Tag Archives: The Stooges

Raw Power KEXP: Q&A with Mike McCready

On Sunday, August 23, KEXP proudly presents Raw Power KEXP, an all-star tribute to proto-punks Iggy and the Stooges. All week long we’ve been asking the members of the Raw Power band – Mike McCready, Duff McKagan, Mark Arm, and Barrett Martin – why they love the Stooges. Mike McCready, who assembled the all-star bandRead more…

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Raw Power KEXP: Q&A with Mark Arm

On Sunday, August 23, KEXP proudly presents Raw Power KEXP, an all-star tribute to proto-punks Iggy and the Stooges. Every day for the rest of this week, we’re asking the members of the Raw Power band – Mike McCready, Duff McKagan, Mark Arm, and Barrett Martin – why they love the Stooges. Today, Mark ArmRead more…

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Raw Power KEXP: Q&A with Duff McKagan

On Sunday, August 23, KEXP proudly presents Raw Power KEXP, an all-star tribute to proto-punks Iggy and the Stooges. This week we’re asking the members of the Raw Power band – Mike McCready, Duff McKagan, Mark Arm, and Barrett Martin – why they love The Stooges. Today, we talk to bassist Duff McKagan (Guns N’Read more…

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Raw Power KEXP: Q&A with Barrett Martin

On Sunday, August 23, KEXP proudly presents Raw Power KEXP, an all-star tribute to proto-punks Iggy and the Stooges. Every day for the rest of this week, we’re asking the members of the Raw Power band – Mike McCready, Duff McKagan, Mark Arm, and Barrett Martin – why they love the Stooges. Today, drummer BarrettRead more…

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Live at All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland 2015, Day 1: Iggy Pop, Belle and Sebastian, Public Enemy, and more

Now in its third year in Iceland, All Tomorrow’s Parties returned Thursday to the former NATO U.S. Air Base Ásbrú in Keflavík. Music lovers from around the world came for the weekend’s killer lineup, including Iggy Pop, Public Enemy, Belle & Sebastian, Swans, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and local favorites like Kippi Kaninus and Grísalappalísa. Tons of well dressedRead more…

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Video Roundup: National Puppy Day

Our tails are waggin’, ’cause it’s National Puppy Day, a day designated to celebrate puppies and encourage adoption — really, why isn’t every day National Puppy Day? KEXP encourages everyone interested in adopting to check out Motley Zoo Animal Rescue, last month’s Audioasis Community Partnerships Non-Profit of the Month (check out photos from their visitRead more…

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Video Roundup: Take Your Dog To Work Day

Here at KEXP, every day is Take Your Dog To Work Day, but today, Friday, June 20th, it’s officially a day to have a furry office-mate! Started in 1999 by Pet Sitters International (PSI), Take Your Dog To Work Day was initiated to celebrate the great companions dogs make and encourage their adoptions from localRead more…

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Monday Music News

In sad news, drummer Scott Asheton, a.k.a. “Rock Action” Asheton, of The Stooges passed away over the weekend at the age of 64. Along with his brother, guitarist Ron Asheton, he helped form the influential punk band in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1967. In a statement on the band’s Facebook page, frontman Iggy Pop said:Read more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Time for a reunion we can all get behind: Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch. Jarmusch and Pop are working on a documentary of Pop’s career but any promise of a quick turn-around has been quashed by Jarmusch, who merely dropped the project in passing to Pitchfork, calling it a “long-term documentary project.”

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Thursday News Threads

Ron Asheton, the guitarist for the Stooges, has passed away unexpectedly, from what appear to be natural causes. He was 60. Asheton’s raw, driving sound helped to define the protopunk band, and the bold precedent he set helped to spawn — in the words of Pitchfork’s Stuart Berman — “every guitar-based subgenre you’ll find inRead more…

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