Elizabeth Fraser will release her first new music in more than a decade via a “finally finished” 12-inch vinyl EP featuring five songs by Fraser and her partner Damon Reece.
Tag: Rough Trade
Fans of The Smiths who’ll be in Barcelona this month take note: The FNAC Triangle Photo Gallery is hosting an exhibit called ’25 Years Without The Smiths,’ featuring a fan’s private collection of vintage Rough Trade promotional posters advertising the release of the band’s classic albums and singles.
The ongoing rioting in London struck a potentially devastating blow to the U.K.’s independent record labels last night when a 200,000-square-foot Sony DADC warehouse went up in flames, destroying countless records and CDs distributed by the PIAS Group on behalf of scores of indie labels including such famed imprints as Beggars Banquet, 4AD, Mute and Rough Trade.
Former Hüsker Dü drummer, songwriter and co-vocalist Grant Hart will embark on a short tour of the mid-Atlantic and southeastern regions of the U.S. next month in support of the reissue of the long-out-of-print ‘The Last Days of Pompeii,’ the 1991 debut from his post-Hüskers project Nova Mob.
Whether intending to launch on Johnny Marr’s birthday or not, the crew that brought us the extraordinary Recycle: Joy Division & New Order — The Factory Years blog picked an appropriate date to kick off its next sonic restoration project: The Smiths: Extra Track (and a tacky badge).
Seminal post-punk combo The Raincoats will commemorate the vinyl-only reissue of its 1979 self-titled debut this October by playing a string of rare U.S. concerts, […]