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Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Everybody Wants To Rule The World”

Welcome to Gotcha Covered, a new biweekly column in which Nate Patrin revisits some of the most notable cover versions of a classic track.
Nate Patrin | March 29, 2017 - 3:19 pm

Sounding Board

Song To Song Is Disappointing As Both A Musical And Personal Drama

It was silly of me to think that a Terrence Malick movie set against the backdrop of the Austin music scene would come anywhere close…
James Rettig | March 13, 2017 - 11:00 am

Under The Influence

Wild Beasts Smother Under The Influence

Hopefully by now you've heard Smother, the third album from Wild Beasts. As with all their records, it feels like it comes out of nowhere.
jessica | May 13, 2011 - 10:14 am

More Patti Smith stories

Patti Smith, Cat Power, & Michael Stipe Playing Concert To Fight Climate Change In NYC

Pathway To Paris, a climate change initiative aligned with the Paris Agreement, just announced a concert to fight climate change and Patti Smith, Cat Power,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 8, 2017 - 3:38 pm

Patti Smith Writes Tribute To Sam Shepard

Patti Smith published a short essay in The New Yorker paying tribute to her longtime friend and collaborator, the late playwright and actor Sam Shepard,…
Grace Birnstengel | August 1, 2017 - 9:36 pm

Watch Patti Smith Join U2 On “Mothers Of The Disappeared” In Paris

U2 are in the middle of their 30th anniversary Joshua Tree tour, and last night they performed at the Stade De France in Paris. Patti…
James Rettig | July 26, 2017 - 2:32 pm

Watch Patti Smith, Sufjan Stevens, Iggy Pop, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, New Order, Alabama Shakes, Ben Harper, & Tibetan Monks Sing “People Have The Power” At Carnegie Hall

Every year, the Tibet House US nonprofit throws a big benefit show at New York's Carnegie Hall, and it always features a whole ton of…
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2017 - 10:03 am

Watch Patti Smith In A Scene From Terrence Malick’s Song To Song

Terrence Malick's new movie Song To Song premieres at SXSW today (and is in select theaters next Friday, 3/17), and today a clip featuring Patti…
James Rettig | March 10, 2017 - 4:09 pm

Patti Smith Explains Her “Humiliating” Nobel Prize Performance In New Essay

This past weekend, after winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, Bob Dylan declined to appear at the awards ceremony in Stockholm. Instead, Patti Smith appeared…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2016 - 10:23 am

Watch Patti Smith Cover Bob Dylan’s “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall” At Nobel Prize Award Ceremony

The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony was held in Stockholm today, and no, Bob Dylan didn't bother to show up. But he still got his Nobel…
Peter Helman | December 10, 2016 - 12:24 pm

Watch Michael Stipe Join Patti Smith At Democracy Now!’s 20th Anniversary Concert

Patti Smith performed at Democracy Now!'s 20th anniversary event in NYC last night. She dedicated the first of the two songs she played, "Peaceable Kingdom,"
Peter Helman | December 6, 2016 - 9:35 pm

Bob Dylan Wrote A Speech For The Nobel Prize Banquet

Ever since the world learned that Bob Dylan had won this year's Nobel Prize for Literature, Dylan has been weird about the award, staying cagey…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2016 - 9:21 am

Watch Angel Olsen Perform With The Raincoats At Rough Trade 40th Anniversary Event

Angel Olsen and the Raincoats performed together last night at London's Islington Assembly Hall as part of a series of collaborative concerts in honor of…
James Rettig | November 4, 2016 - 1:42 pm

Stream Keep A Child Alive’s Black Ball 2016 Feat. Alicia Keys, A$AP Rocky, Chance The Rapper, & Patti Smith

Tidal is going hard on the charity events this week -- and so is Alicia Keys. This weekend, Tidal livestreamed their own Tidal X benefit
Peter Helman | October 19, 2016 - 8:56 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder & Chris Martin Play Crowded House, Pearl Jam, & Patti Smith At Global Citizen Festival

Coldplay's Chris Martin curated this year's star-studded Global Citizen Festival, and he took the stage in NYC's Central Park to perform a brief surprise set…
Peter Helman | September 25, 2016 - 12:09 pm

Soundwalk Collective With Jesse Paris Smith – “I Will Be Seven” (Feat. Patti Smith)

The rock legend Patti Smith's new project is an intriguing one. She's teamed up with Soundwalk Collective, a sort of sound-art group based in New…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2016 - 1:51 pm
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