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SXSW 2013 Friday: Future, T.I., Master P, More

Our SXSW 2013 coverage continues with a detailed report from that FADER Fort show that brought us Future, T.I., and of course, Usher + Sinkane + The Afghan Whigs. Jump in:… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 16, 2013 - 5:26 pm

Watch Usher Join Afghan Whigs At SXSW

We’ll have more on this when we post our SXSW roundup for last night, since your entire Stereogum staff was on hand for it, but something strange and amazing happened last night at the FADER Fort. The night’s headliners, boozy Ohioan underground legends the Afghan Whigs, were a few songs into a tough and grizzled… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 16, 2013 - 12:03 pm

The Afghan Whigs, Van Hunt @ Fonda Theatre, Hollywood 11/9/12

One of the more under-appreciated reunions of this year has been that of the Afghan Whigs. Having garnered some national attention with appearances on Kimmel and Fallon, Greg Dulli and company blasted out the first of two sold-out nights at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood with their patented noir soul-rock.The Afghan Whigs have one more… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / November 12, 2012 - 11:33 am

Watch The Afghan Whigs Play Kimmel

A few months ago, the reunited Afghan Whigs made their first late-night TV appearance in years, bringing their cover of the minor soul classic “See And Don’t See” to Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Last night, they turned up on the big outdoor stage at Jimmy Kimmel Live! and dug a little deeper into their… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 20, 2012 - 9:02 am

Afghan Whigs – “Lovecrimes (Frank Ocean Cover)”

Cincinnati indie-soul gods Afghan Whigs have been covering Frank Ocean’s “Lovecrimes” since the launch of their triumphant reunion tour, but considering the week Ocean just had, it’s not exactly bad timing for the Whigs to deliver a studio version. Greg Dulli and Co. slow down Ocean’s original (from Nostalgia, Ultra), giving it harder edges, greater… More »

By: Michael Nelson / July 16, 2012 - 10:29 am

The Afghan Whigs’ 13 Most Vicious Songs

Greg Dulli is the quintessential wounded animal-as-frontman. Across six albums and a handful of stellar EPs throughout the better part of the ’90s, Dulli and the Afghan Whigs left a swath of emotional and sexual destruction. Their early Sub Pop records were as raw lyrically as they were sonically, with a careful mix of confrontational… More »

By: Aaron Lariviere / June 21, 2012 - 11:25 am

Watch Afghan Whigs Play Fallon

Last week, the reunited Afghan Whigs released their first new song in forever: A dark and wracked cover of Marie “Queenie” Lyons’s minor 1970 soul classic “See And Don’t See.” And last night, they appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to play the song, giving us our first glimpse of the back-together band. ?uestlove… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 23, 2012 - 9:02 am

The Afghan Whigs – “See And Don’t See”

The Afghan Whigs are back together and gearing up to headline their own I’ll Be Your Mirror festival, as well as a bunch of other reunion songs. And now they’ve released their first new song in five years. It’s a characteristically broody cover of “See And Don’t See,” a 1970 soul song by Marie “Queenie”… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 18, 2012 - 12:30 pm

Louis C.K., The Roots, The Make-Up To Play ATP’s I’ll Be Your Mirror New Jersey

You know who doesn’t play a whole lot of rock festivals? Louis C.K., that’s fucking who. In fact, the general-consensus greatest comedian in the world today never plays music festivals, presumably because he doesn’t have to. And yet he’s a new addition to the bill at ATP’s I’ll Be Your Mirror New Jersey festival, which… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 24, 2012 - 10:29 am

Greg Dulli Covers Leonard Cohen

Greg Dulli, the once and future leader of the Afghan Whigs, is a man who knows a few things about whiskey-soaked baritones and libertine poetics, so he’s the kind of guy you’d want to hear covering a Leonard Cohen song. And he’s now done just that, participating in Rolling Stone‘s Cohen cover series “Old Idea… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 25, 2012 - 10:12 am

Afghan Whigs Reunite For ATP

Back in the day, Greg Dulli’s wailing soul-rock band the Afghan Whigs lent a much-needed air of sex and danger to an alt-rock era dominated by Seattle-style self-flagellating. The band broke up in 2001, but next year, they’ll get back together to headline two big shows for All Tomorrow’s Parties. More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 7, 2011 - 1:29 pm

The Twilight Singers – “On The Corner”

Blackbird And The Fox,” the first single from the Twilight Singers’s fifth album Dynamite Steps, featured Greg Dulli and Ani DiFranco in a slow-burn duet. Dulli goes it alone vocally on “On The Corner”: After the cheap drum machine ducks out things open up considerably, so feel free to continue with the fire metaphors. More »

By: brandon / January 3, 2011 - 1:47 pm

The Twilight Singers – “Blackbird And The Fox” (Feat. Ani DiFranco)

The first single from the forthcoming Twilight Singers collection is a slow-burn duet between Greg Dulli and Ani DiFranco called “Blackbird And The Fox.” It’s unclear who plays which animal. More »

By: brandon / September 30, 2010 - 4:38 pm

Mark Lanegan Covers Afghan Whigs

Lanegan does a properly slow, soulful, kind of blue take of one of his Gutter Twin’s classic Congregation songs “Tonight.” His go at the 1992 come-on’s from the forthcoming Summer’s Kiss: A Tribute To The Afghan Whigs, which includes a baker’s dozen of Whigs takes via Joseph Arthur, My Jerusalem, Zykos, etc. The idea for… More »

By: brandon / June 8, 2009 - 10:18 am

Greg Dulli & Mark Lanegan Talk Internet Music Writing And “Snarky Hipsterism”

In an interview with Pitchfork today, alt-rock heroes Greg and Mark spend some time talking about the genre-sweeping stable of artists at Sub Pop, often home to the both crooners’ endeavors, with and sans bands, and now place of residence for the duo’s rather kick-ass Gutter Twins project. Dulli takes the lead here, confessing to… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 8, 2008 - 2:12 pm

Gutter Twins Cover Massive Attack, Jose Gonzalez In Saturnalia Tour Kickoff

Over the years, across incarnations, Greg Dulli’s done great covers — from Björk to TLC to the Beatles and back. At the Gutters Twins tour launch at Bowery Ballroom on Thursday, he and Mark Lanegan tore into Massive Attack’s “Live With Me” (which they covered together previously, on Dulli project Twilight Singers’ Stitch In TimeMore »

By: brandon / February 18, 2008 - 9:30 am

New Gutter Twins – “Idle Hands”

That’s it, we’re calling it: Hands are the indie appendages of 2008. Destroyer showed off his “Foam” ones in an advance listen of this March’s Trouble In Dreams, now the mighty Mark Lanegan and Greg Dulli answer the call with a handy track of their own. Of course their turn’s about as dark as you’d… More »

By: Stereogum / January 9, 2008 - 3:29 pm
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