R&B meets grim and grime in Afghan Whigs' [new...
Rock 'n' roll has a way of romanticizing the tortured and the libertines, especially ones with a little poetry in them.
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Tuesday Apr 15
Innovative sounds: Afghan Whigs come rocking back after 16 year absence
Also hear the smooth crooning of Australian musician Chet Faker, and the feel-good lo-fi sounds of the band Woods Where does one even being with Do to the Best, besides acknowledging that it is the first Afghan Whigs album to come out in nearly two decades!? The time period alone guarantee an at least slightly altered sound.
Tuesday Apr 15
The Spirit of Rock CHOM
LISTEN: P on Music - New tracks from The Afghan Whigs
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
What Are You Doing This Week? Stranger Critics Answer the Question
Emily Nokes: "Tonight, I'm going to get stoned to the bone and check out the strange musical offerings of Goat at Neumos .
Afghan Whigs, "Do the Beast"
It's been 16 years since we last heard a new record from Afghan Whigs, and Do the Beast makes it feel like more.
The Pordland Mercury
Tonight in Music: The Afghan Whigs, Chromeo, Destruction Unit
THE AFGHAN WHIGS, EARLY WINTERS Sixteen years is a hell of a long time... that's 5,649 long days of waiting for the BEST BAND IN THE WORLD to put out a new album! The Afghan Whigs have reunited for Do to the Beast - and it's as glorious as their '90s heyday albums.
The Afghan Whigs - 'Do To The Beast'
Hey, mimsy buttoned-up slick-haired Sam Smith-alikes - call that soul? This is soul.
CD reviews: Neil Young, The Suicide Girls, Delbert McClinton, more
What's more revealing than a Solid Snake? That would be a Naked Snake as the Big Boss of the Metal... Neil Young could sing lines out of the classified ads and render them genuinely heartbreaking.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Album Reviews: Where slinky beats meet stately menace: Album of the...
ALBUM REVIEWS: Where slinky beats meet stately menace: ALBUM OF THE WEEK The Afghan Whigs Do to the Beast last year.
COACHELLA 2014: The Afghan Whigs howl and yowl in the Mojave
I know I'm in the minority, but the artists I've been the most excited about at the 2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival have been those who came to fame with their rock music in the '90s.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
REVIEW: Afghan Whigs Reinvent Their Sound on New Album Do to the Beast
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
Something Else! Reviews
Something Else! sneak peek: Emperors of Wyoming, "Rebirth of the Cool"
How appropriate that the Emporers of Wyoming, a Butch Vig band more than three decades in the making, has fashioned a folk-reverie out of the Afghan Whigs' crunchy "Rebirth Of The Cool."
Coachella: Plan your weekend based on the live webcast
Yes, there was a time when I really suffered for the bands I loved. But these days, sunburn, ear damage and dehydration deter me from a lot of big music festivals, so I just watch 'em at home.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
10 Albums to Stream: Slint, Afghan Whigs, Woods, the Both, and More
Another week, another batch of fresh album streams. Below you'll find a remastered version of Slint's classic Spiderland , followed by new releases from Afghan Whigs, the Birds of Satan, Woods, and more.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Goldenvoice releases Coachella set times, adds to the lineup
All right, Coachella goers, it's time to plan your weekend. Are you watching dance-pop artist Ellie Goulding or the return of the Afghan Whigs the first day of the fest? On the second day, are you heading to Foster the People , or is that the time you had earmarked for a visit to t he Sephora Collection Beauty Studio?
The Afghan Whigs Make a Rare Comeback With - Do the Beast'
You can blame Usher for signing Justin Bieber, but at least the soul man seems intent on atoning for his sins.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
National Public Radio
First Listen: The Afghan Whigs, 'Do To The Beast'
A lover's obsessiveness may charm at first, but it can soon turn frightening. For an artist, the relentless pursuit of one object - a sound, a memory dragged up and reshaped, a fantasy that makes the long hours of work feel intimate - feeds creativity or freezes it.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
The Afghan Whigs
With their brand new album Do to the Beast out april 15 via Sub Pop, don't miss the Afghan Whigs in their record-release show at the Showbox, as they play songs from the new one and their whole career.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
The Afghan Whigs - "The Lottery"
The reunited Afghan Whigs return next month with Do To The Beast , their first new album in 16 years.