Tag: Pere Ubu

Watch 16-minute trailer for post-punk series based on Simon Reynolds’ “Rip It Up and Start Again”

Watch 16-minute trailer for post-punk series based on Simon Reynolds’ “Rip It Up and Start Again”

Nikolaos Katranis and Russell Craig Richardson are working on a four-part documentary series on post-punk music, based on Simon Reynolds’ book “Rip It Up and Start Again.”

New podcast digs into KCRW host Deirdre O’Donoghue’s ‘lost’ SNAP! archives

New podcast digs into KCRW host Deirdre O’Donoghue’s ‘lost’ SNAP! archives

A new 10-part podcast series from California public radio mainstay KCRW celebrates ’80s college-rock era host Deirdre O’Donoghue and her archive of in-studio performances.

New releases: Pere Ubu’s ‘Drive, He Said 1994-2002’ 4-disc vinyl box set

New releases: Pere Ubu’s ‘Drive, He Said 1994-2002’ 4-disc vinyl box set

Record Rack is 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 notable release is a 4LP box set from Pere Ubu collecting albums released between 1995 and 2002.

Peter Murphy solo debut ‘Should the World Fail to Fall Apart’ to be reissued as 2CD set

Peter Murphy solo debut ‘Should the World Fail to Fall Apart’ to be reissued as 2CD set

It’s a great year for Peter Murphy fans, with new album ‘Ninth’ in stores and a Dalis Car sequel on the horizon — and now comes an expanded 25th anniversary reissue of the former Bauhaus leader’s solo debut ‘Should the World Fail to Fall Apart,’ complete with an unreleased mix of the title track.

New releases: Black Francis’ ‘NonStopErotik’; Nick Cave, Galaxie 500, Duran Duran reissues

New releases: Black Francis’ ‘NonStopErotik’; Nick Cave, Galaxie 500, Duran Duran reissues

This week’s new releases include a new solo album from the Pixies’ Black Francis called ‘NonStopErotik,’ plus expanded reissues from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Galaxie 500 and Duran Duran, as well as a vintage live album from The Wedding Present.

Pixies’ Black Francis releases ‘The Golem’ 4CD/1DVD silent film score and book

Pixies’ Black Francis releases ‘The Golem’ 4CD/1DVD silent film score and book

Black Francis has released his long-in-the-works project The Golem, a 4CD/1DVD set and 50-page book chronicling the score to the silent 1920 German expressionist film “Der Golem” that the Pixies frontman wrote for the San Francisco International Film Festival in 2008.

Pixies’ Black Francis prepping ‘NonStopErotik’ solo album, 2nd Grand Duchy record

Pixies’ Black Francis prepping ‘NonStopErotik’ solo album, 2nd Grand Duchy record

Tweet Six years into the Pixies’ reunion, the band still hasn’t delivered a new album — yet frontman Black Francis has been madly prolific, and […]

Video: Nine Inch Nails and Peter Murphy cover Joy Division’s ‘Dead Souls’

Trent Reznor is in the midst of Nine Inch Nails’ “Wave Goodbye 1989-2009” run of small-club farewell concerts, and he’s certainly living up to his […]

‘Urgh! A Music War’ finally released on DVD

‘Urgh! A Music War’ finally released on DVD

The classic 1981 concert film “Urgh! A Music War” — which captured dozens of punk, New Wave and post-punk bands live on stage — quietly […]