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Get Used To Hearing Songs Like Powfu’s Simplistic Sadboi Hit “Death Bed”

Have you acclimated to the new normal yet? Have you come to accept it, made peace with it? Oh! No, no, no -- not the…
Chris DeVille | April 13, 2020 - 4:00 pm

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Sharon Van Etten

We've Got A File On You is a new reboot of an old-school Stereogum franchise. Once called Annotated Media Guide, these are interviews in which
Ryan Leas | January 14, 2019 - 12:40 pm

Q&A

Wayne Coyne Reviews 2018

Wayne Coyne is always busy. Whether working on official albums or a smattering of side projects, the Flaming Lips -- the band he's now been…
Ryan Leas | December 21, 2018 - 11:21 am

More Tom Petty stories

Stream Tom Petty’s Previously Unreleased Wildflowers Outtakes

When he was making his beloved 1994 solo album Wildflowers, Tom Petty ended up recording a whole bunch of songs that didn't make the cut.
Peter Helman | October 16, 2020 - 12:07 am

Tom Petty – “Leave Virginia Alone”

Tom Petty recorded a whole lot of songs during the sessions for his 1994 solo album Wildflowers, and many of them never ended up coming…
Peter Helman | October 1, 2020 - 11:16 am

Tom Petty – “Confusion Wheel”

When he was working on his great 1994 solo album Wildflowers, Tom Petty recorded a whole lot of extra songs. He used some of them…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2020 - 10:49 am

Tom Petty Estate Announces Wildflowers Box Set With Previously Unreleased Songs

It's been nearly three years since Tom Petty died. Since Petty's passing, his family has released the posthumous collections An American Treasure and The Best
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2020 - 12:22 pm

Tom Petty – “There Goes Angela (Dream Away)”

When the late Tom Petty was working on his classic 1994 solo album Wildflowers, he recorded a whole lot of music that didn't make it…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2020 - 12:28 pm

Watch Angel Olsen & Hand Habits Cover Tom Petty’s “Walls”

Last night, Angel Olsen streamed the second edition of her Cosmic Stream show series, which was filmed at the Masonic Temple in Asheville. Hand Habits'
James Rettig | July 15, 2020 - 3:29 pm

Hear Tom Petty’s “You Don’t Know How It Feels” Demo From Revived Wildflowers Sessions Project

For years after releasing his classic 1994 solo album Wildflowers Tom Petty talked about how much material was left on the cutting room floor and…
James Rettig | June 26, 2020 - 12:10 am

Tom Petty’s Family Blasts Trump For Using His Music At Tulsa Rally

Tom Petty's family have issued a cease and desist notice to the Trump campaign after the late Petty's "I Won't Back Down" was played at…
James Rettig | June 21, 2020 - 10:45 am

Watch The Killers Debut “Blowback” And Cover Tom Petty On CBS This Morning

The Killers have been busy. Yesterday, they shared "Fire In Bone," the second official single from their delayed new album Imploding The Mirage. That same…
Peter Helman | April 25, 2020 - 10:51 am

Jakob Dylan, Dhani Harrison, Amos Lee, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson, & Willie Nelson – “For Real” (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Cover)

It's never too late to pay tribute to Tom Petty. We published quite a few of them upon the rock legend's death in October 2017.
Chris DeVille | December 20, 2019 - 12:48 pm

Watch J Mascis Sing Tom Petty & Nirvana, Jam With Kevin Shields At Dinosaur Jr’s Rock Camp

This week, Dinosaur Jr are hosting a three-day music event called Camp Fuzz at the Full Moon Resort in upstate New York. The guest list
James Rettig | August 1, 2019 - 3:54 pm

J Mascis – “Don’t Do Me Like That” (Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Cover)

J Mascis, the legendary singer and shredder at the heart of Dinosaur Jr., released a chilled-out solo album called Elastic Days near the end of…
Chris DeVille | April 9, 2019 - 10:31 am

Hear Tom Petty’s Previously Unreleased Track “For Real”

The second posthumous Tom Petty collection, The Best Of Everything, is coming out in a couple weeks. It's a career-spanning greatest hits album that includes…
James Rettig | February 15, 2019 - 10:29 am

Here Is A Funny Story About Cardi B And Tom Petty

We all remember our first Grammy victory: the rush of pride and awe, the deceptively tricky walk through the crowd, the awkward handshake with, like,…
Tosten Burks / Spin | February 12, 2019 - 3:07 pm
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