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2016 In Review

You Want It Darker: 2016’s Musician Deaths & Where We Go From Here

At the tail end of last year, Lemmy Kilmister died. You could see that one coming, between recurring reports of the man’s failing health and…
Ryan Leas | December 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm

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Moon Duo – “Jukebox Babe” (Alan Vega Cover)

Last year, Portland space-rockers Moon Duo released two albums, the yin-and-yang Occult Architecture Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. They're not done. In a couple of…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2018 - 9:55 am

Alan Vega – “DTM” Video

Suicide's Alan Vega passed away in July of 2016, and his posthumous album will be out this Friday to commemorate the one-year anniversary of his…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 12, 2017 - 11:34 am

Alan Vega – “DTM”

Suicide's Alan Vega passed away last year, and today his first posthumous album has been announced -- it will be released near the one-year anniversary…
James Rettig | June 12, 2017 - 10:39 am


The Vacant Lots – “Suicide Note” (Feat. Alan Vega) Video

NYC/Vermont duo the Vacant Lots have been sitting on a total gem for awhile now with their song "Suicide Note," which features vocals from a…
Kim Ilkowski | April 4, 2017 - 9:50 am

Watch Pearl Jam Cover Suicide’s “Dream Baby Dream” At Pemberton

Last Saturday night, Pearl Jam performed at the Pemberton Music Festival in British Columbia. During their set, they covered Suicide's "Dream Baby Dream" in tribute…
James Rettig | July 21, 2016 - 4:27 pm

MGMT – “Goodbye Darling” (Alan Vega Cover)

MGMT have shared a cover of Alan Vega's 1983 Saturn Strip solo track "Goodbye Darling" in tribute to the Suicide member, who passed away this…
James Rettig | July 18, 2016 - 10:45 am

Bruce Springsteen Shares Eulogy For Alan Vega

Over the weekend, Suicide's Alan Vega passed away, and this morning Bruce Springsteen shared a eulogy of the late singer. Springsteen was a long-time champion…
James Rettig | July 18, 2016 - 10:17 am

Devon Welsh – “Me And Alan Vega”

It should come as no surprise that Suicide are a big influence on the work of former Majical Cloudz singer Devon Welsh. Suicide's Alan Vega…
Peter Helman | July 17, 2016 - 1:31 pm

R.I.P. Alan Vega

Alan Vega, one half of the pioneering eleectronic protopunk duo Suicide, has died peacefully in his sleep at 78. The news was first announced by…
Peter Helman | July 17, 2016 - 11:58 am

Hear “Fly Away” From Cubist Blues Reissue Feat. Alex Chilton, Alan Vega, & Ben Vaughn

Back in December 1994, Big Star's Alex Chilton, Suicide's Alan Vega, and Ben Vaughn got together for two nights at Dessau Studios in New York…
James Rettig | September 2, 2015 - 12:01 pm

LCD Soundsystem – “Bye Bye Bayou” Video

A ways back we filled you in on LCD Soundsystem’s Vinyl Saturday 12" featuring a cover of "the original Bye Bye Bayou" from M.I.A pal
Brandon Stosuy | May 20, 2010 - 4:38 pm

M.I.A. – “Born Free”

In that recent NME interview where M.I.A. cut-down Lady Gaga, she offered enthusiastic praise to her recent N.E.E.T. signees Sleigh Bells: The new Sleigh…
Brandon Stosuy | April 23, 2010 - 12:21 pm

LCD Soundsystem Cover Alan Vega

We'd spoken briefly about LCD Soundsystem's Vinyl Saturday 12" featuring a cover of "Bye Bye Bayou" from Alan Vega's eponymous 1980 solo debut. Talk is…
Brandon Stosuy | October 16, 2009 - 9:37 am

LCD Soundsystem Cover Alan Vega For Vinyl Saturday

Record Store Day's Vinyl Saturday is 11/7, and to celebrate LCD will release a 12" featuring a cover of "Bye Bye Bayou" from Alan Vega's…
Amrit Singh | October 7, 2009 - 12:21 pm
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