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Pixies announce second leg of U.S. tour with special guests Franz Ferdinand, Bully

Pixies announce second leg of U.S. tour with special guests Franz Ferdinand, Bully

Pixies today announced a second U.S. leg of their ongoing tour in support of last year’s Doggerel with special guests Franz Ferdinand and Bully.

New Order adds 2nd New York City show, Mexico City date to North American tour

New Order adds 2nd New York City show, Mexico City date to North American tour

The reactivated New Order is expanding its brief North American tour this October, announcing today plans for a second New York City date — due to “unprecedented ticket demand” — as well as an appearance the Corona Capital 2012 festival in Mexico City alongside The Black Keys, Franz Ferdinand and Suede.

Video: Edwyn Collins’ ‘Do It Again,’ with Alex Kapranos, Nick McCarthy of Franz Ferdinand

Former Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins this week released a video for ‘Do It Again,’ the latest single off ‘Losing Sleep,’ his seventh solo album and first in three years. The song features guest turns from Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy of Franz Ferdinand.

New releases: ‘Almost Alice,’ with Robert Smith; new Bomb the Bass; Stranglers best-of

New releases: ‘Almost Alice,’ with Robert Smith; new Bomb the Bass; Stranglers best-of

This week’s new releases include ‘Almost Alice,’ the ‘Alice in Wonderland’ soundtrack with a rare solo track from The Cure’s Robert Smith, plus a new Bomb the Bass album and a new 2CD best-of from The Stranglers.

Hear The Cure’s Robert Smith sing ‘Very Good Advice’ from ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Hear The Cure’s Robert Smith sing ‘Very Good Advice’ from ‘Alice in Wonderland’

It’s not out until next month, but — thanks to Stereogum — you can now hear Robert Smith of The Cure covering “Very Good Advice” from Disney’s original “Alice in Wonderland,” which the iconic frontman has recorded for Tim Burton’s new live-action take on the Lewis Carroll classic.

The Cure’s Robert Smith contributes rare solo song to ‘Alice in Wonderland’ soundtrack

The Cure’s Robert Smith contributes rare solo song to ‘Alice in Wonderland’ soundtrack

Tweet Robert Smith, iconic frontman of The Cure, will make a rare solo appearance on the soundtrack to Tim Burton’s live-action “Alice in Wonderland” later […]