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“Flagpole Sitta” At 20: A Conversation With Harvey Danger’s Sean Nelson

Welcome to the first installment of "Tracking Down," a new Stereogum franchise in which we talk to artists who have been out of the spotlight
Dan Weiss | July 28, 2017 - 2:08 pm

Interview

Turntable Interview: Robyn Hitchcock

Robyn Hitchcock turns 60 in March, but in the words of Aaliyah, age ain’t nothing but a number to the former Soft Boys lead singer…
Melissa Locker | February 1, 2013 - 9:54 am

We Got The Tweet

We Got The Tweet: The Imposters

Twitter users were outraged last week when the service shut down @CWalken, a popular but totally fake celebrity account. Indeed it's way too easy to…
Scott Lapatine | April 1, 2009 - 1:12 pm

More Robyn Hitchcock stories

Watch Robyn Hitchcock & Yo La Tengo Cover The Velvet Underground In NYC

For the past two nights, former Soft Boys frontman Robyn Hitchcock has been performing his 1981 debut solo album Black Snake Dîamond Röle in its…
Peter Helman | March 2, 2017 - 7:08 pm

Robyn Hitchcock – “Mad Shelley’s Letterbox”

Veteran English rocker Robyn Hitchcock has a new self-titled album coming out this spring. We've already heard lead single "I Want To Tell You About
Peter Helman | February 24, 2017 - 6:28 pm

Robyn Hitchcock – “I Want To Tell You About What I Want”

Robyn Hitchcock, of the '70s psych-pop band the Soft Boys, will release his 21st album this year at the age of 63. He described the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 1, 2017 - 11:50 am

Watch Eddie Vedder, Jim James, & Robyn Hitchcock Perform On The Roadies Season Finale

Last night, Cameron Crowe's rock-and-roll road-life Showtime dramedy Roadies finished up its first season, and you probably didn't watch it. All season, the show has…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2016 - 11:43 am

Michael Stipe, Cat Power, The Flaming Lips, J Mascis, & More Cover David Bowie At Carnegie Hall

Last night's Music Of David Bowie tribute at NYC's Carnegie Hall was announced in January hours before the world learned about the legendary musician's death…
Scott Lapatine | April 1, 2016 - 1:01 pm

Red Hot + Arthur Russell Tracklist Features Sufjan Stevens, Robyn, Blood Orange, Hot Chip, & More

For decades now, the Red Hot Organization has been raising money for AIDS awareness by putting together finely curated compilations, and their next one could…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2014 - 11:08 am

Robyn Hitchcock – “The Ghost In You” (Psychedelic Furs Cover)

Robyn Hitchcock has covered the Psychedelic Furs' 1984 single "The Ghost In You" for his upcoming The Man Upstairs, a collection built from "part well-known…
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2014 - 5:29 pm

Robyn Hitchcock – “Parasite” (Nick Drake Cover)

There's not much upside in covering a Nick Drake song, because there's not much that can be done to the songs to improve them. Frankly,…
Michael Nelson | March 8, 2013 - 11:26 am

Nick Lowe – “Sensitive Man” Video (Feat. Wilco, Tim Heidecker, Robyn Hitchcock, Marc Maron)

Acerbic British great Nick Lowe hasn't made a music video in 18 years, but now here's a star-studded, slightly ridiculous one for his song "Sensitive…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2012 - 5:30 pm

Green Man Festival 2009 In Photos

The eco-friendly Green Man took over Brecon Beacons, Wales this past weekend with a heavy dose of Americana: from midwestern folkies (Bon Iver, Wilco, Andrew…
Scott Lapatine | August 26, 2009 - 12:09 pm

New Robyn Hitchcock – “Up To Our Nex”

Everyone's buzzing about the Anne Hathaway-starring, Jonathan Demme-directed, Rachel Getting Married. It's better than the chihuahua movie even. On Friday, we listened to Tunde Adebimpe's
Scott Lapatine | October 13, 2008 - 3:29 pm

Radiohead, Cat Power, Feist, Robyn Hitchcock Help Jools Holland Celebrate 200

We tip our caps to Jools Holland regularly around here, for his musicianship whenever we blow the dust off our Squeeze records, but more frequently…
Amrit Singh | February 4, 2008 - 12:07 pm
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