Tag Archives: Stooges

Lollapalooza 2007: Hit it and quit it

Lollapalooza 2007You can’t see everything, and with 130 bands over three days, you wouldn’t want to. Words and photos of what we saw in Grant Park this weekend…

Buddyhead Gossip Update

Finally. After months of neglect, those mean brats at Buddyhead came back with a giant, 6,000-word gossip update and simultaneously reintroduced the word “jive” into the lexicon as the ultimate pejorative. Welcome back, fucktards! Some highlights… On Jesus and Mary Chain: “Well here’s the bummer part… Besides the Reid brothers openly admitting in the press … Continue reading Buddyhead Gossip Update

Stooges – My Idea of Fun

“My Idea of Fun” by the Stooges, from The Weirdness, recorded in Chicago with Steve Albini and due March 6 on Virgin. In case you’re wondering, their idea of fun “is killing everyone.” This sounds great. Especially the guitars. And hey Watt, your bass sounds fucking perfect. You definitely did not lame out their legacy, … Continue reading Stooges – My Idea of Fun

Hall of Shame: Stooges Kept Out

R.E.M., Van Halen, Patti Smith, the Ronettes, and Grandmaster Flash were inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. “Finalists who didn’t make the cut included Chic, the Dave Clark Five and the Stooges.” Okay, people should be embarrassed that the Dave Clark Five were even finalists. Talk about also-rans. Jesus, if they’re going … Continue reading Hall of Shame: Stooges Kept Out

Mike Watt’s Stooges Recording Diary

This is great. Legendary punk bassist Mike Watt is keeping a rehearsal/recording diary, or as he calls it, “a word’s-eye view from mike watt of the stooges recording their first full studio album in thrityfour years!” They’re recording with Steve Albini at Electrical here in Chicago. It’s wild how anxious and insecure Watt is about … Continue reading Mike Watt’s Stooges Recording Diary

Iggy and the Stooges Concert Rider

Iggy Pop’s hilarious concert rider – 18 pages of rock and roll zaniness. “The Stooges do try to give their audience a great show, but I think there is nothing more soul-destroying than to see a band on stage surrounded by cameramen and their assistants scurrying about like sabre weilding hobbits.”