Tag: Aztec Camera

Aztec Camera’s 1984-1995 output collected on 9-disc ‘Backwards and Forwards’ box set

Aztec Camera’s 1984-1995 output collected on 9-disc ‘Backwards and Forwards’ box set

Cherry Red Records this summer will release a new nine-disc deluxe box set compiling the five albums Aztec Camera released on WEA between 1984 and 1995 as well as four discs of singles, B-sides, live material, remixes and vinyl-only rarities. Full details and tracklist right here.

New releases: Depeche Mode, The Stranglers, Aztec Camera, The Jam, Coil/Nine Inch Nails

New releases: Depeche Mode, The Stranglers, Aztec Camera, The Jam, Coil/Nine Inch Nails

This week’s new releases include a second batch of 180-gram audiophile vinyl Depeche Mode reissues, plus an 11-disc box set from The Stranglers, an expanded reissue of Aztec Camera’s debut ‘High Land, Hard Rain,’ and heavyweight vinyl reissues of all six albums by The Jam.

Aztec Camera’s Roddy Frame debuts ‘Forty Days of Rain’ off upcoming ‘Seven Dials’

Aztec Camera’s Roddy Frame debuts ‘Forty Days of Rain’ off upcoming ‘Seven Dials’

Former Aztec Camera mastermind Roddy Frame returns this May with his first solo album in eight years, a record called Seven Dials that is preceded by the debut today of lead-off single “Forty Days of Rain,” which you can stream below via AED Records.

Aztec Camera’s ‘High Land, Hard Rain’ to receive expanded 30th anniversary reissue

Aztec Camera’s ‘High Land, Hard Rain’ to receive expanded 30th anniversary reissue

Aztec Camera’s 1983 debut album High Land, Hard Rain will receive a (slightly) belated 30th anniversary reissue in North America in early 2014, a 2CD set that expands on last year’s European re-release with 16 bonus tracks that include B-sides, remixes, alternate versions and a host of live radio session material.

Roddy Frame to perform Aztec Camera’s ‘High Land, Hard Rain’ at 3 U.K. shows this December

Roddy Frame to perform Aztec Camera’s ‘High Land, Hard Rain’ at 3 U.K. shows this December

Roddy Frame will celebrate the 30th anniversary of his debut as Aztec Camera by performing High Land, Hard Rain in its entirety at three shows in the U.K. this December along with songs from across his catalog. The concerts are set for Dec. 1 in London, Dec. 3 in Manchester and Dec. 4 in Glasgow.

New releases: Mark Eitzel, The Jam’s Bruce Foxton, PiL, Aztec Camera, A.R. Kane

New releases: Mark Eitzel, The Jam’s Bruce Foxton, PiL, Aztec Camera, A.R. Kane

This week’s new releases include the U.S. edition of ‘Don’t Be a Stranger’ from Mark Eitzel, plus a new album from the Jam’s Bruce Foxton, a double-A sided single form Public Image Ltd., a reissue of Aztec Camera’s 1984 album ‘Knife,’ and a 2CD singles collection form A.R. Kane.

New releases: Dinosaur Jr, Ian McCulloch, Aztec Camera, Aimee Mann, Paul Weller

New releases: Dinosaur Jr, Ian McCulloch, Aztec Camera, Aimee Mann, Paul Weller

This week’s new releases include brand-new albums from Dinosaur Jr (‘I Bet on Sky’) and Aimee Mann (‘Charmer’), plus expanded reissues of multiple titles from Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch and Aztec Camera, and a special U.S.-only 7-inch single from Paul Weller.

New releases: Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne, Tom Tom Club, Aztec Camera, English Beat

New releases: Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne, Tom Tom Club, Aztec Camera, English Beat

This week’s new releases include brand-new albums from Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne and St. Vincent and Tom Tom Club, plus reissues from The Stone Roses and Aztec Camera, a live CD/DVD of The English Beat’s US Festival performances, and best-ofs from Duran Duran and Propaganda.

Video: Edwyn Collins, Tim Burgess, Roddy Frame perform ‘A Girl Like You’

Video: Edwyn Collins, Tim Burgess, Roddy Frame perform ‘A Girl Like You’

Two weekends ago, Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess brought to life a “virtual cafe” called Tim Peaks Diner at the UK’s Kendal Calling 2012 festival and invited some of his favorite musicians to play. Here we see Burgess and Aztec Camera’s Roddy Frame backing up Edwyn Collins on his1995 solo hit “A Girl Like You.”

The Week in Rock: July 29-Aug. 4, 2012

The Week in Rock: July 29-Aug. 4, 2012

This week’s roundup of headlines includes items on Killing Joke’s Jaz Coleman, New Order, Ian McCulloch, R.E.M., Aztec Camera, The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Jazz Butcher, Crime and the City Solution, Men Without Hats, Ministry, Public Image Ltd., Close Lobsters, Mojo Nixon and more.

Aztec Camera to reissue all 6 studio albums with bonus B-sides, remixes, live disc

Aztec Camera to reissue all 6 studio albums with bonus B-sides, remixes, live disc

Demon Music Group late next month will reissue all six albums from the Roddy Frame-led Scottish indie-pop act Aztec Camera in 2CD and single-disc expanded editions, each featuring an assortment of bonus cuts including non-album singles, B-sides, remixes and, in the case of the band’s penultimate album, a full bonus live disc.

New releases: Duran Duran, Human League, Pet Shop Boys, John Foxx, Aztec Camera

New releases: Duran Duran, Human League, Pet Shop Boys, John Foxx, Aztec Camera

This week’s new releases include the belated physical release of Duran Duran’s ‘All You Need Is Now,’ new albums from The Human League and John Foxx, The Pet Shop Boys’ ‘The Most Incredible Thing’ ballet score, a Soundgarden live album and a new Aztec Camera best-of.

This week: New CDs from OMD, Edwyn Collins, Swans; JAMC best-of; Bangles reissues

This week: New CDs from OMD, Edwyn Collins, Swans; JAMC best-of; Bangles reissues

This week’s releases include new studio albums from OMD, ex-Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins and reunited no-wave act Swans; plus a new Jesus and Mary Chain best-of; and expanded reissues of the Bangles’ first two albums, ‘All Over the Place’ and ‘Different Light.’

Audio: Hear full Primavera Sound sets by Wire, Gary Numan, Marc Almond via WFMU

Audio: Hear full Primavera Sound sets by Wire, Gary Numan, Marc Almond via WFMU

New Jersey-based radio station WFMU is once again streaming full sets from the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona, Spain, today and Saturday, with performance on tap from Wire, Gary Numan, Soft Cell’s Marc Almond and Roddy Frame of Aztec Camera, among others.