Tag: The Chills

New releases: Kitchens of Distinction, Gary Numan, Dean Wareham, The Chills, John Foxx, ZTT

New releases: Kitchens of Distinction, Gary Numan, Dean Wareham, The Chills, John Foxx, ZTT

This week’s new releases include brand-new studio albums from Kitchens of Distinction, Gary Numan and Galaxie 500’s Dean Wareham, plus live set from The Chills and John Foxx and The Maths, and a compilation of 30 years’ worth of material from Trevor Horn’s electro-pop label ZTT Records.

The Chills to release triple LP live set ‘Somewhere Beautiful’ this fall

The Chills to release triple LP live set ‘Somewhere Beautiful’ this fall

Earlier this summer, Fire Records announced a “special ongoing partnership” with New Zealand indie-pop legends The Chills, and quickly followed that up with the release of the band’s first new song in nine years, “Molten Gold.” Now comes the first release of the new partnership: a triple LP live album.

Stream: The Chills, ‘Molten Gold’ — first new song in nearly a decade

Stream: The Chills, ‘Molten Gold’ — first new song in nearly a decade

Last week, Fire Records announced a “special ongoing partnership” with New Zealand indie-pop legends The Chills that it headlined “The Past, The Present, The Future.” Now, as bandleader Martin Phillipps celebrates his 50th birthday this week, the label has premiered the band’s first new music in nine years: “Molten Gold.”

Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (February 2012)

Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (February 2012)

This month’s Auto Reverse mixtape includes new music from The Wedding Present and Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, plus new remixes of The Cure and Depeche Mode and plenty of old faves by the likes of The Chills, Kraftwerk, Squeeze, Oingo Boingo, The Go-Betweens and many, many more.

The Chills to play 30th anniversary concert in New Zealand, release special live album

The Chills to play 30th anniversary concert in New Zealand, release special live album

New Zealand alt-pop act The Chills will celebrate its 30th anniversary later this month with a concert at the site of the band’s Nov. 15, 1980, live debut — plus, the group plans to release a live album with two “rudimentary” recordings from that first concert.

Quick Spins: The Chills, Peter Gabriel, Pixies, The Primitives, The Cure

Quick Spins: The Chills, Peter Gabriel, Pixies, The Primitives, The Cure

Tweet This Thursday, Radio New Zealand will broadcast part of a concert staged last June by reformed indie heroes The Chills to celebrate the 25th […]