This week’s new releases include ‘Content,’ the first album of new material from Gang of Four in more than 15 years, and ‘Shot Live at the 100 Club,’ a CD/DVD chronicle of The Godfathers’ 25th anniversary concert in London last summer.
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With their first all-new studio album in 15 years due out in two weeks, reunited post-punk icons Gang of Four this morning debuted the music video for their single ‘Never Pay for the Farm.’
Gang of Four this week teased fans with a free three-track digital EP of unreleased material, including a re-recorded version of ‘Glass’ off the band’s 1979 debut ‘Entertainment!’ Download it here.
Gang of Four will support its first all-new studio album in more than 15 years — ‘Content,’ due out on Jan. 25 on Yep Roc Records — with a 13-date North American headlining tour in February, the band announced on Wednesday.
Post-punk survivors Gang of Four have unleashed the first taste of ‘Content’ — the band’s first all-new studio album in more than 15 years — in the form of ‘Never Pay for the Farm.’
Gang of Four this week announced it will release ‘Content’ — its first all-new studio album in more than 15 years — early next year on CD, vinyl and as part of an ‘Ultimate Content Can’ that includes lyrics, artwork, a scratch-and-sniff booklet and ‘vials of band members’ blood.’
Twenty eight years ago today, the first of what would turn out to be two multi-day US Festivals — envisioned by their organizer, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, as ‘Woodstock West’ — opened in blistering 110-degree heat at Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernadino County, Calif.
Last week saw the release Turn Ons, the debut album from The Hot Rats, aka Gaz Coombes and Danny Goffey of Brit pop-rockers Supergrass. We’d be remiss for not mentioning this album, since a.) Supergrass is a superb band, and, b.) the record features covers by the likes of Gang of Four, Squeeze, Elvis Costello, Roxy Music and The Cure. In the case of that last act, check out the clip above to see the Hot Rats perform a fuzzed-out version of Robert Smith and Co.’s 1983 single “The Lovecats” at last year’s Glastonbury Festival. It’s the grooviest thing.
The BBC and EMI recently struck a new partnership to digitally release archival recordings — mainly Peel Sessions and In Concert episodes recorded between 1977 […]