Week in Rock — January 12, 2014 at 2:11 pm

The Week in Rock: Jan. 5-11, 2014

The Cure

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 news about The Replacements, Pixies, The Psychedelic Furs, The Dream Syndicate, Morrissey, The Mission, Eurythmics, Paul Weller and more — plus the much-anticipated, and much-debated, results of the Best of the ’80s poll.

SATURDAY, JAN. 11, 2014
Duran Duran disavows use of ‘Hungry Like the Wolf’ in controversial Yoplait yogurt ad

FRIDAY, JAN. 10, 2014
Contest: Win Morrissey’s new ‘Satellite of Love’ single on 7-inch or 12-inch vinyl
The Mission pays tribute to Marianne Faithfull with ‘The Girl in a Fur Skin Rug’ video

THURSDAY, JAN. 9, 2014
The Psychedelic Furs announce first U.S. tour dates of 2014, promise ‘more dates soon’

Coachella 2014: The Replacements, Pet Shop Boys, Afghan Whigs, Bryan Ferry, Toy Dolls
Pixies to debut new bassist at Mass. warm-up gig with Miracle Legion’s Mark Mulcahy

TUESDAY, JAN. 7, 2014
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 142, aired 1/7/14
‘A machine to make people dance’: Watch 30-minute documentary on New Order’s ‘Blue Monday’
Video: The Dream Syndicate live in Cleveland — watch full 100-minute reunion set
Watch Paul Weller perform a 5-song set with the London Metropolitan Orchestra

MONDAY, JAN. 6, 2014
Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the 1980s: The Top 100 albums from 1980-1989
Eurythmics reuniting to perform at post-Grammys tribute to The Beatles
New releases: Peter Gabriel’s ‘And I’ll Scratch Yours’ compilation of covers

SUNDAY, JAN. 5, 2014
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (1/5/14)




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