Tag: Freebass

New releases: Joy Division, The Cure, Dead Can Dance on vinyl; Freebass debut CD

New releases: Joy Division, The Cure, Dead Can Dance on vinyl; Freebass debut CD

This week’s new releases include a box set of Joy Division 7-inch singles; a limited-edition, marble-vinyl 2LP set of The Cure’s expanded ‘Entreat Plus’; Dead Can Dance’s 4LP vinyl ‘Box Set I’; and the U.S. release of Freebass’ debut CD ‘It’s a Beautiful Life.’

Contest: Win Freebass’ ‘It’s a Beautiful Life’

Contest: Win Freebass’ ‘It’s a Beautiful Life’

The folks at 24 Hour Service Station, who are putting out Peter Hook’s Freebass project here in the U.S., will provide three lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs readers with a copy of the band’s debut CD, ‘It’s a Beautiful Life.’

Q&A: Peter Hook talks ‘Unknown Pleasures’ tour, re-recording Joy Division, Freebass split

Q&A: Peter Hook talks ‘Unknown Pleasures’ tour, re-recording Joy Division, Freebass split

Slicing Up Eyeballs recently chatted with Peter Hook about his upcoming tour of the U.S., during which he’ll perform Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’; the acrimonious split of Freebass; and his plans to re-record classic Joy Division tracks for a new EP.

Milestones: Mani is 48 today; watch The Stone Roses get ‘Adored’ at the Hacienda in 1989

Milestones: Mani is 48 today; watch The Stone Roses get ‘Adored’ at the Hacienda in 1989

Today’s the birthday of The Stone Roses’ Gary ‘Mani’ Mounfield, and to mark the occasion, we present this Snub TV broadcast of the Roses playing ‘I Wanna Be Adored’ — featuring what’s arguably Mani’s single greatest bassline — and ‘Sugar Spun Sister’ at Manchester’s infamous Hacienda in 1989.

Primal Scream to perform ‘Screamadelica’ on 20th anniversary U.K., Australian tours

Primal Scream to perform ‘Screamadelica’ on 20th anniversary U.K., Australian tours

One of the last C86 acts left standing, Primal Scream next year will perform its 1991 classic ‘Screamadelica’ — the album that saw Bobbie Gillespie and Co. trade their indie-pop sound for house-influenced, druggy dance-rock — in its entirety during a series of live dates in Australia, New Zealand and the U.K.

This week: New CDs from OMD, Edwyn Collins, Swans; JAMC best-of; Bangles reissues

This week: New CDs from OMD, Edwyn Collins, Swans; JAMC best-of; Bangles reissues

This week’s releases include new studio albums from OMD, ex-Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins and reunited no-wave act Swans; plus a new Jesus and Mary Chain best-of; and expanded reissues of the Bangles’ first two albums, ‘All Over the Place’ and ‘Different Light.’