Tag: John Peel

The Week in Rock: Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2011

The Week in Rock: Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2011

This week’s headlines on Slicing Up Eyeballs included a lot of big news about The Cure, plus items on The Mission, Erasure, Gary Numan, The Sisters of Mercy, R.E.M., Lou Reed (and Metallica) and The Jesus and Mary Chain, plus a new Bangles contest.

Linkage: John Peel and the Pixies; plus The Stone Roses, R.E.M., Gary Numan

Linkage: John Peel and the Pixies; plus The Stone Roses, R.E.M., Gary Numan

This week’s link round-up includes a podcast featuring vintage tape of John Peel interviewing the Pixies’ Black Francis, news of The Stone Roses’ upcoming biography, an interview with director Peter Care about the making of R.E.M.’s iconic ‘Drive’ video and a Q&A with Gary Numan about his new album ‘Dead Son Rising.’

Linkage: The Smiths visual discography; plus The Fall, Peter Buck, Chrissie Hynde

Linkage: The Smiths visual discography; plus The Fall, Peter Buck, Chrissie Hynde

Today’s assortment of online odds and ends includes a great new Smiths/Morrissey visual discography, a podcast of The Fall’s best Peel sessions, the first taste of Peter Buck’s and Steve Wynn’s second Baseball Project album, and an interview with Chrissie Hynde.

The Fall’s 3CD ‘This Nation’s Saving Grace: Omnibus Edition’ set for January release

The Fall’s 3CD ‘This Nation’s Saving Grace: Omnibus Edition’ set for January release

The ‘Omnibus Edition’ of The Fall’s ‘This Nation’s Saving Grace’ that first was announced in the summer of 2009 finally will arrive in late January, packed with 31 singles, alternative edits, John Peel sessions and previously unreleased ‘working mixes.’

Buzzcocks to play ‘Another Music,’ ‘Love Bites’ on 22-date North American tour

Buzzcocks to play ‘Another Music,’ ‘Love Bites’ on 22-date North American tour

Classic punk outfit Buzzcocks today announced a 22-date North American tour later this spring that will find the band tearing through its first two albums — ‘Another Music in a Different Kitchen’ and ‘Love Bites’ — in their entirety each night, plus ‘other hits.’

Beggars preps ‘The Wonderful and Frightening World of the Fall’ 4CD ‘Omnibus Edition’

Beggars preps ‘The Wonderful and Frightening World of the Fall’ 4CD ‘Omnibus Edition’

Beggars Archive this morning revealed a preliminary tracklist for its upcoming 4CD Omnibus Edition of The Fall’s 1984 album ‘The Wonderful and Frightening World of the Fall,’ which is due for release later this year alongside an expanded edition of ‘This Nation’s Saving Grace.’

Smiths Indeed fanzine (1986-1989) to be reprinted in limited-edition, 100-set run

Smiths Indeed fanzine (1986-1989) to be reprinted in limited-edition, 100-set run

The editor of Smiths Indeed — the classic fanzine published from 1986 to 1989 and sold at The Smiths’ ‘The Queen Is Dead’ shows in the UK — is reprinting the full set of 12 issues in a limited-edition run for the second time.

Expanded reissues of Buzzcocks’ first three albums to be released in U.S. next month

Expanded reissues of Buzzcocks’ first three albums to be released in U.S. next month

Tweet The expanded 2CD reissues of the Buzzcocks’ first three albums — Another Music in a Different Kitchen (1978), Love Bites (1978) and A Different […]

The Cure, Pixies, U2, Morrissey, Depeche Mode top list of most-viewed stories of 2009

Tweet As we start a new year, it’s worth one last look back at 2009, the inaugural year for Slicing Up Eyeballs. This site launched […]

Holiday Gift Guide: ’80s college rock CD and vinyl box sets, reissues, multi-disc sets

Holiday Gift Guide: ’80s college rock CD and vinyl box sets, reissues, multi-disc sets

Tweet For music fans of a certain stripe, Christmas — and its Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping splurges — is a great time of […]

Audio: Hear the Cure’s ‘A Forest’ from ‘Kats Karavan: The History of John Peel’ box set

Audio: Hear the Cure’s ‘A Forest’ from ‘Kats Karavan: The History of John Peel’ box set

For fans of The Cure, the highlight of the forthcoming 4CD box set Kats Karavan: The History of John Peel on the Radio no doubt […]

John Peel box set to feature unreleased session tracks by The Cure, Elvis Costello

John Peel box set to feature unreleased session tracks by The Cure, Elvis Costello

The late John Peel — the legendary BBC DJ who turned generations of music fans on to new and obscure bands during his nearly 40-year career — will be celebrated this fall with a 4CD, 73-track box set called Kats Karavan: The History of the John Peel Show that features 21 never-before-released recordings.