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The Cure’s 3CD ‘Disintegration’ reissue delayed again; now due in April

The Cure’s 3CD ‘Disintegration’ reissue delayed again; now due in April

Tweet There it goes again: Originally due Feb. 16, then bumped to March 16, the deluxe 3CD edition of The Cure’s 1989 magnum opus, Disintegration, […]

Coachella lineup: Public Image Ltd., Echo & The Bunnymen, The Specials, Faith No More

Coachella lineup: Public Image Ltd., Echo & The Bunnymen, The Specials, Faith No More

Tweet The lineup for this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival finally was unveiled today, and, as usual, there are a number of reformed […]

Pixies’ Black Francis to dissect ‘Doolittle’ on ‘Sound Opinions’ radio show this week

Pixies’ Black Francis to dissect ‘Doolittle’ on ‘Sound Opinions’ radio show this week

Tweet Pixies frontman Black Francis will delve into the recording of1989’s Doolittle during a “classic album dissection” on this week’s “Sound Opinions” radio show, aka […]

‘And may your dreams be realized…’

New releases: Nitzer Ebb’s ‘Compilation’ and ‘Catalogue,’ plus Bob Mould ‘Live at ATP’

New releases: Nitzer Ebb’s ‘Compilation’ and ‘Catalogue,’ plus Bob Mould ‘Live at ATP’

Tweet Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, reissues and/or box sets. ARTIST: Nitzer Ebb RELEASES: Catalogue, Compilation BACKSTORY: The five-disc Catalogue collects […]

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim ready ‘Here Lies Love,’ their Imelda Marcos concept album

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim ready ‘Here Lies Love,’ their Imelda Marcos concept album

Tweet David Byrne and Fatboy Slim next month finally will release Here Lies Love, the duo’s long-gestating, star-laden 22-track concept album about former Filipino first […]

Peter Murphy to perform solo classics, rare Bauhaus songs in ‘Secret Bee’ webcasts

Peter Murphy to perform solo classics, rare Bauhaus songs in ‘Secret Bee’ webcasts

Tweet Peter Murphy has announced plans to produce and direct a new series of live webcasts — dubbed the “Secret Bee Series” — that will […]

Video: Death Cab for Cutie’s ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’ tribute to John Hughes

Video: Death Cab for Cutie’s ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’ tribute to John Hughes

Tweet In what’s likley to be a staple of this year’s awards season, tonight’s Critics’ Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles featured a tribute to […]

808 State’s ‘Ninety,’ ‘ex:el,’ ‘Gorgeous,’ ‘Don Solaris’ re-reissued with ‘restored’ artwork

808 State’s ‘Ninety,’ ‘ex:el,’ ‘Gorgeous,’ ‘Don Solaris’ re-reissued with ‘restored’ artwork

Tweet Expanded 2CD reissues of Manchester acid-house outfit 808 State’s second, third and fourth albums are being re-reissued with “restored” artwork and new packaging under […]

Robyn Hitchcock’s ‘Propellor Time’ to feature Peter Buck, Johnny Marr, John Paul Jones

Robyn Hitchcock’s ‘Propellor Time’ to feature Peter Buck, Johnny Marr, John Paul Jones

Tweet Robyn Hitchcock this spring will release the 3-years-in-the-making Propellor Time, an album recorded with current back-up band The Venus 3 — R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, […]

The Cure’s Robert Smith: ‘4.13 Dream’ follow-up ‘slowly taking shape’

The Cure’s Robert Smith: ‘4.13 Dream’ follow-up ‘slowly taking shape’

Tweet A day after we learned The Cure’s Robert Smith has recorded a rare solo track for Tim Burton’s live-action “Alice in Wonderland,” the frontman […]

Dannie Flesher, co-founder of Chicago’s famed Wax Trax! Records, 1951-2010

Dannie Flesher, co-founder of Chicago’s famed Wax Trax! Records, 1951-2010

Tweet This week saw the passing of a key figure in the ’80s and early-’90s industrial-dance scene: Dannie Flesher, co-founder of Chicago’s hugely influential Wax […]

The Cure’s Robert Smith contributes rare solo song to ‘Alice in Wonderland’ soundtrack

The Cure’s Robert Smith contributes rare solo song to ‘Alice in Wonderland’ soundtrack

Tweet Robert Smith, iconic frontman of The Cure, will make a rare solo appearance on the soundtrack to Tim Burton’s live-action “Alice in Wonderland” later […]