Tag: Television

Violent Femmes announce new album ‘Hotel Last Resort’ — hear the title track

Violent Femmes announce new album ‘Hotel Last Resort’ — hear the title track

The Violent Femmes this summer will release Hotel Last Resort, the band’s 10th studio album and first in three years — and the first recorded by the group’s new four-piece lineup. The record is preceded by the title track, featuring Television’s Tom Verlaine, which you can stream here. Full details ahead.

Hear a newly unearthed Talking Heads song from 1976: ‘We call it Theme’

Hear a newly unearthed Talking Heads song from 1976: ‘We call it Theme’

previously unreleased and apparently never-completed 5-minute-long Talking Heads instrumental called “Theme” has surfaced online via a recording of the first of the band’s two sets opening for a pair of performances by Television at CBGB’s on the night of July 30, 1976.

Johnny Marr returning to the U.S. for 18-date fall tour in support of ‘The Messenger’

Johnny Marr returning to the U.S. for 18-date fall tour in support of ‘The Messenger’

Former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr will follow up his lengthy spring U.S. tour with a second round of American dates late this fall in support of his new solo album The Messenger, playing 18 shows this October and November — including a slot at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas.

Loop reunites to co-headline All Tomorrow’s Parties ‘End of an Era’ with Television

Loop reunites to co-headline All Tomorrow’s Parties ‘End of an Era’ with Television

The annual All Tomorrow’s Parties holiday festival in Camber Sands, England, will come to an end later this year with one final two-weekend extravaganza, with the first weekend headlined by Television performing Marquee Moon in full and the second weekend both curated and headlined by the reunited Loop.

New releases: New Model Army’s ‘Vengeance’ reissued, plus The Jam, Sugar, Television

New releases: New Model Army’s ‘Vengeance’ reissued, plus The Jam, Sugar, Television

This week’s new releases include an expanded 2CD reissue of post-punk act New Model Army’s 1984 album ‘Vengeance,’ plus a 2CD deluxe edition of The Jam’s ‘The Gift,’ a vinyl box set featuring the full Sugar catalog, and a vinyl reissue of Television’s classic ‘Marquee Moon.’