Tag: Black Flag

New releases: Black Flag, Nick Cave, David J, US Festival, Rozz Williams, TMBG, Lou Reed

New releases: Black Flag, Nick Cave, David J, US Festival, Rozz Williams, TMBG, Lou Reed

This week’s new releases include the first new album from Black Flag since 1985, plus a Nick Cave live album, reissues from David J, Lemonheads, Ghost Dance and They Might Be Giants, a posthumous collection from Rozz Williams, a new Lou Reed compilation and a long-awaited US Festival DVD.

Linkage: Flaming Lips cover Stone Roses LP, dueling Black Flags, Primal Scream, Pulp

Linkage: Flaming Lips cover Stone Roses LP, dueling Black Flags, Primal Scream, Pulp

Our latest link round-up includes news that The Flaming Lips may be recording a full-album cover of The Stone Roses’ 1989 debut, plus the tale of the dueling Black Flag reunions, news about Primal Scream’s forthcoming album and a clip of Pulp performing its new single on U.K. television.

‘Tribute to Repo Man’: Black Francis, Mike Watt, Matthew Sweet contribute to new CD

‘Tribute to Repo Man’: Black Francis, Mike Watt, Matthew Sweet contribute to new CD

This fall, American Laundromat Recordings will celebrate the soundtrack to the 1984 cult classic ‘Repo Man’ with a track-by-track tribute, featuring the likes of Black Francis, Mike Watt, Matthew Sweet and Amanda Palmer and more covering songs originally recorded by Iggy Pop, Black Flag, Circle Jerks and Suicidal Tendencies.

Help fund ‘Just Gimme Indie Rock! The Story of an Underground Uprising’ documentary

Help fund ‘Just Gimme Indie Rock! The Story of an Underground Uprising’ documentary

Filmmaker Brad Katz is appealing to music fans to help fund his documentary ‘Just Gimme Indie Rock! The Story of an Underground Uprising,’ a film project he describes as ‘an epic trilogy that spans a generation’ — tracing the rise of the independent label scene in the early ’80s through the alternative explosion of the ’90s and into indie resurgence of the 2000s.

Milestones: Minutemen, Black Flag recorded ‘Minuteflag’ EP 25 years ago this week

Milestones: Minutemen, Black Flag recorded ‘Minuteflag’ EP 25 years ago this week

The four-track ‘Minuteflag’ EP was recorded 25 years ago this week as a one-off jam by the members of Black Flag and the Minutemen, but not released until a year later following the death of the latter band’s D. Boon.