Tag: Sub Pop Records

Full recorded output of Seattle underground pioneers U-Men to be compiled by Sub Pop

Full recorded output of Seattle underground pioneers U-Men to be compiled by Sub Pop

Sub Pop Records this fall will release an anthology compiling the entire recorded output — including five unreleased songs — of Seattle’s U-Men, considered the leading light of the ’80s underground music scene in that city that ultimately would birth grunge upon the world. Check out one of the tracks here.

The Afghan Whigs debut new song ‘Algiers,’ announce initial ‘Do To The Beast’ tour dates

The Afghan Whigs debut new song ‘Algiers,’ announce initial ‘Do To The Beast’ tour dates

The reunited Afghan Whigs this morning offered fans their first taste of upcoming seventh album Do To The Beast with the premiere on Spotify of the first track off that release: “Algiers,” a four-minute, mostly acoustic ballad that’s dirtied up, in the middle, with a fuzzed-out electric-guitar solo,

The Afghan Whigs return to Sub Pop for ‘Do To The Beast’ — first new album in 16 years

The Afghan Whigs return to Sub Pop for ‘Do To The Beast’ — first new album in 16 years

As “Breaking Bad”/”Better Call Saul” star Bob Odenkirk let slip in a tweet last Friday, the reunited Afghan Whigs are indeed releasing a brand-new studio album, with Greg Dulli and Co. announcing today that they are returning to Sub Pop Records to release Do To The Beast, their first album in 16 years.

LIVE: Watch Mudhoney, J Mascis celebrate Sub Pop’s 25th anniversary atop the Space Needle

LIVE: Watch Mudhoney, J Mascis celebrate Sub Pop’s 25th anniversary atop the Space Needle

The venerable Sub Pop Records is kicking things off by teaming up with Seattle’s KEXP to broadcast all afternoon from the Space Needle — atop which Mudhoney, J Mascis and more will perform throughout the afternoon. Check out full live video of today’s festivities here, via KEXP radio.

Video: Mudhoney rocks ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ in first TV appearance in 18 years

Video: Mudhoney rocks ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ in first TV appearance in 18 years

Seattle proto-grunge survivors Mudhoney last night returned to network television for the first time in 18 years, performing “I Like It Small,” off the band’s new album Vanishing Point, on air, plus a second song off the record, “The Only Song of the Widow From Nain,” as a web-only exclusive.

Mudhoney marks 25th anniversary with new ‘Vanishing Point’ LP — download first track

Mudhoney marks 25th anniversary with new ‘Vanishing Point’ LP — download first track

This April marks the 25th anniversary of both Mudhoney and its label, Seattle’s Sub Pop Records, and the proto-grunge act will mark the occasion with the release of its ninth studio album, ‘Vanishing Point’ — which you can preview now via a free download of first single “The Only Son of the Widow from Nain.”

Free MP3: Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis, ‘Not Enough’

Free MP3: Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis, ‘Not Enough’

Sub Pop Records today offered up the first taste of Dinosaur Jr frontman J Mascis’ forthcoming record ‘Several Shades of Why’ — an acoustic collection that’s actually his first-ever studio solo album — in the form of a free download of the track ‘Not Enough.’

Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis to release solo-acoustic album ‘Several Shades of Why’ in March

Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis to release solo-acoustic album ‘Several Shades of Why’ in March

J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr will tone things down considerably next spring with the release of his first proper solo album, an acoustic — and apparently drum-free — collection called ‘Several Shades of Why.’

Video: The Vaselines play ‘Sex With an X,’ ‘Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam’ on Fallon

The Vaselines made their American TV debut last night, playing the title track to their new album, ‘Sex With an X,’ on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,’ as well as a web-only performance of ‘Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam,’ the song made famous by Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged in New York’ cover version.

Video: The Vaselines’ ‘Sex With an X,’ title track off forthcoming sophomore album

Reformed Scottish duo The Vaselines this week issued a cheeky music video for ‘Sex With an X,’ the title track off their upcoming sophomore album — the indie-pop group’s first record in 21 years, and only their second ever.

Download: The Vaselines’ ‘Sex With an X’

Download: The Vaselines’ ‘Sex With an X’

The folks at Sub Pop Records are giving away a free mp3 download of ‘Sex With an X,’ the title track and first single from The Vaselines’ forthcoming album — only the second ever from the newly reunited Scottish indie-pop duo.

Download: Nirvana’s ‘Scoff,’ live bonus track from ‘Bleach’ 20th anniversary reissue

Download: Nirvana’s ‘Scoff,’ live bonus track from ‘Bleach’ 20th anniversary reissue

Sub Pop Records began taking pre-orders today for the 20th anniversary deluxe reissue of Nirvana’s 1989 debut Bleach as Pitchfork offered up the first taste […]

Quick Spins: Gary Numan and Trent Reznor, Pixies, Sonic Youth, Mission of Burma

Quick Spins: Gary Numan and Trent Reznor, Pixies, Sonic Youth, Mission of Burma

  Gary Numan’s appearances at Nine Inch Nails’ final live gigs could lead to a studio collaboration with Trent Reznor, the synthpop pioneer told The […]

New releases: Reissues from Duran Duran, Gary Numan, Fun Boy Three and more

New releases: Reissues from Duran Duran, Gary Numan, Fun Boy Three and more

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: Duran Duran RELEASES: Rio: Collector’s Edition, Live […]