Week in Rock — June 2, 2013 at 10:16 am

The Week in Rock: May 26-June 1, 2013

Talking Heads

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This week featured posts about Talking Heads, Lou Reed, New Order, OMD, The Stranglers, Elvis Costello, Pet Shop Boys, Vince Clarke, The Church, David Bowie and more.

FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013
Lou Reed recovering from life-saving liver transplant: ‘I am a triumph of modern medicine’
Help fund ‘Dare To Be Different’ documentary celebrating New York’s WLIR 92.7 FM
‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Alan Hunter puts New Order under the ‘120 X-Ray’ — 1986

THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013
Video: OMD performs ‘Dresden,’ ‘Enola Gay’ on BBC’s ‘Later… with Jools Holland’
The Stranglers postpone Detroit gig as visa troubles delay start of North American tour

Elvis Costello and The Roots to drop ‘moody, brooding’ album ‘Wise Up Ghost’ this fall
Video: ‘David Bowie: Five Years’ — watch full 90-minute BBC documentary
Stream: Pet Shop Boys premiere excerpt of ‘Fluorescent’ off forthcoming ‘Electric’
Video: Finland’s The Saturnettes pay musical tribute to ‘Bob From The Cure’

TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 121, aired 5/28/13
Download: David Byrne and St. Vincent release free ‘Brass Tactics’ EP
The Church to release Steve Kilbey-filmed documentary of ‘Gold Afternoon Fix’ tour
Stream: Talking Heads’ early demo of ‘Wild Wild Life’ — single off ‘True Stories’

MONDAY, MAY 27, 2013
Contest: Win tickets to see Erasure’s Vince Clarke play a DJ set in Toronto on June 22
New releases: Skinny Puppy, PiL, British Electric Foundation, Pastels, Stranglers

SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2013
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (5/26/13)



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