Tag: The Fall

New releases: Stranglers, John Foxx, The Fall, Monochrome Set, Killing Joke, Rip Rig + Panic

New releases: Stranglers, John Foxx, The Fall, Monochrome Set, Killing Joke, Rip Rig + Panic

This week’s new releases include a new The Stranglers Box set, a 2CD/1DVD compilation from John Foxx, a new early-career best-of from The Fall, reissues from The Monochrome Set and Rip Rig + Panic, plus the U.S. release of the new triple-disc singles collection form post-punk legends Killing Joke.

New releases: R.E.M., The Fall, Primal Scream, Love and Rockets, Devo, Breeders, Talking Heads

New releases: R.E.M., The Fall, Primal Scream, Love and Rockets, Devo, Breeders, Talking Heads

This week’s new releases including expanded reissues of R.E.M.’s ‘Green’ and The Breeders’ ‘Last Splash,’ new studio albums from The Fall and Primal Scream), five-disc box sets from Love and Rockets and Gary Numan, a vintage Devo live album, a Talking Heads vinyl reissue and a budget Simple Minds best-of.

The Fall to release ‘Re-Mit’ — 30th studio album — next month, embark on U.K. tour

The Fall to release ‘Re-Mit’ — 30th studio album — next month, embark on U.K. tour

Mark E. Smith’s iconic post-punk act The Fall returns next month with ‘Re-Mit,’ the band’s 30th studio album in 37 years — a 12-track collection that will be preceded by a 7-inch single on Record Store Day and followed by a nine-date tour of the U.K. in May and early June.

New releases: OMD, Big Country, Morrissey, Electronic, Sparks, The Fall, The House of Love

New releases: OMD, Big Country, Morrissey, Electronic, Sparks, The Fall, The House of Love

This week sees the release of brand-new studio albums from OMD, Big Country (with Mike Peters of The Alarm) and The House of Love, plus reissues from Morrissey (‘Kill Uncle’) and Electronic (‘Electronic’), a live album from Sparks and a new 7-inch single from The Fall.

Beat Delete: Labels launch Kickstarter-like site to bring lost vinyl ‘back into the world’

Beat Delete: Labels launch Kickstarter-like site to bring lost vinyl ‘back into the world’

In the wake of the 2011 Sony warehouse fire in London, a group of U.K. record labels has launched Beat Delete, a Kickstarter-like website designed “for the rescue of potentially lost releases” by allowing labels to gauge fan demand for reissues before actually re-pressing niche vinyl titles.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: ‘120 X-Ray’ on Mark E. Smith and The Fall with Kevin Seal — 1987

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: ‘120 X-Ray’ on Mark E. Smith and The Fall with Kevin Seal — 1987

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we’ve selected a “120 X Ray” segment The Fall that aired on a 1987 episode around the time of the release of The “Domesday Pay-Off” Triad-Plus!, aka the U.S. version of Bend Sinister. The clip doesn’t feature any interviews, but does feature the video for “There’s a Ghost in My House.”

Stream 458 episodes of John Peel’s radio show — 846 hours spanning 1967 to 2004

Stream 458 episodes of John Peel’s radio show — 846 hours spanning 1967 to 2004

For fans disappointed that the online debut of the late John Peel’s record collection didn’t feature actual music off those platters or broadcasts by the legendary British DJ, here’s the real deal: a streaming collection of 458 episodes of Peel’s show that totals 846 hours and spans the years 1967 to 2004.

Linkage: Men at Work’s Greg Ham found dead, plus The Fall, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr

Linkage: Men at Work’s Greg Ham found dead, plus The Fall, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr

Our latest link round-up features sad news about Men at Work’s Greg Ham, who was found dead today in his Australian home, plus a 1990 interview with Mark E. Smith about his record collection, a chat with Lee Ranaldo about the future of Sonic Youth, and a webstream of the new electronic Dinosaur Jr project.

Record Store Day 2012: The Cure, Morrissey, PiL, Devo, The Fall, Kate Bush, The Clash

Record Store Day 2012: The Cure, Morrissey, PiL, Devo, The Fall, Kate Bush, The Clash

This year’s installment of Record Store Day will feature releases in the U.S. and/or U.K. from The Cure, Public Image Ltd., Morrissey, Kate Bush, The Wedding Present, Simple Minds, The Fall, The Clash, David Bowie, The Sex Pistols, Ryan Adams covering Bob Mould, The Cult, Devo, Dinosaur Jr and more.

Milestones: Mark E. Smith is 55 today; watch complete BBC documentary on The Fall

Milestones: Mark E. Smith is 55 today; watch complete BBC documentary on The Fall

Long one of rock’s most unique and iconoclastic frontmen, Mark E. Smith — the only constant member of The Fall — turns 55 today, and to celebrate, we, for the second straight year, offer up this hour-long documentary called ‘The Fall: The Wonderful and Frightening World of Mark E. Smith’ that aired on the BBC back in 2005.

Linkage: Bob Mould tribute, plus The Cure, The Fall, Fugazi, Bush Tetras’ Laura Kennedy

Linkage: Bob Mould tribute, plus The Cure, The Fall, Fugazi, Bush Tetras’ Laura Kennedy

This week’s round-up includes videos from the recent Bob Mould tribute concert, photos of The Cure’s first ‘Reflections’ gig in New York, an interview with The Fall’s Mark E. Smith, a look at Fugazi’s 800-show online concert archive and news of the passing of the Bush Tetras’ Laura Kennedy.

The Week in Rock: Nov. 13-19, 2011

The Week in Rock: Nov. 13-19, 2011

Our round-up of what made headlines at Slicing Up Eyeballs over the past week includes posts about New Order, Joy Division, Morrissey, the Pixies, Sonic Youth, Kate Bush, Dinosaur Jr, The Fall and much, much more.

New releases: The Fall, R.E.M., Wall of Voodoo, Cabaret Voltaire, Curt Smith

New releases: The Fall, R.E.M., Wall of Voodoo, Cabaret Voltaire, Curt Smith

This week’s new releases include ‘Ersatz G.B.,’ the 29th studio album from The Fall, plus new best-ofs from R.E.M. (‘Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage’) and Wall of Voodoo (‘Lost Weekend’), and expanded reissue of Cabaret Voltaire’s ‘Johnny YesNo’ soundtrack and Curt Smith’s solo effort ‘Mayfield.’

Stream: Jim Reid’s Jesus and Mary Chain 1985 ‘Inspirations & Influences’ mix

Stream: Jim Reid’s Jesus and Mary Chain 1985 ‘Inspirations & Influences’ mix

Demon Music Group , the label behind the new Jesus and Mary Chain reissues, asked Jim Reid to put together a circa-1985 mixtape, and the result — 20 tracks featuring the likes of Orange Juice, New Order, Swell Maps and The Fall — can be streamed in this player.