The Jazz Butcher’s Pat Fish ‘has been unwell,’ friends raising money for his recuperation

Pat Fish, the founder and mainstay of cult U.K. indie-pop act The Jazz Butcher, is recovering from medical treatment for an undisclosed malady, leading friends to launch a crowdfunding campaign to help raise money to cover expenses during recuperation. Full details on how to contribute right here.

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New releases: Sebadoh, The Waterboys, Stray Cats, Primal Scream, Sting, Morrissey

This is 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 releases include titles by Sebadoh, The Waterboys, Stray Cats, Primal Scream, Sting and Morrissey.

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Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (5/19/19)

“Dark Wave,” hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Matt Sebastian, airs 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. EDT every Sunday on Sirius XM satellite radio’s 1st Wave (Channel 33). The most recent two episodes also are available via Sirius XM’s On Demand service for online subscribers. Check out tonight’s full playlist right here.

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Depeche Mode releases alternate cut of original ‘Stripped’ music video

As part of the promotion of its upcoming Black Celebration singles 12-inch box set, Depeche Mode this past week shared director Peter Care’s alternate cut of his original music video for “Stripped,” one of the singles off the band’s 1986 album.  Check out the video right here.

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David Byrne reprising ‘American Utopia’ show for extended runs in Boston and on Broadway

David Byrne spent much of 2018 on the road with his highly inventive stage performance built around that year’s American Utopia, and now the former Talking Heads frontman will reprise that show during extended runs in Boston and on Broadway in New York City. Full details right here.

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The Cure enlists Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses for Pasadena Daydream Festival

The Cure will host and headline a daylong music festival on the golf course next to the iconic Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., over Labor Day weekend, with Robert Smith and Co. joined by hand-picked supporting acts Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses and more. Full details right here.

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