Peter Produced Eyelids LP Receives 5-Star Review

Shindig Magazine, a UK publication, has awarded “A Colossal Waste of Life,” the forthcoming Eyelids LP which Peter produced, a glowing review, calling it “a jewel that’s rich in melody and texture and often feels like a Greatest Hits…” Subscribe to Shindig! here.

Photos from Bristol Show: Luke Haines – Peter Buck Tour

Thanks to Chris Hartsonge for these great photos from last night’s show in Bristol, England at Strange Brew where Peter and Luke Haines (along with their band) played the penultimate show on their “All The Kids Are Super Bummed Out” Tour.

Peter’s UK Tour with Luke Haines Kicks Off Tonight in Manchester

The much anticipated Peter Buck-Luke Haines “All the Kids Are Bummed Out” UK Tour starts tonight in Manchester! Here are the upcoming tour dates, venues and ticket info. 2/20 Manchester – Gorilla 2/21 Leeds – Brudenell Social 2/22 Birmingham – Hare&Hounds 2/23 Brighton – Chalk 2/24 Bristol – Stange Brew 2/25 London – Lafayette GET … Continued

New Single from Portland’s Eyelids (Peter Produced New LP)

Portland’s Eyelids have a new video out today, “Lyin’ in Your Tomb,” from their forthcoming LP, A Colossal Waste of Light, which Peter produced. As Chris from the Eyelids informed us, Peter played 12-string on the new track.   Watch the video by going here    In other news, the Eyelids U.S. tour is coming … Continued

New Single from The No Ones

Today, The No Ones—Peter Buck, Arne Kjelsrud Mathisen, Scott McCaughey, and Frode Strømstad—share “Phil Ochs Is Dead,” the latest track from their new album, My Best Evil Friend, out March 31 on Yep Roc Records.

The Big Takeover Interviews Bill Berry & Mike Mantione

“When Bill Berry quit legendary alternative rock band R.E.M. in 1997, he was intent on retiring from the music business – but, fortunately for music fans everywhere, Five Eight vocalist/guitarist Mike Mantione has coaxed Berry into picking up the drumsticks again for a new group, The Bad Ends” – The Big Takeover   Read the full interview HERE

The Bad Ends Release “The Power and The Glory” Today

On Friday 1.20, The Bad End’s debut LP, The Power And The Glory, featuring Mike Mantione (Five Eight) and our very own Bill Berry, will be officially released on New West. According to Dave Domizi, bassist for TBE, “The band is incredibly proud of this work, and hopes that it brings some love and light … Continued

“Leave” Cover Gets Our Attention

Michael found this version of “Leave” done by “the hack musician” on Instagram and thought it was beautiful and wanted us to share it with everyone.

Michael Featured on Lonnie Holley Track

Listen to Lonnie Holley’s new single, “Oh Me, Oh My,” which features Michael on guest vocals. Holley’s album by the same title, produced by Garret Jacknife Lee

New Music from The No Ones

Peter & Scott are back with a new No Ones album My Best Evil Friend — out March 31! Pre-order & hear latest single “Song for George,”

New Music from The Bad Ends (Bill’s new band)

Today, Magnet Magazine premieres “Mile Marker 29,” the fourth single release from Athens, GA band, The Bad Ends, featuring Mike Mantione of Five Eight and our very own Bill Berry. Listen HERE & be sure to pre-order your copy of The Bad Ends’ debut album, The Power And The Glory, available at New West Records. … Continued

Get Your Tickets for the Luke Haines – Peter Buck UK Tour

  Tickets are still available for the Luke Haines – Peter Buck UK tour taking place February 20-25 in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, and London. Although the Birmingham show on 2.22 at Hare-and Hounds has already SOLD OUT, tickets remain for the other gigs listed below.   Monday, Feb. 20, Gorilla in Manchester Tuesday, Feb. 21, Brudenell Social … Continued