The new label Propeller Sound Recordings next month will release a 23-song compilation of rare and obscure early material from jangle-pop progenitors The dB’s.
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This week’s new releases include the long-awaited new album from My Bloody Valentine, the new Depeche Mode single, a 10-disc Roxy Music box set, vinyl reissues of Bauhaus’ first two albums, a new studio effort from Chris Stamey of The dB’s, a collection of Bjork remixes and Julian Cope’s reissue of ‘St. Julian.’
Following last year’s reunion album from The dB’s, one of that band’s founders, Chris Stamey, will return early next year with ‘Lovesick Blues,’ his first album since a 2005 collaboration with Yo La Tengo called ‘A Question of Temperature.’ Stamey is previewing the new record with a free download of the track “Astronomy.”
The dB’s today announced a June 12 release date for Falling Off the Sky, the jangle-pop heroes’ first album in 25 years and first to feature the band’s original lineup — Peter Holsapple, Gene Holder, Will Rigby and Chris Stamey — in 30 years. Plus, the band’s playing six separate shows at South By Southwest this month.
The dB’s this week released a new song as a free MP3 download — the rocker ‘Revolution of the Mind,’ featuring Yo La Tengo’s Ira Kaplan on guitar — and announced plans to issue ‘Falling Off the Sky,’ the band’s first new studio album in 25 years, sometime in the spring of 2012.
Eighteen years after their first album together, Peter Holsapple and Chris Stamey — the heart of ’80 jangle-pop outfit The dB’s — have just […]