News featuring Siouxsie and the Banshees

The following news stories mention Siouxsie and the Banshees. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 21321 hours ago.

’14 Dec 8 Mon

Monday 8th December

  • Siouxsie and the Banshees Announce Greatest-Hits Collection, Hint at "Something Special" in the New Year

    Punk legends Siouxsie and the Banshees recently saw their final four records treated to proper reissues. But if you're less of a Siouxsie completist and more of a casual fan, there's good news for you as well, as the group are being treated to a new greatest-hits compilation. The release is called Spellbound: The Collection, and it compiles 18 tracks from the group's career. The songs were chosen by Siouxsie Sioux and bassist Steven Severin. Posting in the band's Facebook group [via Slicing Up Eyeballs], Severin said, "The choices came surprisingly easy. The brief...Read More

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’14 Oct 29 Wed

Wednesday 29th October

’14 Aug 22 Fri

Friday 22nd August

’14 May 27 Tue

Tuesday 27th May

  • Vows performed for WFMU, playing "Emet in Exile" show at Trans-Pecos tonight w/ The Gradients & more

    As you may know, Brooklyn DIY venue Emet is likely shutting down but the people behind the venue have teamed up with Showpaper for an "Emet in Exile" show at Trans-Pecos tonight (5/23). The show, which doubles as a Showpaper benefit, features The Gradients (who also play next week with What Moon Things), Vows, Sunflower Bean, Onwe and Somewhere. $7-$20 suggested at the door. More info here.

    Meanwhile, electro-goth duo Vows just played a live set for WFMU earlier this week (5/22) on a show with a genre-appropriate playlist of tracks by Sisters of Mecy, Bauhaus, Christian Death, Cocteau Twins, Siouxsie and the Banshees and more by DJ Nanase Hikaru. You can listen to an archive of the full show here.

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’14 Mar 12 Wed

Wednesday 12th March

’14 Mar 11 Tue

Tuesday 11th March

  • Siouxsie and the Banshees to Reissue "Hong Kong Garden" as Double-7-Inch

    These days, most artists wait until Record Store Day (April 19) to unveil their special vinyl releases, but Siouxsie and the Banshees will be going against convention. They are reissuing their debut single, 1978's "Hong Kong Garden," on April 7 through Universal Music. The single will be released as a four-song double-7-inch. The first record features the original version of "Hong Kong Garden" on the A-side and the original B-side, "Voices," on the flip. The second record, meanwhile, contains the alternate version of "Hong Kong Garden" from Sofia Coppola's film Marie...Read More

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’13 Dec 5 Thu

Thursday 5th December

  • Toy: Join the Dots – review + video

    Toy seem a little torn between droney jams and paisley pop, but they're definitely on the way to somewhere interesting

    In 2010, the US duo MGMT released the follow-up to their million-selling debut album Oracular Spectacular. Congratulations was, they said, influenced not by 60s psychedelia but "80s English underground bands that were influenced by 60s psychedelic rock". There was a song about Television Personalities frontman Dan Treacy, rendered in the trebly, clattering, reverb-heavy style of their 1982 psych album Mummy Your Not Watching Me. In interviews, they mentioned the Cleaners from Venus and the Deep Freeze Mice's My Geraniums Are Bulletproof. The general consensus seemed to be that it was an act of wilful commercial suicide, something the sales figures went on to bear out.

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’13 Nov 1 Fri

Friday 1st November

  • MS MR Cover LCD Soundsystem’s “Dance Yrself Clean”: Listen

    MS MR are an incredibly versatile little band, channeling everything from Siouxsie and the Banshees to Florence + the Machine to reggae on their impressive debut, all while keeping their orchestral-pop-gone-demented flair intact. And now the New York duo has pulled it off again, taking on New York dance-punk-pastiche icons LCD Soundsystem with a cover of their ... More »

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’13 Aug 9 Fri

Friday 9th August

  • That'shhh entertainment: a library playlist

    The Wellcome Library is hoping to distract its readers from noisy building works with a Spotify playlist. Can you add some quiet suggestions?

    Most of us prefer a bit of peace and quiet if we want to do some serious reading but the folks at the Wellcome Library won't be getting much of that since a £17.5m programme of building works kicked off on Thursday.

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