Tag: Kristin Hersh

Kristin Hersh’s 50 Foot Wave announces new album “Black Pearl” — hear first single

Kristin Hersh’s 50 Foot Wave announces new album “Black Pearl” — hear first single

Kristin Hersh’s trio 50 Foot Wave will release a brand-new, seven-track album called Black Pearl in April, the group’s first new music in six years.

Watch: Throwing Muses’ new ‘Sun Racket’ accompanied by a full visual album

Watch: Throwing Muses’ new ‘Sun Racket’ accompanied by a full visual album

The Throwing Muses’ just-released 10th album Sun Racket is an audio-visual affair, as the record is accompanied by a full visual album by experimental filmmaker C.K. Sumner, who, according to Fire Records, mixed photography and 4K digital to create visual pieces for each of record’s 10 songs. You can watch it here.

Throwing Muses debut new song ‘Frosting’ ahead of next month’s release of ‘Sun Racket’

Throwing Muses debut new song ‘Frosting’ ahead of next month’s release of ‘Sun Racket’

Now less than a month from the release of their 10th album Sun Racket, the Throwing Muses today debut another new song off the album, “Frosing,” accompanied by a stark, black-and-white, snow-speckled music video by director C.K. Sumner. You can watch the whole clip right here.

Throwing Muses debut cut-and-pasted video for ‘Dark Blue’ off upcoming ‘Sun Racket’

Throwing Muses debut cut-and-pasted video for ‘Dark Blue’ off upcoming ‘Sun Racket’

With the release of their 10th album Sun Racket looming closer, the Throwing Muses today debut an illustrated, cut-and-pasted music video for “Dark Blue,” the churning first single off the college-rock veterans’ first record in seven years. Watch the video, directed by John-Mark Lapham, right here.

Listen: Throwing Muses debut ‘Bo Diddley Bridge’ off upcoming album ‘Sun Racket’

Listen: Throwing Muses debut ‘Bo Diddley Bridge’ off upcoming album ‘Sun Racket’

Fans of the Throwing Muses have found themselves having to wait a bit longer for the trio’s new pandemic-delayed album Sun Racket, but they at least were rewarded today with another new track off the record, the grinding rocker “Bo Diddley Bridge.” Hear the new song right here.

Release of Throwing Muses’ new album ‘Sun Racket’ delayed until September

Release of Throwing Muses’ new album ‘Sun Racket’ delayed until September

Fire Records is delaying the release of the first new Throwing Muses album in seven years “given the situation in our industry” brought on by the coronavirus. The 10-song Sun Racket, the band’s 10th record overall, had been due out May 22 but now is scheduled to be released Sept. 4.

Throwing Muses debut gnarled rocker ‘Dark Blue’ off new album ‘Sun Racket’

Throwing Muses debut gnarled rocker ‘Dark Blue’ off new album ‘Sun Racket’

As we reported earlier this month, the Throwing Muses will release Sun Racket — their 10th studio album, and first in seven years — on the Fire Records label this May. Now you can get your first taste of Kristin Hersh and Co.’s new music in the form of lead-off single and album opener “Dark Blue,” a gnarled rocker that you can stream here.

Throwing Muses to release ‘Sun Racket’ — band’s first album in 7 years — in May

Throwing Muses to release ‘Sun Racket’ — band’s first album in 7 years — in May

The Throwing Muses will release Sun Racket — their 10th studio album, and the college-rock favorites’ first in seven years — on the Fire Records label this May, bandleader Kristin Hersh announced this week in the latest edition of her newsletter. Full details and Kristin Hersh solo tour dates here.

The Cure turns Pasadena Daydream into ‘the best day of the summer’ with scorching set

The Cure turns Pasadena Daydream into ‘the best day of the summer’ with scorching set

Robert Smith waited until The Cure’s last song late Saturday night to deliver his own verdict on the Pasadena Daydream festival, his hand-picked 10-band bill that took over the sprawling golf course next to the Rose Bowl under a scorching Southern California sun. “It’s been the best day of the summer,” Smith said.

Throwing Muses recording new album, announce first concerts in 5 years

Throwing Muses recording new album, announce first concerts in 5 years

The Throwing Muses’ appearance at The Cure’s Pasadena Daydream Festival this summer won’t be a one-off, as the band has announced additional performances — their first in five years — in Boston and San Diego, as well as plans to record a new studio album. Full dates and details right here.

Listen: Kristin Hersh, ‘No Shade In Shadow’ — off forthcoming album ‘Possible Dust Clouds’

Listen: Kristin Hersh, ‘No Shade In Shadow’ — off forthcoming album ‘Possible Dust Clouds’

Throwing Muses frontwoman Kristin Hersh today released a new song off of her forthcoming 10th studio album Possible Dust Clouds, which will be released Oct. 10 by Fire Records. You can stream the new song — “No Shade in Shadow” — in full right here. The album can be pre-ordered now on CD or vinyl.

Listen: Kristin Hersh debuts ‘LAX’ — first taste of forthcoming album ‘Possible Dust Clouds’

Listen: Kristin Hersh debuts ‘LAX’ — first taste of forthcoming album ‘Possible Dust Clouds’

As she prepares to head off to England to play the Robert Smith-curated Meltdown festival, Throwing Muses frontwoman Kristin Hersh is offering fans the first taste of her upcoming solo album Possible Dust Clouds: “LAX,” her first new material in two years. Hear the new song right here.

Watch: Kristin Hersh and Tanya Donelly reunite onstage for a little ‘Two Step’ in Boston

Watch: Kristin Hersh and Tanya Donelly reunite onstage for a little ‘Two Step’ in Boston

Former Throwing Muses bandmates — and step-sisters — Kristin Hersh and Tanya Donelly re-teamed on stage in Boston over the weekend, playing three shows together at City Winery. The performances featured separate solo sets each by Donelly and Hersh, plus a joint encore of the Muses’ “Two Step,” the last song on The Real Ramona

Robert Smith taps My Bloody Valentine, NIN, Psychedelic Furs, Kristin Hersh for Meltdown

Robert Smith taps My Bloody Valentine, NIN, Psychedelic Furs, Kristin Hersh for Meltdown

London’s Meltdown festival today revealed the first round of acts selected by The Cure’s Robert Smith for this year’s series of concerts, a roster that includes My Bloody Valentine, Nine Inch Nails, The Psychedelic Furs, Kristin Hersh of Throwing Muses, and The Church. Full details right here.