Charles Bradley at Lollapalooza 2013 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin) Soul singer Charles Bradley has some tour dates coming up, including a few in NYC that we already mentioned like the Beacon Theatre show (10/4) with Afghan Whigs as part...
photos by James Richards IV, words by Zach Pollack & Milos Markicevic The Flaming Lips / Afghan Whigs / mohawks Riot Fest Chicago kicked off this past Friday (9/12) in Humboldt Park and continued the following day with Samhain (playing...
(photo via @badseed45) RSVP is open for the BrooklynVegan-curated Red Bull Sound Select show at Palisades with White Lung, Power Trip and Sick Feeling TONIGHT at MIDNIGHT. It's $3 at the door with RSVP and $10 without. Tickets for the...
(photo via @goldfrapp) The Head and the Heart are going on a tour and hitting NYC on December 2 at Hammerstein Ballroom. Tickets for that show go on AmEx presale today at 10 AM with a general on-sale beginning Friday...
21 years after its debut, The Afghan Whigs’ excellent Gentlemen is getting a deluxe reissue. Gentlemen At 21 is out Oct. 28 on Rhino in the States and features not only a remastered version of the original LP, but also various rarities, demos, b-sides, and live performances. Show More Summary
On October 28, my friends in the Afghan Whigs are reissuing their classic album Gentlemen packed with 21 bonus tracks, including almost all the record's unreleased demo tracks, lovingly remastered by bassist John Curley, several B-sides, and three live tracks. Read the rest
Afghan Whigs @ Brooklyn Bowl in May (more by PSquared) Afghan Whigs are reissuing their classic 1993 album Gentlemen on October 28. Rechristened Gentlemen at 21, it includes the demos for the album and well as the b-sides from singles....
When you’re dealing with an album as dark and drunk and intense as the Afghan Whigs’ 1993 major-label debut Gentlemen, the usual 20th-anniversary reissue won’t do the trick. Instead, you need to wait until the album is of drinking age to properly celebrate it. That, at least, seems to be the thinking behind the forthcoming [...]
The 21st anniversary edition features 17 unreleased demos, B-sides, and live recordings.
PIPER FERGUSON Greg Dulli The Afghan Whigs' new album, Do to the Beast, lays out like claws of an aged, mangy city. Up close, structures are corroded and crumbling. From a distance, though, The Beast becomes a magnificent thing, a marvel of rock and darker soul. Show More Summary
Friday's roundup also includes 'Back to the Future' and the Afghan Whigs.
This ain't your granddaddy's love song.
Reunited soul-rock heroes the Afghan Whigs have famously covered artists like Barry White and Frank Ocean, but one popular song they attempted but left off this year’s Do The Beast was “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic.” Frontman Greg Dulli tells Entertainment Weekly what happened: We sort of made a demo of the song [...]
My pals in The Afghan Whigs transform The Police's "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" into a burning dark ballad dripping with soul. Read the rest
Never trust a man who says he knows what the meaning of life is. That is unknowable, and maybe nonexistent. However, I know damn well what the point of life is: to procreate, and in so doing, fornicate. To the best of our scientific knowledge, six billion years of evolution has gone into making all [...]
Now you don't have to guess about which day The National is playing and if their set would happen opposite The Afghan Whigs. [ more › ]
If you live in New York, you’re probably used to seeing roving crews of young street-dancers taking over subway cars, staging acrobatic performances, and then asking for money. You may even be annoyed at it. If you’re from out of town, though, the first time you see one of these things it’s like catching a [...]
Subway dancers and scary facepaint.
"Matamoros," a dynamic new music video from my friends in the unbreakable Afghan Whigs, now on tour. Directed by Phil Harder, the clip features incredible NYC dance collective WAFFLE. Get up to get down. Matamoros is the second single off Do To The Beast, my favorite album of 2014, natch. Read the rest
Watch out, the beast! You’re going get it done to you! What does that mean? Hell if I know, but The Afghan Whigs probably do. One would hope, considering they just put out a new record, their first since reuniting, called Do to the Beast. Show More Summary