Tag: Ian McCulloch

Ian McCulloch: New Echo & The Bunnymen album due out before the end of the year

Ian McCulloch: New Echo & The Bunnymen album due out before the end of the year

After working on solo projects for the last couple years, Echo & The Bunnymen braintrust Ian McCulloch and Will Sergeant will reconvene in the studio this summer to record the band’s 12th album, McCulloch tells The Quietus in a new interview, saying the record will be called The Garden of Meedin.'”

Ian McCulloch unveils ‘Holy Ghosts’ 2CD set with studio album, live orchestral reworkings

Ian McCulloch unveils ‘Holy Ghosts’ 2CD set with studio album, live orchestral reworkings

Ian McCulloch next month will release a new 2CD set called ‘Holy Ghosts’ that combines the fan-funded studio album ‘Pro Patria Mori’ he released in limited quantities last year with an unreleased 15-track live set of “orchestral reworkings” of solo tracks and Bunnymen classics recorded last May.

Echo & The Bunnymen spinoff Poltergeist announces debut album ‘Your Mind is a Box’

Echo & The Bunnymen spinoff Poltergeist announces debut album ‘Your Mind is a Box’

Echo & The Bunnymen spinoff Poltergeist — an instrumental trio that reunites guitarist Will Sergeant with former bassist and founding member Les Pattinson — today announced it will release a debut album titled ‘Your Mind Is A Box (Let Us Fill It With Wonder)’ in March then perform a series of U.K. dates later that month.

Readers Poll 2012: Best reissues of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best reissues of the year

Today we count down the best reissue of 2012 as voted on by Slicing Up Eyeballs in this year’s readers poll, and the Top 10 list includes releases by Icehouse, Ministry, The House of Love, Ian McCulloch of Echo & The Bunnymen, Yazoo, Bob Mould’s Sugar, My Bloody Valentine, Peter Gabriel and more.

Stream: Echo & The Bunnymen’s Will Sergeant, Les Pattinson debut new band Poltergeist

Stream: Echo & The Bunnymen’s Will Sergeant, Les Pattinson debut new band Poltergeist

Echo & The Bunnymen guitarist Will Sergeant this summer announced he’d enlisted former bandmate and current Wild Swans bassist Les Pattinson to take part in a new instrumental band called Poltergeist — and today they’ve debuted the first fruits of their labor, about two minutes’ worth of an untitled track.

New releases: Dinosaur Jr, Ian McCulloch, Aztec Camera, Aimee Mann, Paul Weller

New releases: Dinosaur Jr, Ian McCulloch, Aztec Camera, Aimee Mann, Paul Weller

This week’s new releases include brand-new albums from Dinosaur Jr (‘I Bet on Sky’) and Aimee Mann (‘Charmer’), plus expanded reissues of multiple titles from Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch and Aztec Camera, and a special U.S.-only 7-inch single from Paul Weller.

Ian McCulloch fleshes out fall U.K. acoustic tour in support of expanded solo reissues

Ian McCulloch fleshes out fall U.K. acoustic tour in support of expanded solo reissues

Echo & The Bunnymen frontman Ian McCulloch today announced additional concerts on his fall acoustic tour of the U.K. in support of the upcoming expanded reissues of his first three solo albums, bringing the total number of dates to 13 so far in September, October and November.

The Week in Rock: July 29-Aug. 4, 2012

The Week in Rock: July 29-Aug. 4, 2012

This week’s roundup of headlines includes items on Killing Joke’s Jaz Coleman, New Order, Ian McCulloch, R.E.M., Aztec Camera, The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Jazz Butcher, Crime and the City Solution, Men Without Hats, Ministry, Public Image Ltd., Close Lobsters, Mojo Nixon and more.

Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch preps ‘Candleland,’ ‘Mysterio,’ ‘Slideling’ reissues

Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch preps ‘Candleland,’ ‘Mysterio,’ ‘Slideling’ reissues

]The first three solo albums from Echo & The Bunnymen frontman Ian McCulloch are set to be reissued by Demon Music Group in expanded collectors’ editions — packed with bonus tracks including non-album singles, B-sides, live cuts and remixes — to coincide with the singer’s U.K. acoustic tour this September.

Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch announces initial dates of fall U.K. solo tour

Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch announces initial dates of fall U.K. solo tour

Echo & The Bunnymen frontman Ian McCulloch has rolled out the first seven dates of a planned fall U.K. solo tour that will find the singer performing ‘intimate shows in small rooms’ with the help of Lightning Seeds mastermind and former Bunnymen producer Ian Broudie, who’ll be backing him up on second guitar.

Echo & The Bunnymen’s Will Sergeant, Les Pattinson form new band Poltergeist

Echo & The Bunnymen’s Will Sergeant, Les Pattinson form new band Poltergeist

Echo & The Bunnymen guitarist Will Sergeant has enlisted former bandmate and current Wild Swans bassist Les Pattinson to take part in a new instrumental band called Poltergeist that he says falls ‘somewhere between krautrock and prog rock,’ and which already is rehearing in Liverpool in advance of recording a four-track EP.

The Week in Rock: May 20-26, 2012

The Week in Rock: May 20-26, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes reports about The Stone Roses, The Cure, Buzzcocks, Skinny Puppy, Nick Cave, Redd Kross, Ultravox, Paul Weller, Vince Clarke and Depeche Mode, Peter Gabriel, Morrissey, Sugar, Blondie, Devo and more.

New releases: Ian McCulloch, The Cult, Dave Gahan, Joey Ramone, Hoodoo Gurus

New releases: Ian McCulloch, The Cult, Dave Gahan, Joey Ramone, Hoodoo Gurus

This week’s new releases include new studio albums from Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch and The Cult, plus Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan’s album with Soulsavers, a posthumous Joey Ramone record and the U.S. release of the Hoodoo Gurus’ new best-of.

The Week in Rock: March 4-10, 2012

The Week in Rock: March 4-10, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about The Jesus and Mary Chain, Paul Weller, Dexys, fIREHOSE, Dead Can Dance, World Party, Fields of the Nephilim, Mark E. Smith, Cocteau Twins and much more — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.