Radiohead side project The Smile played a trio of livestreamed shows from London this weekend, performing new songs from their forthcoming LP.
Tag: Joe Jackson
The list of artists who are believed to have lost tapes in the 2008 fire that destroyed a Universal Music Group warehouse at Universal Studios in Los Angeles includes R.E.M., Sonic Youth, The Damned, The Police, Squeeze, The Dream Syndicate, Oingo Boingo, Suzanne Vega, Adam Ant, Joe Jackson and more.
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 Dinosaur Jr, XTC, The English Beat, The Dream Syndicate, The Cure, Peter Murphy, The Stone Roses, The Replacements, Dead Can Dance, Elvis Costello and more.
Joe Jackson returns this week with a tribute to legendary jazzman Duke Ellington, an album called ‘The Duke’ that features guest turns by the likes of Iggy Pop, The Roots’ ?uestlove, Steve Vai and Sharon Jones, among others. Download a free MP3 of Jackson’s duet with Pop on ‘It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing).’
This week’s new releases include expanded reissues of all three of The Beat’s original albums, plus a new CD of Duke Ellington interpretations from Joe Jackson (‘The Duke’), an alleged expanded reissue of Ministry’s 1983 synthpop debut ‘With Sympathy’ and the CD and digital releases of ‘The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends.’
In this week’s link round-up we find Lloyd Cole writing about David Bowie’s ‘Low,’ plus interviews with Jim Reid of the recently reunited Jesus and Mary Chain, Ivan Doroschuk of Men Without Hats, Dave Wakeling and Ranking Roger of The Beat (aka The English Beat) and New Wave piano man Joe Jackson.
This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines news about My Bloody Valentine’s long-delayed reissues, Peter Murphy, Joe Jackson, The Vaselines, Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan, Dead Can Dance’s first new album in 16 years, Redd Kross, Ride’s Mark Gardener and more.
Joe Jackson is tipping his hat to jazz legend Duke Ellington this summer with a new album called ‘The Duke’ — featuring guest turns by the likes of Iggy Pop, The Roots’ ?uestlove, Steve Vai and Sharon Jones, among others — to be followed by a 14-date U.S. tour this fall featuring his “Bigger Band.”
This week’s new releases include a brand-new, four-track digital EP from Public Image Ltd., plus a new 2CD live album from Peter Gabriel, a double-DVD vintage live set from Joe Jackson and the U.K. release of World Party’s new 5CD ‘Arkeology’ box set.
This week’s new releases include the new EP from Dalis Car, the 5CD ‘Arkeology’ box set from World Party, a reissue of The Human League’s ‘Dare,’ the second album from Black Francis’ Grand Duchy project, an acoustic set from X’s John Doe and Exene Cervenka and a 2CD archival live set from Joe Jackson.
This week’s new releases include 10 remastered INXS albums (without bonus material), a 2CD remastered edition of Sebadoh’s ‘Bakesale,’ Gary Numan’s ‘Replicas Live’ CD and DVD, and Joe Jackson’s ‘Live Music.’
Piano-tinkling New Wave singer-songwriter Joe Jackson dropped by ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ last night to promote his just released ‘Live Music’ album by performing his 1982 crossover hit ‘Steppin’ Out.’
Twenty-two years ago, Robert Smith sat for a half-hour BBC2 documentary about The Cure that aired Aug. 8, 1988, as one of 10 installments of the series ‘That Was Then… This Is Now.’