Tag: The Selecter

This week’s new releases: The Replacements, The Church, The Blow Monkeys, a-ha

This week’s new releases: The Replacements, The Church, The Blow Monkeys, a-ha

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 haul includes releases from The Replacements, The Church, The Blow Monkeys, a-ha and The Selecter.

Riot Fest 2013: Violent Femmes, Blondie, Mission of Burma, X, Dinosaur Jr, Peter Hook

Riot Fest 2013: Violent Femmes, Blondie, Mission of Burma, X, Dinosaur Jr, Peter Hook

Chicago’s Riot Fest — set for Sept. 13-15 in the Windy City’s Humboldt Park — tonight unveiled its jam-packed lineup, which includes Violent Femmes, Blondie, Black Flag spinoff FLAG, Motorhead, Bad Religion, Dinosaur Jr, X, Bob Mould, Bad Brains, The Selecter, Mission of Burma and more.

Coachella 2013: The Stone Roses, New Order, OMD, Nick Cave, Johnny Marr, Blur and more

Coachella 2013: The Stone Roses, New Order, OMD, Nick Cave, Johnny Marr, Blur and more

The original lineup of The Stone Roses will makes its U.S. debut at April’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, joining headliners Blur, Phoenix and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, plus a bill that also includes New Order, OMD, both Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and Grinderman, Johnny Marr and more.

Video: ‘Dance Craze: The Best of British Ska… Live!’ — classic 2 Tone concert film

Video: ‘Dance Craze: The Best of British Ska… Live!’ — classic 2 Tone concert film

It’s an absolute crime that 1981’s ‘Dance Craze: The Best of British Ska… Live!’ isn’t available on DVD or Blu-ray, but at least we can share the full 85-minute concert film — featuring classic performances from 2 Tone-era acts The Specials, Madness, Bad Manners, The Beat and more — via the modern miracle of YouTube

The Selecter celebrates 30th anniversary of ‘Too Much Pressure’ with London gig

The Selecter celebrates 30th anniversary of ‘Too Much Pressure’ with London gig

Classic 2 Tone-era ska outfit The Selecter celebrates the 30th anniversary of its debut album ‘Too Much Pressure’ by performing the record in its entirety on Saturday night in London.

BBC releasing Peel Sessions, live sets from Gang of Four, PiL, Duran Duran, The Specials

BBC releasing Peel Sessions, live sets from Gang of Four, PiL, Duran Duran, The Specials

The BBC and EMI recently struck a new partnership to digitally release archival recordings — mainly Peel Sessions and In Concert episodes recorded between 1977 […]