This week sees the release of a new album by The Alarm, a Pet Shop Boys complication, a Flaming Lips rarities set, and an And Also the Trees reissue.
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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 releases from The Alarm, David Bowie, The Innocence Mission, The Flaming Lips and The Posies.
This week’s new releases include a triple-album dub compilation from Killing Joke, a compilation of early material from The Mighty Lemon Drops, a new ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ companion from The Flaming Lips and reissues of albums by Swans and Athletico Spizz 80.
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.
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.’
Our latest link round-up includes news that The Flaming Lips may be recording a full-album cover of The Stone Roses’ 1989 debut, plus the tale of the dueling Black Flag reunions, news about Primal Scream’s forthcoming album and a clip of Pulp performing its new single on U.K. television.
This week’s new releases include expanded reissues of all three of The Beat’s original albums, plus a new CD of Duke Ellington interpretations from Joe Jackson (‘The Duke’), an alleged expanded reissue of Ministry’s 1983 synthpop debut ‘With Sympathy’ and the CD and digital releases of ‘The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends.’
This week’s new releases include expanded CD reissues of Pulp’s first three albums, a brand-new studio album from Magazine’s Barry Adamson and vinyl reissues of The Flaming Lips’ first five Warner Bros. albums, previously compiled in the ‘Heady Nuggs’ box set.
Bob Mould will perform Sugar’s 1992 debut ‘Copper Blue’ in its entirety for the first time ever at San Francisco’s Noise Pop festival next month, marking the 20th anniversary of both the album and the music fest in what is expected to be the first of a “very limited” number of live performances of the record this year.
In December 1988, when Dinosaur Jr entered Boston’s famed Fort Apache Studios, to record a track for ‘The Bridge: A Tribute to Neil Young,’ they cut not one but two songs: ‘Lotta Love,’ which would be included on the disc alongside covers by the Pixies, The Flaming Lips and Sonic Youth, and ‘I’ve Been Waiting For You.’
Dinosaur Jr will embark on a short East Coast tour this June to perform the band’s third album — 1988’s nine-track ‘Bug,’ featuring the trio’s break-out single ‘Freak Scene’ — in its entirety at five concerts.
Dinosaur Jr will perform its third album — 1988’s ‘Bug,’ featuring the band’s break-out single ‘Freak Scene’ — in its entirety next summer at a Don’t Look Back concert in London headlined by The Flaming Lips, who will perform their 1999 classic ‘The Soft Bulletin.’
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