Here is a selection of songs from the Depeche Mode catalogue that are not as well known as their classic hit singles but nevertheless great songs that deserve additional spotlight. From the third album Construction Time Again: Pipeline From the fourth album Some Great Reward: If You Want From the fifth album Black Celebration: World […]Read more "10 essential lesser known Depeche Mode songs"
Geeling Ng, starred in the China Girl video: Acting opposite David was terrifying, because he had a long history as a performer and I was a model and waitress. And in the storyline we were meant to be intimate. The first album I’d ever bought was Ziggy Stardust and I owned all his others, so […]Read more "David Bowie and me"
And he also found time to play with the Google Moog Doodle!Read more "Martin Gore recording the new Depeche Mode album in New York City"
My first concert with the Beastie Boys was in New York City. They were a punk band back then. They released a great punk single, “Polly Wog Stew”. I imported it to the record store in Copenhagen, where I worked. We probably sold around 20 copies. Then they made a record called “Cooky Puss”. Back […]Read more "My life with the Beastie Boys"
Levon Helm’s second album for ABC was cut in the summer of 1977, at Cherokee Studios in Hollywood and Muscle Shoals Sound in Alabama. Produced by master bassman Donald “Duck” Dunn (from the Blues Brothers Band and Booker T. Jones’ MGs), the album ended up as a mixture of New Orleans funk, like Allen Toussaint’s […]Read more "Levon Helm R.I.P."
Exactly 18 years after the suicide of Kurt Cobain, The Fix unveils five of his original artworks. A dark look into the mind of a tortured heroin addict, they’re also ground zero in a battle between Cobain’s widow and his publishing company. [Source]Read more "Never-Before-Seen Paintings by Kurt Cobain"
Morrison Hotel Gallery presents Jesse’s amazing Kurt Cobain photographic collection at our SoHo Gallery on April 5th. While earning a degree in economics at the University of Michigan, Jesse Frohman picked up a camera and never put it down. When he returned to New York, he had no formal training or experience, but he did […]Read more "The Last Days of Kurt Cobain"