Tag: Tones on Tail

Tones on Tail’s ‘Pop’ getting standard vinyl reissue following sold-out Record Store Day release

Tones on Tail’s ‘Pop’ getting standard vinyl reissue following sold-out Record Store Day release

If you missed out on the limited-edition vinyl pressing of Tones on Tail’s lone studio album — 1984’s nine-song set Pop — released for last year’s delayed Record Store Day, Beggars Banquet is issuing a standard LP edition this spring. Full details right here.

Daniel Ash reveals new band and album, says Bauhaus reunion likely to resume in 2022

Daniel Ash reveals new band and album, says Bauhaus reunion likely to resume in 2022

With the Bauhaus reunion sidelined by COVID-19, guitarist Daniel Ash found plenty of time in 2020 to focus on a new album by his new band — a trio called Ashes and Diamonds — with plans to release the record later this year, he announced in a podcast interview Monday. More details here.

Members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Smiths remake ‘Tower of Strength’ for COVID relief

Members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Smiths remake ‘Tower of Strength’ for COVID relief

Wayne Hussey has enlisted current and former members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Cult, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Bauhaus and The Smiths for an all-star remake of The Mission’s 1988 anthem “Tower of Strength” to benefit “key workers dealing with COVID-19 globally.” Full details right here.

The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst and Budgie of the Banshees to release album as LXB

The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst and Budgie of the Banshees to release album as LXB

Two key drummers of the early post-punk era — The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst and Budgie of Siouxsie and the Banshees and The Creatures — have formed a new band called LXB that could release its already-recorded debut album before the end of this year, the two announced during an interview on Sirius XM’s Volume.

Monta at Odds covers Tones on Tail’s ‘spooky and otherworldly’ track ‘Movement of Fear’

Monta at Odds covers Tones on Tail’s ‘spooky and otherworldly’ track ‘Movement of Fear’

Kansas City art-rock quintet Monta at Odds today released a new four-song EP that features a cover of Tones on Tail’s 1984 track “Movement of Fear” that the group rightly notes “has one of the holy grails of basslines for post-punk.” You can stream the track right here via Bandcamp.

Tones on Tail’s album ‘Pop’ to be reissued on vinyl for first time on Record Store Day

Tones on Tail’s album ‘Pop’ to be reissued on vinyl for first time on Record Store Day

Beggars Banquet will reissue the lone studio album from Bauhaus offshoot Tones on Tail — 1984’s nine-song set Pop — for the first time ever on Record Store Day, packing the album in a new sleeve featuring revised artwork and silver foil text. Full details and tracklist right here.

You’ll hear nothing but Bauhaus & Family on tonight’s edition of Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’

You’ll hear nothing but Bauhaus & Family on tonight’s edition of Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’

or those not lucky enough to be at tonight’s first Bauhaus concert in 13 years, be sure to tune in to the Slicing Up Eyeballs-hosted “Dark Wave” at 10 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Pacific on Sirius XM satellite radio’s 1st Wave for a special Bauhaus & Family edition. Full details right here.

Tones on Tail’s Glenn Campling shares rare live footage of band performing in 1984

Tones on Tail’s Glenn Campling shares rare live footage of band performing in 1984

If you’ve ever gone looking for live footage of Tones on Tail — Daniel Ash’s and Kevin Haskins’ post-Bauhaus, pre-Love and Rockets project — you know what a black hole that is. Which is why it’s so thrilling to see Glenn Campling, the band’s bassist, sharing rare live footage of the trio performing in Scotland in 1984.

Poptone announces North American summer tour as debut album release looms

Poptone announces North American summer tour as debut album release looms

Having just completed a run of West Coast dates, and with their debut album due out next month, Poptone — Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, plus Haskins’ daughter Diva Dompe — have just rolled out more North American tour dates, a nine-concert run this summer that’ll see the band hitting the Midwest and East Coast.

Listen: Poptone premieres new recording of Tones on Tail’s ‘Go!’ — off upcoming debut LP

Listen: Poptone premieres new recording of Tones on Tail’s ‘Go!’ — off upcoming debut LP

After last year’s tour of the U.S., Poptone — featuring longtime bandmates Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, plus Haskins’ daughter Diva Dompe on bass — are preparing their debut EP, a 13-song live radio session featuring performances of originally recorded by Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets and Bauhaus.

Poptone performs Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets and Bauhaus on debut album

Poptone performs Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets and Bauhaus on debut album

Poptone — featuring Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, plus Haskins’ daughter Diva Dompe — will release its debut album this June, a 13-song live radio session featuring performances of songs originally recorded by Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets and Bauhaus. Check out the tracklist of Poptone’s ‘Poptone.’

Poptone — featuring Bauhaus’ Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins — expands North American tour

Poptone — featuring Bauhaus’ Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins — expands North American tour

With just a few more show left this month, Poptone — the band featuring Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins that performs a Tones on Tail-heavy set, along with music by Bauhaus and Love and Rockets — has unveiled a new run of North American dates into December. See full dates here.

Watch: Poptone plays Tones on Tail’s ‘Go!’ live — plus 20-minute interview with group

Watch: Poptone plays Tones on Tail’s ‘Go!’ live — plus 20-minute interview with group

If you haven’t gotten a chance to see Poptone yet, here’s a great live video of the group performing the Tones on Tail classic “Go!” The clip was put together by Eli Kampero using footage shot at three Los Angeles-area shows in April and May. Plus, see a 20-minute interview with the whole group.

Poptone — featuring Bauhaus’ Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins — announce East Coast dates

Poptone — featuring Bauhaus’ Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins — announce East Coast dates

Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins continue to expand their inaugural U.S. tour as Poptone — which will perform a Tones on Tail-heavy set, along with music by Bauhaus and Love and Rockets — with the addition today of much-anticipated East Coast dates in August.