Week in Rock — August 12, 2012 at 9:00 am

The Week in Rock: Aug. 5-11, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about The House of Love, Kate Bush, Peter Gabriel, Elizabeth Fraser, Robert Smith, World Party, My Bloody Valentine, New Order, Billy Bragg, PiL, Paul Weller and more — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.

SATURDAY, AUG. 11, 2012
Stream: Kate Bush, ‘Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)’ [2012 Remix]
Peter Gabriel’s 25th anniversary ‘So’ reissue to include 8-disc ‘Immersion’ box set
The Cure’s Robert Smith contributes new song to ‘Frankenweenie’ compilation

FRIDAY, AUG. 10, 2012
Video: Elizabeth Fraser plays Cocteau Twins, new songs at first-ever solo concerts
World Party ‘touring America’ in September — Tennessee, New York dates confirmed

THURSDAY, AUG. 9, 2012
Video: The Cure live at France’s Vieilles Charrues — 30 minutes of pro-shot footage
Juliana Hatfield rejoins The Lemonheads for fall U.S. dates with The Psychedelic Furs
My Bloody Valentine to headline ATP’s I’ll Be Your Mirror Melbourne in February
Video: New Order live at Berlin’s Tempodrom — 45 minutes of pro-shot footage

Billy Bragg takes on Morrissey over slam of London Olympics’ ‘blustering jingoism’
Video: Edwyn Collins, Tim Burgess, Roddy Frame perform ‘A Girl Like You’
Vintage Audio: Peter Buck’s introduction to ‘Document’ at 1987′s New Music Seminar
Public Image Ltd. expands North American tour with new shows in San Diego, Tempe

TUESDAY, AUG. 7, 2012
Paul Weller announces Los Angeles concert, ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ appearance in October
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 82, first aired 8/7/12
‘Athens, GA – Inside/Out’ soundtrack set for first-ever CD release with film, 5 bonus cuts
Kate Bush to release new ‘Running Up That Hill’ remix at close of London Olympics

MONDAY, AUG. 6, 2012
Stream: Bob Mould, ‘The Descent’ — first single off forthcoming album ‘Silver Age’
Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (August 2012)
The Stone Roses playing free, ‘intimate’ London gig for Heaton Park ticketholders
Video: The House of Love makes first live appearance in 4 years at Poland’s Off Festival
New releases: Roxy Music, Redd Kross, The Specials, Frankie, Bad Brains, Jesus Jones

SUNDAY, AUG. 5, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 8/5/12




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