Read the full interview at Rolling Stone On playing Afghan Whigs songs again for the first time in a decade: “Playing something I had frankly forgotten about was completely like rediscovering the songs,” he tells Rolling Stone. “It was like cleaning out your drawer or a closet – ‘Oh, look at this, I remember this. I used to love to wear this.’ It was sort of like that. There were certain songs I was overjoyed to meet again.” Dulli also mentioned a planned electronic album…
The Afghan Whigs have been confirmed for the Oya Festival in Oslo (Aug 9) and Way Out West Festival in Göteborg.
More from Greg Dulli at The Quietus. He discusses the upcoming reunion shows as well as shedding some light on previous adventures. My motivation is to sing these songs with my old friends. I went to see Buffalo Springfield last spring, and the joy on their faces… I toured with Neil Young, a long time ago, with the Whigs, and I watched a guy who’s playing with his old friends and just having the best time. They really enjoyed being onstage together. There’ve been little…
The Afghan Whigs have added the following shows to their 2012 calendar: 05/26/12 Landgraaf Pinkpop Festival [tickets] 06/11/12 Luxembourg Den Atelier [tickets] 06/12/12 Amsterdam Paradiso [tickets] 06/13/12 Brussels Cirque Royale [tickets] 06/15/12 Tel Aviv Barby [tickets] 08/11/12 Rees-Haldern Haldern Pop Festival SOLD OUT
First of all, go get your tickets! Pre-sale link: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/222155 Password: AfghanWhigs2012 Also: New Afghan Whigs website Now, the line-up: – Curated by Greg Dulli – THE AFGHAN WHIGS LOUIS C.K. THE ROOTS JOSÉ GONZÁLEZ MARK LANEGAN BAND DIRTY THREE THE ANTLERS THE DIRTBOMBS – Performing Ultraglide In Black SCRAWL SHARON VAN ETTEN EMERALDS VETIVER QUINTRON AND MISS PUSSYCAT CHARLES BRADLEY AND THE EXTRAORDINAIRES DJ QUESTLOVE REIGNING SOUND + MORE TBC Chosen by ATP THE MAKE-UP HOT SNAKES THE MAGIC BAND AUTOLUX THEE OH SEES…
The Afghan Whigs have announced a new show for June 4, 2012 in Milan with Soundgarden. Buy Tickets Here
From All Tomorrow’s Parties: Our initial estimate for going on-sale with I’ll Be Your Mirror New Jersey was early-mid January, and we’d like to thank you for your patience during the slightly longer than expected waiting period. We can now confirm tickets will go on sale and the start of the line-up will be announced next week. The festival will be curated by Greg Dulli and includes a performance by The Afghan Whigs.
Greg Dulli listed his top 10 albums for 2011 at Kerry Brown’s Ain’t No Sleep When You’re Living the Dream blog. Amazon.com Widgets Here they are: The Rapture In The Grace Of Your Love Vetiver The Errant Charm The Antlers Burst Apart Trombone Shorty For True Gillian Welch The Harrow & The Harvest Metronomy English Riviera David Lynch Crazy Clown Time A Winged Victory For The Sullen Winged Victory for the Sullen Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys Grand Isle M83. Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
The Afghan Whigs have announced performances at the May 31st Barcelona and June 9th Porto dates of the Primavera Sound festival in Spain. Tickets and Information
2. TWILIGHT SINGERS, “DYNAMITE STEPS” (Sub Pop) Greg Dulli drops another stunning soundtrack to the dark, art-house thriller playing in his mind. “She Was Stolen” is a sweet-sounding lover’s lament/revenge fantasy. “On the Corner” conjures all sorts of seductive danger, while “Waves” is a return to his harder-edged, grungier days with the Afghan Whigs. It’s the most compelling rock album of the year. December 6, 2011 by GLENN GAMBOA, Newsday