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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…   Read Story »
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,…   Read Story »
Some weeks, we get an absolute deluge of great videos, but I can't remember any other weeks as rich as this one. I thought about blowing it out to a top-10 list this week, but that would take…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
The Bumbershoot Festival goes down in venues around Seattle every year on Labor Day weekend, and the lineup for this year's festivities on 8/30-9/1 just came out. As usual, it's a unique assembly of…   Read Story »
The Horrors' swooping, dance-informed new album Luminous came out yesterday, and it's our Album Of The Week during a week when a lot of big albums came out. On the most recent episode of the BBC show…   Read Story »
Debauched Ohio underground rock barflies the Afghan Whigs reunited a few years ago to tour, but they haven't released an album since 1965 16 years ago, so it's a big deal that they've returned to Sub…   Read Story »
The reunited Afghan Whigs return next month with Do To The Beast, their first new album in 16 years. We posted the video for "Algiers," the album's first single, but "The Lottery," the song they just…   Read Story »
There were lots of good videos this week, but I didn't like any of them as much as I hated Jerry James's video for "Lana Del Rey." I hated that one so much that I enjoyed hating it. I hated it so…   Read Story »