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
A few days ago, we posted the best singles from the top new albums released in the first part of April. Sure, it may be a bit overdue, but the fact that remains is the quality of the music. Here is the second half of the best singles from new releases for April 15th through [...] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe
Afghan Whigs released their reunion album, Do The Beast, earlier this year, and they played the track “Matamoros” on Letterman last night. The last time the band performed on the show, it was in 1996, around the time of their album Black Love. What have we learned from this new video? Afghan Whigs are still [...]
Supporting their first new album in 16 years.
Exclusive: Afghan Whigs singer on connecting with his '90s songs, loving R&B, how the band decided to record again
photos by P Squared Photography With a well-regarded new album -- their first in 16 years -- under the belt, grungy soul survivors Afghan Whigs are in the midst of an ever-expanding world tour. It hit NYC last night (5/15)...
The Afghan Whigs frontman's favorite Big Easy bars, restaurants, and music joints
Lykke Li @ Party at the Garden 2014 (more by Gretchen Robinette) Afghan Whigs @ Coachella 2014 (more by Dana [distortion] Yavin) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights........
A two-month U.S. leg kicks off in August.
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Flavorwire listed memoirs about terrible mothers. Stream the new Tori Amos album, Unrepentant Geraldines at Amazon. The Nervous Breakdown interviewed author Leslie Jamison. Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli listed his favorite albums at The Quietus. The Barnes and Noble Review...