Tag: Bob Mould

Reissue specialists Numero Group can’t stop teasing ‘massive’ Hüsker Dü mystery project

Reissue specialists Numero Group can’t stop teasing ‘massive’ Hüsker Dü mystery project

The Hüsker Dü catalog famously has been in dire need of a sonic upgrade and expansion, and it seems, at long last, that it’s happening, courtesy of the Chicago-based reissue pros at the Numero Group, who are assembling something “massive” around the band’s archives.

Bob Mould adds more dates, appearance at Wire’s festival to solo-electric tour of U.S.

Bob Mould adds more dates, appearance at Wire’s festival to solo-electric tour of U.S.

Former Hüsker Dü frontman Bob Mould has again expanded his planned spring solo-electric outing, adding new shows in Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and Cambridge, Mass. — plus an appearance at Wire’s Drill: Los Angeles festival. Mould is touring in support of his 12th solo album, Patch the Sky.

Wire marks 40th anniversary with new album ‘Silver/Lead’ — hear ‘Short Elevated Period’

Wire marks 40th anniversary with new album ‘Silver/Lead’ — hear ‘Short Elevated Period’

Legendary post-punk act Wire will open its 40th anniversary celebrations this year with the release of the band’s 15th studio album, Silver/Lead, which is preceded by the single “Short Elevated Period” — and you can stream that track here.

Bob Mould expands solo-electric outing with 8 more North American dates in April

Bob Mould expands solo-electric outing with 8 more North American dates in April

Former Hüsker Dü frontman Bob Mould is expanding a planned solo-electric outing from two previously announced New York City dates to a total of at least 10 shows, with seven new performances set for Denver, St. Paul, Minn., Chicago, Toronto, Cleveland and Austin, Texas, in April.

Watch Bob Mould blow the roof off ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’

Watch Bob Mould blow the roof off ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’

Bob Mould and his eponymous band stopped by “The Late Show with David Letterman” on Friday night to promote their current album, Beauty & Ruin, performing a pair of songs — “Tomorrow Morning” and “Kid with a Crooked Face” — back to back. Watch that performance right here.

Video: Bob Mould tears through two ‘Beauty & Ruin’ songs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Video: Bob Mould tears through two ‘Beauty & Ruin’ songs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Bob Mould swung by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Wednesday to promote his new album Beauty & Ruin, tearing through a pair of the record’s tracks — “The War” on air, and “Hey Mr. Grey” as a web exclusive — with Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins filling in for Mould’s regular stickman, Jon Wurster.

New releases: ‘C86’ 3CD reissue, Chrissie Hynde, The Mission, Depeche Mode tribute

New releases: ‘C86’ 3CD reissue, Chrissie Hynde, The Mission, Depeche Mode tribute

This week’s new releases include the 3CD reissue of the NME’s legendary ‘C86′ compilation cassette, plus the debut solo effort from The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde, a new EP from The Mission, 8-Bit Operators’ “chiptune” Depeche Mode tribute and the UK release of Bob Mould’s ‘Beauty & Ruin.’

New releases: Bob Mould, Peter Murphy, Echo & The Bunnymen, Morrissey, James, CvB

New releases: Bob Mould, Peter Murphy, Echo & The Bunnymen, Morrissey, James, CvB

This week’s new releases include brand-new studio albums from Bob Mould, Peter Murphy, Echo & The Bunnymen, Camper Van Beethoven and James, plus reissues from Morrissey and Soundgarden, and a new latter-period best-of from Paul Weller.

Bob Mould drops ‘I Don’t Know You Anymore’ — first single off upcoming ‘Beauty & Ruin’

Bob Mould drops ‘I Don’t Know You Anymore’ — first single off upcoming ‘Beauty & Ruin’

Earlier this month, Bob Mould treated fans to the first taste of his upcoming 11th solo album Beauty & Ruin, issuing a “pure adrenalin shot” called “Hey Mr. Grey.” That wasn’t the first official single off the upcoming 35-minute record, though. The single, “I Don’t Know You Anymore,” dropped this week.

Bob Mould debuts rocker ‘Hey Mr. Grey’ — first track off upcoming ‘Beauty & Ruin’

Bob Mould debuts rocker ‘Hey Mr. Grey’ — first track off upcoming ‘Beauty & Ruin’

Bob Mould this morning treated fans to the first taste of his upcoming 11th solo album Beauty & Ruin, dropping the 2-minute “pure adrenalin shot” that is “Hey Mr. Grey,” which is meant to introduce fans to the forthcoming record, described by his label Merge as a “compact epic,”

Bob Mould announces new album ‘Beauty & Ruin,’ plays ‘See a Little Light’ on Letterman

Bob Mould announces new album ‘Beauty & Ruin,’ plays ‘See a Little Light’ on Letterman

Bob Mould may be celebrating the 25th anniversary of Workbook at the moment, but he’s also looking ahead: Merge Records this week announced that it will release Mould’s 11th studio album, Beauty & Ruin, which “packs a staggering lifetime’s worth of emotion and experience into a 36-minute package.”

New releases: Bob Mould, Morrissey, Simple Minds, Neneh Cherry, The Woodentops

New releases: Bob Mould, Morrissey, Simple Minds, Neneh Cherry, The Woodentops

This week’s new releases include expanded reissues, on both CD and vinyl, of Bob Mould’s solo debut ‘Workbook’ and Morrissey’s ‘Your Arsenal,’ plus brand-new studio albums from Neneh Cherry and The Woodentops, and vinyl reissues from Peter Gabriel and The Afghan Whigs.

New Order, Kraftwerk, Soundgarden, Bob Mould, Violent Femmes set for Sasquatch!

New Order, Kraftwerk, Soundgarden, Bob Mould, Violent Femmes set for Sasquatch!

The two-weekend Sasquatch! Music Festival — set for Memorial Day and Fourth of July weekends outside of Seattle — will feature performances by New Order, Kraftwerk, Soundgarden, Bob Mould, Violent Femmes alongside the likes of OutKast, The National, Queens of the Stone Age and many, many more.