Beggars Arkive this spring will reissue on colored vinyl the five post-Bauhaus solo albums that Peter Murphy released on the Beggars Banquet label between 1986 and 1995, plus a brand-new rarities disc featuring 10 demo versions, remixes and edits. Full details and tracklist of rarities disc right here.
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If you missed out on the limited-edition vinyl pressing of Tones on Tail’s lone studio album — 1984’s nine-song set Pop — released for last year’s delayed Record Store Day, Beggars Banquet is issuing a standard LP edition this spring. Full details right here.
Beggars Banquet will reissue the lone studio album from Bauhaus offshoot Tones on Tail — 1984’s nine-song set Pop — for the first time ever on Record Store Day, packing the album in a new sleeve featuring revised artwork and silver foil text. Full details and tracklist right here.
Beggars Banquet has just released a series of 30th anniversary reissues of The Cult’s smash 1989 album Sonic Temple, and we’re thrilled to be able to give away a copy of the new 2LP vinyl reissue — signed by Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy, no less — to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader. Details right here.
John Dent, the mastering engineer who worked on albums by U2, Love and Rockets, The Stranglers, Bob Marley and others, and is credited by Andy Partridge with figuring out XTC’s Skylarking suffered for years from “reversed polarity,” died of cancer last week at 63.
The second round of 5 Albums box sets from Beggars Archive — promoted as “the last chance to present (these) albums as physical releases in the foreseeable future” — will collect full albums, live recordings and assorted bonus tracks from The Fall, The Icicle Works and Buffalo Tom, and should be out by July.
In the wake of the 2011 Sony warehouse fire in London, a group of U.K. record labels has launched Beat Delete, a Kickstarter-like website designed “for the rescue of potentially lost releases” by allowing labels to gauge fan demand for reissues before actually re-pressing niche vinyl titles.
The ongoing rioting in London struck a potentially devastating blow to the U.K.’s independent record labels last night when a 200,000-square-foot Sony DADC warehouse went up in flames, destroying countless records and CDs distributed by the PIAS Group on behalf of scores of indie labels including such famed imprints as Beggars Banquet, 4AD, Mute and Rough Trade.
The American arm of Beggars Banquet is launching a new line of stripped-down, budget-priced vinyl reissues from artists such as The Fall and The Cult, in addition to releasing some older best-of sets from the likes of the Pixies and Love and Rockets on 12-inch for the first time.
Beggars Archive will release an expanded 2CD reissue of The Charlatans’ 1990 debut “Some Friendly” — although not the larger “Omnibus” set originally planned — to coincide with the band’s 20th anniversary performance of the full album in London and Barcelona this May.
The canonization of the Pixies’ beloved Doolittle continues with Beggars Archives’ just-announced plans to release an “Omnibus Edition” of the 1989 album, with a new surround mix, the record’s demos and possibly a Blu-ray included in the expanded box set.
Tweet Three rare Bauhaus and Gary Numan + Tubeway Army compilation CDs that were previously available only as bonus discs included in recent reissue packages […]
Expanded box-set reissues of Bauhaus’ first two albums — In the Flat Field and Mask — will help inaugurate the new Beggars Archive series of […]
The Cult is reissuing its 1985 breakthrough album Love in two expanded editions this summer to coincide with its worldwide Love Live Tour, which kicks […]