Tag: World Party

Video: World Party’s Karl Wallinger plays Record Store Day in-store at Fingerprints

Video: World Party’s Karl Wallinger plays Record Store Day in-store at Fingerprints

Last month, World Party mainman Karl Wallinger did a low-key round of radio station appearances and record shop in-stores in the U.S. to promote the release of the ‘Arkeology’ box set — including this 40-minute performance at Fingerprints in Long Beach, Calif., on Record Store Day.

The Week in Rock: April 22-28, 2012

The Week in Rock: April 22-28, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about My Bloody Valentine, The Smiths, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Depeche Mode, The Cult, The Charlatans, Duran Duran and Men Without Hats — plus a new Peter Gabriel live CD giveaway.

Linkage: Karl Wallinger on World Party, plus Stone Roses, Passions Just Like Mine, Blast First

Linkage: Karl Wallinger on World Party, plus Stone Roses, Passions Just Like Mine, Blast First

Our latest link round-up features an extensive Q&A with World Party’s Karl Wallinger about his band’s new 5CD box set of unreleased music, plus excerpts of books about The Stone Roses and U.K. indie record labels, and a tribute to now-shuttered Smiths fansite Passions Just Like Mine and its ilk.

New releases: Public Image Ltd. EP, plus Peter Gabriel, Joe Jackson, World Party

New releases: Public Image Ltd. EP, plus Peter Gabriel, Joe Jackson, World Party

This week’s new releases include a brand-new, four-track digital EP from Public Image Ltd., plus a new 2CD live album from Peter Gabriel, a double-DVD vintage live set from Joe Jackson and the U.K. release of World Party’s new 5CD ‘Arkeology’ box set.

The Week in Rock: April 8-14, 2012

The Week in Rock: April 8-14, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about Talking Heads, Public Image Ltd., Pulp, Squeeze, Joey Ramone, Dalis Car, Heaven 17, Husker DU’s Grant Hart, Morrissey and Howard Jones — plus a new The Smiths box set giveaway.

New releases: Dalis Car, World Party, Pixies’ Black Francis, John Doe & Exene Cervenka

New releases: Dalis Car, World Party, Pixies’ Black Francis, John Doe & Exene Cervenka

This week’s new releases include the new EP from Dalis Car, the 5CD ‘Arkeology’ box set from World Party, a reissue of The Human League’s ‘Dare,’ the second album from Black Francis’ Grand Duchy project, an acoustic set from X’s John Doe and Exene Cervenka and a 2CD archival live set from Joe Jackson.

The Week in Rock: March 4-10, 2012

The Week in Rock: March 4-10, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about The Jesus and Mary Chain, Paul Weller, Dexys, fIREHOSE, Dead Can Dance, World Party, Fields of the Nephilim, Mark E. Smith, Cocteau Twins and much more — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.

Stream: World Party, ‘Words’ — one of 70 unreleased tracks on ‘Arkeology’ box set

Stream: World Party, ‘Words’ — one of 70 unreleased tracks on ‘Arkeology’ box set

Next month, Karl Wallinger will release his first new music under the World Party banner since 2000… and it won’t just be a new CD, but, rather, a mammoth five-disc box set called ‘Arkeology’ featuring 70 previously unreleased tracks, including new songs, demos, live tracks and more.

The Week in Rock: Feb. 12-19, 2012

The Week in Rock: Feb. 12-19, 2012

Our round-up of this week’s Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about The Jesus and Mary Chain, Squeeze, Elvis Costello, Kraftwerk, Simple Minds, Colourbox, Morrissey, Lloyd Cole and Paul Weller — plus the first new Public Image Ltd. song in 20 years.

World Party’s ‘Arkeology’ — 5-disc box set with 70 unreleased tracks — out April 10

World Party’s ‘Arkeology’ — 5-disc box set with 70 unreleased tracks — out April 10

The five-disc World Party box set announced last month will be released April 10 and comprised entirely of previously unreleased material: 70 never-before-heard tracks including new songs and an ‘unheard history of rare studio gems, live sessions, concert recordings, radio interviews, covers, demos and B-sides.’

The Week in Rock: Jan. 8-14, 2012

The Week in Rock: Jan. 8-14, 2012

This week’s edition of The Week in Rock features headlines about Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore and Vince Clarke, The Cure, World Party, Peter Murphy, Morrissey, Bob Mould, fIREHOSE, IanMcCulloch, David Bowie, Grinderman, Jane’s Addiction and more.

World Party announces ‘Arkeology’ 5CD box set with new songs, live recordings, covers

World Party announces ‘Arkeology’ 5CD box set with new songs, live recordings, covers

Karl Wallinger’s long-dormant World Party today announced plans for a forthcoming 5-disc box set called ‘Arkeology’ that will feature new songs, live recordings and cover versions, as well as ‘lots of pictures,’ liner notes and something called the ‘the amazing any-year diary.’

Video: The Cure, Pixies, Jesus and Mary Chain, World Party live on MTV’s ‘120 Minutes’

Video: The Cure, Pixies, Jesus and Mary Chain, World Party live on MTV’s ‘120 Minutes’

Since the announcement last month that MTV plans to revive its ‘120 Minutes’ franchise as both a new monthly TV show and a quick-hit web series, the music-averse network has begun populating its MTV Hive website with performances by the likes of The Cure, Pixies, The Jesus and Mary Chain and World Party.

World Party cancels SXSW and NYC gigs, but promises ‘whole tour of the U.S.A.’

World Party cancels SXSW and NYC gigs, but promises ‘whole tour of the U.S.A.’

Citing an ‘unforeseen illness,’ the Karl Wallinger-led World Party today canceled a string of upcoming concerts in New York City and at South By Southwest in Austin, Texas — but promised to ‘return this summer for a whole tour of the U.S.A.’