Thursday, December 16 2010
Successful live albums are challenging things, judged by their ability to adequately portray the power of a performance. 2010 proved that even a strong crop of carefully staged and recorded recent shows could still be overshadowed by legendary sets of the past.
Tuesday, March 6 2007
The Stooges once made groundbreaking, life-altering music, and they paid dearly for it. Now more than three decades after they came and went, the Stooges have returned, acknowledged as legends and basking in unprecedented respect, adulation and cash.
Monday, March 26 2007
Legendary proto-punk band led by Iggy Pop reunites after 30 years and makes a record with the help of Steve Albini and Mike Watt.
Friday, July 20 2012
Look out honey, 'cause we're using technology. In this week's edition of Counterbalance, Klinger and Mendelsohn debate the advantages of having a heart full of napalm and the 90th Most Acclaimed Album of All Time.
Friday, May 25 2012
This week's Counterbalance is out of its mind on Saturday night, 1970 rolling in sight. And just on the horizon is the Stooges' sophomore effort—will it feel all right? Find out.
Monday, November 8 2010
“Iggy was scary,” the Stooges former manager Danny Fields told music critic Robert Palmer while recalling the early live performances of the punk-rock precursor. “I
Tuesday, March 16 2010
NEW YORK — Thank goodness the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame voters relented and allowed Iggy Pop and the Stooges into the club. Without the
Friday, March 12 2010
NEW YORK — No one was more surprised about ABBA being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame than the band's co-founder Benny Andersson.
Wednesday, March 10 2010
DETROIT — Seven tries. Seven strikeouts. Surely you can forgive Iggy Pop a little skepticism about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. When he got