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Gotcha Covered: “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out”

There are probably more complicated and uncomfortable situations where fans have to separate the art they like from the unlikable artist who created it --…
Nate Patrin | June 1, 2017 - 1:17 pm

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Arthur Buck – “I Am The Moment”

Lately, the former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has kept himself plenty busy, forming limited-run indie supergroups like Filthy Friends (with Sleater-Kinney's Corin Tucker) and Tuatara
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2018 - 9:40 am

Joseph Arthur And Peter Buck Form New Band Arthur Buck

In a situation that is surprisingly not the plot of a buddy comedy flick, Joseph Arthur and Peter Buck have formed a band after running…
Julia Gray | February 15, 2018 - 11:41 am

Michael Stipe, Cat Power, The Flaming Lips, J Mascis, & More Cover David Bowie At Carnegie Hall

Last night's Music Of David Bowie tribute at NYC's Carnegie Hall was announced in January hours before the world learned about the legendary musician's death…
Scott Lapatine | April 1, 2016 - 1:01 pm

Joseph Arthur – “Robin (A Tribute To Robin Williams 1951-2014)”

Earlier this week, the screen comedy legend Robin Williams took his own life, shaking pretty much all of us to the core and sending even…
Tom Breihan | August 13, 2014 - 4:59 pm

Watch Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck, And Mike Mills Cover Lou Reed On Letterman

Last night, on his Late Show, David Letterman announced his impending retirement, and the former R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills, randomly enough, was the one who…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2014 - 11:59 am

New Joseph Arthur & The Lonely Astronauts Video – “Faith” (Stereogum Premiere)

Joseph Arthur might be homeless, but that doesn't mean he can't put together another visually interesting video. In the flickering, home movie-style clip for Temporary
Brandon Stosuy | November 6, 2008 - 9:34 am

New Joseph Arthur Video – “Temporary People”

Awhile back we mentioned Joseph having a party at his Dumbo art space, yes it's called the Museum of Modern Arthur, a gallery devoted to…
Amrit Singh | August 26, 2008 - 10:07 am

Joseph Arthur Hijacks A Billboard, Paints All Night, Reminds Us Why He’s “Pretty Good Company”

This pair of Joseph Arthur videos are strangely (purposely?) old-school downtown New York. In the Gabriel Judet-Weinshel-directed "Second Sight," we get JA projected against a…
Brandon Stosuy | June 6, 2008 - 10:04 am

New Joseph Arthur – “I Wanna Get You Alone”

Joseph Arthur's busy. As we mentioned when taking "Rages Of Babylon" for a spin, 2008's the year of five Joseph Arthur releases. To recount: The…
Brandon Stosuy | April 9, 2008 - 2:36 pm

SXSW: Thursday In Photos

Interested in filling a rock club to the rafters? Simple: Just have Nada Surf and Destroyer play back to back sometime. People were stuffed asses…
Stereogum | March 15, 2008 - 12:02 pm

New Joseph Arthur – “Rages Of Babylon” (Stereogum Premiere)

While Ryan is busy writing (and then deleting) one-offs to his ex, JA's upping his output to pick up this year's most prolific songwriter mantle.
Amrit Singh | January 21, 2008 - 3:19 pm

New Joseph Arthur & The Lonely Astronauts Video – “Diamond Ring”

Between blog posts of his TMI-prose, Joseph Arthur writes music. A lot of it, actually; he's got two records out this year, the first of…
Stereogum | May 23, 2007 - 4:14 pm

Joseph Arthur Deems Paste A Caricature, Beige

Paste, America's #1 Triple-A music magazine, has been crushing on singer/songwriter/erotic poet Joseph Arthur for a while, with raves for 2006's Nuclear Daydream and this…
Stereogum | April 30, 2007 - 10:53 am

New Joseph Arthur – “Diamond Ring” (Plus, How To Mooch Smokes)

The new track from singer-songwriter is a classic slice of nostalgia-rock, Joseph's falsetto cooing "You could be my diamond ring" over bluesy, radio-ready swing. The…
Stereogum | April 3, 2007 - 3:16 pm