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Happy Birthday Nicky Hopkins (Kinks, Rolling Stones, Who, Beatles)

28 days ago
Magnet MagazineHappy birthday Nicky Hopkins (Kinks, Rolling Stones, Who, Beatles). And on piano … Read Eric Drew Feldman (Captain Beefheart, Pere Ubu, Pixies, PJ Harvey) in MAGNET on Hopkins: The post Happy Birthday Nicky Hopkins (Kinks, Rolling Stones, Who, Beat... more info

Pere Ubu Released Debut Album “The Modern Dance” 45 Years Ago Today

48 days ago
Magnet Magazine45 years ago today, Pere Ubu released debut album The Modern Dance. It’s all because of you. Read our review of the essential early-days Pere Ubu collection feature this classic album: The post Pere Ubu Released Debut Album “The Modern Dance” 4... more info

I Must Have Been Out of My Mind :: On the Flawed Beauty of Peter Laughner

1332 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardFor a minute there in the early 1970s, they tried calling Lou Reed the “Phantom of Rock.” It might have been a better fit for Peter Laughner. Since the Cleveland singer/songwriter/guitarist’s death in 1977, the Rocket From the Tomb... more info

The Lagniappe Sessions: The Dream Syndicate

1393 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardFor this installment of the Lagniappe Sessions, legendary Paisley Underground band the Dream Syndicate tear into songs by Pere Ubu, John Cale, and the Stylistics. The post The Lagniappe Sessions: The Dream Syndicate appeared first on Aquarium Drunka... more info

Pere Ubu reuniting with '70s/'80s bassist Tony Maimone for shows

1712 days ago
Brooklyn Vegan'It's a band protocol that if you play for us, you fall into the 'Once Ubu, Always Ubu' category,' said frontman and only remaining original member David Thomas. Continue reading… more info

They Might Be Giants’ John Linnell Recalls How Pere Ubu Changed His Life

1745 days ago
Consequence of SoundSinger-songwriter also chats about the Dial-A-Song project and the majesty of the contra-alto clarinet. more info

tours announced: Francis and the Lights, TR/ST, Screaming Females/Breeders, more

1806 days ago
Brooklyn VeganPlus: Paramore with Soccer Mommy and Jay Som (separately), Pere Ubu, Tricky / Young Magic, Parquet Courts' A Savage, and more just announced tours. Continue reading… more info

LPR celebrating 10th anniversary w/ concert series (of Montreal, CYHSY, Doveman, Olafur Arnalds, more)

1822 days ago
Brooklyn VeganVillage club Le Poisson Rouge is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a series of special shows including Thomas Bartlett & Nico Muhly, Olafur Arnarlds, Pere Ubu, Matthew Sweet, Marc Ribot, Vijay Iyer Trio & Mantana Roberts, and more. Continue readi... more info

Allen Ravenstine + Albert Dennis :: Terminal Drive

1984 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardAllen Ravenstine’s synth work with Pere Ubu brought strange new textures to the rock realm in the mid-1970s. Now we can finally hear, in full, his initial stabs at finding this revolutionary sound. Terminal Drive, as presented lovingly by the Smog ... more info

40 From 40: 1978

2006 days ago
Sweeping The NationSo we start the final furlong of the feature and complete the 1970s with the year disco ate the world. Who could complain? Well, middle America and everyone involved with financing the Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band film thinking they were ... more info

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