This week’s new releases include the new ‘At the BBC’ 3CD/1DVD box set and 2CD highlights collection from Big Country, plus the vinyl reissue of The Birthday Party’s ‘Live 1981-82,’ a new collection of 12-inch mixes from Icehouse and the U.K. release of The Cult’s ‘Electric Peace’ 2CD set.
This week’s new releases include new studio albums from Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart, Tears For Fears’ Curt Smith and The Teardrop Explodes’ Julian Cope, plus vinyl reissues from Cabaret Voltaire, The Birthday Party and Deacon Blue, a new remix collection from Section 25 and an Icehouse best-of.
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.
This week’s new releases include the U.S. reissue of Sugar’s catalog, a live CD/DVD from Propaganda’s Claudia Brücken, a live CD from Happy Mondays, an audiophile vinyl pressing of Yazoo’s ‘Upstairs at Eric’s,’ the U.S. release of Peter Gabriel’s ‘Secret World Live,’ and reissues of Icehouse’s ‘Primitive Man’ and ‘Man of Colours.’
Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about the Sex Pistols, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Simple Minds, Morrissey, The House of Love, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Cure, The Fixx, Icehouse, Ministry and more.
On Dec. 3 last year, Iva Davies led the current incarnation of Icehouse through selections from the group’s 1980 debut ‘Flowers’ at the Homebake 2011 festival in the band’s native Australia. Six months later, superb-quality video has emerged of the hour-long set.
Welcome to Slicing Up Eyeballs’ new weekly feature: the Week in Rock, which, as its name implies, rounds up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past, uh, week. Basically, it’s one-stop shopping for any readers who might have been too busy during the week to keep tabs on all the headlines.
This week’s new releases include the ‘White Heat’ best-of from Australia’s Icehouse, plus a vinyl reissue of Ministry’s ‘Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs’ and the first-ever CD release of ‘Gonna Get You,’ the second album from Freeez.
Australian synth/rock act Icehouse — best remembered in the U.S. for their 1987 hit ‘Electric Blue,’ co-written by John Oates — this summer will release a comprehensive best-of called ‘White Heat: 30 Hits,’ which, over two CDs, will chronologically present each of the band’s 30 singles, and also will include a DVD with 32 music videos.