Gary Numan to release score to John Bergin’s ‘From Inside’

gary-numanThe film sounds interesting (post-apocolyptic), and hopefully Gary Numan will pull of a John Carpenter-esque score…

Gary Numan is set to release his score to John Bergin’s film From Inside in two editions on Lakeshore Records this October. The score will make for his first in 23 years, dating back to 1991’s The Unborn.

The From Inside — Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will be released Oct. 7 with an Oct. 21 release date for the DVD From Inside: Gary Numan Special Edition. The album features music by Numan and Ade Fenton.

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Siouxsie Sioux lifts the lid on Banshees “power struggle”

Siouxsie-Sioux-MOJO-cover-shot-770 SQNot sure this is really a story, but anyway…

POST-PUNK ICONS Siouxsie And The Banshees nearly split in the late ’80s due to a “power struggle” between founder members Siouxsie Sioux and Steven Severin. In the new issue of MOJO magazine, available from Tuesday, September 30, Sioux explains, “I’d become more assertive and I think [Severin] found that hard to deal. We can both be really stubborn.

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Become ‘immortalised in the Killing Joke story’ for £10.

TDARS-Butterfly_crop-300x300An opportunity to have your photo included in a ‘DVD Booklet insert’ with the Killing Joke DVD… for only £10…  ‘Immortalised’? Really? Meh!

ROLL OF HONOUR : DVD BOOKLET

$19.95

THE FILM’S PRODUCERS WOULD LIKE TO OFFER ALL GATHERERS AND FANS OF THE BAND, THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE IMMORTALISED IN THE KILLING JOKE STORY FOR EVER.

ALL DVD BOOKLET INSERT IMAGES WILL BE DESIGNED INTO A SPECIAL FOLD-OUT BOOKLET PAGE DEVOTED TO THE FANS & GATHERERS

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Pearl Thomson to exhibit art for the first time

514411_1There is a lot of interest in Pearl Thompson and here is the latest chapter…

Former THE CURE guitarist PORL THOMPSON is set to unveil his artwork for the first time at a gallery launch in Los Angeles next year.

The musician, who now goes by the name Pearl Thompson, has never exhibited his multi-media paintings before.They will go on display at the Mr. Musichead gallery for three weeks from 5 March 15.

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Nick Cave tells Russian reporter that his mother keeps his tail in a jar

devolutionAhem.

In honor of the ageless Nick Cave who turned 57 yesterday, I dug up this interview that Cave did in 1992 for Russian TV. What got the most attention in the interview was Cave agreeing to poetry slam the lyrics to The Birthday Party song Dead Joe from the 1982 record, Junkyard.

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Founding Joy Division member furious about Twitter account

peterhookHooky’s back, and he’s pissed off.  Again.  This time it’s about the @joydivision Twitter Account…

Some wounds just won’t heal.

Wednesday saw the launch of the official Joy Division Twitter account. While this may have been a fun event for some of the legendary post-punk outfit’s fans, it left one member of the band fuming.Less than an hour after New Order announced the news — on Twitter, naturally — Peter Hook, the group’s former bassist and one of the founding members of Joy Division, voiced his displeasure.

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Nick Cave ‘The Boatman’s Call’ is given the StandardDesigns treatment

il_570xN.604769410_4adf 2The excellent StandardDesign make bookshelves of LP track-listings.  I bought the Cure’s ones – click here (Faith, Head on the Door, Disintegration) – but now they have focussed their attentions on Nick Cave and ‘The Boatman’s Call’…

Dark and brooding and magnificent, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ album ‘The Boatman’s Call’ appears in this print not as songs but as a collection of books – as if these too had become Nick Cave novels and for all their trademark intensity and linguistic loveliness they very easily might have.

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