Danny Fields has been many things: author; journalist; publicist; and, most notably, manager for a number of famous punk rock musicians, including the Ramones, the Bay City Rollers, and Iggy Pop. It’s the Ramones through which Fields is most often linked. Show More Summary
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is now into its fifth day in the southern French city of Cannes. Visitors have heard talks from guests as varied as Gwyneth Paltrow and Iggy Pop, attended workshops and seminars, and, it being Cannes, partied late into the night onboard yachts. Some have had particular cause to celebrate. Show More Summary
CANNES, France—Note to Deutsch: Iggy Pop has some ideas for your Volkswagen advertising. But you're going to have to keep a very open mind. The punk legend had an entertaining chat with Grey chairman and chief creative officer Nils Leonard on the main stage in the Palais at Cannes Lions here Wednesday. Show More Summary
CANNES, France—Nils Leonard now-famously took his shirt off with Iggy Pop on the main stage at the Cannes Lions festival here on Wednesday. But a few hours earlier—and fully clothed—he sat down with Adweek to talk ads. Check out the video to hear about his favorite work of the year, both from Grey and from other agencies. Show More Summary
Iggy Pop was interviewed on stage the Cannes Lions advertising festival by advertising agency Grey chairman Nils Leonard on Wednesday — opening up about a range of topics, from his biggest fears, to his favorite ads. James Newell Osterberg, Jr. Show More Summary
The NBA Finals weren’t the only basketball-related quest for a ring that would come to an end on Sunday. So did Nick Young’s engagement to Iggy Azalea, with pop star writing that she was “unable” to regain trust in her fiance. Young, a 31-year-old swingman for the Lakers, had been secretly caught on video by […]
Considering so many are hosted by ad agencies, it's a bit surprising that most Cannes Lions seminars aren't promoted with proper ads. But Grey is doing it up right with this promo for next Wednesday's Grey Music Seminar in the Palais,...Show More Summary
Iggy Pop curses into a mic, and the Greek's neighbors file noise complaints The new season at the Greek Theatre, its first under new management, is off to a noisy start. And, if you're a resident in the theater's posh neighborhood, not...Show More Summary
Iggy Pop has unveiled the new video for "American Valhalla," a highlight off his Post Pop Depression collaboration with Josh Homme. The video premiered Monday on Nowness. The black-and-white, screen-within-a-screen video juxtaposes imagery of a 1963 middleweight boxing title fight and alongside Pop performing the Post Pop Depression track, with that footage overlapping...
Iggy Pop released his most recent album, Post Pop Depression, back in March, and today he’s debuting a video for the stand-out track “American Valhalla.” Jamie-James Medina directed the clip, and the model Ruth Bells stars in it. The director told Nowness a bit about the video’s cut-and-paste narrative: I love Iggy Pop and I’m […]
Post Pop Depression visuals tap into the "last man standing" notion.
Iggy Pop has shared a new video for “American Valhalla,” from his latest LP Post Pop Depression. Directed by Jamie-James Medina, it stars model Ruth Bell, who sits behind a small box that plays clips of a boxing match and Iggy. At the end, the box disappears and Bell is shown with bruises on her face. Show More Summary
An animated Iggy Pop dances with an anthropomorphic rose on a bridge over the Seine in a new clip for the punk hero's 2012 cover of Edith Piaf's signature song, "La Vie En Rose." The short was directed by Laurent Mercier and captures the disparate worlds of music and culture that came together...
Out in the real world news is happening and here are the highlights. Stephen Hawking talks Trump and Brexit The world’s most famous genius, Stephen Hawking, waded into the political discourse of the moment, airing his views on Donald Trump and Britain’s looming EU referendum in that endearingly robotic voice of his. Hawking, acting as […]
This week in music commentary, we heard a response to David Pakman's lament for music industry startups, a rant from Steve Miller on why he has issues with the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame, and some complaints from Iggy Pop regarding the music industry generally and EDM specifically. YouTube...
When it comes to being popular, these articles know what's up, including Iggy Pop's blasting of the music industry, four instances when "saving money" is actually a greater expense in the long run, how you can use Shazam to market your music, and more. Most Music Tech Startups Don't Know...
At a press conference in Cannes to promote Jim Jarmusch's new Stooges documentary "Gimme Danger," Iggy Pop let lose on modern music and the music industry that supports it. On digital: “The digital age has made collecting money so incredibly efficient. When we started our band we didn’t know what...
Iggy Pop and David Bowie perform live in San Francisco. Image: Richard McCaffrey/Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Images David's friendship was the light of my life. I never met such a brilliant person. He was the best there is. Iggy Pop David...Show More Summary
Nothing makes for a happier press moment than being in the same room with Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch, here at Cannes to launch Jarmusch's Gimme Danger, a documentary about the band The Stooges. Iggy Pop's great laugh--and spontaneous wit--warmed the room. Show More Summary