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Bob Mould, Throwing Muses, Dead Milkmen to headline Athens PopFest in October

Bob Mould, Throwing Muses, Dead Milkmen to headline Athens PopFest in October

A trio of ’80s college-rock vets — Bob Mould, Throwing Muses and The Dead Milkmen — are among the headliners announced today for the 2011 installment of the Athens PopFest, set for Oct. 11-15 in Athens, Ga.

Throwing Muses to release ‘Anthology’ best-of with 22-track bonus disc, go on tour

Throwing Muses to release ‘Anthology’ best-of with 22-track bonus disc, go on tour

4AD will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Throwing Muses’ debut with the band’s first-ever compilation, a 21-song set called ‘Anthology’ that will come with, in its initial limited release, a hard-back book and a bonus disc with 22 additional B-sides and rarities.

Milestones: Black Francis is 46 today; watch the Pixies’ full 1988 Town & Country gig

Milestones: Black Francis is 46 today; watch the Pixies’ full 1988 Town & Country gig

To celebrate the birthday today of Black Francis, the songwriter whose lyrics gave name to this site, check out full video of the Pixies’ classic 15-song set opening for the Throwing Muses at London’s Town & Country Club on May 1, 1988

Built to Spill’s Doug Martsch, The Wedding Present, Tanya Donelly on Smiths tribute

Built to Spill’s Doug Martsch, The Wedding Present, Tanya Donelly on Smiths tribute

Indie imprint American Laundromat Recordings this fall will issue a brand-new tribute album to The Smiths featuring newly recorded covers by the likes of Built to Spill’s Doug Martsch, The Wedding Present and its spin-off Cinerama, and former Throwing Muses member Tanya Donelly.

Throwing Muses record first new album in 8 years, document session with studio video

Throwing Muses record first new album in 8 years, document session with studio video

Throwing Muses today wrapped up initial recording sessions for the 4AD band’s first new album in eight years, a process that frontwoman Kristin Hersh and her bandmates have documented through a series of short, in-studio video clips.

New releases: The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’; new Andy Bell, Marc Almond, Brendan Perry

New releases: The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’; new Andy Bell, Marc Almond, Brendan Perry

This week’s new CDs include the American release of The Cure’s ‘Disintegration: Deluxe Edition,’ plus new albums from Erasure’s Andy Bell, Soft Cell’s Marc Almond and Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry, and a new live album from Throwing Muses’ Kristin Hersh.

Kristin Hersh sharing new Throwing Muses demos, raising money for upcoming album

Kristin Hersh sharing new Throwing Muses demos, raising money for upcoming album

Tweet Kristin Hersh today announced she’s begun work on a new Throwing Muses album, and is both letting fans in on the creative process by […]