Category: Video

Video: Elvis Costello and Ron Sexsmith play ‘Everyday I Write the Book’ on ‘Spectacle’

Video: Elvis Costello and Ron Sexsmith play ‘Everyday I Write the Book’ on ‘Spectacle’

Tweet We caught up on a few TiVo’d episodes of “Spectacle: Elvis Costello With…” this weekend at Slicing Up Eyeballs World HQ, and while it’s […]

Vintage Video: Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper’s ‘Elvis Is Everywhere,’ on the King’s birthday

Vintage Video: Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper’s ‘Elvis Is Everywhere,’ on the King’s birthday

Tweet Being that today is Elvis Presley’s birthday — the King would have been 75 if he’d lived — it seems only fitting to resurrect […]

Video: Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch sings ‘Killing Moon’ on East Village Radio

Video: Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch sings ‘Killing Moon’ on East Village Radio

Tweet Although Echo & The Bunnymens’ fall U.S. tour still hasn’t been rescheduled after being scuttled over IRS issues, frontman Ian McCulloch did devote a […]

Alternate take of The Smiths’ ‘Girl Afraid’ surfaces on rare ‘Hatful of Hollow’ cassette

Alternate take of The Smiths’ ‘Girl Afraid’ surfaces on rare ‘Hatful of Hollow’ cassette

Tweet A previously unheard alternate take of The Smiths’ 1984 B-side “Girl Afraid” has surfaced on a just-discovered Rough Trade Records reference cassette of the […]

R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe turns 50 today

R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe turns 50 today

Tweet Today marks a milestone in the history of college rock: R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe, in many ways the mumbly voice of ’80 indie and […]

Big Country to release ‘Peace In Our Time: Live In Moscow 1988’ CD/DVD package

Big Country to release ‘Peace In Our Time: Live In Moscow 1988’ CD/DVD package

Tweet Scottish rockers Big Country this month commemorate their groundbreaking late-’80s concert behind the Iron Curtain with the archival CD/DVD package Peace In Our Time: […]

Hoodoo Gurus’ 9th album, ‘Purity of Essence,’ due in March; watch ‘Crackin’ Up’ video

Hoodoo Gurus’ 9th album, ‘Purity of Essence,’ due in March; watch ‘Crackin’ Up’ video

Tweet Aussie guitar-rock heroes Hoodoo Gurus this spring will release Purity of Essence — the band’s ninth studio album and first under a new deal […]

Vintage Video: U2 rings out the 1980s with New Year’s gig at Dublin’s Point Depot

Vintage Video: U2 rings out the 1980s with New Year’s gig at Dublin’s Point Depot

Tweet For a lot of us, the go-to New Year’s song is, somewhat unimaginatively, U2’s “New Year’s Day.” Yet while I’ve always associated U2 with […]

Video: Trailer for ‘Fix: The Ministry Movie’

Tweet Al Jourgensen may be hard at work on a purported synthpop album (and recording Christmas songs), but he’s not quite done with Ministry, the […]

Vintage Video: The Replacements’ complete 1981 Twin/Tone showcase in Minneapolis

Vintage Video: The Replacements’ complete 1981 Twin/Tone showcase in Minneapolis

Tweet This has been around for some time, but it’s certainly worth sharing for fans who haven’t seen it: The Replacements, in all of their […]

Merry Christmas from Slicing Up Eyeballs

Video: Billy Bragg, Florence and the Machine perform the Pogues’ ‘Fairytale of New York’

Video: Billy Bragg, Florence and the Machine perform the Pogues’ ‘Fairytale of New York’

Tweet Here’s a new take on a Christmas classic: Billy Bragg and UK indie sensation Florence and the Machine performing “Fairytale of New York,” the […]

Video: Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis shops for vinyl records at Amoeba Music in Hollywood

Video: Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis shops for vinyl records at Amoeba Music in Hollywood

Tweet Amoeba Records today posted the latest in its “What In My Bag?” video series — in which musicians shopping at the California chain’s outlets […]