Vinyl

Featured Vinyl stories

Sounding Board

Richard Hell Reviews HBO’s Vinyl

Vinyl, Martin Scorcese and Mick Jagger's much-hyped series about record company men in early '70s NYC, premiered last night on HBO. Stereogum turned to punk
Richard Hell | February 15, 2016 - 10:44 am

More Vinyl stories

Beyoncé’s Lemonade, Adele Live In New York City, What Happened, Miss Simone? Nomimated For Emmy Awards

The nominations for the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced today. While (obviously) most of the honorees are in the television realm, a few…
James Rettig | July 14, 2016 - 12:14 pm

HBO Cancels Vinyl

HBO has cancelled the Martin Scorsese & Mick Jagger-executive produced series Vinyl after only one season. Back in April, showrunner Terence Winter left the series…
James Rettig | June 22, 2016 - 1:55 pm

Julian Casablancas – “Venus In Furs” (The Velvet Underground Cover)

Julian Casablancas has covered several Velvet Underground classics for HBO's original series Vinyl, including "White Light/White Heat" and "Run Run Run." A new Vinyl soundtrack…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2016 - 9:56 am

Charli XCX – “No Fun” (The Stooges Cover)

Give Charli XCX this: She is brave. How many other chirpy pop singers would be willing to take on a volcanic canonical punk rock classic?
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2016 - 8:59 am

Elvis Costello – “Point Of No Return” (Bobby Womack Cover)

The soundtrack to HBO's Vinyl often features artists of today covering the artists of the '70s, but it's fun when it involves one artist who…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2016 - 10:42 am

Tunde Adebimpe – “Brandy” (Looking Glass Cover)

We already know that this week's episode of HBO's Vinyl will feature the shockingly strong Trey Songz cover of David Bowie's "Life On Mars?," but…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2016 - 11:19 am

Trey Songz – “Life On Mars?” (David Bowie Cover)

It's Mr. Steal Your Beloved '70s Rock Classic! As Complex points out, the producers of HBO's Vinyl have pulled the masterful troll move of recruiting…
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2016 - 12:15 pm

Julian Casablancas – “White Light/White Heat” (The Velvet Underground Cover)

A few weeks back, Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas contributed a cover of the Velvet Underground's "Run Run Run" to HBO's Vinyl, and this week he's…
James Rettig | March 11, 2016 - 12:31 pm

Iggy Pop – “I Dig Your Mind” (Nervous Breakdowns Cover) + Alison Mosshart – “My Time’s Coming” (The Punks Cover)

Yesterday, we heard the Arcs cover Bobby Parker for this week's episode of Vinyl, and today we're getting a few more soundtrack contributions from the…
James Rettig | March 11, 2016 - 12:08 pm

The Arcs – “Watch Your Step” (Bobby Parker Cover)

The Arcs, lead Black Key Dan Auerbach's new band, have been steadily cranking out new music ever since they released their debut album Yours, Dreamily
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2016 - 9:52 am

Andrew W.K. – “I Love The Dead” (Alice Cooper Cover)

Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger, and Terrence Winter's new HBO show Vinyl is not very good, but at least it's producing some fun covers. Like other…
Chris DeVille | February 26, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Neko Case – “Danny’s Song” (Loggins & Messina/Anne Murray Cover)

Even though Vinyl ended up not being very good, they have managed to attract some top-tier talent to round out their soundtrack. The theme song…
James Rettig | February 25, 2016 - 2:22 pm

Aimee Mann – “Yesterday Once More” (The Carpenters Cover)

In addition to Julian Casablancas' Velvet Underground cover, Aimee Man also contributed a song to this weekend's episode of Vinyl (which just got picked up…
James Rettig | February 19, 2016 - 3:26 pm

Julian Casablancas – “Run Run Run” (Velvet Underground Cover)

O.G. New York punk Richard Hell was not impressed with the first episode of Vinyl, the new HBO show about the music business in '70s…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2016 - 9:52 am
1