Gimme Danger – The Story of the Stooges Coming to the Belcourt November 4th

What can I say about the Stooges that hasn’t already been lionized? Not only were they the first and best punk band, but they may have just been the most dangerous band ever. Their first three records – and we’ll forget the other records that fell under the Stooges’ name afterwards because they missed the … Continue reading

The Beach Boys and the Stooges Mesh Together Surprisingly Well

This might be old news to some, but there’s a killer mashup floating around the internet right now. I know what you’re thinking: a fucking mash-up? Aren’t those the things that sexless dorks like Girl Talk are needlessly creating in their parents’ basement? Mostly, but we’ve got a bearable one here. Someone decided it’d be … Continue reading

Tonight’s Playlist: Revived

After some consideration, I’ve decided to revive this semi-weekly deal I used to do, even though I tapered off it a couple of years ago. It wasn’t so much that I didn’t dig it – I just got bored with the format. Also, doing mixtapes online is pretty pointless, isn’t it? What’s the point of … Continue reading

Iggy Pop Documentary Circa 2004

There are a couple of interviews/documentaries on the Stooges already out there on the interweb. Some of them are sixteen part bootlegs that are available on YouTube and others are too short to be considered real documentaries. However, I did find a pretty decent one the other day that was released in 2004, right around … Continue reading

Iggy Pop’s Dead

It sucks when you see a hero fall. Especially when he falls hard. Back when I was 16, someone threw on Funhouse for me. I was instantly lost in songs like “TV Eye” and “1970.” Up until then, I had never heard something so chaotic and full of energy caught on tape. And this was … Continue reading

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