Tag: Kick

This week’s new releases: Ramones, The Fall, XTC, Big Country, Richard Hell, INXS

This week’s new releases: Ramones, The Fall, XTC, Big Country, Richard Hell, INXS

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 the Ramones, The Fall, Big Country, Richard Hell and INXS.

INXS marks 30th anniversary of ‘Kick’ with 4-disc reissue featuring new Dolby Atmos mix

INXS marks 30th anniversary of ‘Kick’ with 4-disc reissue featuring new Dolby Atmos mix

INXS will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its world-conquering 1987 album Kick with a new expanded reissue that “extends” the previous 25th anniversary reissue with a half-dozen or so more remixes and alternate versions, plus a new Dolby Atmos mix of the album by Giles Martin.

Readers Poll 2012: Best reissues of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best reissues of the year

Today we count down the best reissue of 2012 as voted on by Slicing Up Eyeballs in this year’s readers poll, and the Top 10 list includes releases by Icehouse, Ministry, The House of Love, Ian McCulloch of Echo & The Bunnymen, Yazoo, Bob Mould’s Sugar, My Bloody Valentine, Peter Gabriel and more.

New releases: R.E.M., Sex Pistols, INXS, Joe Strummer, Robert Smith, John Foxx and more

New releases: R.E.M., Sex Pistols, INXS, Joe Strummer, Robert Smith, John Foxx and more

This week’s new releases include expanded reissues of albums from R.E.M. (‘Document’), Sex Pistols (‘Never Mind the Bollocks’), INXS (‘Kick’) and Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, plus new music from Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore, with Yoko Ono, and Mark Eitzel, John Foxx and The Cure’s Robert Smith.

INXS’ ‘Kick’ to receive expanded 3CD/1DVD 25th anniversary reissue with ‘unheard tracks’

INXS’ ‘Kick’ to receive expanded 3CD/1DVD 25th anniversary reissue with ‘unheard tracks’

INXS’ 1987 album ‘Kick’ sold 6 million copies and spawned four Top 10 singles in the U.S., turning the Aussie rockers into global superstars. Now, 25 years later, the band this fall will release an expanded edition of the album featuring three CDs and a DVD packed with remixes, demos, “unheard tracks” and a documentary.

Readers Poll 2011: Best reissues of the year

Readers Poll 2011: Best reissues of the year

Today we roll out the second of four days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite new, reissued and freshly compiled music of the year. This time, it’s your Top 10 reissues of the year.

New releases: Morrissey, Robyn Hitchcock, Echo & The Bunnymen, INXS, The B-52’s

New releases: Morrissey, Robyn Hitchcock, Echo & The Bunnymen, INXS, The B-52’s

This week’s new releases include a new single from Morrissey featuring two vintage unreleased B-sides, a Norwegian-released album from Robyn Hitchcock, audiophile vinyl pressings from Echo & The Bunnymen, INXS and The B-52s, and a 3CD reissue from The Icicle Works.

Audio: Hear Ben Harper join INXS for new recording of 1987’s ‘Never Tear Us Apart’

Audio: Hear Ben Harper join INXS for new recording of 1987’s ‘Never Tear Us Apart’

INXS tonight debuted the first track off their upcoming album of re-imagined hits, a new arrangement of ‘Kick’ smash ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ with Ben Harper filling in on lead vocals for the late Michael Hutchence.

Video: Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore helps Beck cover Yanni’s ‘Live at the Acropolis’

Video: Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore helps Beck cover Yanni’s ‘Live at the Acropolis’

Beck’s Record Club — this time featuring Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore and post-rock combo Tortoise — tonight unveiled the next album it will cover song-by-song: Yanni’s ‘Live at the Acropolis.’

Video: Beck’s Record Club wraps up full-album cover of INXS’ ‘Kick’ with ‘Tiny Daggers’

And here it is: ‘Tiny Daggers,’ the final installment from Beck and his Record Club cohorts — St. Vincent, Liars and Os Mutantes — as they complete their cover of INXS’ 1987 hit album ‘Kick.’

Video: Beck’s Record Club, with St. Vincent and Liars, covers INXS’ ‘Calling All Nations’

This week Beck and his Record Club gang tackle one of the lesser-known tracks on INXS’ ‘Kick,’ ‘Calling All Nations,’ offering up a nice, mellow jam with St. Vincent’s Annie Clark once again taking the mic.

Video: Beck’s Record Club, featuring Liars and St. Vincent, covers title track of INXS’ ‘Kick’

This week, Beck and his Record Club crew — St. Vincent, Liars and Os Mutantes — checks in with the title track of INXS’ ‘Kick,’ delivering one of the more rocking covers of the project.

Video: Beck’s Record Club, with Liars and St. Vincent, covers INXS’ ‘Mystify’ off ‘Kick’

This week, Beck and his Record Club cohorts — St. Vincent, Liars and Os Mutantes — cover INXS’ ‘Mystify,’ the fifth and final single, in the U.K. at least, from 1987’s ‘Kick.’

Video: Beck’s Record Club, with Liars and St. Vincent, covers INXS’ ‘Wild Life’ off ‘Kick’

And now on to Side 2: Beck and his Record Club gang — St. Vincent, Liars and Os Mutantes — return today with the latest installment in their full-album cover of INXS’ 1987 hit ‘Kick’: ‘Wild Life.’