Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include music from Thurston Moore, Mark Mulcahy, Pet Shop Boys and U2.
Tag: Mark Mulcahy
Miracle Legion frontman Mark Mulcahy will release his first new album in four years next month in the form of the 11-track The Possum in the Driveway, which comes as he’s wrapping up his current reunion tour with the ’80s college-rock cult favorites. The album is due out April 28.
Dinosaur Jr frontman J Mascis returned to “Late Night With Seth Meyers” last night to promote his latest album, Tied to a Star, performing the single “Every Morning” on air, and then sticking around for a web-only cover of Mazzy Star’s 1993 hit “Fade Into You.”
The Pixies are set to debut their second new bassist in a year — Paz Lenchantin, who played in A Perfect Circle and Billy Corgan’s brief post-Smashing Pumpkins outfit Zwan — at a just-announced warm-up gig next week in Northampton, Mass., that will feature an opening set from Miracle Legion’s Mark Mulcahy.
On Friday at its Solid Sound festival in Massachusetts, Wilco played a 27-song all-request set that featured exactly one Wilco song… and 26 covers by artists ranging from Television and Bob Dylan to even Daft Punk — not to mention The Replacements’ “Color Me Impressed” with Tommy Stinson.
This week’s new releases include brand new studio albums from Miracle Legion’s Mark Mulcahy, Julian Cope, Steve Kilbey of The Church and Primal Scream, plus an expanded reissue and new rarities compilation from The Chameleons and a live vinyl release from The Fall.
Former Miracle Legion frontman Mark Mulcahy returns this summer with Dear Mark J Mulcahy I Love You, his fifth solo album and first 2005’s In Pursuit of Your Happiness — and he’s previewing the Fire Records release with the brand-new song “She Makes the World Turn Backwards.”
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we’ve landed on a just-uploaded “120 X Ray” segment chronically under-appreciated college-rock heroes Miracle Legion, a band that host Dave Kendall refers to as “one of the hardest working but still unrecognized bands in alternative music.”
The makers of the forthcoming documentary ‘All For The Best: Songs of Mark Mulcahy and Miracle Legion’ this week posted an eight-minute ‘snippet’ of the nearly finished film online, a two-years-in-the-works project that includes interviews, vintage Miracle Legion footage and performances from a 2009 benefit concert.
Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: Ian Brown RELEASES: My Way BACKSTORY: The […]
Mark Mulcahy, frontman of nearly forgotten ’80s college-rock act Miracle Legion, is the subject of a new tribute album featuring contributions by Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, […]