Tag: Bob Mould

Bob Mould announces ‘Workbook 25’ expanded reissue, 7-date ‘commemorative’ tour

Bob Mould announces ‘Workbook 25’ expanded reissue, 7-date ‘commemorative’ tour

Bob Mould’s gearing up to celebrate next year’s 25th anniversary of his post-Hüsker Dü solo debut Workbook in a big way, and now come details of an expanded reissue of the album — featuring a bonus live album as part of the 2CD set — as well as what’s being termed a 7-date “commemorative” tour.

Bob Mould to celebrate 25 years of ‘Workbook’ at San Francisco’s Noise Pop fest

Bob Mould to celebrate 25 years of ‘Workbook’ at San Francisco’s Noise Pop fest

Bob Mould will celebrate the 25th anniversary of his post-Hüsker Dü solo debut Workbook next year with a special performance at San Francisco’s annual Noise Pop festival, organizers announced today as they unveiled an initial lineup for the Feb. 25-March 2 fest that also includes Mark Kozelek.

Video: Bob Mould spotlights new album, Sugar, Hüsker Dü in KEXP set at Bumbershoot

Video: Bob Mould spotlights new album, Sugar, Hüsker Dü in KEXP set at Bumbershoot

Seattle’s KEXP has just shared video of a blistering, half-hour set by Bob Mould filmed by the radio station during last month’s Bumbershoot festival that finds the rocker tearing through a set comprised of three songs apiece off Sugar’s Copper Blue, his latest solo album Silver Age and Hüsker Dü’s Flip Your Wig.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Guest host Bob Mould performs with Lou Barlow — 1994

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Guest host Bob Mould performs with Lou Barlow — 1994

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we take a rare trip into the mid-’90s to present footage from the Sept. 4, 1994, episode, which was guest-hosted by Bob Mould the same week he released Sugar’s second and final album, File Under: Easy Listening. The two perform together for the first time.

Riot Fest 2013: Violent Femmes, Blondie, Mission of Burma, X, Dinosaur Jr, Peter Hook

Riot Fest 2013: Violent Femmes, Blondie, Mission of Burma, X, Dinosaur Jr, Peter Hook

Chicago’s Riot Fest — set for Sept. 13-15 in the Windy City’s Humboldt Park — tonight unveiled its jam-packed lineup, which includes Violent Femmes, Blondie, Black Flag spinoff FLAG, Motorhead, Bad Religion, Dinosaur Jr, X, Bob Mould, Bad Brains, The Selecter, Mission of Burma and more.

Video: Bob Mould rocks Jimmy Fallon, jams Hüsker Dü with Fred Armisen in New York

Video: Bob Mould rocks Jimmy Fallon, jams Hüsker Dü with Fred Armisen in New York

]t’s been a busy few days in New York City for Bob Mould: On Wednesday night, he played Bowery Ballroom, inviting “Portlandia” star Fred Armisen on stage to play guitar on three rarely played ‘Flip Your Wig’-era Hüsker Dü songs. And then on Thursday night, he appeared on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.”

Bob Mould debuts ‘Star Machine’ video, announces new U.S. shows in April

Bob Mould debuts ‘Star Machine’ video, announces new U.S. shows in April

Bob Mould this week debuted a new music video via “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” for “Star Machine,” off last year’s ‘Silver Age’ album. The clip, which you can see above, is a spoof on take-your-kid-to-work events, with things going decidedly wrong with drummer Jon Wurster shows up.

The Jesus and Mary Chain, Nick Cave, My Bloody Valentine, Blur headlining Primavera Sound

The Jesus and Mary Chain, Nick Cave, My Bloody Valentine, Blur headlining Primavera Sound

Organizers of Barcelona’s Primavera Sound 2013 festival unfurled a mind-bending lineup topped by headliners The Jesus and Mary Chain, Blur, My Bloody Valentine and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, in addition to appearances by Dinosaur Jr, Bob Mould, Dead Can Dance, The Breeders and many more.

Readers Poll 2012: Best albums of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best albums of the year

We’re counting down the top 10 albums of 2012 as voted on by Slicing Up Eyeballs readers earlier this month. This list includes albums released this year by Dinosaur Jr, Ultravox, Public Image Ltd., Killing Joke, The Fixx, Pet Shop Boys, members of Depeche Mode, Dead Can Dance and more.

Readers Poll 2012: Best songs of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best songs of the year

Today we count down our readers votes’ for the Top 10 songs of the year from ’80s alternative artists, and the countdown for 2012 includes tracks released this past year by Depeche Mode, Paul Westerberg, Public Image Ltd., Dead Can Dance, Dinosaur Jr, Bob Mould, Adam Ant and more.

Readers Poll 2012: Best live acts of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best live acts of the year

We finish out the Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll 2012 by counting down your picks for the Top 10 live acts of the year, a list that includes The Jesus and Mary Chain, Peter Murphy, Dead Can Dance, The Fixx, The Cure, Bob Mould, Adam Ant, Duran Duran, New Order and Swans.

‘A Box of Sugar’ collects full recordings of Bob Mould’s post-Hüsker Dü act on vinyl

‘A Box of Sugar’ collects full recordings of Bob Mould’s post-Hüsker Dü act on vinyl

It’s been a big year for fans of Bob Mould’s post-Hüsker Dü act Sugar, with competing — and slightly different — sets of CD reissues out in the U.S. and U.K., plus live performances of Copper Blue around the world. Now, the U.K.’s Demon Music Group is compiling the band’s complete recordings in an 8-record audiophile vinyl set.

Video: Bob Mould plays ‘Silver Age’ track ‘Keep Believing’ on ‘Conan’

Video: Bob Mould plays ‘Silver Age’ track ‘Keep Believing’ on ‘Conan’

Bob Mould was in Los Angeles on Monday ahead of the first of his last two ‘Copper Blue’ shows — after tonight’s L.A. concert and an Austin, Texas, appearance on Friday, he says he’s done playing the Sugar album front-to-back — and squeezed in an appearance on “Conan” to tear through ‘Silver Age’ track “Keep Believing.”