Tag: Thurston Moore

New releases: The Replacements, Ramones, Thurston Moore, KMFDM, Prefab Sprout, Midge Ure

New releases: The Replacements, Ramones, Thurston Moore, KMFDM, Prefab Sprout, Midge Ure

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 Friday. May also include other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured. This weeks’ releases include titles from The Replacements, KMFDM and more.

Listen: Thurston Moore takes on ‘man-boys of the USA government’ with new single ‘Mx Liberty’

Listen: Thurston Moore takes on ‘man-boys of the USA government’ with new single ‘Mx Liberty’

Former Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore today debuted a political broadside called “Mx Liberty,” a new single co-written with poet Radieux Radio that will be released on 7-inch vinyl on Feb. 19 in conjunction with what he’s calling “Not My President’s Day.” Listen to the new single right here.

New releases: Thurston Moore, Miracle Legion’s Mark Mulcahy, Pet Shop Boys, U2

New releases: Thurston Moore, Miracle Legion’s Mark Mulcahy, Pet Shop Boys, U2

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 music from Thurston Moore, Mark Mulcahy, Pet Shop Boys and U2.

Thurston Moore to release new album ‘Rock N Roll Consciousness’ — hear first single

Thurston Moore to release new album ‘Rock N Roll Consciousness’ — hear first single

Former Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore returns later this month with Rock N Roll Consciousness, first new album in two years, which was recorded with his current touring band that includes former SY compatriot Steve Shelley on drums and My Bloody Valentine’s Deb Googe on bass.

New releases: Thurston Moore, Billy Idol, Half Man Half Biscuit, Inspiral Carpets, Annie Lennox

New releases: Thurston Moore, Billy Idol, Half Man Half Biscuit, Inspiral Carpets, Annie Lennox

This week’s new releases include new studio albums from Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore, Billy Idol, Half Man Half Biscuit, Inspiral Carpets and Eurythmics’ Annie Lennox, plus reissues from The Pop Group and a six-disc box set of recent material from the reunited Dexys.

Sonic Youth’s members releasing new music, touring the U.S. this fall — separately

Sonic Youth’s members releasing new music, touring the U.S. this fall — separately

Fans of Sonic Youth may still be struggling to get over the presumed end of the legendary noise-rock band, but there is good news ahead: The band’s four members all will be on tour in the U.S. this fall — albeit separately, for the most part — and three of the four have new music due out later this year.

Siouxsie to play first concert in 5 years this summer as part of Yoko Ono’s Meltdown

Siouxsie to play first concert in 5 years this summer as part of Yoko Ono’s Meltdown

Siouxsie will return to the concert stage this summer after a five-year absence to perform at the Yoko Ono-curated Meltdown festival at London’s Southbank Centre, an event that also will feature sets by Patti Smith, Iggy & The Stooges, Boy George, and both Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore.

Stream: Chelsea Light Moving, ‘Chelsea Light Moving’ — debut from Thurston Moore’s new band

Stream: Chelsea Light Moving, ‘Chelsea Light Moving’ — debut from Thurston Moore’s new band

It’s still two weeks until once and future(?) Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore releases the self-titled debut album from his new band Chelsea Light Moving, but you can go ahead and listen to the whole thing now after it premiered late last night on NPR Music. Check out the full stream via the player here.

Thurston Moore’s Chelsea Light Moving sets debut LP, U.S. tour — premieres new track

Thurston Moore’s Chelsea Light Moving sets debut LP, U.S. tour — premieres new track

Once and future(?) Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore will release the self-titled debut album from his new band Chelsea Light Moving on March 5, Matador Records announced this morning, and will follow that release with a 20-date U.S. tour that has a conspicuous South By Southwest-sized gap in the schedule.

Thurston Moore’s ‘iconic’ Sonic Youth black Jazzmaster guitar stolen in Philadelphia

Thurston Moore’s ‘iconic’ Sonic Youth black Jazzmaster guitar stolen in Philadelphia

Sonic Youth is no stranger to guitar thefts, and Thurston Moore has been victimized again. He reports via the band’s Facebook page that his “iconic” circa-1966, decal-encrusted black Fender Jazzmaster was stolen from a Best Western hotel at 501 N. 22nd St. in Philadelphia around midnight last night, 12/12/12.

New releases: R.E.M., Sex Pistols, INXS, Joe Strummer, Robert Smith, John Foxx and more

New releases: R.E.M., Sex Pistols, INXS, Joe Strummer, Robert Smith, John Foxx and more

This week’s new releases include expanded reissues of albums from R.E.M. (‘Document’), Sex Pistols (‘Never Mind the Bollocks’), INXS (‘Kick’) and Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, plus new music from Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore, with Yoko Ono, and Mark Eitzel, John Foxx and The Cure’s Robert Smith.

Sonic Youth to release ‘Smart Bar – Chicago 1985’ archival live album in November

Sonic Youth to release ‘Smart Bar – Chicago 1985’ archival live album in November

Sonic Youth today announced that it finally will release a long-in-the-works archival, 14-track live album that was recorded on 4-track cassette on Aug. 11, 1985, at Chicago’s Smart Bar while the band was touring the U.S. in support of the the release earlier that year of the group’s second studio album, ‘Bad Moon Rising.’

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Sonic Youth in studio with Dave Kendall — summer 1990

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Sonic Youth in studio with Dave Kendall — summer 1990

For this week’s ‘120 Minutes Rewind,’ we offer up a clip of unusually good video quality, a nine-minute reel from summer 1990 that saw Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore and drummer Steve Shelley sitting down to talk about the band’s just-released ‘Goo’ album with host Dave Kendall.

Free MP3: Chelsea Light Moving, ‘Frank O’Hara Hit’ — 3rd track from Thurston Moore project

Free MP3: Chelsea Light Moving, ‘Frank O’Hara Hit’ — 3rd track from Thurston Moore project

Wednesday was Thurston Moore’s birthday, and the Sonic Youth frontman saw fit to give fans another gift: ‘Frank O’Hara Hit,’ the third free track from his new band Chelsea Light Moving — which you can stream and/or download below, via Matador Records, which will put out the group’s debut album at some point in the future.