Iggy Pop and Best Coast collaborate
Not only has US television network HBO given us The Soprano's, The Wire and a host of other imports, these days it's also turned its hand to music. Last season Vampire series True Blood contained a Nick Cave and Neko Case cover of The Zombies classic 'She’s Not There', this year Best Coast have teamed up with god of punk Iggy Pop and written a completely new song called 'Let’s Boot and Rally'. You can stream the song at KCRW now before it features on True Blood.
The Stooges are working on another album that no one will reach for before Fun House after it's over a week old, but this time Iggy Pop won't be on it. Iggy wanted to take a year off, so the band are going to try and replace the irreplaceable with a slew of guest stars. [read more]
Following their recent run of sold out UK shows in Manchester, Birmingham and London, Best Coast, have announced their biggest UK show to date at Londonâs Koko on April 29th 2011. Tickets for the event, which is sure to sell out, are on sale now. In the meantime, the trio will play ATPâs Bowlie 2 curated by Belle & Sebastian on December 10th. UK Tour Dates: December 2010 10 â Minehead, Butlins (ATPâs Bowlie 2) April 2011 29 â London, Koko Click here to bu... (continued) [read more]
Iggy Pop recently spoke to Rolling Stone about his late Stooges band member Scott Asheton. [read more]