Tag: David Sylvian

Readers Poll 2012: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

Today we continue with more results from our Readers Poll 2012, this time counting down the Top 10 compilations, box sets and live albums, with titles from the likes of World Party, James, Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros, Roxy Music, The Specials, Skinny Puppy, Duran Duran and more.

New releases: David Sylvian ‘Victim of Stars’ best-of, Public Image Ltd. ‘Rockpalast’ live CD

New releases: David Sylvian ‘Victim of Stars’ best-of, Public Image Ltd. ‘Rockpalast’ live CD

This week’s new releases include ‘A Victim of Stars: 1982-2012,’ a new 2CD compilation spanning former Japan frontman David Sylvian’s solo career, plus the CD edition of Public Image Ltd.’s ‘Live at Rockpalast’ concert.

Mick Karn, of Japan and Dalis Car, 1958-2011

Mick Karn, of Japan and Dalis Car, 1958-2011

Mick Karn — who played bass in the acclaimed art-rock act Japan from the mid-’70s through the early ’80s and teamed up with Peter Murphy for the singer’s post-Bauhaus project Dalis Car — died today following a six-month battle with cancer. He was 52.

New releases: Yazoo, Killing Joke, Morrissey, Duran Duran, David Bowie, The Fall, KMFDM

New releases: Yazoo, Killing Joke, Morrissey, Duran Duran, David Bowie, The Fall, KMFDM

It’s a huge new release week, with new albums from Killing Joke and Bad Religion; live albums from Yazoo and Tom Tom Club; reissues from Duran Duran, David Bowie, The Fall and Morrissey; and new compilations from Soundgarden, KMFDM and David Sylvian.