Tag: Echo and the Bunnymen

Listen: Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser debuts first new music in 13 years

Listen: Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser debuts first new music in 13 years

Cocteau Twins frontwoman Elizabeth Fraser today debuted her first new music in 13 years, the track “Golden Air” from her new project Sun’s Signature.

Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser to release first new music in 13 years on Record Store Day

Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser to release first new music in 13 years on Record Store Day

Elizabeth Fraser will release her first new music in more than a decade via a “finally finished” 12-inch vinyl EP featuring five songs by Fraser and her partner Damon Reece.

Echo & The Bunnymen’s first 4 albums, 2 later records to be reissued on vinyl

Echo & The Bunnymen’s first 4 albums, 2 later records to be reissued on vinyl

October’s a big month for LP-collecting Echo & The Bunnymen fans, with the band’s first four albums receiving vinyl reissues — including limited-edition colored pressings — from Rhino Records.

Stabbing Westward covers The Cure, Ministry, Echo & The Bunnymen on new EP

Stabbing Westward covers The Cure, Ministry, Echo & The Bunnymen on new EP

Industrial rockers Stabbing Westward have released a new Halloween-themed EP called Hallowed Hymns that features new covers of The Cure’s “Burn” — two versions, in fact — as well as Ministry’s “(Every Day Is) Halloween” and Echo & The Bunnymen’s “The Killing Moon.” Listen to the new EP right here.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of June 26, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of June 26, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a week-in-review video series called Alt. Rewind that recaps the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. Watch the latest episode right here.

Goodbye, Cruel World: Festival with Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Devo is canceled

Goodbye, Cruel World: Festival with Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Devo is canceled

The “ongoing uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic” today led promoter Goldenvoice has pulled the plug on the rescheduled Cruel World festival in Los Angeles, which would have celebrate the ’80s alternative era with a bill topped by Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie and Devo. Get your full information on refunds here.

Cruel World festival moved to September with Morrissey, Bauhaus and more still on board

Cruel World festival moved to September with Morrissey, Bauhaus and more still on board

The Cruel World music festival lives on. Goldenvoice, the event’s promoter, today announced the inaugural Los Angeles-based festival with the ’80s-heavy bill — Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie and Devo — is being moved to Sept. 12 from May 2 over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. Full details right here.

Cruel World festival appears to be postponed indefinitely — but details are scarce

Cruel World festival appears to be postponed indefinitely — but details are scarce

The inaugural Cruel World music festival that boasted a bill topped by ’80s alternative stalwarts Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Devo and Echo & The Bunnymen appears to have been postponed indefinitely in response to the coronavirus outbreak in the United States, but promoters have barely communicated anything to ticketholders.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 1-6, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 1-6, 2020

Check out the latest installment right here — this week’s episode covers news about the Depeche Mode Violator singles box set, Record Store Day releases from David Bowie, U2 and more, plus touring news from Echo & The Bunnymen and Duran Duran. Plus a countdown of the top 10 ’80s movie soundtracks.

Echo & The Bunnymen playing 2 California concerts ahead of Cruel World festival

Echo & The Bunnymen playing 2 California concerts ahead of Cruel World festival

Echo & The Bunnymen today announced a pair of warm-up concerts in San Diego and San Luis Obispo, Calif., in the days leading up to the band’s appearance at the Morrissey-headlined Cruel World festival outside of Los Angeles in early May. Check out full details right here.

Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Devo top lineup of Cruel World festival in Los Angeles

Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Devo top lineup of Cruel World festival in Los Angeles

Coachella promoter Goldenvoice today announced a massive one-day festival in Los Angeles called Cruel World that will be headlined by Morrissey and feature performances by such contemporaries as the reunited Bauhaus, Blondie, Devo and Echo & The Bunnymen. Full lineup and ticket info right here.

Watch: Calexico and Iron & Wine cover ‘Bring on the Dancing Horses’ for KEXP

Watch: Calexico and Iron & Wine cover ‘Bring on the Dancing Horses’ for KEXP

Calexico and Iron & Wine have been out on the road this year in support of their 14-years-in-the-making second collaboration, Years to Burn, and have regularly been performing a cover of Echo & The Bunnymen’s “Bring on the Dancing Horses” — which they recorded in a live session for KEXP last summer.

New releases: Echo & The Bunnymen, Joe Strummer, Pixies, House of Love, Nick Cave, XTC

New releases: Echo & The Bunnymen, Joe Strummer, Pixies, House of Love, Nick Cave, XTC

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. (Since we missed last week’s round-up, this includes titles that came out this past Friday, too.)

Listen: Echo & The Bunnymen debut new ‘transformed’ version of ‘The Killing Moon’

Listen: Echo & The Bunnymen debut new ‘transformed’ version of ‘The Killing Moon’

Echo & The Bunnymen have premiered a new recording of what the band subtly calls “the greatest song in the world,” a slowed-down, piano-and-strings take on the classic 1984 single “The Killing Moon” that is to be included on the group’s upcoming album The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon.