Tag: Peter Buck

New releases: David Byrne/Fatboy Slim, Robyn Hitchcock; Squeeze, Colourfield reissues

New releases: David Byrne/Fatboy Slim, Robyn Hitchcock; Squeeze, Colourfield reissues

This week’s new releases include new albums from David Byrne & Fatboy Slim (‘Here Lies Love,’ about Imelda Marcos) and Robyn Hitchcock (‘Propellor Time’), plus expanded reissues from David Bowie, The Colourfield and Squeeze.

Video: Robyn Hitchcock’s new single ‘Ordinary Millionaire,’ off upcoming ‘Propellor Time’

Video: Robyn Hitchcock’s new single ‘Ordinary Millionaire,’ off upcoming ‘Propellor Time’

Robyn Hitchcock has just released a new video for ‘Ordinary Millionaire,’ a song co-written with The Smiths’ Johnny Marr that serves as the first single off the 3-years-in-the-making ‘Propellor Time.’

Robyn Hitchcock’s ‘Propellor Time’ to feature Peter Buck, Johnny Marr, John Paul Jones

Robyn Hitchcock’s ‘Propellor Time’ to feature Peter Buck, Johnny Marr, John Paul Jones

Tweet Robyn Hitchcock this spring will release the 3-years-in-the-making Propellor Time, an album recorded with current back-up band The Venus 3 — R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, […]

Bill Berry plays ‘Crazy Like a Fox’ cover on R.E.M.’s new fan club Christmas single

Bill Berry plays ‘Crazy Like a Fox’ cover on R.E.M.’s new fan club Christmas single

Tweet Members of R.E.M.’s fan club have begun receiving their annual Christmas single from the band, and this year’s disc features a surprise: an appearance […]

R.E.M. ‘This Is Not a Show’ concert film to receive limited theatrical screenings

R.E.M. ‘This Is Not a Show’ concert film to receive limited theatrical screenings

In conjunction with this month’s release of its Live at the Olympia album, R.E.M. is presenting “This Is Not a Theatrical Release,” a series of […]

Video: R.E.M.’s Bill Berry, Mike Mills join Peter Buck and The Minus 5 in Athens

Retired drummer Bill Berry and bassman Mike Mills jumped onstage last night with Peter Buck and the rest of The Minus 5 for a near-reunion […]

R.E.M. ‘Live at the Olympia’ tracklist revealed; 39-song, 2CD set due Oct. 26

R.E.M. ‘Live at the Olympia’ tracklist revealed; 39-song, 2CD set due Oct. 26

R.E.M. this week revealed the tracklist for its 39-song, 2CD Live at the Olympia, an album — due out Oct. 26 — that was culled […]

Peter Buck, Steve Wynn and Scott McCaughey plan triple-bill band-swapping tour

Peter Buck, Steve Wynn and Scott McCaughey plan triple-bill band-swapping tour

R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, Dream Syndicate’s Steve Wynn and Young Fresh Fellows’ Scott McCaughey will tour the U.S. this summer and fall under a trio of […]

R.E.M. planning ‘Reckoning’ reissue, ‘Dublin Working Rehearsals’ live album

R.E.M. planning ‘Reckoning’ reissue, ‘Dublin Working Rehearsals’ live album

With touring and promotion of 2008’s Accelerate now finished, R.E.M. this year will issue, at a minimum, a pair of archival releases, hitting both ends […]

R.E.M. crashes its own tribute concert, plays surprise song with Patti Smith

R.E.M. crashes its own tribute concert, plays surprise song with Patti Smith

This week’s star-studded Carnegie Hall tribute to legendary college-rock grads R.E.M. was capped off with an appearance by the band itself, performing “E-Bow the Letter” […]

In stores Tuesday: U2, Erasure, Revolting Cocks, Marty Willson-Piper

In stores Tuesday: U2, Erasure, Revolting Cocks, Marty Willson-Piper

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: U2 ALBUM: No Line on the Horizon FORMAT: CD, LP, […]