By Danny Fields (Interviewers note: Natalie and I met when I was working at Elektra Records in the late 1960’s. I’d just persuaded my reluctant bosses to sign Iggy and the Stooges, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, to a recording contract by presenting them as part of a “package deal.” The aim of Elektra was really to get the MC5, who were EXPLODING in the Midwest, signed to the label. The MC5 were sort of the Stooges “Big Brother” band, we all claimed.
An Oral History of Punk By Alan Vega as told to Legs McNeil & Gillian McCain. - Quite simply, Alan Vega revolutionized rock & roll. Along with his long-time collaborator, Marty Rev, their two-piece combo, Suicide was a band about thirty years ahead of their time.
Max’s Kansas City: 1976 to be re-released as Max’s Kansas City: 1976 & Beyond – Greatly expanded with unreleased tracks, rarities,...
Iggy Pop takes on a man who tells him to "Go fuck Bowie", at a show in 1981. This is pretty much the best stage fight I've ever seen.
Luke Brandon-Field is an actor, writer, and British hunk currently living in Los Angeles. I was fortunate enough to...
The first object on view is the iconic Tokyo Pop, the snap-off break-away sculptural monochrome vinyl jumpsuit with bright red lining by Kansai. It was shown with the famous red patent leather platform boots, now scuffed and worn. I gazed upon this, quivering for at least 30 minutes