Tag: Kristin Hersh

Tanya Donelly recording new album with Belly, playing Boston with Kristin Hersh

Tanya Donelly recording new album with Belly, playing Boston with Kristin Hersh

Tanya Donelly has announced plans to go into the studio with her reunited ’90s act Belly to record that band’s 22-years-in-the-making third album, and she’s re-teaming with her former Throwing Muses bandmate (and step-sister) Kristin Hersh for a concert this fall in Boston.

Watch: Kristin Hersh of Throwing Muses stops by Seattle’s KEXP for live set, interview

Watch: Kristin Hersh of Throwing Muses stops by Seattle’s KEXP for live set, interview

Throwing Muses frontwoman Kristin Hersh dropped by the studios of Seattle radio station KEXP last November while touring in support of her new solo album Wyatt at the Coyote Palace, and performed a four-song set and discussed her music with host Larry Rose.

Watch a 9-song Throwing Muses performance filmed at Seattle’s Triple Door last year

Watch a 9-song Throwing Muses performance filmed at Seattle’s Triple Door last year

The resurgent Throwing Muses last year played a few handfuls of U.S. dates to support their new double album Purgatory/Paradise, and Seattle radio station KEXP continues to show Kristin Hersh and Co. love by following up last year’s in-studio session with this just-posted footage from the band’s June 1 show at the Triple Door.

Throwing Muses’ ‘Purgatory/Paradise’ to receive vinyl, cassette releases next month

Throwing Muses’ ‘Purgatory/Paradise’ to receive vinyl, cassette releases next month

Released last October as part of a 64-page album/book combo, Throwing Muses’ first new album in a decade — the 32-track Purgatory/Paradise — will be issued next month on both double LP and cassette by HHBTM Records, the label announced this morning.

Throwing Muses dig into ‘Purgatory/Paradise’ in live KEXP performance, interview

Throwing Muses dig into ‘Purgatory/Paradise’ in live KEXP performance, interview

Throwing Muses played a handful of U.S. dates earlier this year, and while the band was in Seattle, Kristin Hersh and Co. stopped by KEXP for an on-air session during which they performed four tracks off last year’s sprawling double album Purgatory/Paradise, and discussed the comeback record.

Black Francis, Kristin Hersh, Juliana Hatfield on board for Wes Anderson tribute ‘I Saved Latin!’

Black Francis, Kristin Hersh, Juliana Hatfield on board for Wes Anderson tribute ‘I Saved Latin!’

American Laundromat Records next spring will release a double-CD tribute to quirky director Wes Anderson titled I Saved Latin!, a collection that will feature indie artists such as Black Francis, Kristin Hersh, Juliana Hatfield, Mike Watt and more covering songs featured in films.

Throwing Muses return with album/book ‘Purgatory/Paradise’ — hear 2 new songs

Throwing Muses return with album/book ‘Purgatory/Paradise’ — hear 2 new songs

Throwing Muses return this fall with their first new record in a decade, but it’s much more than just an album: Purgatory/Paradise is being published as a 64-page book designed by drummer Dave Narcizo featuring lyrics, stories and essays by Kristin Hersh, not to mention the 32-track album on CD.

Kristin Hersh announces completion of first new Throwing Muses album in a decade

Kristin Hersh announces completion of first new Throwing Muses album in a decade

The long wait is nearly over for fans of the Throwing Muses, as frontwoman Kristin Hersh this morning announced via Twitter the completion of the band’s long-in-the-works ninth album, which, upon its expected release sometime next year, will mark the Muses’ first new record in a decade.

The Week in Rock: July 15-21, 2012

The Week in Rock: July 15-21, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about The Fixx, Bob Mould, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Gary Numan, Black Francis, Kristin Hersh, Sonic Youth, The Jam and more — plus a special mixtape.

Video: Black Francis, Kristin Hersh duet on Pixies’ ‘Wave of Mutilation’ at theater send-off

Video: Black Francis, Kristin Hersh duet on Pixies’ ‘Wave of Mutilation’ at theater send-off

Last Friday night, a group of Boston-bred artists gathered at the Pleasant Street Theater to throw a party in honor of the venue as it closes after 30 years. Among those performing: Pixies frontman Black Francis and Throwing Muses leader Kristin Hersh, who together performed the Pixies’ “Wave of Mutilation.”

Video: Throwing Muses, ‘Bright Yellow Gun’ — filmed live in U.K. during ‘Anthology’ tour

Video: Throwing Muses, ‘Bright Yellow Gun’ — filmed live in U.K. during ‘Anthology’ tour

The Throwing Muses recently wrapped up a European tour support of their just-released ‘Anthology,’ and Bowlegs Music caught up with Kristin Hersh and Co. in Bexhill, England, prior to their gig there earlier this month for this performance of ‘Bright Yellow Gun’ off 1995’s ‘University.’

Throwing Muses announce European tour in support of new ‘Anthology’ best-of

Throwing Muses announce European tour in support of new ‘Anthology’ best-of

As promised, the Throwing Muses will support the release of the 4AD band’s forthcoming best-of set ‘Anthology’ — which initially will be released in a deluxe package with a second disc of B-sides and rare cuts — with live dates, including a just-announced 15-date tour of Europe and the United Kingdom this fall.

Throwing Muses to release ‘Anthology’ best-of with 22-track bonus disc, go on tour

Throwing Muses to release ‘Anthology’ best-of with 22-track bonus disc, go on tour

4AD will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Throwing Muses’ debut with the band’s first-ever compilation, a 21-song set called ‘Anthology’ that will come with, in its initial limited release, a hard-back book and a bonus disc with 22 additional B-sides and rarities.

Throwing Muses record first new album in 8 years, document session with studio video

Throwing Muses record first new album in 8 years, document session with studio video

Throwing Muses today wrapped up initial recording sessions for the 4AD band’s first new album in eight years, a process that frontwoman Kristin Hersh and her bandmates have documented through a series of short, in-studio video clips.