Tag: The House of Love

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 11/28/10

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 11/28/10

Highlights of tonight’s episode of ‘Dark Wave’ on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave include more deep Depeche Mode album cuts, a double dose of The House of Love and a triple serving of The Smiths.

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 10/10/10

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 10/10/10

Tonight’s installment of “Dark Wave” featured a few nice surprises, including a live version of Depeche Mode non-album cut ‘Death’s Door,’ rare appearances by Fad Gadget (‘Collapsing New People’) and Misfits (‘London Dungeon’), and, as requested last week, a House of Love track that’s not ‘Christine’ (that would be, this week anyway, ‘Destroy the Heart’).

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 10/03/10

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 10/03/10

Tonight’s episode of ‘Dark Wave’ — the weekly Sunday night show on Sirius XM’s classic-alternative station 1st Wave — managed a nice selection of lesser-played album cuts from a host of big-name players, including Depeche Mode (‘Sacred’), Siouxsie and the Banshees (‘Night Shift’), Morrissey (‘Disappointed’), The Jesus and Mary Chain (‘Teenage Lust’) and The Cure (‘Disintegration’).

Milestones: House of Love’s Terry Bickers is 45 today; watch ‘Destroy the Heart’ from 1989

Milestones: House of Love’s Terry Bickers is 45 today; watch ‘Destroy the Heart’ from 1989

In honor of House of Love guitarist Terry Bickers’ 45th birthday today, we share this ‘Snub TV’ clip from 1989 that features a ripping take on fourth single ‘Destroy the Heart’ and a gentle ‘Man to Child,’ off the band’s 1988 self-titled debut, with an interview with frontman Guy Chadwick sandwiched in between.

‘Upside Down’ documentary to tell story of Alan McGee and Creation Records

‘Upside Down’ documentary to tell story of Alan McGee and Creation Records

Alan McGee’s legendary Creation Records label — home to such ’80s and ’90s Brit luminaries as The Jesus and Mary Chain (shown above), Primal Scream, Teenage Fanclub, My Bloody Valentine, The House of Love and Oasis — will be the subject of ‘Upside Down,’ a new documentary expected to hit theaters, DVD and television next year.

In stores Tuesday: U2, Erasure, Revolting Cocks, Marty Willson-Piper

In stores Tuesday: U2, Erasure, Revolting Cocks, Marty Willson-Piper

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: U2 ALBUM: No Line on the Horizon FORMAT: CD, LP, […]

The House of Love releasing ‘Live at the BBC’

The House of Love releasing ‘Live at the BBC’

Seminal Creation Records act The House of Love issues a new archival release next week: Live at the BBC, due out Monday in the U.K. […]

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‘Welcome to the Occupation’

Welcome to Slicing Up Eyeballs, a site devoted to the past, present and future of  ’80s college, indie and modern rock — the bands that […]