Tag: Lou Reed

New releases: The La’s ‘Callin’ All’ box set, Lou Reed’s ‘Metal Machine Music’ reissue

New releases: The La’s ‘Callin’ All’ box set, Lou Reed’s ‘Metal Machine Music’ reissue

This week’s new releases include ‘Callin’ All,’ a four-disc, 91-track box set from Liverpool indie-pop act The La’s, plus an audiophile reissue of Lou Reed’s noise classic ‘Metal Machine Music.’

New releases: Gorillaz reunites The Clash’s Jones, Simonon; Spandau Ballet reissues

New releases: Gorillaz reunites The Clash’s Jones, Simonon; Spandau Ballet reissues

This week’s new releases include the Gorillaz’s ‘Plastic Beach’ — featuring a reunion of The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon — plus reissues of Spandau Ballet’s first two albums and a new early-’80s best-of from The Fleshtones.

Lou Reed reissues ‘Metal Machine Music,’ plots ‘A Night of Deep Noise’ European tour

Lou Reed reissues ‘Metal Machine Music,’ plots ‘A Night of Deep Noise’ European tour

Rock iconoclast Lou Reed next month will issue a digitally remastered edition of his oft-derided 1975 guitar-feedback opus Metal Machine Music on a trio of audiophile formats, and mark the occasion by taking his Metal Machine Trio to Europe for a brief tour billed as “A Night of Deep Noise.”

The Clash’s Mick Jones, Paul Simonon reunite on Gorillaz’s upcoming ‘Plastic Beach’

The Clash’s Mick Jones, Paul Simonon reunite on Gorillaz’s upcoming ‘Plastic Beach’

Tweet The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon have reunited on record for the first time since 1982’s Combat Rock, each contributing to the title […]

New releases: Bauhaus ‘Omnibus’ editions, plus Lou Reed, Pylon, Alison Moyet reissues

New releases: Bauhaus ‘Omnibus’ editions, plus Lou Reed, Pylon, Alison Moyet reissues

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: Bauhaus RELEASES: In the Flat Field: Omnibus Edition, Mask: […]

Video: U2 and Virgin Prunes’ Gavin Friday cover David Bowie’s ‘The Jean Genie’

Stadium headliners U2 did something pretty unusual last night: Bono and Co. served as a backing band for longtime friend Gavin Friday at the Irish […]

Tracklist: U2’s ‘Unforgettable Fire’ reissue includes unreleased songs, live material

Tracklist: U2’s ‘Unforgettable Fire’ reissue includes unreleased songs, live material

Tweet U2’s 25th anniversary reissue of The Unforgettable Fire will include a pair of tracks left over from that album’s 1983 sessions, as well as […]

‘Adventureland’ anchored by pitch-perfect ’80s college-rock soundtrack

‘Adventureland’ anchored by pitch-perfect ’80s college-rock soundtrack

This past weekend saw the release of “Adventureland,” a sweet and very funny coming-of-age tale set in 1987 that’s as notable for its ample cinematic […]