Category: Linkage

Linkage: Hear new covers of The Smiths, Echo & The Bunnymen, Duran Duran classics

Linkage: Hear new covers of The Smiths, Echo & The Bunnymen, Duran Duran classics

Check out recently shared covers of classic songs by Echo & The Bunnymen (“The Killing Moon”), The Smiths (“Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want”) and Duran Duran (“The Chauffeur”) by Lydia Loveless, Cloud Boat and Warpaint, respectively.

Linkage: Depeche Mode’s Vienna webcast, plus Ian McCulloch, Kate Bush, Dead Can Dance

Linkage: Depeche Mode’s Vienna webcast, plus Ian McCulloch, Kate Bush, Dead Can Dance

In our latest round-up of links, we offer up a 50-minute webcast of Depeche Mode’s album-launch concert in Vienna last month, full streams of new albums from Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch and Dead Can Dance, plus news of a high honor for Kate Bush.

Linkage: Morrissey vs. Staples Center, Martin Gore working with Frank Ocean — and more

Linkage: Morrissey vs. Staples Center, Martin Gore working with Frank Ocean — and more

Our latest collection of links includes the ongoing dispute between Morrissey and the Staples Center over its meat offerings, news that Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore has recorded with R&B star Frank Ocean, and some vintage video from Fine Young Cannibals and Kate Bush.

Linkage: Flaming Lips cover Stone Roses LP, dueling Black Flags, Primal Scream, Pulp

Linkage: Flaming Lips cover Stone Roses LP, dueling Black Flags, Primal Scream, Pulp

Our latest link round-up includes news that The Flaming Lips may be recording a full-album cover of The Stone Roses’ 1989 debut, plus the tale of the dueling Black Flag reunions, news about Primal Scream’s forthcoming album and a clip of Pulp performing its new single on U.K. television.

Linkage: Stalking Morrissey, plus Peter Buck, Dinosaur Jr, Happy Mondays, Robin Guthrie

Linkage: Stalking Morrissey, plus Peter Buck, Dinosaur Jr, Happy Mondays, Robin Guthrie

Our latest link round-up includes stories about following Morrissey around on tour, plus items on Dinosaur Jr frontman J Mascis’ stolen guitar, the Happy Mondays’ reunion album and a new solo record from Cocteau Twins’ Robin Guthrie, plus an interview with former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck.

Linkage: Morrissey saves old lady, plus The Untouchables, Depeche Mode, Adam Ant

Linkage: Morrissey saves old lady, plus The Untouchables, Depeche Mode, Adam Ant

Our latest link round-up includes a story about Morrissey coming to the aide of an elderly woman who collapsed at a New York book store, plus newly discovered footage of The Untouchables from 1984, a look back at Depeche Mode’s ‘A Broken Frame’ at 30, and some pages from the old Adam Ant comics.

Linkage: Stone Roses, Johnny Marr, Modern English’s Robbie Grey, Mission of Burma

Linkage: Stone Roses, Johnny Marr, Modern English’s Robbie Grey, Mission of Burma

Our latest collection of links includes a report The Stone Roses will release a new album in 2013, plus interviews with former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, frontman Robbie Grey of the recently reunited Modern English and members of Mission of Burma, who just released a new album, ‘Unsound.’

Linkage: Depeche Mode, My Bloody Valentine, The Psychedelic Furs, The Cult

Linkage: Depeche Mode, My Bloody Valentine, The Psychedelic Furs, The Cult

In our latest link round-up, we feature a look inside Dave Gahan’s home studio, an argument that My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless’ is the greatest album of the ’90s, a look back at The Psychedelic Furs, an interview with The Cult’s Ian Asbury and a look at the parallels between the rise of synthpop and digital design.

Linkage: Lloyd Cole on Bowie, plus JAMC, The Beat, Men Without Hats, Joe Jackson

Linkage: Lloyd Cole on Bowie, plus JAMC, The Beat, Men Without Hats, Joe Jackson

In this week’s link round-up we find Lloyd Cole writing about David Bowie’s ‘Low,’ plus interviews with Jim Reid of the recently reunited Jesus and Mary Chain, Ivan Doroschuk of Men Without Hats, Dave Wakeling and Ranking Roger of The Beat (aka The English Beat) and New Wave piano man Joe Jackson.

Linkage: Morrissey hints at 2014 retirement, plus ‘Copper Blue,’ PiL, Chris Mars

Linkage: Morrissey hints at 2014 retirement, plus ‘Copper Blue,’ PiL, Chris Mars

Our latest link round-up includes a Q&A with Morrissey in which he suggests he’ll retire in 2014 at age 55, plus interviews with Bob Mould reflecting on Sugar’s ‘Copper Blue,’ John Lydon discussing Public Image Ltd. and the Sex Pistols, and former Replacements drummer Chris Mars talking art and music.

Linkage: Crowded House’s Peter Jones dies, plus Dave Gahan, Morrissey, David Bowie

Linkage: Crowded House’s Peter Jones dies, plus Dave Gahan, Morrissey, David Bowie

Our latest collection of links includes sad news about the passing of former Crowded House drummer Peter Jones, plus an interview with Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan about Soulsavers, news of Morrissey’s libel suit against the NME proceeding to court this summer, and a mix of David Bowie covers from Strangeways Radio.

Linkage: Karl Wallinger on World Party, plus Stone Roses, Passions Just Like Mine, Blast First

Linkage: Karl Wallinger on World Party, plus Stone Roses, Passions Just Like Mine, Blast First

Our latest link round-up features an extensive Q&A with World Party’s Karl Wallinger about his band’s new 5CD box set of unreleased music, plus excerpts of books about The Stone Roses and U.K. indie record labels, and a tribute to now-shuttered Smiths fansite Passions Just Like Mine and its ilk.

Linkage: Men at Work’s Greg Ham found dead, plus The Fall, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr

Linkage: Men at Work’s Greg Ham found dead, plus The Fall, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr

Our latest link round-up features sad news about Men at Work’s Greg Ham, who was found dead today in his Australian home, plus a 1990 interview with Mark E. Smith about his record collection, a chat with Lee Ranaldo about the future of Sonic Youth, and a webstream of the new electronic Dinosaur Jr project.

Linkage: Joy Division/New Order master tapes — plus Talking Heads, XTC, The Smiths comic book

This week’s link round-up includes celeb chef Jamie Oliver finding old Joy Division and New Order master tapes in a Manchester basement, plus XTC’s Andy Partridge on ‘English Settlement,’ Jerry Harrison pining for a Talking Heads reunion and a Kickstarter campaign to fund a second volume of Smiths-inspired comics.