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In The News: Peter Gabriel, Small Faces, Iain Matthews, Uncle Tupelo And More

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And I’ll Scratch Yours is the companion piece to Peter Gabriel’s 2010 album Scratch My Back, due out from Real World on January 7. It features the likes of Lou Reed, David Byrne, Arcade Fire, Regina Spektor and Feist covering classic Gabriel songs … Los Lonely Boys have announced the January 21 release of Revelation via the band’s LonelyTone imprint … A four-disc boxed set featuring 75 remastered songs by the Small Faces, Here Come The Nice, is due out in February. Curated and supervised by surviving band members Kenney Jones and Ian McLagan, the set contains rare and previously unreleased material, outtakes, alternate versions, live material and more … 25 years after Roy Orbison’s last performance, Roys Boys LLC will issue The Last Concert: 25th Anniversary Edition, which will contain a bonus DVD featuring Orbison’s last interview as well as an essay by son Alex … The Art Of Obscurity is Iain Matthews’ first new album in 15 years, and he claims it will be his last solo album, but not his final recording. It’s set for a January 28 release via Omnivore  … On November 19, the soundtrack to the new Alexander Payne film, Nebraska (scored by Mark Orton), will be issued by Milan … Uncle Tupelo’s landmark 1990 album, No Depression, will be reissued by Legacy on January 28 as a two-disc edition, featuring previously unavailable demos, live tracks and other rarities … A four-disc boxed set featuring music released by the Nashboro label from 1951-183, I Heard The Angels Singing, will be available December 10.

—Emily Costantino

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In The News: Stephen Malkmus, Glen Hansard, Tindersticks, Big Star, Verlaines And More

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Wig Out At The Jagbags is the new album from Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, due out via Matador on January 14 … Glen Hansard’s upcoming EP, Drive All Night, is set for a December 3 release on Anti- and features a collaboration with Eddie Vedder, Jake Clemons and Joe Henry … The 21st birthday of Tindersticks will be celebrated with the release of the band’s 10th studio album, Across Six Leap Years. Out November 12 from Lucky Dog, the record features 10 new versions of songs from throughout the band’s history … Vagrant will issue Bombay Bicycle Club’s fourth album in five years on February 4 … On November 26, a 14-song collection of songs documenting Big Star’s brief career, Playlist: The Very Best Of Big Star, will be released by Columbia/Legacy … Colin Blunstone of the Zombies has announced the January 21 release of his 10th studio album, On The Air Tonight, via Zip. This spring, he’ll tour the U.S. both with the Zombies and his solo group for several dates … Flying Nun will reissue the Verlaines’ first two albums, 1985’s Hallelujah—All The Way Home and 1987’s Juvenilia, on December 3 … A 13-disc boxed set containing remastered and expanded versions of Yes’ entire studio catalog, Yes: The Studio Albums 1969-1987, will be available from Rhino on December 24 … In December 1983, Lone Justice recorded 12 tracks at Suite 16 Studios, nine of which went unissued. Now you can hear all 12 in their entirety on This Is Lone Justice: The Vaught Tapes, 1983, due out January 14 from Omnivore  … November 19 will see the release of George Thorogood & The Destroyers: Live At Montreux 2013 on DVD, Blu-ray and CD. It chronicles George Thorogood & The Destroyers’ very first performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival this year … Various artists from Cherry Red’s U.K. psych imprint Grapefruit are featured on the label’s three-disc anthology, Love, Poetry And Revolution, which was released in October.

—Emily Costantino

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MAGNET Presents A Free Far-Out Fangtooth In-Store In Philly Tomorrow Night

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MAGNET is proud to present a free Far-Out Fangtooth in-store performance at Philadelphia’s venerable a.k.a. music tomorrow night. The band, which hails from our hometown, just released Borrowed Time, its second album for Siltbreeze Records, and we gave the LP eight out of 10 stars in the current issue of MAGNET. You should come out and see them and us for a fun night of music and free beer courtesy of our friends at the Philadelphia Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30, and a.k.a. is located at 27 N. 2nd St. in Old City.

Check out the band’s video for “Beyond Your Bones” below.

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MAGNET Presents A Free Far-Out Fangtooth In-Store In Philly This Friday

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MAGNET is proud to present a free Far-Out Fangtooth in-store performance at Philadelphia’s venerable a.k.a. music this Friday. The band, which hails from our hometown, just released Borrowed Time, its second album for Siltbreeze Records, and we gave the LP eight out of 10 stars in the current issue of MAGNET. You should come out and see them and us for a fun night of music. The show starts at 7:30, and a.k.a. is located at 27 N. 2nd St. in Old City.

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In The News: Beck, Bright Eyes, Warpaint, Mogwai, Mastodon, Neil Finn, Holly Golightly And More

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Morning Phase, Beck’s first album of new material since 2008, will be issued by Capitol in February … Bright Eyes’ 2002 holiday record, A Christmas Album, will receive its first widespread commercial release on November 5 via Saddle Creek … The self-titled sophomore release from Warpaint will be available from Rough Trade on January 21 … Sub Pop will issue Mogwai’s eighth studio album, Rave Tapes, on January 21 … December 2 will see the release of Live In Rome, which chronicles Muse’s performance at Rome’s Olympic Stadium in July. It will be available as a CD/DVD and Blu-ray package from Warner Bros. … Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls is set to release her first-ever country album, Goodnight Tender, via Daemon on January 28 … The debut solo album from Violet Clark, Killjoy, is due out November 19 from Bureau  … Mastodon Live At Brixton captures Mastodon’s sold-out final performance of the band’s world tour supporting its critically acclaimed The Hunter. It will be available from Warner Bros. on December 10 … Nettwerk has announced the January 28 release of the Pack A.D’s Do Not Engage … A whopping 19-disc boxed set containing John Mellencamp’s principal studio albums spanning 35 years, John Mellencamp 1978-2012, will be available December 10 via UMe … On February 10, Neil Finn’s new record, Dizzy Heights, will be released via Lester/Kobalt … The lost solo 1970 studio recording by Peter Walker, Has Anybody Seen Our Freedoms?, will see the light of day on November 26, when it’s released by Delmore … A two-disc retrospective containing Seether’s number-one singles, new tracks and rare b-sides is available now from Wind-Up … Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs’ new record, It’s Her Fault, will be out March 4 via Transdreamer … Slo Light is the first-ever solo album from Massive Attack producer and Halo 4 composer Neil Davidge, due out from The End in February … New West will issue Here To Stay: Best Of 2000-2012, a 17-track compilation of John Hiatt favorites, on November 11. Hiatt is currently on tour with Lyle Lovett.

—Emily Costantino

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