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The 13 Best Jack White Collaborations

On the heels of Jack White’s new album announcement as well as the unveiling of Blunderbuss’s first single “Love Interruption,” we thought it was time to revisit the hits — not the literal ones, unfortunately — of White’s wide-reaching, strange and prolific career so far. So, here’s 13 of Jack White’s most memorable collaborations. Sorry… More »

By: Stereogum / February 2, 2012 - 2:45 pm

Watch U2 Sing Bowie, Stones, Talking Heads

It happened last night (4/14) at an after-party at Bar Secreto in Sao Paulo following the final show of the band’s South American tour. Bono does “Psycho Killer” (with the assistance of Larry Mullen and Muse drummer Don Howard on percussion), the Edge handles “Let’s Dance” and “Miss You,” and Mullen offers his star tur… More »

By: brandon / April 15, 2011 - 5:28 pm

Watch Arcade Fire Cover The Rolling Stones At Surprise Haiti Gig

According to the NME, Arcade Fire played a surprise concert in Port-Au-Prince on Tuesday night, performing a dozen songs over 45 minutes at the Hotel Oloffson. Arcade Fire’s connections to Haiti have always been strong, but their fund-raising for the country became even more urgent after the country’s January 2010 earthquake.

Their set… More »

By: jessica / March 31, 2011 - 12:13 pm

Rolling Stones Headlining Coachella 2011 Says Rumor Mill

For all of your fancy guesswork on our “Who Should Headline Coachella 2011?” post this summer, nobody came up with the apparent top contender for this year’s big paycheck, at least according to Hits Daily Double’s rumor mill. HDD has “sources,” which I’m told are a thing that used to exist before blogs, that say… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 16, 2010 - 2:19 pm

VH1 100 Greatest Artists Of All Time

You guys love lists, and we love to start our holiday weekend early, so thanks VH1 for putting together this 100 Greatest Artists Of All Time countdown. (Spoiler Alert: No Wavves…) You should compare it to VH1’s 100 Greatest Artists Of Rock & Roll from 1998 (back when VH1 was VH-1) to see some of… More »

By: brandon / September 3, 2010 - 12:03 pm

Phish Bring “Loving Cup” To Fallon For Exile On Main St. Week

All week, Jimmy’s been shining a light on the Stones-cold classic Exile On Main St. with cover performances and the occasional awkward satellite patch-in by Keith and Mick. It’s all an extended promotional celebration for the legendary LP’s reissue next week, coming to a heady head last night with Phish’s take on “Loving Cup.” For… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 14, 2010 - 10:50 am

The Rolling Stones – “Plundered My Soul”

Although Record Store Day always yields some high-profile goodies, this year the offerings were particularly noteworthy, with a new track from Blur and this “new” track from the Rolling Stones. Context: Next month the Stones re-release their ’72 classic Exile On Main St., re-mastered and stacked with some unheard tracks from the sessions. (Liz Phair,… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 20, 2010 - 1:04 pm

Neil Young, Will Ferrell Play Conan’s Final Tonight Show, “Freebird”

It seems like just seven months ago we were blogging about Pearl Jam playing “Get Some” on the very first Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien. Now the deals have been brokered, the lawyers have been lawyered, and the good times, which is to say the Not Jay Leno times, come to an end. Coco’s last… More »

By: Amrit Singh / January 22, 2010 - 2:58 pm

Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice III: 2008 Mashed Up

For the third year in a row, we’ve turned to master bootlegger team9 to take some of our favorite songs of the year and mash them together. On Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice III you’ll hear familiar blog hits from artists like Lykke Li, of Montreal, the Breeders, Bloc Party, Crystal Castles, and Beck remixed… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 16, 2008 - 6:17 pm

Faces Reunion A Go

Faces broke up when Ronnie Wood left to join the Rolling Stones in 1975, but more than 30 years later, they’re reuniting, Rod Stewart and all. A psyched Stewart says they’ll be playing shows next summer. We won’t make any Faces Lift jokes if you don’t. More »

By: brandon / November 13, 2008 - 5:03 pm

OldStand: Rolling Stone, March 10, 1988

Take our ink-stained hands and join us at the OldStand, where Jon McMillan goes to remind everyone what an honest-to-goodness music magazine is supposed to look like… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 31, 2008 - 12:53 pm

Ronnie Wood Gets A New Music Woodie

Hey, David Byrne and the Boss aren’t the only old-school rockers keeping abreast of the new, crazy sounds. Turns out Rolling Stones’ guitarist Ronnie Wood has a new musical obsession. More »

By: Stereogum / December 6, 2007 - 9:43 am

New Mick Jagger Video – “Charmed Life”

Mick flashes back through some of his favorite moments in the video for “Charmed Life”– hugging Bono, playing bass, hugging Sting, chillin’ with Lenny Kravitz, chicken dancing from here to eternity, wearing a pink scarf! The innocuously funky, oddly dub-tinged tune’s one of the previously unreleased songs from the new greatest hits album, The VeryMore »

By: Stereogum / September 20, 2007 - 4:40 pm

New Old Mick Jagger & John Lennon – ?Too Many Cooks (Spoil the Soup)?

As you may have heard, the king of the chicken dance is releasing a 17-track The Very Best Of Mick Jagger with material from his four solo albums, some soundtrack work, etc. One of the songs receiving the most attention is a version of Willie Dixon’s “Too Many Cooks (Spoil the Soup),” which Jagger recorded… More »

By: Stereogum / August 27, 2007 - 9:51 am

Martin Scorsese’s Shine A Light Trailer

Mini-flurry of Rolling happenings today: First, there’s news that London-based 7Digital will be the first online outlet to offer the entire Stones catalogue in DRM-free format, and in a sweet spot of synchronicity, Scorsese’s Shine A Light trailer popped up online, too. No No Direction Home, this one focuses instead on recent concert footage from… More »

By: Stereogum / August 22, 2007 - 3:07 pm

Mick Jagger Remembers He Has A Brother Named Chris, Joins Him Onstage In London

Ever heard of Chris Jagger? Sometimes we forget that iconic rockers are people with families and siblings — and apparently so do the rockers themselves. It may have taken a couple of decades, but late last month, Mick joined his little bro (aged 59) on stage for a cover of the Stones’ “Dead Flowers.” Via… More »

By: Stereogum / June 12, 2007 - 5:41 pm

Legion Of Rock Stars

WFMU points us to Legion Of Rock Stars, for which the rules are simple:
A bunch of people put on noise-canceling headphonesThey all listen to the same song and play alongThe results are recorded and set to the original music videoHilarity ensues
Take, for example, the Stones’ “Hang Fire”…

More good… More »

By: Stereogum / June 6, 2007 - 12:19 pm

Close Encounters Of The Stones’ Kind

Fans with a shared love of rock icons and unidentified flying objects will be enthralled by Alien Rock: The Rock ‘N’ Roll Extraterrestrial Connection, a book by Michael C. Luckman which compiles anecdotal evidence in support of the existence of extraterrestrial life from Earth’s most reliable witnesses: drugged up rock stars. Luckman divulges Mick Jagger’… More »

By: Stereogum / April 24, 2007 - 2:11 pm

A Rolling Stone’s Love For Metal

The musician-branding is getting outta hand. OK, the rash of rocker energy drinks and sneakers are, albeit odd and unexpected, sure to hit with some kids. But a new product brings a different sort of iron-y to this wtf craze: The Bill Wyman Signature Metal Detector! Bill explained the appeal of his lightweight, adjustable device… More »

By: Stereogum / April 17, 2007 - 11:40 am

Keef’s Pop-Snorting Confession Was Just “A Joke”

Damage control? Or worst joke ever? Via AP:”It was an off-the-cuff remark, a joke, and it is not true. File under April Fool’s joke,” said Bernard Doherty of LD Communications, which represents the Rolling Stones.Added Richards’ longtime manager Jane Rose (via MTV):Said in jest. Can’t believe anyone took [it] seriously.Right, so gullible! Who would take… More »

By: Stereogum / April 4, 2007 - 1:02 pm