This week’s new releases include an expanded vinyl reissue of Talking Heads’ “Stop Making Sense,” plus reissues of music by Joe Strummer, Erasure, Ministry and more.
The death over the weekend of legendary record man Seymour Stein has unleashed a torrent of heartfelt appreciations from the musicians he championed.
Author Richard Evans delves deeply into “a true golden age of British pop” in his just-published book “Listening to the Music the Machines Make.”
Erasure this week announced the cancellation of all of the group’s planned touring in 2022 in support of The Neon, including a North American trek.
Erasure today announced plans to follow up previously announced European concerts this fall with a 24-date North American tour early next year to support the duo’s 2020 album The Neon, a trek that’ll open Jan. 14 in Miami Beach and wrap up Feb. 27 in Las Vegas. Full details right here.
Erasure today debuted “Nerves of Steel,” the third track off the duo’s first new record in three years and 18th studio album overall — a 10-song collection called The Neon that will be released by Mute on Aug. 21. Hear the new song in full right here via its Brad Hammer-directed music video.
Erasure today premiered “Shot a Satellite,” the second track off the duo’s first new record in three years and 18th studio album overall — a 10-track collection called The Neon that will be released by Mute on Aug. 21. You can hear the new song in full right here.
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.
Erasure returns this summer with its first new record in three years and the duo’s 18th studio album overall, a 10-track collection called The Neon that is preceded by the bright pop single “Hey Now (Think I Got a A Feeling)” — which you can hear right here, along with the album’s full details.
Check out the latest installment right here — this week’s episode covers news about the Morrissey-headlined Cruel World festival, Front 242, Erasure, Bryan Ferry, Clan of Xymox and more. Plus, the episode is shot from the Hard Cafe Vault, where Velvet Rebel shows off memorabilia from Devo, Debbie Harry, The Cure and Morrissey.
This is 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. May also include some other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured. This week includes titles from Clan of Xymox and more.
Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a new week-in-review video that will recap the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. This week’s episode covers news about The Monochrome Set, Bauhaus, Erasure, Howard Jones and more
Erasure is reissuing its fifth studio album, 1991’s Chorus, in an expanded three-disc edition next month, supplementing the remastered version of the original with all manner of bonus material, including new remixes. You can now hear one of those: Robbie Rivera’s Juicy Mix of “Love to Hate You.” Hear it right here.