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Sonic Dissonance – Afghan Whigs Tribute Review

Sonic Dissonance Rating: 4/5 When I first got my hands on Summer’s Kiss, the new tribute album to the Afghan Whigs, I truly felt like a kid with free reign in a candy store. Thirteen songs and I knew how each of them originally sounded. But getting to hear other bands’ takes on the Afghan Whigs just made me giddy. The only problem was where to start? “Retarded?” “66?” “Uptown Again?” Such a difficult choice that the only answer that felt right was at the…

Afghan Whigs Tribute: Whitetrashparty Covers “My Enemy”

When we first solicited recordings for the Afghan Whigs tribute album, we were overwhelmed with the response. There were a number of songs that we loved but just couldn’t fit onto the album. Over the next few days, we’ll be making some of our favorite non-album tracks available for download. Whitetrashparty: “My Enemy” Whitetrashparty is just the band I was hoping to come across when we started soliciting music for the tribute album. I knew there had to be musicians in working bands that were…

Clash Music – Afghan Whigs Tribute Review

Clash Music Reviews Summer’s Kiss: A Tribute to the Afghan Whigs Rating: 7/10 Although they made five critically acclaimed and genre-defying albums, Cincinnati’s Afghan Whigs were another one of those bands that never received the widespread adoration they deserved. Too soulful and cinematic to ride the coattails of grunge, Greg Dulli and his band eventually split up in 2001 leaving a collection of raw, sexy and sinister music behind, only for critics to retrospectively slot them into Top 100 lists. Now the website dedicated to…

Afghan Whigs Tribute: From a Great Height cover “Conjure Me”

When we first solicited recordings for the Afghan Whigs tribute album, we were overwhelmed with the response. There were a number of songs that we loved but just couldn’t fit onto the album. Over the next few days, we’ll be making some of our favorite non-album tracks available for download. From a Great Height: “Conjure Me” From a Great Height is a Los Angeles band fronted by vocalist Shelly Om. Truth be told, if I was going to do this project all over again, I’d…

Afghan Whigs Tribute: Danny Saul covers “What Jail is Like”

When we first solicited recordings for the Afghan Whigs tribute album, we were overwhelmed with the response. There were a number of songs that we loved but just couldn’t fit onto the album. Over the next few days, we’ll be making some of our favorite non-album tracks available for download. Danny Saul: “What Jail is Like” Manchester’s Danny Saul (Myspace | Website) recorded a simple, poetic version of “What Jail is Like”, changing the propulsive rhythm of the original for the subtlety of arpeggio-driven acoustic…

Afghan Whigs Tribute: Forcefield ON cover “You My Flower”

When we first solicited recordings for the Afghan Whigs tribute album, we were overwhelmed with the response. There were a number of songs that we loved but just couldn’t fit onto the album. Over the next few days, we’ll be making some of our favorite non-album tracks available for download. Forcefield ON: “You My Flower” Forcefield ON recorded a striking version of “You My Flower” – one of the standout tracks of Up In It, the Afghan Whigs’ debut album. I have to admit, this…

Afghan Whigs Tribute: Farewood cover “Summer’s Kiss”

When we first solicited recordings for the Afghan Whigs tribute album, we were overwhelmed with the response. There were a number of songs that we loved but just couldn’t fit onto the album. Over the next few days, we’ll be making some of our favorite non-album tracks available for download. Farewood: “Summer’s Kiss” Farewood hails from Meriden, CT and the city’s decay informs the band’s sound and aesthetic. Influenced by the Afghan Whigs (along with Sonic Youth & Dinosaur Jr) Farewood brings a raw guitar…

Greg Dulli, Apollonia Cover Prince’s “When Doves Cry”

SPIN magazine has commissioned a tribute album for the 25th anniversary of Prince’s landmark album and film Purple Rain, entitled Purplish Rain. The Twilight Singers recorded “When Doves Cry” and features backing vocals from Purple Rain costar Apollonia. The album will be available as a free download from SPIN.com on June 23. From the story at Spin.com: While being interviewed for the cover story, Apollonia mentioned that she had performed Prince songs with Greg Dulli, the ex-Afghan Whigs frontman who’s also recorded with Mark Lanegan…

Ours’ Frontman To Open For Dulli, Lanegan

Via PlugInMusic.com Ours main man Jimmy Gnecco has announced he’ll be opening for Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan in July on a quick tour of Europe. Like Dulli and Lanegan, Gnecco will be performing acoustically. “This will be my first trip to Europe and I am thrilled to have the chance to come and play for all the European fans,” writes Gnecco in the band’s newsletter. Following his solo dates in Europe, Gnecco will be rejoining Ours. The band will be touring with Blue October…

Afghan Whigs Tribute in Pitchfork

Pitchfork mentions the Afghan Whigs tribute album on today’s News in Brief: — Lovable louses the Afghan Whigs get the tribute album treatment. Summer’s Kiss: A Tribute to the Afghan Whigs is out June 23 and features covers from Mark Lanegan, Joseph Arthur, Zykos, Wussy and more. Listen to snippets from the record here.

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