R.E.M. will reissue ‘Green ‘in a deluxe 25th anniversary 2CD set this May, packaging a remastered edition of the original 1988 album with a 21-song live set recorded at the penultimate concert on the band’s massive Green World Tour — a live set that will be previewed with a 5-song EP released on Record Store Day.
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Rhino Records will follow up its 2010 Record Store Day limited-edition Factory Records sampler with a second 10-inch label sampler for this year’s event: a 4-track EP that will feature one song each from Joy Division, New Order, Happy Mondays and The Durutti Column, according to Wax Poetic.
To celebrate next week’s release of New Order’s ‘Lost Sirens’ mini-album — which will be issued digitally here in the U.S. beginning Tuesday — Rhino Records has gone analog, hooking us up with a set of all five of the band’s classic ’80s albums on vinyl to give away to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader.
Drew Crumbaugh — aka The Analog Loyalist, whose attempt to restore R.E.M.’s I.R.S. Records catalog was thwarted by Universal Music earlier this year — has taken a second crack at cleaning up the 1980 concert included on the reissue of Joy Division’s ‘Closer,’ and is offering the new version as a free download.
Rhino Records is branching out into the literary world with today’s debut of ‘Single Notes,’ a new eBook series that kicks off with Binky Philips’ story of how his band, The Planets, became a ‘CBGB almost-was’ and Lyndsey Parker’s memoir of unabashed Duran Duran fandom.
Last September, we gave away a copy of the CD-and-vinyl version of The Smiths’ ‘Complete’ box set to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader, and now, with the newly remastered albums released individually, the fine folks at Rhino Records have provided us with three copies of the 8-disc CD box set to give away.
Morrissey next month will reissue his 1988 debut ‘Viva Hate’ in a new edition remastered by original producer Stephen Street and featuring a tweaked tracklist and modified artwork — and he’ll follow that a month later with a 10-inch single released for Record Store Day featuring a previously announced remix of ‘Suedehead’ by Sparks.
We’re back with our fourth and final installment of Rhino Records’ ‘Just Can’t Get Enough – The ’80s’ playlist on Spotify, this time featuring selections by The Cure, Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, The Gun Club, Gary Numan, The Dream Syndicate, The Fall, Hoodoo Gurus, Joy Division and more.
We’re back with Week 3 of the Rhino Records ‘Just Can’t Get Enough — The ’80s’ playlist we’re guest-curating on Spotify. This week’s installment features tasty selections from the likes of OMD, Pylon, The Stone Roses, Heaven 17, XTC, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Orange Juice, New Order and more.
As we revealed last week, the folks at Rhino Records have asked us here at Slicing Up Eyeballs to guest-curate their weekly Rhinofy playlist ‘Just Can’t Get Enough — The ’80s’ on the Spotify streaming-music service for the month of December. So, after last week’s debut 20-song playlist, where back with Week 2.
The Cure is preparing a deluxe 20th anniversary reissue of ‘Wish’ for release sometime in 2012, as well as a new 7-inch of that album’s hit single ‘Friday I’m In Love’ to be released on Record Store Day next April to help raise funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust.
Rhino Records has asked us here at Slicing Up Eyeballs to guest-curate their weekly Rhinofy playlist ‘Just Can’t Get Enough — The ’80s’ on the Spotify streaming-music service for the month of December, which means we’ll have a new 20-song playlist posted each of the next four Fridays — starting today.
New Order apparently has pushed back the release of ‘Lost Sirens’ — an eight-track CD/LP package featuring material left over from the recording sessions for 2005 swan song ‘Waiting for the Sirens’ Call’ — from mid-December until March 19, according to an updated listing posted by Amazon.co.uk.
The limited-edition Joy Division box set comprised of 10 newly remastered 7-inch singles that was released late last year is being reissued next month — this time on compact disc, collecting ‘CD replicas of 10 singles presented in a beautiful clamshell box.’