AOL’s Spinner blog has the video for Patti Smith’s cover of “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from her latest album, Twelve (review). I like the banjo. Overall, a pretty successful cover. Creepy video, too. Watch it after the jump.
A new documentary, Inside the Smiths, tells the story of the band from the point of view of Andy Rourke and Mike Joyce. Check out the trailer: I wonder if it’ll show up on this side of the pond… Via the fr0k.
The Strokes are taking a break, having recently wrapped touring in support of First Impressions of Earth, produced by the guy who dumped Wilco. They leave their fans with a “cinematic interpretation” of the album’s lead track, “You Only Live Once,” directed by Star Wars prequel concept artist, Warren Fu, who also helped redesign the … Continue reading The Strokes – You Only Live Once
I read about this 1970 clip in the most recent music issue of the Oxford American in a great article by Charles Wolfe called Country Music in Black and White: Then Cash himself, cracking a rare grin, moved in and sat and talked with him about Jimmie Rodgers, one of Cash’s heroes. Yes, Satchmo remembered … Continue reading Louis Armstrong on the Johnny Cash Show
A couple new videos on YouTube from the upcoming album, The Mix Up, out June 26 on Capitol. Beastie Boys – Off The Grid
Wow. Almost 20 years ago! Check out this great Cable Access footage of Uncle Tupelo back before they released their first album, No Depression. They talk a little and play “Graveyard Shift” and “Factory Belt.” Dig Jay’s badass guitar strap! Tweedy looks 12.
During Chicago’s first warm, spring day, Centro-matic and South San Gabriel frontman Will Johnson battled standstill traffic on Lakeshore Drive in order to play an acoustic set for the GLONO video crew.
MP3: The Shins – “Australia” from Wincing The Night Away (review). Video (QT) too!
KP Nuts – Peter Doherty Ah, the Bohemian life! Topless, leggy models. Leonard Cohen would be proud.
A two-part Glorious Noise video feature on Jesse Malin including interview clips and several live performances from an October 2006 solo performance at Schubas in Chicago.