Nikolaos Katranis and Russell Craig Richardson are working on a four-part documentary series on post-punk music, based on Simon Reynolds’ book “Rip It Up and Start Again.”
Tag: The Birthday Party
This is 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. May also include some other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured. Titles from Simple Minds, The Cure, Visage and more.
This week’s new releases include the new ‘At the BBC’ 3CD/1DVD box set and 2CD highlights collection from Big Country, plus the vinyl reissue of The Birthday Party’s ‘Live 1981-82,’ a new collection of 12-inch mixes from Icehouse and the U.K. release of The Cult’s ‘Electric Peace’ 2CD set.
This week’s new releases include new studio albums from Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart, Tears For Fears’ Curt Smith and The Teardrop Explodes’ Julian Cope, plus vinyl reissues from Cabaret Voltaire, The Birthday Party and Deacon Blue, a new remix collection from Section 25 and an Icehouse best-of.
Move over, vinyl: Taking their cue from the wildly successful Record Store Day, some lovers of the lowly but resurgent cassette tape format have launched International Cassette Store Day, which will take place Sept. 7 and feature limited-edition cassette releases from The Flaming Lips, The Birthday Party and more.
Simon Bonney has resurrected his art-rock group Crime and the City Solution — which, during the ’80s, included members of The Birthday Party, Swell Maps and Einstürzende Neubauten — for the band’s first tour in more than 20 years, a brand-new compilation and its first new studio album since 1990’s ‘Paradise Discotheque.’
This week’s installment of The Week in Rock features news about Pet Shop Boys, Elizabeth Fraser, They Might Be Giants, David Byrne, Peter Buck, The Birthday Party, Peter Murphy, Ministry, Morrissey, The Stone Roses, Dinsaur Jr, Robyn Hitchcock, The Jesus and Mary Chain and more.
4AD and reissue imprint Beggars Archive this week announced a new special-edition 30th anniversary reissue of ‘Junk Yard,’ the second album from Nick Cave’s pre-Bad Seeds outfit The Birthday Party. The set will feature the album on 12-inch, the ‘Release the Bats’ single on 7-inch and a CD combining both.
Tweet Australian guitar innovator Rowland S. Howard — a member of Nick Cave’s early ’80s postpunk act The Birthday Party, a guitarist for Crime and […]