New Releases — April 24, 2017 at 6:25 am

New releases: Thurston Moore, Miracle Legion’s Mark Mulcahy, Pet Shop Boys, U2

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted.


Thurston Moore

RELEASE: Rock N Roll Consciousness 
BACKSTORY: The former Sonic Youth frontman returns with his first new album in two years, recorded with his touring band that includes former SY drummer Steve Shelley and My Bloody Valentine’s Deb Googe on bass.
BUY:,, iTunes


Mark Mulcahy

RELEASE: The Possum in the Driveway
BACKSTORY: As he wraps up his reunion with Miracle Legion, Mark Mulcahy this week releases his first new album in four years, featuring the songs “Stuck on Something Else,” “I Am the Number 13” and more.


Pet Shop Boys

RELEASE: Undertow
BACKSTORY: Pet Shop Boys this week release a three-song digital EP that includes a new Stuart Price version of “Left To Our Own Devices.” The EP gets a vinyl release in the UK, too, with a fourth track appended.



RELEASE: How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb
BACKSTORY: U2’s 11th studio album, originally released in 2004, this week receives a vinyl reissue. Includes the tracks “Vertigo,” “Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own” and “City of Blinding Lights.”




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