Tag: Dead Can Dance

Coachella 2013: The Stone Roses, New Order, OMD, Nick Cave, Johnny Marr, Blur and more

Coachella 2013: The Stone Roses, New Order, OMD, Nick Cave, Johnny Marr, Blur and more

The original lineup of The Stone Roses will makes its U.S. debut at April’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, joining headliners Blur, Phoenix and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, plus a bill that also includes New Order, OMD, both Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and Grinderman, Johnny Marr and more.

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.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Kevin Seal on 4AD compilation ‘Lonely Is An Eyesore’ — 1987

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Kevin Seal on 4AD compilation ‘Lonely Is An Eyesore’ — 1987

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we spotlight another “120 X-Ray” segment, this time a 1987 clip featuring host Kevin Seal discussing the 4AD label’s compilation album Lonely Is An Eyesore, which featured tracks from Cocteau Twins, Throwing Muses, Clan of Xymox, Dead Can Dance, This Mortal Coil and more.

Free MP3: Dead Can Dance, ‘Opium’ — off ‘Anastasis,’ 1st new album in 16 years

Free MP3: Dead Can Dance, ‘Opium’ — off ‘Anastasis,’ 1st new album in 16 years

Having just wrapped up their North American tour, the reunited Dead Can Dance — co-founders Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard — this morning offered fans a free download of “Opium,” a track off ‘Anastasis,’ the band’s first new album in 16 years — which you can grab in exchange for an e-mail address.

The Week in Rock: Aug. 12-18, 2012

The Week in Rock: Aug. 12-18, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about Dead Can Dance, R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, The Fixx, The Mission, OMD, Laibach, The Wedding Present, Killing Joke, Morrissey, Devo, Madness and more.

Video: Dead Can Dance open North American tour with first concerts in 7 years

Video: Dead Can Dance open North American tour with first concerts in 7 years

The reunited Dead Can Dance — co-founders Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard — have released their first new album in 16 years, and are now a few dates into their first live dates since 2005, following a tour-opening concert in Vancouver, B.C., last Thursday. We’ve assembled video from the tour’s first four shows.

New releases: Dead Can Dance’s first album in 16 years, plus Ride, Sparks, 45 Grave

New releases: Dead Can Dance’s first album in 16 years, plus Ride, Sparks, 45 Grave

This week’s new releases include ‘Anastasis,’ the first new album from Dead Can Dance in 16 years, plus a deluxe 20th anniversary reissue of Ride’s ‘Going Blank Again,’ a pair of 2CD singles compilations from Sparks, and the first album of new material in more than 19 years from deathrock pioneers 45 Grave.

The Week in Rock: June 24-30, 2012

The Week in Rock: June 24-30, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about Dinosaur Jr, XTC, The English Beat, The Dream Syndicate, The Cure, Peter Murphy, The Stone Roses, The Replacements, Dead Can Dance, Elvis Costello and more.

Full-album stream: Dead Can Dance, ‘Anastasis’ — first new record in 16 years

Full-album stream: Dead Can Dance, ‘Anastasis’ — first new record in 16 years

Just a day after offering up a free download from their new album, the reunited Dead Can Dance are now putting it all out there, offering a full stream of the eight-track ‘Anastasis,’ the duo’s first new album in 16 years, seven weeks before its release in a variety of digital and physical formats.

Free MP3: Dead Can Dance, ‘Amnesia’ — off ‘Anastasis,’ 1st new album in 16 years

Free MP3: Dead Can Dance, ‘Amnesia’ — off ‘Anastasis,’ 1st new album in 16 years

The reunited Dead Can Dance — co-founders Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard — today debuted the first track off ‘Anastasis’, their first album in 16 years, which arrives Aug. 9 in conjunction with the launch of a massive world tour. Download the 5-minute radio edit of ‘Amnesia’ in exchange for an e-mail address.

The Week in Rock: May 13-19, 2012

The Week in Rock: May 13-19, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about Robyn Hitchcock, The Housemartins, The Cult, Paul Weller, Public Image Ltd., My Bloody Valentine, The Psychedelic Furs, Dead Can Dance, Depeche Mode, The Primitives, Ultravox and more.