Tag: RIP

The Ghost Of Christmas: Pete Shelley, “Sky Yen”

We pay tribute to the late, great Pete Shelley by revisiting a disturbing and dense experimental tape piece from his teenage years before he started his band, the Buzzcocks.

Song Of The Day: Buddy Holly, “Peggy Sue”

We pay tribute to the muse of one of rock’n roll’s earliest hits, Peggy Sue, who passed away yesterday in Lubbock, Texas.

All Of Your Heartbreak Has Been Sung: A Conversation With Richard Swift

We were saddened to learn of the death of Richard Swift. We revisit a conversation held with him in 2007, one that captures his restless spirit and his feelings about the music industry.

Song Of The Day: The Left Banke, “Walk Away Renee”

Remembering drummer George Cameron, who passed away this weekend.

Song Of The Day: Brian Jonestown Massacre, “Remember Me This”

In one of his last excursions, Anthony Bourdain visited the studio of one of our favorite bands, and what better way to pay tribute than to share the song recorded that day.

Song Of The Day: Jonathan Fire*Eater, “The Search For Cherry Red”

We remember Jonathan Fire*Eater’s Stewart Lupton.

Song Of The Day: Glenn Branca, Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus)

The story of a 13-year-old autistic redneck experiencing NYC noise rock for the first time.

Song Of The Day: Cave In, “Trepanning”

RIP Cave In bassist and vocalist Caleb Scofield.

Song Of The Day: Rachel and The Revolvers: “The Revo-lution” c/w “Number One”

Remembering the vocalist Betty Willis, who died tragically this week, and who had a very small but important role in the history of one of rock music’s titans.

Song Of The Day: Don Williams, “Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good”

A few words on the legendary Don Williams, who passed away Friday at the age of 78.