While Lollapalooza 2020 is cancelled this year, the organizers have created Lolla2020, a free 4-day streaming event on their YouTube channel, kicking off on Thursday, July 30 at 6pm ET / 5pm CT. It features past Lollapalooza sets and new performances from over 135 artists, including Jane’s Addiction, Porno for Pyros as well as Perry & Etty Farrell. Perry Farrell will also be one of the people contributing conversations between performances.
Perry Farrell will release a limited edition 9-vinyl box set titled Perry Farrell: The Glitz; The Glamour – a retrospective of his 35 year career. Via Rolling Stone:
Perry Farrell to Release 35-Year Retrospective Box Set
Box set and Blu-Ray will span of Farrell’s career, including early recording “Ho Ka Hey”
By Claire Shaffer
Perry Farrell — the frontman for Jane’s Addiction, Porno for Pyros and Satellite Party — has announced Perry Farrell: The Glitz; The Glamour, a nine-vinyl box set that will take a retrospective look at Farrell’s prolific 35-year-long career.
The box set’s 68 tracks cover rarities and early recordings of Farrell’s, including “Ho Ka Hey,” a song from his first band Psi Com that was originally released in 1985 as part of a five-track EP. Taking inspiration from Joy Division and Siouxsie and the Banshees, Farrell recorded the post-punk tune just prior to the formation of Jane’s Addiction; it showcases Farrell’s early involvement in the alternative rock scene.
In addition to the vinyl recordings, the box set will include a Blu-ray featuring 12 uncompressed Dolby Atmos mixes from Kind Heaven and three brand-new previously unreleased Atmos mixes, a photographic memoirs hardcover book, a bandana and two exclusive Zoltar prints. The box set will also be available as a limited streamable download, with preorders beginning August 7th.
Other highlights include an unearthed recording of the Doors’ Jim Morrison, written and recorded with Starcrawler, and 11 commissioned remixes from and collaborations with Maceo Plex, Groove Armada, UNKLE, Solomun, Booka Shade, Richard Norris, Francois K and the Avalanches.