A new 10-part podcast series from California public radio mainstay KCRW celebrates ’80s college-rock era host Deirdre O’Donoghue and her archive of in-studio performances.
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There’s a refreshing optimism to Chris Frantz’s new memoir “Remain in Love,” a positivity that beams through its pages as the drummer recounts, with some amazement, career highlights like touring with the Ramones, befriending the B-52’s and playing thrilling concerts with the big-band version of Talking Heads,
Bauhaus closed out its three-night reunion at the Hollywood Palladium on Sunday night by saving a surprise for the end of the night: the band’s first performance of its cover of Brian Eno’s “Third Uncle” since its first reunion tour in 1998 — and only its second airing since 1983. Check out video right here.
Hugely influential art-rockers Roxy Music reunited — sans Brian Eno and Paul Thompson — onstage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Brooklyn on Friday night, treating fans to a six-song set in their first public performance since 2011. See it all right here.
Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include titles from Belly and Brian Eno, and the ‘Burning Britain: A Story of Independent U.K. Punk 1980-1983’ box set.
Following records with Brian Eno and St. Vincent, former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne will release his first solo album in 14 years in March, a 10-song collection called American Utopia that the singer describes as an un-ironically titled “attempt to depict the world we live in now.” Listen to the first single right here.
Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include titles by The Fall, Jane’s Addiction, The Rain Parade, Blancmange and Brian Eno.
Afropop star Angélique Kidjo will debut a “thrilling new version” of the Talking Heads’ landmark 1980 album Remain in Light at New York City’s Carnegie Hall in May, then will take the show on the road, performing the album at Bonnarroo and on a yet-to-be-announced world tour.
This week’s new releases include the 30th anniversary vinyl reissue of The The’s ‘Soul Mining,’ a second brand-new album from Brian Eno and Karl Hyde, a reissue of X’s ‘More Fun in the New World,’ a collection from Steve Wynn called ‘Sketches in Spain,’ a Blow Monkeys reissue and a Cabaret Voltaire best-of.
This week’s new releases include the first new solo album in eight years from Aztec Camera’s Roddy Frame and a new collaboration between Brian Eno and Underworld’s Karl Hyde, plus reissues of early albums from Josef K, Durutti Column and Section 25.
This week’s new releases include Soundgarden’s first new album in 16 years, plus brand-new studio albums from Brian Eno, PiL’s Jah Wobble and Keith Levene and Madness, plus a Sonic Youth live album recorded in 1985 and a live Mudhoney DVD filmed in 1988 in Berlin.
Brian Eno will release his first solo album in seven years this fall, a 75-minute ambient composition titled Lux that Warp Records says “finds him expanding upon the types of themes and sonic textures that were present on such classic albums as Music For Films, Music For Airports and Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks.”
Our round-up of the past week’s highlights on Slicing Up Eyeballs includes posts about Duran Duran, Big Country, Peter Gabriel, Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, Pet Shop Boys, R.E.M. and Brian Eno, Morrissey, Killing Joke and The Stone Roses — plus our free November mixtape.
Now that he’s unemployed, former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe has plenty of time on his hands, which might explain his drop-in at the end of Thursday night’s ‘The Colbert Report.’ Stephen Colbert paid fitting tribute to ‘legendary rockers The R.E.M.s,’ then permanently enshrined Stipe on his ‘rock ‘n’ roll shelf of fame.’