Week in Rock — July 7, 2013 at 8:50 am

The Week in Rock: June 30-July 6, 2013

The Smiths

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 Curt Smith and Tears For Fears, Bauhaus, The Chills, The Replacements, New Order, The Suburbs, Pixies and more — plus, The Smiths topping the Slicing Up Eyeballs 1984 readers polls.

FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2013
Curt Smith preps new album ‘Deceptively Heavy’ as Tears For Fears return to the studio
Bauhaus at The Haçienda: Footage unearthed of Peter Murphy and Co. at New Order’s club

Stream: The Chills, ‘Molten Gold’ — first new song in nearly a decade

Watch 19 seconds of The Replacements rehearsing ‘Favorite Thing’ earlier today
Stream: New Order, ‘Live at Bestival 2012’ — full 13-track live album

Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 126, aired 7/2/13

MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013
Top 100 Albums of 1984: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 5
The Suburbs launch Kickstarter campaign to fund first new album in 27 years
Pixies draft The Muffs’ Kim Shattuck to replace Kim Deal on ‘massive global tour’
New releases: Microdisney, New Model Army, A Certain Ratio, Visage, The Proclaimers

SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2013
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (6/30/13)



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