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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I don't know if it's some combination of Halloween sugar-hangover and Republican-Senate-takeover anxiety or what, but there are some dark and strange and intense visions on this week's list. Every single one of the five videos below has the power to make you at least a tiny bit queasy. So take a deep breath and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 7, 2014 - 2:02 pm

Bryan Ferry – “Driving Me Wild” (Feat. Johnny Marr & Nile Rodgers)

Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry, Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, and disco-funk pioneer Nile Rodgers are three absolute legends from three distinct musical spheres. They've come together for "Driving Me Wild," a song from Ferry's new album Avonmore. The song debuted today at NPR, where Ferry offered some further information:… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 4, 2014 - 3:20 pm

Bryan Ferry – “Loop De Li”

Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry has announced the follow-up to his 2010 solo full-length, Olympia. It's called Avonmore and features contributions from Todd Terje (Ferry sang on his new album earlier this year), Johnny Marr, Niles Rodgers, Flea, Ronnie Spector, Marcus Miller, Mark Knopfler, and Maceo Parker. The album consists of eight original tracks and… More »

By: James Rettig / September 23, 2014 - 9:49 am

Photos: Øyafestivalen 2014

Øyafestivalen has now entered its 13th year, and last week, the Norwegian festival's 2014 iteration filled Oslo with excellent artists. There were folk musicians like Angel Olsen and Bill Callahan alongside electronic artists like Todd Terje and Darkside alongside major headlining acts like Outkast, Robyn, and Queens Of The Stone Age. We sent photographer ClintMore »

By: Miles Bowe / August 13, 2014 - 5:43 pm

Coachella 2014: The 8 Best Things From Friday

The first day of Coachella brought us the first Outkast concert since 2006, the fourth Replacements concert since 1991, and the first time Haim was on the festival grounds legally. (According to Este, the sisters have been hopping the fence since 2004.) It spawned thoughts in my brain such as "Wow, Chromeo is now famou… More »

By: Chris DeVille / April 12, 2014 - 12:07 pm

Todd Terje (Feat. Bryan Ferry) – “Johnny And Mary” (Robert Palmer Cover)

The Norwegian house producer Todd Terje has been cranking out singles and EPs for a decade, but he's never released a proper album. That changes next month, when Terje gives us his proper debut LP, which is naturally titled It's Album Time. We've already posted the Moroder-zone first single "Delorean Dynamite," and the next track… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 24, 2014 - 12:08 pm

Great Gatsby Soundtrack To Feature New Songs By Jay-Z, The xx, Lana Del Rey, Beyoncé & André 3000

As we reported earlier this year, Jay-Z had a large hand in the music component of the upcoming Baz Lurhmann's film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. The tracklist for the soundtrack, which Jay executive produced, has been revealed and includes an eclectic array of artists. On the theme of the music, Lurhma… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / April 4, 2013 - 11:09 am

Bryan Ferry Gets Married, Remixed By Todd Terje

A big week for former Roxy Music leader Bryan Ferry! Newsday reports that the dapper, 66-year-old glam veteran got married, for the second time, to 29-year-old Amanda Sheppard on January 4. The ceremony went down on the Turks and Caicos Islands, a British Caribbean territory that I've never heard of. Only true iconoclasts, it should… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 11, 2012 - 5:42 pm

Trent Reznor Unveils Bryan Ferry Cover, “Immigrant Song” Video

The theatrical release of David Fincher's take on The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo looms ever closer, which explains that creeping dread you've been feeling. And the Trent Reznor/Atticus Ross score for the film will have at least two actual songs attached, both of them covers. First, Reznor roped the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 12, 2011 - 3:57 pm

Morrissey Disses Prince William, Bryan Ferry, David Beckham, Etc.

Last week we mentioned that Johnny Marr was unhappy having current British Prime Minister David Cameron as a Smiths fan. He didn't elaborate, but Morrissey did last week. "I would like to, if I may, offer support to Johnny Marr who has spoken out to the media this week against David Cameron..." begins Morrissey's openMore »

By: jessica / December 6, 2010 - 11:35 am

New Radiohead Out Now!! (It’s Silent, But For Charity)

As we mentioned last month, Thom Yorke has teamed up with Bryan Ferry, Mark Ronson, Bob Hoskins, tennis player Andy Murray, and British Prime Minister David Cameron for a silent charity single called “2 Minute Silence.” I made a John Cage reference. People debated the concept. It's almost time for you to download those two… More »

By: brandon / November 4, 2010 - 4:38 pm

Thom Yorke Goes Silent

With a nod to John Cage, Thom Yorke has teamed up with the resurgent Bryan Ferry, Mark Ronson, Bob Hoskins, tennis player Andy Murray, and British Prime Minister David Cameron for a charity single called "2 Minute Silence" that will indeed feature two-minutes of silence instead of the usual charity single's saccharine sentiments and blandly… More »

By: brandon / October 18, 2010 - 1:59 pm

Bryan Ferry – “Song To The Siren” (Feat. Roxy Music, Jonny Greenwood, David Gilmour, Nile Rodgers) (Stereogum Premiere)

When we first wrote about Bryan Ferry's forthcoming solo effort Olympia, I put the "solo" in square quotes because the 10-song collection includes a number of guests -- Nile Rodgers, David Gilmour, Groove Armada, Scissor Sisters, Marcus Miller, Flea, Mani, Jonny Greenwood. That, and old Roxy Music folks Brian Eno, Phil Manzanera, and Andy Mackay. More »

By: brandon / October 14, 2010 - 10:07 am

Jonny Greenwood, Flea, Roxy Music (Including Brian Eno!) Join Bryan Ferry On New Album

Bryan Ferry's forthcoming "solo" album Olympia finds the Roxy Music frontman collaborating with Radiohead classicist Jonny Greenwood, Red Hot Chili Pepper/Atoms For Peace bassist Flea, Nile Rodgers, Scissor Sisters, Groove Armada, David Gilmour, and Primal Scream's Mani. Pitchfork reports he's also teaming with Roxy Music bandmates Andy Mackay, Phil Manzanera and onetime squabbler Brian Eno. More »

By: brandon / July 12, 2010 - 3:27 pm

Division Day Cover Roxy Music, Sponge

After fine, thoughtful covers of Depeche Mode and Sunny Day Real Estate, it's getting hard to remember what Division Day's own songs sound like. Well, let's wait a bit longer to refresh our memories and instead sink some teeth into this pretty redo of Roxy Music's "More Than This."  … More »

By: Stereogum / October 17, 2007 - 12:10 pm

Pete Doherty + Tribute To Disney Tunes = Babys In Shambles

Those in London next Sunday with no plans and a love for Jarvis Cocker and/or the The Jungle Book soundtrack are best advised to buy tix for "Forest Of No Return: Hal Willner presents the Vintage Disney Songbook," a one-night only concert at South Bank's Royal Festival Hall dedicated to celebrating moments in Disney music. More »

By: Stereogum / June 8, 2007 - 5:47 pm

Bryan Ferry – Dylanesque

Back in 1973, with his take on "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall," Bryan Ferry thought a whole album of Dylan covers would be "great." It wasn't 'til last year that he made it happen, by which time the world's heard a couple Dylan covers too many. But, this is the man of Roxy Music, o… More »

By: Stereogum / May 10, 2007 - 2:01 pm