary Chain

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 items about The Jesus and Mary Chain, Primal Scream, New Order, Kraftwerk, Tom Tom Club, Game Theory and more — plus we’re giving away Daniel Ash’s new album Stripped.

SATURDAY, JAN. 31, 2015
‘Kraftwerk: Pop Art’: Watch hour-long documentary aired on BBC Four

THURSDAY, JAN. 29, 2015
Vintage Video: Gene Loves Jezebel glam up The Ritz in New York City circa 1986

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 28, 2015
Contest: Win a copy of Daniel Ash’s ‘Stripped’ — new album of re-recorded songs

TUESDAY, JAN. 27, 2015
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 172, aired 1/27/15
Watch: Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz talk Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club in 2½-hour Tokyo lecture
Primal Scream announce North American tour this May in support of ‘More Light’
Gang of Four sets North American tour in support of new album ‘What Happens Next’

MONDAY, JAN. 26, 2015
The Jesus and Mary Chain announce North American ‘Psychocandy’ dates this May
Thoughts Detecting Machines’ ‘New Day’ — new single from Poster Children’s Rick Valentin
Game Theory’s ‘Real Nighttime’ to receive expanded 30th anniversary reissue
New releases: Bjork, The Charlatans, The Primitives, Guided By Voices

SUNDAY, JAN. 25, 2015
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (1/25/15)
New Order planning fall release, ‘orchestral feel’ for first Peter Hook-less album