Tag: Copper Blue

Bob Mould announces ‘Workbook 25’ expanded reissue, 7-date ‘commemorative’ tour

Bob Mould announces ‘Workbook 25’ expanded reissue, 7-date ‘commemorative’ tour

Bob Mould’s gearing up to celebrate next year’s 25th anniversary of his post-Hüsker Dü solo debut Workbook in a big way, and now come details of an expanded reissue of the album — featuring a bonus live album as part of the 2CD set — as well as what’s being termed a 7-date “commemorative” tour.

Bob Mould to celebrate 25 years of ‘Workbook’ at San Francisco’s Noise Pop fest

Bob Mould to celebrate 25 years of ‘Workbook’ at San Francisco’s Noise Pop fest

Bob Mould will celebrate the 25th anniversary of his post-Hüsker Dü solo debut Workbook next year with a special performance at San Francisco’s annual Noise Pop festival, organizers announced today as they unveiled an initial lineup for the Feb. 25-March 2 fest that also includes Mark Kozelek.

Video: Bob Mould spotlights new album, Sugar, Hüsker Dü in KEXP set at Bumbershoot

Video: Bob Mould spotlights new album, Sugar, Hüsker Dü in KEXP set at Bumbershoot

Seattle’s KEXP has just shared video of a blistering, half-hour set by Bob Mould filmed by the radio station during last month’s Bumbershoot festival that finds the rocker tearing through a set comprised of three songs apiece off Sugar’s Copper Blue, his latest solo album Silver Age and Hüsker Dü’s Flip Your Wig.

Readers Poll 2012: Best reissues of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best reissues of the year

Today we count down the best reissue of 2012 as voted on by Slicing Up Eyeballs in this year’s readers poll, and the Top 10 list includes releases by Icehouse, Ministry, The House of Love, Ian McCulloch of Echo & The Bunnymen, Yazoo, Bob Mould’s Sugar, My Bloody Valentine, Peter Gabriel and more.

‘A Box of Sugar’ collects full recordings of Bob Mould’s post-Hüsker Dü act on vinyl

‘A Box of Sugar’ collects full recordings of Bob Mould’s post-Hüsker Dü act on vinyl

It’s been a big year for fans of Bob Mould’s post-Hüsker Dü act Sugar, with competing — and slightly different — sets of CD reissues out in the U.S. and U.K., plus live performances of Copper Blue around the world. Now, the U.K.’s Demon Music Group is compiling the band’s complete recordings in an 8-record audiophile vinyl set.

Video: Bob Mould plays ‘Silver Age’ track ‘Keep Believing’ on ‘Conan’

Video: Bob Mould plays ‘Silver Age’ track ‘Keep Believing’ on ‘Conan’

Bob Mould was in Los Angeles on Monday ahead of the first of his last two ‘Copper Blue’ shows — after tonight’s L.A. concert and an Austin, Texas, appearance on Friday, he says he’s done playing the Sugar album front-to-back — and squeezed in an appearance on “Conan” to tear through ‘Silver Age’ track “Keep Believing.”