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Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm
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Sleater-Kinney’s 10 Best Cover Songs

Last year Sleater-Kinney put a period on their world-shaking, band-revitalizing 2015 with a nearly weeklong victory lap across some of New York's finest venues. (They…
Michael Tedder | January 18, 2016 - 10:31 am
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The Best Soundtrack Moments Of June 2014: 22 Jump Street, Rectify, The Leftovers, & More

After spending the first half of June on the festival beat, I've been watching TV and movies at a pretty ferocious pace these last two…
Ryan Leas | June 30, 2014 - 3:42 pm
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More The Clash stories

Stream Five Unreleased The Bug Tracks Including Clash Cover With Spaceape

The Bug is Kevin Martin, the UK producer who makes heavy, overwhelming tracks from shattered bits of dancehall, grime, jungle, and experimental music. And as…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2016 - 9:49 am

Watch Damon Albarn & Noel Gallagher Play Gorillaz Together At Paul Simonon’s 60th Birthday Bash

The Clash bassist Paul Simonon turns 60 on Tuesday, and to celebrate, he put together a little supergroup. Simonon has also played with Gorillaz and…
Peter Helman | December 13, 2015 - 11:37 pm
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Watch Phil Manzanera, Paul Simonon, & Tony Allen Perform With Ligabue At Italian Folk Festival

Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera served as musical director for this year's La Notte della Taranta folk festival in Salento, Italy. Manzanera also performed at…
Peter Helman | August 23, 2015 - 9:20 pm

Watch Damon Albarn Cover The Clash And Get Carried Offstage At Roskilde

Denmark's Roskilde Festival ended this past weekend, and concertgoers who made it to the Africa Express supergroup set were treated with a very special performance…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 6, 2015 - 10:22 am
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Read An Epic Records Exec’s 1977 Letter To A Fan Explaining Why He Passed On The Clash

The Clash's self-titled 1977 debut is a raw, feverish classic, and it took a while to come out in the U.S. Epic Records had the…
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2015 - 1:57 pm
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Watch The New BBC Documentary The Clash: New Year’s Day ’77 Featuring Previously Unseen Footage

By any reasonable metric, the Clash are one of the five best bands in British history. (The others, if you're keeping score at home, are…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2015 - 1:27 pm

Frank Ocean, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, & Diplo Write A Song For Converse

Converse do a good job of integrating their brand among music types. If you're at SXSW next week, for instance, you will see no shortage…
Michael Nelson | March 7, 2014 - 11:32 am
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Watch Fred Armien’s Ian Rubbish Interview The Clash

In a new FunnyOrDie video, Fred Armisen's under-recognized first-gen punk Ian Rubbish interviews Mick Jones and Paul Simonon at NYC's Electric Lady Studios. Of course…
Scott Lapatine | October 16, 2013 - 9:50 am
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Watch Kurt Vile Cover The Clash’s “Guns Of Brixton”

Audio Ammunition is a new five-part documentary about legendary UK punk band the Clash put out this week by Google Play. The series was launched…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 10, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Win A Clash Sound System Box Set

Next week (9/10) marks the release of the Clash's Sound System box set, a massive collection of remastered albums, demos, and merch that would impress…
Stereogum | September 4, 2013 - 11:24 am
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The 10 Best Clash Songs

In the final analysis, the first wave of British punk rock left us with a brief, fractious cacophony. The Sex Pistols imploded quickly and with…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | December 7, 2012 - 4:02 pm
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Who Should Star In The Joe Strummer Biopic?

Now that Julie Delpy (Beyond Sunrise, Beyond Sunset) is attached to direct the forthcoming Joe Strummer biopic The Right Profile, who should star as Joe?
Corban Goble | November 22, 2011 - 11:06 am
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Progress Report: Jimmy Cliff

Name: Jimmy Cliff Progress Report: Reggae legend and Rock and Roll Hall Of Famer Jimmy Cliff gets to work on a new record with…
T. Cole Rachel | August 11, 2011 - 11:21 am
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80 Other Bands With Official Sneakers

Last week the Animal Collective bros released an official mixtape for their new … sneakers. That is a thing now. Gotta keep fans on their…
Scott Lapatine | April 6, 2011 - 12:31 pm
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Who Should Play Joe Strummer In Clash Biopic?

According to Indiewire (who quote Screen Daily), Brit production company Film4 is prepping a biopic on Joe Strummer. It's tentatively titled Joe Public, and Paul…
jessica | November 17, 2010 - 4:33 pm
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Gorillaz Bring “Stylo” To The Colbert Report

Damon managed to bring the better part of the expansive crew that lined the Coachella stage for Gorillaz' headlining set to Colbert's tiny Comedy Central…
Amrit Singh | April 23, 2010 - 12:11 pm
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Coachella 2010: Pavement, Thom Yorke, Gorillaz

Friday got us dancing with LCD and Jay-Z, Saturday featured less clothing, and Sunday closed things out with a generally mellower lineup (plus more amazing…
stereogum | April 19, 2010 - 4:54 pm
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