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R.I.P. John Hampton, White Stripes and Replacements producer dead at 61

Grammy Award-winning producer also worked with John Hiatt, Alex Chilton, The Afghan Whigs, and others.

Joseph Arthur wrote a Robin Williams tribute, playing shows including New Year's Day at City Winery w/ Chuck Prophet

Joseph Arthur's had a busy year -- he released a Lou Reed tribute album, played shows with Afghan Whigs and more. He's got a couple NY-area shows coming up in the next month. He'll play Monclair, NJ's Unitarian Universalist...

Album Review: The Afghan Whigs – Gentlemen [Reissue]

After 21 years, it's still in our heart, in our heads, in our love, and in our beds.

NEW ORLEANS, THE AFGHAN WHIGS, and INVINCIBILITY

4 weeks agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

  “Here me now, and don’t forget, I’m not the man my actions would suggest.” – The Afghan Whigs   In 1994 when my friends were listening to Pearl Jam and Nirvana, I was listening to The Afghan Whigs and Pulp. Pearl Jam played for the masses and Eddie Vedder swung from the rafters. Nirvana [...]

Greylag – “Yours To Shake” Video

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Recent Band To Watch Greylag’s video for “Yours To Shake” is the second clip we’ve seen this morning (after the new Afghan Whigs video) to set a sleek, classic-rock-inflected indie song in a haunting woodland environment. The colorful clip was directed by Ben Fee, and it follows a number of intriguing figures through some dramatic [...]

The Afghan Whigs – “Lost In The Woods” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Although the Afghan Whigs would do a killer cover version of Bon Iver’s “The Woods” and/or Kanye West’s “Lost In The World,” their song “Lost In The Woods” is an original from this year’s comeback album Do To The Beast. The song now has a video that’s appropriately set in the woods, involving an array [...]

The Afghan Whigs – “Gentlemen” (Demo) (Stereogum Premiere)

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Even though we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Afghan Whigs’ awesome Gentlemen last year, it only makes sense that such a booze-addled record would get a deluxe reissue upon reaching legal drinking age. One of the bonus tracks is a demo version of the all-messed-up-with-nowhere-to-go title track. It’s rawer than the final studio version [...]

Shorties (Recommended Plague Novels, An In-Studio Afghan Whigs Set, and more)

Flavorwire recommended plague novels. The Afghan Whigs visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance. Litro interviewed author Jeff VanderMeer. PopMatters interviewed Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke about his new solo album, Trick. The Millions recommended October's best...

TVD Live: Afghan Whigs at the 9:30 Club, 10/1

Touring to support their seventh studio album, Do to the Beast, the Afghan Whigs performed at the 9:30 Club last Wednesday to a sold out and eager crowd. In usual style, the Whigs performed nearly every minute of the show in almost complete darkness. Show More Summary

Watch The Afghan Whigs Cover Jeff Buckley, Fleetwood Mac, & Bobby Womack In Philadelphia, Play With Usher In Brooklyn

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

The Afghan Whigs are currently on a North American tour in support of Do To The Beast, their first new album in over 15 years. During their live shows, the band has been incorporating excerpts of some covers into their own songs. At their recent show in Philadelphia, they played some of Fleetwood Mac’s “Tusk” [...]

The Afghan Whigs at the Beacon Theater

Saturday afternoon, I drove down to the city to see the reunited Afghan Whigs play the Beacon Theater on the Upper West Side. I saw them years and years ago in DC, around 1996 or so on the tour for Black Love, and that was a great show. They’ve always been one of my favorite…

What's going on Sunday? (Blood Brothers, EMA, Doldrums, Afghan Whigs, Om, Cat Power, Matana Roberts, more)

You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... The Blood Brothers, Violent Bullshit @ Warsaw One of the 2000s' freakiest and most exciting post-hardcore bands The Blood Brothers are...

What's going on Saturday? (Modern Sky Fest, Lykke Li, Atlas Sound, Afghan Whigs, Screaming Females, FREEMAN, more)

Lykke Li at The Apollo in May (more by Gretchen Robinette) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Modern Sky Festival @ Central Park It's day 1 of the...

Charles Bradley adds free NYC show w/ Ratking (5 upcoming NYC shows total)

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...

Riot Fest Chicago day 2 in pics (The National, Flaming Lips, Afghan Whigs, Television, Buzzcocks, Samiam, more)

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...

tix on sale: Johnny Marr, Afghan Whigs, Interpol, Ryan Adams, Aimee Mann / Ted Leo, Sloan, Deer Tick, more

(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...

tix on sale: The Head & the Heart, Wilco, Johnny Marr, Aimee Mann & Ted Leo, Sloan, Afghan Whigs, All Out War, more

(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...

Newswire: The Afghan Whigs are reissuing Gentlemen and going on tour

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

Afghan Whigs releasing mega-reissue of Gentlemen (1993)

3 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

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

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