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I took the last two Fridays off work, so this column actually covers the last three weeks of music videos. You’d think that we’d be looking at an absolute murderers’ row of selections here. Nope. No single segment of the entertainment industry went into a deeper holiday slump than music videos. I don’t know what… More »

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, fornicate. To the best of our scientific knowledge, six billion years of evolution has gone into making all… More »

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 forever. So here are the runners-up, in descending order: Hot Sugar’s Lynchian dream “Your Nails Look SoMore »

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Watch The Afghan Whigs Bring The Darkness, Cover Fleetwood Mac On Kimmel

Barrel-chested throb-rock relics the Afghan Whigs remain one of the great sure bets on the indie rock touring circuit, and their muscular and soulfully sleazy…
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2015 - 8:53 am
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The Afghan Whigs – “The Lottery” Video

The Afghan Whigs' new video for "The Lottery" serves as a tribute to their monitor engineer Ryan O'Hara, and is completely made up of footage…
James Rettig | January 7, 2015 - 10:20 am
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The Afghan Whigs – “Lost In The Woods” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Although the Afghan Whigs would do a killer cover version of Bon Iver's "The Woods" and/or Kanye West's "Lost In The World," their song "Lost…
Chris DeVille | October 29, 2014 - 10:00 am

The Afghan Whigs – “Gentlemen” (Demo) (Stereogum Premiere)

Even though we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Afghan Whigs' awesome Gentlemen last year, it only makes sense that such a booze-addled record would…
Chris DeVille | October 14, 2014 - 10:34 am
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Watch The Afghan Whigs Cover Jeff Buckley, Fleetwood Mac, & Bobby Womack In Philadelphia; Play With Usher In Brooklyn

The Afghan Whigs are currently on a North American tour in support of Do To The Beast, their first new album in over 15 years.
James Rettig | October 6, 2014 - 10:22 am

Afghan Whigs’ Gentlemen Gets A Deluxe 21st Anniversary Reissue

When you're dealing with an album as dark and drunk and intense as the Afghan Whigs' 1993 major-label debut Gentlemen, the usual 20th-anniversary reissue won't…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2014 - 11:28 am

The Afghan Whigs – “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” (The Police Cover)

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…
Scott Lapatine | August 14, 2014 - 12:49 pm

The Afghan Whigs – “Matamoros” Video

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 the…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2014 - 11:31 am
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Watch The Afghan Whigs Return To Letterman After 18 Years

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…
Miles Bowe | June 5, 2014 - 11:39 am

Bumbershoot Lineup 2014

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…
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2014 - 9:46 am
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Watch The Horrors & The Afghan Whigs Play Jools Holland

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…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2014 - 10:21 am
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Stream The Afghan Whigs Do To The Beast

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 year…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2014 - 9:01 am

The Afghan Whigs – “The Lottery”

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,"…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2014 - 9:32 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2014 - 1:49 pm
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The Afghan Whigs – “Algiers” Video

The Afghan Whigs, who originally broke up in 2001, got back together a couple of years ago to tour, and now they're getting ready to…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2014 - 10:21 am
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Afghan Whigs Announce Reunion Album Do To The Beast

Slow-burning Midwestern soul-grunge legends the Afghan Whigs broke up in 2001 and then reunited in 2012 for a whole lot of intense, fiery live show…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2014 - 10:15 am
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Gentlemen Turns 20

You all know the story: Back in the post-Nevermind '90s, every band in the underground, no matter how strange or anti-commercial, was getting swept u…
Chris DeVille | October 7, 2013 - 11:44 am
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