This week’s new releases include reissues of The Replacements and The Breeders, a new Teenage Fanclub record, a collection of Devo rarities and more.
Tag: The Breeders
The Breeders mark 30th anniversary of “Last Splash” with new reissue, tour — hear an unreleased song
The Breeders will mark the 30th anniversary of their breakthrough second album Last Splash with a new reissue featuring unreleased music.
Huge news out of Riot Fest this week, with The Cure announced as one of the headliners of the 2023 installment of the three-day Chicago festival.
The Cure will return to North America following the band’s just-underway amphitheater tour to join Foo Fighters, The Postal Service, Death Cab for Cutie and more.
Tanya Donelly recently started a new weekly series of home-recorded covers that she’s using to help raise money for good causes, and the latest installment finds her channeling her old Boston friends Pixies through their song “Here Comes Your Man.” Stream it right here.
Vaughan Oliver, the British artist and graphic designer who helped create the visual identity of the 4AD record label and so many of the legendary imprint’s best-known bands, including the Pixies, Cocteau Twins, Throwing Muses, The Breeders, This Mortal Coil, Dead Can Dance and more, died Sunday.
Tanya Donelly is giving away a set of 10 demos that laid the foundation of her band Belly’s 1993 debut Star in honor of the man who produced and engineered the recordings: Joe Harvard, co-founder of Boston’s famed Fort Apache Studios, who died Sunday. Stream or download the demo collection right here.
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 titles from Wire, Poster Children, The Breeders, Matthew Sweet, Rat Scabies and Lords of Acid.
The Breeders returned to Conan O’Brien’s late-night show last week for the first time in 25 years, performing the song “Wait in the Car” off the band’s just-released new album All Nerve — the group’s first record featuring the Last Splash-era lineup since, well, the Last Splash era. Watch it right here.
Former Throwing Muses bandmates — and step-sisters — Kristin Hersh and Tanya Donelly re-teamed on stage in Boston over the weekend, playing three shows together at City Winery. The performances featured separate solo sets each by Donelly and Hersh, plus a joint encore of the Muses’ “Two Step,” the last song on The Real Ramona
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 titles include new and reissued music from The Breeders, Buffalo Tom, Pet Shop Boys, The Art of Noise, Annie Lennox and UB40.
Tanya Donelly has announced plans to go into the studio with her reunited ’90s act Belly to record that band’s 22-years-in-the-making third album, and she’s re-teaming with her former Throwing Muses bandmate (and step-sister) Kristin Hersh for a concert this fall in Boston.
The Breeders, who’ve been in the studio recording a follow-up to 2008’s Mountain Battles, will head out on the road this fall, playing nine dates in Europe in October followed by 10 more dates in the U.S., including a slot opening for the Arcade Fire in St. Paul, Minn. See full dates here.