Week in Rock — January 1, 2012 at 6:47 pm

The Week(s) in Rock: Dec. 18-31, 2011

Welcome to another installment of the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This have been a bit slow because of the holidays, so this is actually a round-up of the past two weeks, with items on Morrissey, Martin Gore, The Jesus and Mary Chain, New Order, The Ocean Blue and more, plus our year-end readers polls, of which Duran Duran were the big winners.

FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2011:
Slicing Up Eyeballs’ most-clicked of 2011: Nirvana, U2, The Smiths, Pixies, The Cure

THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2011:
Vintage Video: Watch The Jesus and Mary Chain’s infamous 1985 Camden gig and riot

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2011:
Morrissey’s Top 10 albums by Morrissey and The Smiths
They Might Be Giants set U.S. tour, will perform ‘Lincoln’ in Los Angeles, Atlanta

TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2011:
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 53, first aired 12/27/11
Cocteau Twins’ ‘Stars and Topsoil’ best-of set to be reissued on double white vinyl

MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2011:
Spotify playlist: Rhino’s ‘Just Can’t Get Enough — The ’80s,’ by Slicing Up Eyeballs
Kraftwerk joins New Order on first day of Miami’s Ultra Music Festival in March
New releases: Trent Reznor’s ‘Dragon Tattoo,’ The Cure box set, David Bowie on vinyl

SUNDAY, DEC. 25, 2011:
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 12/25/11
Merry Christmas from Slicing Up Eyeballs

SATURDAY, DEC. 24, 2011:
Free MP3: The Ocean Blue, ‘Walking in the Air’ — cover of song from ‘The Snowman’

FRIDAY, DEC. 23, 2011:
New Order releases recording of London concert as 2CD live set, MP3 download

THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2011:
Readers Poll 2011: Best albums of the year
Morrissey gives up on record deal, says new album release ‘grows less and less likely’

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2011:
Ministry to release pro-Occupy single ‘99 Percenters’ in advance of ‘Relapse’
Video: MOTOR featuring Depeche Mode’s Martin L. Gore, ‘Man Made Machine’

TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2011:
Readers Poll 2011: Best reissues of the year
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 52, first aired 12/20/11

MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2011:
Readers Poll 2011: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year
Free MP3: Johnny Marr & The Healers, ‘Free Christmas’
New releases: Joy Division, Vince Clarke & Martin Gore, Mark Reeder, ‘I Melt With You’

SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2011:
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 12/18/11








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