The annual All Tomorrow’s Parties holiday festival in Camber Sands, England, will come to an end later this year with one final two-weekend extravaganza, with the first weekend headlined by Television performing Marquee Moon in full and the second weekend both curated and headlined by the reunited Loop.
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The reunited ‘Last Splash’-era lineup of The Breeders — Kim Deal, Kelley Deal, Josephine Wiggs, and Jim Macpherson — this week announced initial European dates for its upcoming tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of that album, revealing they’ll play in France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
The ‘Last Splash’-era lineup of The Breeders — Kim Deal, Kelley Deal, Josephine Wiggs, and Jim Macpherson — has reunited to celebrate the 20th anniversary of that album and its breakout hit “Cannonball,” and will reissue the record in a deluxe edition and then perform it live on tour in the U.S. and Europe in 2013.
Still no further word on Kevin Shields’ recent claim he’ll release the 21-years-in-the-making follow-up to My Bloody Valentine’s 1991 classic ‘Loveless’ by the end of the year, but there are continued signs of life from the slumbering shoegaze giant, with MBV today announcing three U.K. shows set for next March.
It was shocking enough when the long-delayed reissues of My Bloody Valentine’s two studio albums finally were released earlier this year, but now frontman Kevin Shields claims he’ll release the 21-year-in-the-making follow-up to ‘Loveless’ by the end of the year — and will follow that up with an EP of even newer music.
The reactivated My Bloody Valentine will follow up its trio of dates in Japan by headlining All Tomorrow’s Parties’ just-announced I’ll Be Your Mirror Melbourne festival next February, marking Kevin Shields and Co.’s first Australian concert in more than 20 years.
The Raincoats — who, like The Vaselines, enjoyed a ’90s career renaissance thanks to Kurt Cobain’s fandom — will follow up their appearance at the Jeff Mangum-curated All Tomorrow’s Parties festival in the U.K. with an appearance at the 35 Denton festival in Texas and a short run of West Coast dates.
Reunited SST Records vets Meat Puppets today announced they will release their 13th studio album, dubbed ‘Lollipop,’ on April 12 on hard-rock imprint Megaforce Records.
Throbbing Gristle today announced its break-up ‘for the time being,’ saying frontman Genesis P-Orridge informed the other members this week — on the eve of several scheduled European concerts — that ‘he was no longer willing to perform’ with them.
Short-lived British postpunk act The Pop Group — which somehow melded punk, dub, noise and funk — will reunite this September after nearly 30 years apart, with four concerts scheduled in the U.K. and Italy and a new album reportedly in the works.
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 […]
Tweet The long-delayed CD reissues of My Bloody Valentine’s two classic studio albums — both newly remastered by the band’s reclusive aural mastermind, Kevin Shields […]
As promised, Bob Mould and L.A. noise-punk duo No Age helped close out All Tomorrow’s Parties New York last Sunday night with a set heavy on Hüsker […]
The first two albums from hugely influential college-rock act The Feelies — Crazy Rhythms and The Good Earth — will be reissued in September as […]