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Tracking Down

“Flagpole Sitta” At 20: A Conversation With Harvey Danger’s Sean Nelson

Welcome to the first installment of "Tracking Down," a new Stereogum franchise in which we talk to artists who have been out of the spotlight
Dan Weiss | July 28, 2017 - 2:08 pm

Concert Review

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

Interview

Turntable Interview: Robyn Hitchcock

Robyn Hitchcock turns 60 in March, but in the words of Aaliyah, age ain’t nothing but a number to the former Soft Boys lead singer…
Melissa Locker | February 1, 2013 - 9:54 am

More Robyn Hitchcock stories

Jeff Tweedy – “Gwendolyn”

A couple weeks back, the ever-prolific Jeff Tweedy announced that he'd gone and made a quarantine-era album called Love Is The King. At the time,…
Ryan Leas | October 6, 2020 - 10:14 am

The Soft Boys’ Matthew Seligman Dead From COVID-19 Complications

Matthew Seligman, the bassist who played with the Soft Boys, the Thompson Twins, Thomas Dolby, and more, has died of complications from COVID-19. Dolby announced
Peter Helman | April 18, 2020 - 3:06 pm

Bill Rieflin, Drummer For Ministry, R.E.M., & King Crimson, Dead At 59

Bill Rieflin, a Seattle-based drummer with an impressive list of associations, has died of cancer. Rieflin's King Crimson bandmate Robert Fripp shared the news in…
Chris DeVille | March 24, 2020 - 9:18 pm

Andy Partridge & Robyn Hitchcock Announce Collaborative EP Out Next Month

Next month, Robyn Hitchcock and XTC founder and frontman Andy Partridge will release a new collaborative EP under the moniker Planet England. Both UK singer-songwriters…
Julia Gray | August 4, 2019 - 1:07 pm

Hear Ryan Adams’ “20th Call Of The Day” From The Juliet, Naked Soundtrack

In the new movie Juliet, Naked, a romantic comedy adapted from a Nick Hornby novel, Ethan Hawke plays Tucker Crowe, a reclusive and unheralded songwriter…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2018 - 9:32 am

Watch Robyn Hitchcock & Yo La Tengo Cover The Velvet Underground In NYC

For the past two nights, former Soft Boys frontman Robyn Hitchcock has been performing his 1981 debut solo album Black Snake Dîamond Röle in its…
Peter Helman | March 2, 2017 - 7:08 pm

Robyn Hitchcock – “Mad Shelley’s Letterbox”

Veteran English rocker Robyn Hitchcock has a new self-titled album coming out this spring. We've already heard lead single "I Want To Tell You About
Peter Helman | February 24, 2017 - 6:28 pm

Robyn Hitchcock – “I Want To Tell You About What I Want”

Robyn Hitchcock, of the '70s psych-pop band the Soft Boys, will release his 21st album this year at the age of 63. He described the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 1, 2017 - 11:50 am

Watch Eddie Vedder, Jim James, & Robyn Hitchcock Perform On The Roadies Season Finale

Last night, Cameron Crowe's rock-and-roll road-life Showtime dramedy Roadies finished up its first season, and you probably didn't watch it. All season, the show has…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2016 - 11:43 am

Red Hot + Arthur Russell Tracklist Features Sufjan Stevens, Robyn, Blood Orange, Hot Chip, & More

For decades now, the Red Hot Organization has been raising money for AIDS awareness by putting together finely curated compilations, and their next one could…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2014 - 11:08 am

Robyn Hitchcock – “The Ghost In You” (Psychedelic Furs Cover)

Robyn Hitchcock has covered the Psychedelic Furs' 1984 single "The Ghost In You" for his upcoming The Man Upstairs, a collection built from "part well-known…
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2014 - 5:29 pm

Robyn Hitchcock – “Parasite” (Nick Drake Cover)

There's not much upside in covering a Nick Drake song, because there's not much that can be done to the songs to improve them. Frankly,…
Michael Nelson | March 8, 2013 - 11:26 am
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