Tag: The Feelies

Stream this goldmine of ’80s/’90s live tapes from Sonic Youth, The Fall, Hüsker Dü, Pixies and more

Stream this goldmine of ’80s/’90s live tapes from Sonic Youth, The Fall, Hüsker Dü, Pixies and more

If you, like us, are a sucker for those hissy, you-are-there live tapes recorded from the back of dingy rock clubs, drop everything you’re doing and behold The McKenzie Tapes, a site that’s been sharing live recordings made in the ’80s and ’90s of bands that performed at the famed Maxwell’s club in Hoboken, N.J,

The Feelies debut videos for two ‘In Between’ tracks, announce handful of tour dates

The Feelies debut videos for two ‘In Between’ tracks, announce handful of tour dates

With their new album In Between now out, The Feelies have delivered a travelogue-esque music video for the record’s lead single, “Gone, Gone, Gone,” and announced a handful of tour dates this spring and summer that include an appearance at the Pitchfork Festival in Chicago and a headlining date in Detroit.

New releases: Modern English, The Feelies return — plus David Bowie, Paul Weller

New releases: Modern English, The Feelies return — plus David Bowie, Paul Weller

This week’s new releases include a pair of brand-new studio albums from seminal acts that have reunited in recent years (Modern English and The Feelies), plus the physical CD release of a David Bowie EP that collects the additional tracks that were recorded for ‘Blackstar’ but not included on that album last year.

The Feelies set to release new album ‘In Between’ — stream track ‘Gone, Gone, Gone’

The Feelies set to release new album ‘In Between’ — stream track ‘Gone, Gone, Gone’

Jangle-pop legends The Feelies return later this month with their first new album in six years and sixth LP overall, an 11-song set titled In Between that’s preceded by the track “Gone, Gone, Gone” — which you can stream here. The New Jersey-based act will release the new album Feb. 24 on Bar/None Records.

Video: The Feelies join Yo La Tengo for 16-minute version of Velvet Underground’s ‘Sister Ray’

Video: The Feelies join Yo La Tengo for 16-minute version of Velvet Underground’s ‘Sister Ray’

Yo La Tengo are part way through their annual run of eight Hanukkah shows at Maxwells in Hoboken, N.J., and, as usual, the events feature a variety of guests — including, on Night 3, an appearance by The Feelies, who helped close out the show by joining YLT for a 16-minute jam through The Velvet Underground’s “Sister Ray.”

Video: The Feelies cover R.E.M.’s ‘Carnival of Sorts (Box Cars)’ in Cambridge, Mass.

Video: The Feelies cover R.E.M.’s ‘Carnival of Sorts (Box Cars)’ in Cambridge, Mass.

The members of R.E.M. have made no secret about how influenced they were by The Feelies’ 1980 debut ‘Crazy Rhythms,’ and in this May clip, we see the reunited band salute their admirers with a high-energy run through ‘Carnival of Sorts (Box Cars)’ off 1982′s ‘Chronic Town’ EP.

New releases: Feelies, Meat Puppets return, plus a-ha’s final concert on CD, DVD, Blu-ray

New releases: Feelies, Meat Puppets return, plus a-ha’s final concert on CD, DVD, Blu-ray

This week’s new releases include brand-new albums from veterans The Feelies (‘Here Before’) and Meat Puppets (‘Lollipop’), plus CD, DVD and Blu-ray releases celebrating a-ha’s final concert last December in Oslo, Norway.

Stream: The Feelies, ‘Way Down,’ off ‘Here Before’ — first new album in 20 years

Stream: The Feelies, ‘Way Down,’ off ‘Here Before’ — first new album in 20 years

With their first new album in 20 years — the 13-track ‘Here Before’ — due out in less than two weeks, reunited college-rock heroes The Feelies are previewing a second track from the much-anticipated disc: ‘Way Down.’ Hear it here.

Linkage: Stream new Sonic Youth, interviews with Henry Rollins, The Feelies, The Church

Linkage: Stream new Sonic Youth, interviews with Henry Rollins, The Feelies, The Church

Today’s collection of interesting stuff includes a stream of Sonic Youth’s new SYR release, a Q&A with punk talker Henry Rollins, a look at The Feelies’ comeback and an interview with Peter Koppes of The Church.

Free MP3: The Feelies’ ‘Should Be Gone,’ off ‘Here Before’ — first new album in 20 years

Free MP3: The Feelies’ ‘Should Be Gone,’ off ‘Here Before’ — first new album in 20 years

The Feelies have recorded their first new album in 20 years, a 13-track collection called ‘Here Before’ that’s due out April 12 on Bar/None Records — and is preceded by the track ‘Should Be Gone,’ the band’s first new recording since 1991’s ‘Time for a Witness.’

Feelies to release first new album in 20 years

Feelies to release first new album in 20 years

Reunited college-rock favorites The Feelies ‘have completed recording basic tracks for a new album’
— the New Jersey combo’s first new record since 1991’s ‘Time for a Witness’ — that is slated to be released next spring on Bar/None Records.

The Feelies set New Jersey concerts this July

The Feelies set New Jersey concerts this July

Two years into their reunion, college-rock faves The Feelies continue to perform sporadically in the U.S. — and will give fans another chance to see the band this summer with a trio of home-state shows.

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: New Prefab Sprout album, reissues from The Feelies and The Fall

New releases: New Prefab Sprout album, reissues from The Feelies and The Fall

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: Prefab Sprout RELEASE: Let’s Change the World […]