The first video from The Afghan Whigs’ new album Do to the Beast.
Greg Dulli channels his Gutter Twin Mark Lanegan while sitting in with Moby at the Fonda in Hollywood on October 4, 2013.
Video: The Afghan Whigs were joined by pop star Usher and Sinkane at SXSW 2013. Watch the performance and read reviews.
Thanks to Benn for sending in these early looks at the Dynamite Steps gatefold and white vinyl. He got lucky as his local NYC shop leaked the release by a few days. From Benn: The inner parts of the album have a few words cut into them like other Dulli releases. Here’s what’s written if you hold it just right in the light: “VIVA SPARKY” on side 1, “NOW WOULD BE GOOD” on side 2, “BEWARE THE CONFEDERACY” on 3, and then “ACTA EST FABULA,…
From Dynamite Steps, out next week.
Listen to the new Twilight Singers album at Spin.com
Standalone Motherfucker: A Conversation With Twilight Singers Leader Greg Dulli TONEAudio Magazine By Bob Gendron As soon as I learned what ten-digit phone number to dial—the three middle figures were “666”—I knew the call with Greg Dulli would be a doozy. Not that there was ever a doubt. Conversations with the globetrotting Twilight Singers vocalist/guitarist are always refreshingly humorous, unsparingly honest, revealingly unpredictable, and full of awakening pop-culture references. Read More at TONEAudio
Marianne Faithfull’s cover of The Gutter Twins song “The Stations.” Available for pre-order as an import at Amazon.com. Previously mentioned
Via My Old Kentucky Blog MOKB: So, let’s start with the important stuff. Does Pete Rose belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame? Greg Dulli: No. MOKB: Really? GD: No. MOKB: Any particular reason? GD: He broke the rules. He knew the rules, and he broke them. He’s the hit king, and he’s one of the greatest players to ever play baseball. I think if he would have told the truth earlier, maybe…and then when he did, he just did it in sort of a…
The Twilight Singers will be participating in a band first: In-store performances for the release of Dynamite Steps. Amoeba Music Los Angeles – February 15th Amoeba Music San Francisco – February 17th The band will also be appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Feb 23rd. More information at the official site
SubPop.com has Dynamite Steps available for pre-order with an estimated ship date of February 1st. If you order before February 15th, you will also receive a limited edition 2-track CD-R featuring songs not included on the album. Pre-orders are available for the CD version and the 2 LP white vinyl version of the album. Update: Pre-order the album and you can stream it immediately via a link in your Sub Pop confirmation URL!
via De Standaard, translated by Google from the original Dutch. The Antwerp rock band dEUS is finishing a new album. The album will be titled Keep You Close and published in April. Notable guests on the album, Greg Dulli of Afghan Whigs and Twilight Singers. Dulli sings along on two tracks.
via Facebook Events: Our friends Greg Dulli and the Watson Twins will join us on stage for a few songs during our February 2 performance in Los Angeles. We’ve always dreamed of doing a “Variety Show” and that’s what you’ll get IF you decide to blow off all the other Groundhog Day parties and join us for a special night of music, laughs and powerpoint presentations. We’ve been told that ticket sales are brisk, and the club believes the show will sell out….so don’t procrastinate….