Category: Video

Watch: The House of Love’s Guy Chadwick plays 13-song solo set ‘live from isolation’

Watch: The House of Love’s Guy Chadwick plays 13-song solo set ‘live from isolation’

The House of Love’s  Guy Chadwick today played a 13-song, 48-minute solo set from his home in Sussex, England, that was broadcast “live from isolation” via Facebook, a way to reach out to fans as the band is now sidelined like so much else in this world by the coronavirus.  Watch it right here.

David Byrne performs ‘Once in a Lifetime’ and ‘Toe Jam’ on SNL, joins ‘Airport Sushi’ sketch

David Byrne performs ‘Once in a Lifetime’ and ‘Toe Jam’ on SNL, joins ‘Airport Sushi’ sketch

David Byrne returned to “Saturday Night Live” last night for his third appearance in four decades, performing the Talking Heads classic “Once in a Lifetime” and the far more obscure cut “Toe Jam,” which he recorded in 2008 with Fatboy Slim’s The Brighton Port Authority project. Watch those clips and more right here.

Alice Bag, of L.A. punk icons The Bags, preps 3rd solo LP and tour — hear ‘Breadcrumbs’

Alice Bag, of L.A. punk icons The Bags, preps 3rd solo LP and tour — hear ‘Breadcrumbs’

Alice Bag, co-founder of the iconic first-generation Los Angeles punk act The Bags, this spring will release her third solo album, a collection called Sister Dynamite that is being described as a return to the “full-throttle punk” that her late-’70s band perfected. Full tour dates and a music video right here.

Clan of Xymox debut video for new single ‘She,’ return to U.S. for 2020 tour

Clan of Xymox debut video for new single ‘She,’ return to U.S. for 2020 tour

Clan of Xymox has debuted a video for its suitably dark new single “She” — released this month ahead of a planned 2020 studio album — and will return to the U.S. in March for another round of concerts in California and across the southern reaches of the country. Full dates and details right here.

Listen: Amanda Palmer and friends cover Midnight Oil’s ‘Beds Are Burning’ for bushfire charity

Listen: Amanda Palmer and friends cover Midnight Oil’s ‘Beds Are Burning’ for bushfire charity

Musician and activist Amanda Palmer has just released a rush-recorded, eight-song charity album in response to the devastating Australian bushfires, and you can hear its lead-off single — a cover of Midnight Oil’s “Beds Are Burning” with vocals by Missy Higgins — right here. Full details and such.

The Ocean Blue debuts ‘Love Doesn’t Make It Easy On Us’ video, shares spring tour dates

The Ocean Blue debuts ‘Love Doesn’t Make It Easy On Us’ video, shares spring tour dates

Dream-pop favorites The Ocean Blue this week shared a gorgeous music video for the equally gorgeous song “Love Doesn’t Make It Easy On Us,” off their 2019 album Kings and Queens/Knaves and Thieves, as the band prepares to play a run of sporadic tour dates through May. Full details right here.

Watch: Chris Thile and Sarah Jarosz perform The Chameleons’ ‘Seriocity’ on ‘Live From Here’

Watch: Chris Thile and Sarah Jarosz perform The Chameleons’ ‘Seriocity’ on ‘Live From Here’

An unexpected cover can be a real delight for music fans, and as a regular Slicing Up Eyeballs reader points out to us, this one’s really out-of-the-blue: Nickel Creek’s Chris Thile and singer-songwriter Sarah Jarosz performing The Chameleons’ “Seriocity” last weekend on “Live From Here.” Watch it right here.

Canadian singer-songwriter records full album of songs by Go-Betweens’ Grant McLennan

Canadian singer-songwriter records full album of songs by Go-Betweens’ Grant McLennan

Canadian singer-songwriter Allister Thompson — who has recorded as The Gateless Gate, Twilight Fields and Khan Tengri — later this month will release a tribute to Grant McLennan, a collection of some of Thompson’s favorite songs written by the late Go-Betweens co-founder. Listen to three of the tracks right here.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Feb. 1-7, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Feb. 1-7, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a new week-in-review video that will recap the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. This week: News about Gang of Four’s Andy Gill, The Psychedelic Furs, Throwing Muses and more.

The Dead Milkmen are making a new album — and answering the big questions in new video series

The Dead Milkmen are making a new album — and answering the big questions in new video series

The Dead Milkmen are back in the studio, working on the band’s first new album in six years and the follow-up to 2017’s Welcome to the End of the World EP. To help bide the time, they’ve also launched a new weekly video series in which they’ll answer “big questions.” Watch the first installment right here.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Jan. 25-31, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Jan. 25-31, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a new week-in-review video that will recap the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. This week’s episode covers news about The Monochrome Set, Bauhaus, Erasure, Howard Jones and more

Watch: Ride spotlights new album ‘This Is Not a Safe Place’ in 40-minute live set for KEXP

Watch: Ride spotlights new album ‘This Is Not a Safe Place’ in 40-minute live set for KEXP

Seattle’s KEXP has just shared a nearly 40-minute live set by Ride that the shoegaze legends performed for the radio station last October ahead of their proper concert that night. The nine-song set is taken entirely from This Is Not a Safe Place, the band’s second post-reunion album, which was released last August.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Jan. 19-24, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Jan. 19-24, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a new week-in-review video that will recap the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. Watch it here.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Jan. 13-17, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Jan. 13-17, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a new week-in-review video that will recap the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. This week’s episode features news about Depeche Mode, The House of Love, Boomtown Rats and more.