Week in Rock — October 16, 2011 at 2:16 pm

The Week in Rock: Oct. 9-15, 2011

Welcome to another installment of the Week in Rock, which, as its name pretty much implies, rounds up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week — offering one-stop shopping for anything you might have missed. And this week, that included posts about about Hüsker Dü, Sonic Youth, The Mission, Big Country, New Order, Robyn Hitchcock and more, plus news on how to score a free Slicing Up Eyeballs sticker.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2011
Linkage: Stone Roses reportedly reuniting, plus R.E.M., Depeche Mode, college radio

FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2011
Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon announce separation; future of Sonic Youth uncertain
Free Slicing Up Eyeballs stickers (v2.0)
Big Country to reissue ‘The Crossing,’ play 1983 album live in U.K., Germany
Free MP3: 65daysofstatic featuring The Cure’s Robert Smith, ‘Come To Me’

THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2011
Video: The Mission opens 25th anniversary reunion tour in Bristol, U.K. (setlist)
Mike Joyce to play, discuss 2 hours of The Smiths on East Village Radio today
Stream: Cassettes Won’t Listen releases cover of Duran Duran’s ‘Ordinary World’

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2011
Vintage Video: Watch full Hüsker Dü concert from London’s Camden Palace in 1985
Free MP3: Peter Murphy, ‘Gaslit’ — off new ‘The Secret Bees of Ninth’ digital EP

TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2011
Stream: Damien Rice covers U2′s ‘One’ as part of Q magazine’s ‘Achtung Baby’ tribute
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 43, first aired 10/11/11
Robyn Hitchcock to release digital-only ‘Chronolology’ best-of collection
Stream: Jack White covers U2′s ‘Love is Blindness’ for ‘Achtung Baby’ tribute

MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2011
New Order taps Peter Saville to design charity posters for next week’s reunion concerts
Update: Nine Inch Nails, Garbage, Depeche Mode on Q’s U2 ‘AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered’
Stream: Kate Bush, ‘Wild Man’ — first single off forthcoming ‘50 Words for Snow’
New releases: Peter Murphy, Bjork, Peter Gabriel, Kate Bush, Black Francis, The B-52s

SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2011
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ 10/9/11



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