Tag: This Mortal Coil

Vaughan Oliver, the artist who created 4AD’s iconic album covers, dead at 62

Vaughan Oliver, the artist who created 4AD’s iconic album covers, dead at 62

Vaughan Oliver, the British artist and graphic designer who helped create the visual identity of the 4AD record label and so many of the legendary imprint’s best-known bands, including the Pixies, Cocteau Twins, Throwing Muses, The Breeders, This Mortal Coil, Dead Can Dance and more, died Sunday.

New releases: This Mortal Coil, Kate Bush, Morrissey, Howard Jones, David Bowie, Xymox

New releases: This Mortal Coil, Kate Bush, Morrissey, Howard Jones, David Bowie, Xymox

This is a round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. (Since we missed the last couple weeks’ round-ups, this includes titles that came out in recent weeks.)

This week’s new releases: Bauhaus, This Mortal Coil, Skinny Puppy, David Bowie

This week’s new releases: Bauhaus, This Mortal Coil, Skinny Puppy, David Bowie

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted.  This week’s releases include titles from Bauhaus, This Mortal Coil, Skinny Puppy, David Bowie and more.

This Mortal Coil’s ‘It’ll End in Tears,’ ‘Filigree & Shadow’ and ‘Blood’ to be reissued on CD, vinyl

This Mortal Coil’s ‘It’ll End in Tears,’ ‘Filigree & Shadow’ and ‘Blood’ to be reissued on CD, vinyl

The three albums released by 4AD Records collective This Mortal Coil — led by label founder Ivo Watts-Russell, and featuring contributions from members of the Cocteau Twins, Dead Can Dance, Throwing Muses, Pixies and more — will be reissued next month in deluxe CD and LP editions. Full details right here.

Win tickets to see DJ set and meet John Fryer, famed producer and This Mortal Coil member

Win tickets to see DJ set and meet John Fryer, famed producer and This Mortal Coil member

John Fryer, a member of This Mortal Coil and engineer/producer who has worked with Love and Rockets, Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, Clan of Xymox and more, will be in New York City this weekend for a pair of rare 4AD/Mute-themed DJ sets — and we’ve got tickets, and a chance to meet Fryer himself, to give away.

‘Facing the Other Way: The Story of 4AD’ to explore history, legacy of iconic indie label

‘Facing the Other Way: The Story of 4AD’ to explore history, legacy of iconic indie label

Legendary independent record label 4AD — home in the ’80s and ’90s to the Pixies, Cocteau Twins, This Mortal Coil, Throwing Muses and so many more — will be the subject an exhaustive history this fall with the publication of Martin Aston’s new book “Facing the Other Way: The Story of 4AD.”