Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted.
BACKSTORY: The reunited Belly — Tanya Donelly’s post-Throwing Muses, post-Breeders alt-rock outlet — this week releases its first new album in 23 years. Includes the singles “Shiny One” and “Stars Align.”
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, iTunes
RELEASE: Music For Installations
BACKSTORY: This ambient master this week releases a 6CD collection of brand-new, rare and previously unreleased music that he recorded for use in his installations around the world from 1986 until the present.
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk; iTunes
RELEASE: Burning Britain: A Story of Independent U.K. Punk 1980-1983
BACKSTORY: Cherry Red this week follows up 2016’s Action Time Vision: A Story of Independent U.K. Punk 1976-1979 with a second box set featuring 114 “indie punk classics, rarities and obscurities” spanning 1980 to 1983.
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk
PREVIOUSLY ON SLICING UP EYEBALLS
- This week’s new releases: Alison Moyet live album, collection of early Flaming Lips
- This week’s new releases: The Damned, Juliana Hatfield, Bush Tetras, U2, David Bowie
- This week’s new releases: The Cars reissues, plus The Mission, The Damned, The Essence
- This week’s new releases: Alice Bag, Guided By Voices, Fugazi members reunite