The Afghan Whigs - 'Do To The Beast'

The Afghan Whigs - 'Do To The Beast'

Hey, mimsy buttoned-up slick-haired Sam Smith-alikes - call that soul? This is soul. Grunge's original noir screamer Greg Dulli is back from his 13-year dabbling with The Twilight Singers and The Gutter Twins, back with (most of) Cincinnati’s...

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London Camden Falcon

London Camden Falcon

Does Baby wanna know what a cascade of bombast feels like? One man up there thinks she does. Eleven years since they elbowed their way out of Cincinnati, the Whigs are back in town once more, and Greg Dulli , the poet brawler wannabe soul...

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Manchester MDH

Manchester MDH

You'd kinda expect the Whigs to approach their first European gig since Greg Dulli 's brush with death gingerly, with a little caution. Anything but the full-on, revelatory rock'n'roll experience we are actually treated to. 'Cos...

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CMJ 98 / New York Delancey Street Bowery Ballroom

CMJ 98 / New York Delancey Street Bowery Ballroom

This morning our photographer, blinded by brunch science, tucked into pancakes with syrup. And bacon. And banana. A challenging concoction, and one which finds a peculiar cultural parallel in Tuesday's nocturnal activities. For this is a record...

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1965

1965

SEX AND ROCK. THEY'RE bedfellows, right? One is supposed to be about the other. Yet when did you last hear a really sexy, white rock record, one that hit you at loin level then started crawling and spreading through your heart, soul, body and...

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London Ladbroke Grove Subterania

London Ladbroke Grove Subterania

"You are so my type," sighs the singer to the pretty young thing he's just pulled out of the audience. "A girl." He pauses, curves an insinuating arm around her back and asks her how her morals are "because mine are veeery loose. Would you sleep...

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