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Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Everybody Wants To Rule The World”

Welcome to Gotcha Covered, a new biweekly column in which Nate Patrin revisits some of the most notable cover versions of a classic track.
Nate Patrin | March 29, 2017 - 3:19 pm

Sounding Board

Song To Song Is Disappointing As Both A Musical And Personal Drama

It was silly of me to think that a Terrence Malick movie set against the backdrop of the Austin music scene would come anywhere close…
James Rettig | March 13, 2017 - 11:00 am

Under The Influence

Wild Beasts Smother Under The Influence

Hopefully by now you've heard Smother, the third album from Wild Beasts. As with all their records, it feels like it comes out of nowhere.
jessica | May 13, 2011 - 10:14 am

More Patti Smith stories

Watch Bruce Springsteen & Michael Stipe Join Patti Smith In NYC

The new concert film Horses: Patti Smith And Her Band captures Patti Smith performing the classic album Horses in full in Los Angeles, to celebrate…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2018 - 9:21 am

Watch The Heartbreakers Play With Beck In Their First Performance Since Tom Petty Died

Tom Petty's death hit hard last October for musicians and fans, and especially for the Heartbreakers. The band hadn't played together since Petty's passing, but…
Julia Gray | April 22, 2018 - 4:45 pm

Beleaguered Marilyn Manson Returns To The Stage In “Shithole” New Jersey, Moons Crowd And Covers Patti Smith

On Thursday night, Marilyn Manson played his first show in New York since that time he got crushed by a stage prop, and this time…
Peter Helman | February 17, 2018 - 12:45 pm

Watch Patti Smith Perform “People Have The Power” On Fallon

On Thursday night, Patti Smith is performing at Central Park SummerStage in a special tribute concert honoring her late husband Fred "Sonic" Smith, but before…
James Rettig | September 13, 2017 - 10:22 am

Patti Smith, Cat Power, & Michael Stipe Playing Concert To Fight Climate Change In NYC

Pathway To Paris, a climate change initiative aligned with the Paris Agreement, just announced a concert to fight climate change and Patti Smith, Cat Power,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 8, 2017 - 3:38 pm

Patti Smith Writes Tribute To Sam Shepard

Patti Smith published a short essay in The New Yorker paying tribute to her longtime friend and collaborator, the late playwright and actor Sam Shepard,…
Grace Birnstengel | August 1, 2017 - 9:36 pm

Watch Patti Smith Join U2 On “Mothers Of The Disappeared” In Paris

U2 are in the middle of their 30th anniversary Joshua Tree tour, and last night they performed at the Stade De France in Paris. Patti…
James Rettig | July 26, 2017 - 2:32 pm

Watch Patti Smith, Sufjan Stevens, Iggy Pop, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, New Order, Alabama Shakes, Ben Harper, & Tibetan Monks Sing “People Have The Power” At Carnegie Hall

Every year, the Tibet House US nonprofit throws a big benefit show at New York's Carnegie Hall, and it always features a whole ton of…
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2017 - 10:03 am

Watch Patti Smith In A Scene From Terrence Malick’s Song To Song

Terrence Malick's new movie Song To Song premieres at SXSW today (and is in select theaters next Friday, 3/17), and today a clip featuring Patti…
James Rettig | March 10, 2017 - 4:09 pm

Patti Smith Explains Her “Humiliating” Nobel Prize Performance In New Essay

This past weekend, after winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, Bob Dylan declined to appear at the awards ceremony in Stockholm. Instead, Patti Smith appeared…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2016 - 10:23 am

Watch Patti Smith Cover Bob Dylan’s “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall” At Nobel Prize Award Ceremony

The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony was held in Stockholm today, and no, Bob Dylan didn't bother to show up. But he still got his Nobel…
Peter Helman | December 10, 2016 - 12:24 pm

Watch Michael Stipe Join Patti Smith At Democracy Now!’s 20th Anniversary Concert

Patti Smith performed at Democracy Now!'s 20th anniversary event in NYC last night. She dedicated the first of the two songs she played, "Peaceable Kingdom,"
Peter Helman | December 6, 2016 - 9:35 pm

Bob Dylan Wrote A Speech For The Nobel Prize Banquet

Ever since the world learned that Bob Dylan had won this year's Nobel Prize for Literature, Dylan has been weird about the award, staying cagey…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2016 - 9:21 am
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