Tag: Jacknife Lee

Jah Wobble lends bass to Cathal Coughlan’s Telefís project — hear “Falun Gong Dancer”

Jah Wobble lends bass to Cathal Coughlan’s Telefís project — hear “Falun Gong Dancer”

The new electronic duo Telefís has enlisted bass legend Jah Wobble to contribute deep dub grooves to “Falun Gong Dancer.” Check out the video here.

James announces new album ‘All the Colours Of You’ — hear 2020-inspired title track

James announces new album ‘All the Colours Of You’ — hear 2020-inspired title track

Manchester stalwarts James will return with their 16th studio album — and first in three years — this June with the release of All the Colours of You, an 11-track set that was partially recorded before COVID-19, but which features a title track inspired by the pandemic’s lockdowns and the concurrent racial justice movement.

The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst and Budgie of the Banshees to release album as LXB

The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst and Budgie of the Banshees to release album as LXB

Two key drummers of the early post-punk era — The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst and Budgie of Siouxsie and the Banshees and The Creatures — have formed a new band called LXB that could release its already-recorded debut album before the end of this year, the two announced during an interview on Sirius XM’s Volume.

R.E.M. unveils ‘Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage: 1982-2011’ tracklist

R.E.M. unveils ‘Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage: 1982-2011’ tracklist

The now-disbanded R.E.M. today unveiled the tracklist and cover art for its forthcoming, career-spanning best-of — the 40-song ‘Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage: 1982-2011’ — and announced that ‘We All Go Back to Where We Belong,’ one of three new tracks on the set, will be issued as a single next month.

Free MP3: R.E.M.’s ‘Discoverer,’ first track off ‘Collapse Into Now,’ due out March 8

Free MP3: R.E.M.’s ‘Discoverer,’ first track off ‘Collapse Into Now,’ due out March 8

R.E.M. today released a free MP3 of ‘Discoverer,’ the opening track off its new album ‘Collapse Into Now’ — which will be released March 7 in the U.K. and March 8 in the U.K. via Warner Bros. Download it here.

R.E.M. taps Eddie Vedder, Peaches, Patti Smith to sing on ‘Collapse Into Now’

R.E.M. taps Eddie Vedder, Peaches, Patti Smith to sing on ‘Collapse Into Now’

Mike Mills revealed the first details of R.E.M.’s 15th studio album, ‘Collapse Into Now,’ on Wednesday, telling Spin.com that the record features a ‘more expansive’ sound than 2008’s hard-rocking ‘Accelerate,’ thanks, in part, to guest appearances by the likes of Eddie Vedder, Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye and Peaches.

Video: Watch R.E.M. record handclaps, weird noises in Nashville studio for next album

Video: Watch R.E.M. record handclaps, weird noises in Nashville studio for next album

R.E.M. tonight posted a minute-long video of the band’s recent recording sessions in Nashville, showing, in typically enigmatic fashion, Michael Stipe playing high-pitched noises off some kind of contraption while the rest of the band and assorted personnel record a round of handclaps — after which Peter Buck asks, ‘Should we double track it?’

R.E.M. finishes recording its next album; ‘Accelerate’ follow-up due next spring

R.E.M. finishes recording its next album; ‘Accelerate’ follow-up due next spring

The members of R.E.M. today marked the release of the 25th anniversary edition of ‘Fables of the Reconstruction’ by looking to their future, announcing they’ve ‘just completed recording their next record in Berlin.’

Video: Michael Stipe shoots iPhone clips of R.E.M. in the recording studio

Video: Michael Stipe shoots iPhone clips of R.E.M. in the recording studio

Tweet R.E.M. recently set up camp in a Portland, Ore., recording studio to begin work with producer Jacknife Lee on the follow-up to 2008’s back-to-rock […]