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The Afghan Whigs – “Demon in Profile” Video

Video released on March 8, 2017. From the forthcoming album In Spades, out on Sub Pop May 5, 2017.

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GD Performs with “The Section”

Via the official site: Greg Dulli will be performing with The Section on January 27 in Los Angeles at The Echo. The Section is a string quartet that performs rock and roll, often covering diverse acts like Led Zeppelin, Radiohead, and Tool. Also performing with the quartet are Grant-Lee Phillips and Sam Phillips.

“Mighty Fine” Update

Former Whigs stage partner Steve Myers’ new band, Mighty Fine, will be performing at Piano’s in NYC on Jan 19. They’ve also opened up a Myspace account, where you can hear their song “Hello.” If you’ve caught the band live, or if you see them on an upcoming show, send in a review. If the sample single is any indication, you’ll be in for a solid night.

SLY in Rolling Stone’s best of ’04

Critic Steve Baltin planted The Twilight Singers’ “She Loves You” at number 5 in his Top Ten of 2004 list in Rolling Stone. He had this to say: 5. Twilight Singers, She Loves You (One Little Indian): Greg Dulli took songs from artists as wide-ranging as Bjork and Mary J. Blige and made them into his own soulful, twisted tales of love. » RS Critics’ Lists » Subscribe to Rolling Stone for $.50 an issue ($12.97/yr – save 87%!)

Hello, 2005.

Summer’s Kiss will be taking a holiday break for the next few days. Thanks for making 2004 such a great year for SK and The Twilight Singers. Did you ever think you’d see the day when you’d get two Dulli records in back to back years? 2005 will have a lot to look forward to. With another release from John Curley’s Staggering Statistics on the way, as well as a possible debut from Rick McCollum’s Moon Maan, the Whigs sidemen will continue growing their new…

Greg Dulli: Cover Boy

Maxim Online has a new interview with Greg Dulli on the art of the cover song. → Cover Boy

Stats on Woxy, SLY Best of…

From WOXY.com: Tune in this Tuesday, December 21, at 3pm EST for a special 97X Lounge Act — Staggering Statistics — featuring former Afghan Whigs bassist, John Curley! Also at WOXY.com, their 97 Best of 2004, wherein The Twilight Singers make an appearance at number 25 with “She Loves You.” Mark Lanegan’s “Bubblegum” is at #90. Finally, while you’re at WOXY.com, be sure to pick up their limited edition T-Shirt with the names of all their favorite bands on the back, including Afghan Whigs/Twilight Singers…

Twilight Over Europe

If you’re making it out to any of the Italy/Greece/Spain gigs, this is the place to leave setlists, etc. Drop them in the comments. Thanks!

Hot Deal-on-Deal Action!

So, in the spirit of crass commercialism (it is the holidays, right?), I’ve put together a couple of deals that may be of interest to you, the Summer’s Kiss reader. » Afghan Whigs for under $10 If you need to replace your copy of Gentlemen, pick up an extra 1965, Black Love, or What Jail is Like, now is the time! Each of these are selling for only $9.98 at Amazon.com. Give them to your friends. They’ll thank you. » $10 Shirts at Threadless I’ve…

Twilight in Blank Stares…

Blank Stares and Cricket Claps, a wonderful UK ‘zine has a cover story interview with Greg Dulli in their latest issue. BSACC also talked to Bobby McIntyre, Twilight drummer in issue #5. You can download both issues for free from their website as PDF files. It’s been a while since I’ve read about independent music in a print format. I really miss the feel and smell of cheap paper and still-wet ink. Many online music ‘blogs have excellent writing; but they can’t match the creative…

TS – World Cafe Broadcast

If you missed The Twilight Singers on World Cafe with David Dye today, the band performed: Too Tough to Die (Topley-Bird) Love/Annie Mae When You Sleep (My Bloody Valentine) Dulli talked a bit about Helen Highwater (his high school cover band), his love of Motown, and performing in Backbeat.

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