Category: Video

Throwing Muses debut cut-and-pasted video for ‘Dark Blue’ off upcoming ‘Sun Racket’

Throwing Muses debut cut-and-pasted video for ‘Dark Blue’ off upcoming ‘Sun Racket’

With the release of their 10th album Sun Racket looming closer, the Throwing Muses today debut an illustrated, cut-and-pasted music video for “Dark Blue,” the churning first single off the college-rock veterans’ first record in seven years. Watch the video, directed by John-Mark Lapham, right here.

Mighty Lemon Drops’ David Newton enlists Eddie Argos of Art Brut for new single

Mighty Lemon Drops’ David Newton enlists Eddie Argos of Art Brut for new single

Former Mighty Lemon Drops guitarist David Newton’s project David Newton & Thee Mighty Angels has been absent from the record racks for the better part of the last decade, but the group returns today with the premiere here at Slicing Up Eyeballs of a new single featuring Art Brut frontman Eddie Argos,

Clan of Xymox announce new album ‘Spider on the Wall’ — hear single ‘All I Ever Know’

Clan of Xymox announce new album ‘Spider on the Wall’ — hear single ‘All I Ever Know’

Dutch darkwave heroes Clan of Xymox return later this month with their 16th studio album and first in three years, a 10-song collection called Spider on the Wall that already has been preceded by two singles and now a third as the group debuts the video for “All I Ever Know.” Check out that new song right here.

Modern English shares new quarantine performance of ‘I Melt With You’

Modern English shares new quarantine performance of ‘I Melt With You’

No stranger to rerecording its classic 1982 single “I Melt With You,” Modern English has done so again — this time in the style of our times, the socially distanced performance that’s recorded separately-but-together over Zoom. The band will be reissue the “I Melt With You” 12-inch single for Record Store Day on Oct. 24.

The Waterboys unveil new album ‘Good Luck, Seeker’ — hear ‘7-minute mash-up manifesto’

The Waterboys unveil new album ‘Good Luck, Seeker’ — hear ‘7-minute mash-up manifesto’

Mike Scott is back this summer with a new album from The Waterboys, the 14th full-length LP from the group, called Good Luck, Seeker, that is preceded by what he’s calling a “seven-minute mash-up manifesto” of a single, “My Wanderings in the Weary Land.” Hear it right here.

Erasure previews new album ‘The Neon’ with single ‘Hey Now (Think I Got A Feeling)’

Erasure previews new album ‘The Neon’ with single ‘Hey Now (Think I Got A Feeling)’

Erasure returns this summer with its first new record in three years and the duo’s 18th studio album overall, a 10-track collection called The Neon that is preceded by the bright pop single “Hey Now (Think I Got a A Feeling)” — which you can hear right here, along with the album’s full details.

Pet Shop Boys record new ‘lockdown version’ of ‘West End Girls’ while isolated separately

Pet Shop Boys record new ‘lockdown version’ of ‘West End Girls’ while isolated separately

The Pet Shop Boys last week released a new “lockdown version” of their early hit single “Pet Shop Boys,” with a new musical bed put together by Chris Lowe on his laptop at the home where he’s in isolation from the coronavirus, and new vocals sung by Neil Tennant. You can hear the new version here.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of June 5, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of June 5, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a week-in-review video series called Alt. Rewind that recaps the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. Check out the latest installment right here.

A furious Bob Mould previews new album ‘Blue Hearts’ with raging single ‘American Crisis’

A furious Bob Mould previews new album ‘Blue Hearts’ with raging single ‘American Crisis’

Bob Mould is roaring back into action with an album of protest songs called Blue Hearts that’s due out later this year, but fans got the first blast of it this week in the form of “American Crisis,” a roaring single that draws parallels between the AIDS crisis in the ’80s and what’s going on now. Hear it right here.

Close Lobsters set majestic single ‘Godless’ — off new LP ‘Post Neo Anti’ — to video

Close Lobsters set majestic single ‘Godless’ — off new LP ‘Post Neo Anti’ — to video

Like so much in our lives, the release of the Close Lobsters’ new music video ran into a bit of a roadblock back in March when a certain global health pandemic ground most everything to a halt. But now, a few months later, it’s ready, and Slicing Up Eyeballs is thrilled to premiere the clip for the band’s majestic single “Godless.”

Watch: The House of Love’s Guy Chadwick digs deep with 2nd hour-long live broadcast

Watch: The House of Love’s Guy Chadwick digs deep with 2nd hour-long live broadcast

The House of Love’s Guy Chadwick today played a second “Stay Safe” live set from his home in England, offering fans another 13-song, hour-long set that this time dug deep into the band’s catalog, mostly eschewing better-known songs for fan-favorites requests. Watch the full show right here.

Crowded House celebrates ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’ with socially-distanced performance

Crowded House celebrates ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’ with socially-distanced performance

Crowded House this week marked the 33rd anniversary of their classic single “Don’t Dream It’s Over” reaching No. 2 on the U.S. charts by recording a new socially-distanced version of the song “between continents.” You can see the whole multi-part performance right here.

Danny Elfman re-records Oingo Boingo’s ‘Running on a Treadmill’ while in isolation

Danny Elfman re-records Oingo Boingo’s ‘Running on a Treadmill’ while in isolation

The announcement that Danny Elfman would perform a career-spanning set at Coachella had fans buzzing about what Oingo Boingo material he might resurrect, a question still hanging in the air with the Southern California music festival pushed to October over coronavirus concerns. Watch it here.

Watch: Johnny Marr shares the secrets to playing The Smiths’ ‘Headmaster Ritual’

Watch: Johnny Marr shares the secrets to playing The Smiths’ ‘Headmaster Ritual’

Here’s a free guitar lesson from Johnny Marr in the form of an advertisement for Fender guitars and amps. The former Smiths guitarist uses this 8-minute video to first perform then teach viewers how to play “The Headmaster Ritual,” the iconic opening track to 1985’s Meat is Murder. Watch it right here.