Week in Rock — September 8, 2013 at 10:14 am

The Week in Rock: Sept. 1-7, 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 the Pixies, The Wedding Present, Tears For Fears, Talking Heads, Mick Jones, Steve Kilbey, Danny Elfman, The Mission and more — plus The Smiths topped the Slicing Up Eyeballs Top 100 Albums of 1986 poll.

Video: Pixies debut new songs, new bassist Kim Shattuck at surprise L.A. warm-up gig

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6, 2013
The Wedding Present to reissue ’80s and ’90s output in expanded multi-disc sets
‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Camper Van Beethoven goes under the ‘120 X-Ray’ — 1988
Stream: Tears For Fears, ‘Pale Shelter’ (Original 12-Inch Mix) — off ‘The Hurting’ box set

Vintage Video: Talking Heads live in 1978 — watch 80-minute ‘More Songs’-era set
Mick Jones re-teams with Big Audio Dynamite bandmates on Dreadzone’s ‘Too Late’

The Church’s Steve Kilbey and Greg Dulli of Afghan Whigs add San Francisco concert
Selections from Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Albums of 1986 — a Spotify playlist
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 133, aired 9/3/13

TUESDAY, SEPT. 3, 2013
Danny Elfman to sing publicly in U.S. for first time in 18 years this Halloween — tour in works
Top 100 Albums of 1986: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 7
Pixies release new 4-song ‘EP-1’ — watch video for new song ‘Indie Cindy’
Video: The Mission, ‘Sometimes the Brightest Light Comes From the Darkest Place’
New releases: Nine Inch Nails, The Breeders, Happy Mondays, Ride, Dexys

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1, 2013
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (9/1/13)



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