Tag: Throwing Muses

Kristin Hersh’s 50 Foot Wave announces new album “Black Pearl” — hear first single

Kristin Hersh’s 50 Foot Wave announces new album “Black Pearl” — hear first single

Kristin Hersh’s trio 50 Foot Wave will release a brand-new, seven-track album called Black Pearl in April, the group’s first new music in six years.

Watch: Throwing Muses’ new ‘Sun Racket’ accompanied by a full visual album

Watch: Throwing Muses’ new ‘Sun Racket’ accompanied by a full visual album

The Throwing Muses’ just-released 10th album Sun Racket is an audio-visual affair, as the record is accompanied by a full visual album by experimental filmmaker C.K. Sumner, who, according to Fire Records, mixed photography and 4K digital to create visual pieces for each of record’s 10 songs. You can watch it here.

Throwing Muses debut new song ‘Frosting’ ahead of next month’s release of ‘Sun Racket’

Throwing Muses debut new song ‘Frosting’ ahead of next month’s release of ‘Sun Racket’

Now less than a month from the release of their 10th album Sun Racket, the Throwing Muses today debut another new song off the album, “Frosing,” accompanied by a stark, black-and-white, snow-speckled music video by director C.K. Sumner. You can watch the whole clip right here.

Throwing Muses debut cut-and-pasted video for ‘Dark Blue’ off upcoming ‘Sun Racket’

Throwing Muses debut cut-and-pasted video for ‘Dark Blue’ off upcoming ‘Sun Racket’

With the release of their 10th album Sun Racket looming closer, the Throwing Muses today debut an illustrated, cut-and-pasted music video for “Dark Blue,” the churning first single off the college-rock veterans’ first record in seven years. Watch the video, directed by John-Mark Lapham, right here.

Listen: Throwing Muses debut ‘Bo Diddley Bridge’ off upcoming album ‘Sun Racket’

Listen: Throwing Muses debut ‘Bo Diddley Bridge’ off upcoming album ‘Sun Racket’

Fans of the Throwing Muses have found themselves having to wait a bit longer for the trio’s new pandemic-delayed album Sun Racket, but they at least were rewarded today with another new track off the record, the grinding rocker “Bo Diddley Bridge.” Hear the new song right here.

Tanya Donelly covers Pixies’ ‘Here Comes Your Man’ for new weekly cover series

Tanya Donelly covers Pixies’ ‘Here Comes Your Man’ for new weekly cover series

Tanya Donelly recently started a new weekly series of home-recorded covers that she’s using to help raise money for good causes, and the latest installment finds her channeling her old Boston friends Pixies through their song “Here Comes Your Man.” Stream it right here.

Release of Throwing Muses’ new album ‘Sun Racket’ delayed until September

Release of Throwing Muses’ new album ‘Sun Racket’ delayed until September

Fire Records is delaying the release of the first new Throwing Muses album in seven years “given the situation in our industry” brought on by the coronavirus. The 10-song Sun Racket, the band’s 10th record overall, had been due out May 22 but now is scheduled to be released Sept. 4.

Throwing Muses debut gnarled rocker ‘Dark Blue’ off new album ‘Sun Racket’

Throwing Muses debut gnarled rocker ‘Dark Blue’ off new album ‘Sun Racket’

As we reported earlier this month, the Throwing Muses will release Sun Racket — their 10th studio album, and first in seven years — on the Fire Records label this May. Now you can get your first taste of Kristin Hersh and Co.’s new music in the form of lead-off single and album opener “Dark Blue,” a gnarled rocker that you can stream here.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Feb. 1-7, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Feb. 1-7, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a new week-in-review video that will recap the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. This week: News about Gang of Four’s Andy Gill, The Psychedelic Furs, Throwing Muses and more.

Throwing Muses to release ‘Sun Racket’ — band’s first album in 7 years — in May

Throwing Muses to release ‘Sun Racket’ — band’s first album in 7 years — in May

The Throwing Muses will release Sun Racket — their 10th studio album, and the college-rock favorites’ first in seven years — on the Fire Records label this May, bandleader Kristin Hersh announced this week in the latest edition of her newsletter. Full details and Kristin Hersh solo tour dates here.

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.

The Cure turns Pasadena Daydream into ‘the best day of the summer’ with scorching set

The Cure turns Pasadena Daydream into ‘the best day of the summer’ with scorching set

Robert Smith waited until The Cure’s last song late Saturday night to deliver his own verdict on the Pasadena Daydream festival, his hand-picked 10-band bill that took over the sprawling golf course next to the Rose Bowl under a scorching Southern California sun. “It’s been the best day of the summer,” Smith said.

Throwing Muses recording new album, announce first concerts in 5 years

Throwing Muses recording new album, announce first concerts in 5 years

The Throwing Muses’ appearance at The Cure’s Pasadena Daydream Festival this summer won’t be a one-off, as the band has announced additional performances — their first in five years — in Boston and San Diego, as well as plans to record a new studio album. Full dates and details right here.

The Cure enlists Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses for Pasadena Daydream Festival

The Cure enlists Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses for Pasadena Daydream Festival

The Cure will host and headline a daylong music festival on the golf course next to the iconic Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., over Labor Day weekend, with Robert Smith and Co. joined by hand-picked supporting acts Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses and more. Full details right here.