SPOT, an in-house producer and engineer who helped make albums by Black Flag, Minutemen, Hüsker Dü, Descendents, Meat Puppets for SST Records, has died.
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Meat Puppets and Mudhoney are hitting the road together in May for a run of 10 shows through the Southwest before heading up the California coast.
A new 10-part podcast series from California public radio mainstay KCRW celebrates ’80s college-rock era host Deirdre O’Donoghue and her archive of in-studio performances.
Following their on-stage reunion in August 2017, The Meat Puppets’ Curt and Cris Kirkwood re-teamed with original drummer Derrick Bostrom in the studio for the original trio’s first new album in 24 years, a 10-song collection called Dusty Notes that’s preceded by first single “Warranty.” Check out the new song here.
The Meat Puppets recently were inducted into the Arizona Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame, and, to mark the honor bestowed by their home state, original drummer Derrick Bostrom joined brothers Curt and Cris Kirkwood on stage for the first time in nearly 22 years. See video of their reunion here.
This week’s new releases include the new 2CD set from Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch, plus new albums from The Flaming Lips and Meat Puppets, plus a live Dead Can Dance album, a Simple Minds best-of, a reissue of David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane and the vinyl release of The Replacements’ ‘Songs For Slim.’
Meat Puppets return this spring with their 14th studio album — the 12-track Rat Farm — and now you can get your first taste of the record, in the form of lead-off single “Down,” which is streaming via the YouTube embed posted here. The album is due out April 16 on Megaforce Records.
Meat Puppets returns this spring with their 14th studio album — the 12-track Rat Farm, which Curt Kirkwood dubs “real blown-up folk music” — and will support the release with a spring U.S. tour that will include as-yet-unannounced appearances at the South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas.
Organizers of Barcelona’s Primavera Sound 2013 festival unfurled a mind-bending lineup topped by headliners The Jesus and Mary Chain, Blur, My Bloody Valentine and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, in addition to appearances by Dinosaur Jr, Bob Mould, Dead Can Dance, The Breeders and many more.
This week’s Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines include news about The Cure, The Stone Roses, Pixies, The Cult, The Mission, Killing Joke, Bob Mould, Meat Puppets, Budgie, Morrissey, Dinosaur Jr, Madness, Sonic Youth, Peter Gabriel and PiL — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape for your downloading pleasure.
Seattle radio station KEXP has been uploading video of some of its past in-studio sessions to YouTube, and here’s another: A Sept. 23, 2009, visit during which the brothers Kirkwood performed four tracks off their then-new album ‘Sewn Together,’ plus ‘one of those Nirvana songs,’ aka ‘Plateau.’
This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about Robyn Hitchcock, The Housemartins, The Cult, Paul Weller, Public Image Ltd., My Bloody Valentine, The Psychedelic Furs, Dead Can Dance, Depeche Mode, The Primitives, Ultravox and more.
The story of the Meat Puppets will be told through new interviews with Peter Buck, J Mascis, Ian MacKaye, Flea, Henry Rollins, Lee Ranaldo, Mike Watt and more in Greg Prato’s new authorized, 407-page oral history of the legendary indie-rockers, ‘Too High to Die: Meet the Meat Puppets,’ due out June 1.