You can now watch The Afghan Whigs’ latest video for “Matamoros,” the second single from the band’s critically acclaimed album Do to the Beast.
The Afghan Whigs performed “Matamoros” from Do to the Beast on Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday, June 4, 2014.
Watch The Afghan Whigs on Later with Jools Holland. Broadcast date: May 6, 2014.
The Daily Swarm has a great long-form interview with Greg Dulli highlighted with a free download from The Twilight Singers. The song is a cover of “Don’t Call” originally by Desire. Read the Interview & Download the MP3 The interview includes Dulli discussing all phases of his work and various influences old and new. It’s a fantastic read.
The new album from The Twilight Singers is now available in stores and online. » iTunes: Dynamite Steps Download » Amazon.com: Dynamite Steps CD
Joseph Arthur will be joining The Twilight Singers at their Amoeba Music Hollywood in-store performance tonight at 6PM.
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