Tag: Pet Shop Boys

New releases: Public Image Ltd., The Clash reissues, plus Pet Shop Boys ‘Christmas’ EP

New releases: Public Image Ltd., The Clash reissues, plus Pet Shop Boys ‘Christmas’ EP

Tweet Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, reissues and/or box sets. ARTIST: Public Image Ltd. RELEASES: Metal Box, Plastic Box BACKSTORY: Virgin […]

Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne & Brian Eno earn Grammy nominations

Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne & Brian Eno earn Grammy nominations

Tweet The nominations for the 52nd annual Grammy Awards were announced last night, and this year’s list features a slew of ’80s college-rock vets, including […]

Pet Shop Boys cover Coldplay’s ‘Viva la Vida,’ Madness’ ‘My Girl’ on new ‘Christmas’ EP

Pet Shop Boys cover Coldplay’s ‘Viva la Vida,’ Madness’ ‘My Girl’ on new ‘Christmas’ EP

Tweet The Pet Shop Boys this week announced plans to release a Christmas-themed EP — simply entitled Christmas — in December that will include covers […]

Video: Bad Lieutenant plays New Order’s ‘Bizarre Love Triangle’ in Paris

Tweet Here’s a clip of Bad Lieutenant — aka  Bernard Sumner and a couple other guys on acoustic guitars — running through the New Order […]

Morrissey, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Pixies top first six months of Slicing Up Eyeballs

Morrissey, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Pixies top first six months of Slicing Up Eyeballs

Yesterday, Slicing Up Eyeballs hit a somewhat negligible milestone, the six-month mark in its still-nascent existence chronicling the past, present and future of ’80s college […]

Quick Spins: Pixies in Canada, Morrissey speaks, Dinosaur Jr does The Cure

Quick Spins: Pixies in Canada, Morrissey speaks, Dinosaur Jr does The Cure

Pixies play Canada While fans await U.S. dates for the band’s Doolittle anniversary trek, the Pixies today announced their first North American concert in four […]

Pet Shop Boys unleash month-long Pandemonium Tour on North America

Pet Shop Boys unleash month-long Pandemonium Tour on North America

The Pet Shop Boys this morning announced a North American leg to the duo’s Pandemonium Tour, a trek that’ll see the group hitting 15 cities […]

In stores Tuesday: New Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, plus Jane’s Addiction box set

In stores Tuesday: New Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, plus Jane’s Addiction box set

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: Depeche Mode ALBUM: Sounds of the Universe BACKSTORY: Preceded by […]

In stores Tuesday: Pet Shop Boys import, new KMFDM, Dukes of Stratosphear reissues

In stores Tuesday: Pet Shop Boys import, new KMFDM, Dukes of Stratosphear reissues

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: Pet Shop Boys ALBUM: Yes BACKSTORY: PSB’s 10th studio album […]

Johnny Marr interviews Pet Shop Boys

Johnny Marr interviews Pet Shop Boys

Today’s London Observer features an interview of the Pet Shop Boys’ Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe by Johnny Marr, who’s played on a number of […]