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August is, generally speaking, not such a great month. It's the dead zone between blockbuster season and Oscar season, and the moment before TV's fall schedule kicks off. So then, this month my…   Read Story »
A key part of the early L.A. punk scene, the Gun Club brought a sort of dessicated blues glamor to the scene where hardcore was being born. A new tribute album called Axels & Sockets will honor the…   Read Story »
Last night Carnegie Hall hosted the 24th annual benefit concert for Tibet House US, a non-profit organization geared toward preserving Tibetan culture. Patti Smith (covering Lou Reed's "Perfect…   Read Story »
No, that's not Fabio -- it's Iggy Pop, and he (along with his swimming pool, a bird, and some puppies) wants to wish you a merry Christmas. That's really all there is to say about it, so let's get on…   Read Story »
The Bowery has changed a lot over the past decade. The luxury condo:junkie ratio is literally probably like 100:1. The space that used to be CBGB is now a John Varvatos shop. They sell rocker…   Read Story »
Free Press Summer Fest returned to Houston over the weekend, hosting acts like the Postal Service, Bassnectar, Iggy & The Stooges, Passion Pit, and more. We sent Allyce Andrew to capture the sights.…   Read Story »
Iggy Pop has certain things in life figured out, and one of them is this: You don't attempt to go joke-for-joke with Stephen Colbert when you're on his show. Instead, Iggy, Colbert's guest last…   Read Story »
Proto-punk deities Iggy & The Stooges have named their second reunion album Ready To Die, and I can't tell if they're trolling the universe by giving it the same title as the greatest rap album ever…   Read Story »
Iggy And The Stooges band are, give or take the Rolling Stones, the greatest and most important band who have no need to continue existing (let alone making new music) in 2013, and who persist in…   Read Story »
The forthcoming nautical-song compilation Son of Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys has a whole lot of big names attached; we've already heard Tom Waits and Keith Richards team…   Read Story »