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Playlist: ‘Choice Cuts From the Beggars Archive: Volume 2’ — 50 songs over 3½ hours

Playlist: ‘Choice Cuts From the Beggars Archive: Volume 2’ — 50 songs over 3½ hours

A year ago, The Arkive — the archival wing of the Beggars Group — launched a 50-song curated playlist spotlighting some of the classic music as well as the deeper cuts released throughout the 1980s by its labels 4AD, Beggars Banquet, Situation Two and more. Check out the full 3½ hour playlist right here.

Playlist: ‘You Haven’t Found It Yet’ — Choice Cuts from the Beggars Group Archives

Playlist: ‘You Haven’t Found It Yet’ — Choice Cuts from the Beggars Group Archives

The Arkive — the archival wing of the Beggars Group — today launches a new 50-song, 3 1/2-hour curated playlist spotlighting some of the classic music, and deeper cuts, released throughout the 1980s by its labels 4AD, Beggars Banquet, Situation Two and more. Listen to it right here.

Bauhaus, Fields of the Nephilim, Gene Loves Jezebel due for Beggars’ next ‘5 Albums’ box sets

Bauhaus, Fields of the Nephilim, Gene Loves Jezebel due for Beggars’ next ‘5 Albums’ box sets

The third round of 5 Albums box sets from reissue label Beggars Archive — pitched to fans as “the last chance to present (these) albums as physical releases in the foreseeable future” — will collect full albums, singles and assorted bonus tracks from Bauhaus, Fields of the Nephilim and Gene Loves Jezebel.

The Cult’s ‘Electric Peace’ reissue due out next month in 2CD, double-vinyl releases

The Cult’s ‘Electric Peace’ reissue due out next month in 2CD, double-vinyl releases

As we reported last month, The Cult is reissuing its third album Electric in an expanded set paired with Peace — the aborted Love follow-up the band abandoned in favor of the Rick Rubin-produced hard-rock album — and Beggars Archive has now confirmed that the release, Electric Peace, is now due out next month.

The Fall, Icicle Works, Buffalo Tom to receive next ‘5 Albums’ box sets from Beggars

The Fall, Icicle Works, Buffalo Tom to receive next ‘5 Albums’ box sets from Beggars

The second round of 5 Albums box sets from Beggars Archive — promoted as “the last chance to present (these) albums as physical releases in the foreseeable future” — will collect full albums, live recordings and assorted bonus tracks from The Fall, The Icicle Works and Buffalo Tom, and should be out by July.

Beggars Archive launches new ‘5 Albums’ box sets with Love and Rockets, Gary Numan

Beggars Archive launches new ‘5 Albums’ box sets with Love and Rockets, Gary Numan

Starting with collections from Love and Rockets and Gary Numan, Beggars Banquet this spring will launch a new series of five-album catalog box sets designed to help keep “slower selling titles” in print, an effort the label acknowledges “may be the last chance to present the albums as physical releases in the foreseeable future.”