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...hang the dj

...hang the dj is a music blog. Old school, shoegaze, psych, and darkwave are featured genres.

Legal disclaimer: This blog is my personal, independent website. It is not affiliated with Bell Media, nor does it represents the thoughts, opinions, desires, etc of Bell Media

For music submissions, press releases, or questions/concerns:

hangthedjmag (at) gmail.com

Or hit me up on Twitter: @CristinaRocks

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

This July marks the 50th anniversary of The Stooges' iconic record Fun House.

In celebration of the anniversary Rhino has announced the release of a 15 piece vinyl boxset.

The deluxe vinyl set includes a newly remastered version of the album (plays at 45 RPM), several 7" singles, the vinyl debut of The Complete Fun House Sessions, and the live concert Have Some Fun: Live at Ungano's, a recording captured in New York City in August 1970, just weeks after the release of Fun House.

The Fun House 50th anniversary deluxe vinyl boxset will be released exclusively through Rhino on July 17th and is limited to 1970 copies. Head here to pre-order.

The Stooges - Fun House 50th anniversary boxset contents

-- 45 RPM version of Fun House on 2LP with 4th side etching
-- The Complete Fun House Sessions
-- Have Some Fun: Live At Ungano's
-- 2 replica black 7” vinyl singles
-- “Down On The Street” / “I Feel Alright” (both mono single edits) [French picture sleeve]
-- “Down On The Street” (Single Mix)/ “I Feel Alright” (Single Mix)
-- 28 page book with rare photos and essay
-- Ephemera including posters, prints, slipmat, and 45 adapter

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Guitarist/songwriter David Roback has died.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Clan Of Xymox plan to release more new music this year, including a full length album.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Paul Weller returns with a new solo album in June.

Kraftwerk announced details behind a North American tour.

New Order and Pet Shop Boys are teaming up for a North American co-headline tour.

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Classic Alternative - Episode #144: The Violent Era

Buzzcocks have announced the release an 8 disc set collecting material from their post-reformation period.

David Bowie's Archive will issue a live album for Record Store Day.

I'm Only Dancing (The Soul Tour 74) will be issued as a 2LP or 2CD on April 18th. The material was captured live at Michigan Palace in Detroit on October 20th, 1974 and includes the full set from the Detroit show with the exception of "Diamond Dogs"; the encore was captured November 30th, 1974 at Nashville's Municipal Auditorium.

View the tracklisting for I'm Only Dancing (The Soul Tour 74) below and head here for more details.

As previously announced, Parlophone will also be issuing a compilation titled ChangesNowBowie for Record Store Day which features previously unreleased tracks Bowie recorded in 1996. Read more about that here.

David Bowie - I'm Only Dancing (The Soul Tour 74)

LP Side 1

1. Introduction - Memory Of A Free Festival
2. Rebel Rebel
3. John, I’m Only Dancing (Again)
4. Sorrow
5. Changes
6. 1984

LP Side 2

1. Moonage Daydream
2. Rock ’n’ Roll With Me
3. Love Me Do / The Jean Genie
4. Young Americans

LP Side 3

1. Can You Hear Me
2. It’s Gonna Be Me
3. Somebody Up There Likes Me
4. Suffragette City

LP Side 4

1. Rock ’n’ Roll Suicide
2. Panic In Detroit
3. Knock On Wood
4. Foot Stomping / I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate / Foot Stomping
5. Diamond Dogs / It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll (But I like It) / Diamond Dogs

Clan Of Xymox have released a new single "She."

Mark Lanegan will release a new album and his memoir this spring.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds hit the road in North American for a tour in support of their critically acclaimed 2019 album Ghosteen.

Monday, February 17, 2020

Influential DJ/producer and visionary Andrew Weatherall has died from a pulmonary embolism. He was 56 years old.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Classic Alternative - Episode #143: Doomsday!

This week's show features music from Sad Lovers And Giants, The Modern Lovers, Sex Pistols, Happy Mondays, The Velvet Underground, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Cure, and more.

Stream below or here and catch up with the archive of previous episodes here or here.

Friday, February 14, 2020

An EP featuring the final pieces of music Gang Of Four's Andy Gill was working on before his death will be released on February 26th.
The mighty industrial collective Pigface announced dates for a tour of the USA.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Robert Smith of The Cure was interviewed earlier this evening and updated fans on a new Cure record.

The legendary Front 242 announced details behind a fall tour of the U.S.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Details behind a new Classic Alternative Coachella-esque festival in Los Angeles were announced today.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Classic Alternative - Episode #142: Slings & Arrows

Monday, February 3, 2020

Heaven 17 announced dates for a North American tour.

Bauhaus added two more dates to their North American reunion tour.

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Classic Alternative - Episode #141: Travail

Andy Gill, guitarist and founding member of Gang Of Four has died.