Vinyl Archives: Week of February 2nd

Featuring The Go-Go's, Elvis Costello, Sonic Youth, and more!

Join us on a journey through the gigantic vinyl archive each weekday on-air at 9:45 a.m. & 3:45 p.m. If you miss an episode, you can catch some tracks from our archive below.

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Talking Heads – “Life During Wartime”

Spike Lee is directing a film adaptation of David Byrne’s Broadway show, American Utopia, according to Deadline. The show, which debuted in November of 2019, is set to end its five-month run later in February. The forthcoming film is set to be produced by Participant, River Road Entertainment, Warner Music Group, and RadicalMedia alongside Byrne’s own Todomundo and Lee’s Forty Acres and a Mule.
 

The Go-Go’s – “Vacation”

The Go-Go’s are back with a string of U.S. tour dates and a forthcoming documentary project. The new film will follow their four-decade career, and is directed by Alison Ellwood. The documentary originally premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and it’s set to air on Showtime later this summer.
 

Pixies – “Monkey Gone to Heaven”

The Pixies have shared three new demos as part of Beneath the Eyrie Demos Pt. 2. The new EP features demo version sof “Caught In A Dream,” “Mal De Mer,” and “Hey, Debussy,” and they were recorded by the band during their Beneath The Eyrie album recording sessions.
 

Sonic Youth – “Kool Thing”

Sonic Youth founding member Thurston Moore has joined forces with two pals to launch a pop-up record shop in London, England.”96 CHURCH will be curated with all the energy and love we have for our local community and our passion for creative activism,” Moore explains on Instagram. “While it is entirely idealistic to open up sip in a climate of demagoguery, we approach it with respect to our awesome neighbourhood.”
 

Elvis Costello – “Radio Radio”

At the end of last month, Elvis Costello scored his second career Grammy after taking home the award Best Traditional Pop Vocal for 2018’s Look Now. In 1979, Costello lost Best New Artist to Taste of Honey, but twenty years later, Costello won his first Grammy award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for his duet with Burt Bacharach, “I Still Have That Other Girl.”