Here’s this week’s Slicing Up Eyeballs news round-up, including posts about New Order, The Cure, Morrissey, Big Country, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Ministry — plus our interview with Peter Murphy
Tag: Peel Sessions
EMI this week released the first in a new series of Peel Sessions compilations, a 2CD set called ‘Movement: BBC Radio 1 Peel Sessions 1977–1979’ that compiles recordings by 41 different punk, post-punk, reggae and 2 Tone acts including Joy Division, XTC, The Jam, Simple Minds, The Specials, Public Image Ltd. and Siouxsie and the Banshees.
We mark today’s 30th anniversary of Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis’ death by posting this clip of what’s arguably his most transcendent moment: ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart,’ appearing here in a version recorded Nov. 26, 1979, for a Peel session — the first time the song ever was recorded.
Tweet Beloved dream-pop act Galaxie 500’s three studio albums — 1988’s Today, 1989’s On Fire and 1990’s This Is Our Music — will be reissued […]
Tweet Beggars Archive this week offered the first details of its forthcoming “Omnibus Edition” reissue of The Fall’s beloved 1985 album This Nation’s Saving Grace, […]
The BBC and EMI recently struck a new partnership to digitally release archival recordings — mainly Peel Sessions and In Concert episodes recorded between 1977 […]
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.