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Monday, October 5 2009

Fame, Fortune, and a Fat Queer Icon: An Interview with the Gossip

When the Gossip's musical mastermind Nathan Paine began constructing his own unique strain of dance-punk in Portland, few people knew what to make of it. Now, in 2009, no one dare snicker, as his band has produced the most unlikliest of fashion icons and droves of fans.

Sunday, July 29 2007

The Essential Selection: An Interview with Beth Ditto

Beth Ditto from Gossip unveils the music that made her the woman she is today, calls L.A. girl punks, Mika Miko, "the best thing ever", and describes her kinship with Missy Elliott.


Sunday, May 20 2012

Gossip: A Joyful Noise

Gossip could make excellent music in a number of genres, but they haven't done so here.

Sunday, July 26 2009

Gossip: Music for Men

By turning to a tired sound without bringing any new ideas, Gossip risk losing what made them so unique in the first place.

Sunday, April 20 2008

Gossip: Live in Liverpool

Dance-punk darlings the Gossip get live -- and loud -- in Liverpool.

Tuesday, April 11 2006

Gossip: 25 March 2006 - New York

As part of the privileged NYC concert-going masses, I'm spoiled. I rarely see a show so good that I absolutely can't shut up about it for days afterwards. Very rarely.

Wednesday, November 12 2003

Gossip: Undead in NYC

The logic behind this live album must be that rawness demonstrates authenticity, otherwise the muffled, poorly mixed sound and haphazard between-song edits would have to be chalked up to laziness.


Friday, April 13 2012

Gossip's Video for "Perfect World" Gives Sample of What to Expect From Their Next Album

Gossip: everyone’s talking about it. In this case, however, Gossip is so much more than a rumor mill perpetuated by middle schoolers. Gossip is

Tuesday, June 16 2009

Gossip - "Heavy Cross" (video)

Gossip's major label debut Music For Men releases next week on Columbia. "Heavy Cross" is the new video, a jagged, dancey tune with rather stock

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