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Gotcha Covered: White Light/White Heat

Weird: The Velvet Underground's second album doesn't feel 50 years old. Granted, Lou Reed and Sterling Morrison are no longer with us, Mo Tucker went…
Nate Patrin | January 30, 2018 - 11:38 am

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R.E.M.’s 10 Best Cover Songs

From the looks of the R.E.M. setlist site remtimeline.com, early R.E.M. gigs were glorified bar-band hootenannies. Before they'd written Murmur and Chronic Town, the band…
John Everhart | September 18, 2014 - 1:06 pm

More Suicide stories

Watch Michael Shannon & Yo La Tengo Cover Suicide’s “Ghost Rider”

This year, after a five-year absence, Yo La Tengo brought back their eight-night run of Hanukkah shows to the New York metro era. The shows…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2017 - 11:47 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

Martin Rev – “Now” & “In Our Name”

Suicide's Martin Rev is returning with a new solo album. Demolition 9, his first release since 2009 and the first since the death of his…
Peter Helman | March 18, 2017 - 2:24 pm

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

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

Win Butler – “Dream Baby Dream” (Suicide Cover)

Arcade Fire have covered Suicide's "Dream Baby Dream" live before, and now, in honor of the late Suicide singer Alan Vega -- who passed away
Peter Helman | July 17, 2016 - 8:06 pm

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

Neon Indian – “Annie (Martin Rev Remix)”

Neon Indian put out their new album VEGA INTL. Night School a couple of months ago, and as Pitchfork points out, frontman Alan Palomo recently…
Peter Helman | December 18, 2015 - 12:05 am

Stream Translational Drifts: Moogfest Volume 1 Feat. Dan Deacon, YACHT, Julianna Barwick, & More Covering Electronic Music Influencers

Moogfest took this year off as they prepared to move to their new home of Durham, North Carolina after being nudged out of Asheville. But…
James Rettig | July 14, 2015 - 5:06 pm

Watch Arcade Fire Cover Suicide’s “Dream Baby Dream” With David Byrne In Brooklyn

To cap off their three-night stint in Brooklyn, Arcade Fire brought out a Grandpa Munster-looking David Byrne for a cover of Suicide's "Dream Baby Dream."
James Rettig | August 25, 2014 - 1:36 am

Bruce Springsteen – “Dream Baby Dream” (Suicide Cover) Video

One of the coolest fun facts about Bruce Springsteen: He was an early fan and patron of the New York electro-punk duo Suicide, and he's…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2013 - 9:01 am

Neneh Cherry & The Thing – “Dream Baby Dream (Four Tet Remix)” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

In April, Neneh Cherry, a late-'80s avatar of cool whose old records have held up remarkably well, released "Dream Baby Dream," a gorgeous cover of…
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2012 - 11:40 am
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