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Saturday | Hispanic Business

BRIEF: Coachella 2014: The Afghan Whigs perform spirited set at Mojave Tent

The set featured guest singers but The Afghan Whigs were clearly the stars as they ripped through songs "Do To The Beast," 1996's "Going To Town" and 1998's "Somethin' Hot."

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Brooklynvegan

tix on sale: War on Drugs, Beirut, Fuck Buttons, Afghan Whigs,...

If you missed out on getting tickets for the Agalloch show at Irving Plaza during the Invisible Oranges presale, you can still get them in the general on-sale which starts today at 10 AM.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Free Republic

R&B meets grim and grime in Afghan Whigs' [new...

Rock 'n' roll has a way of romanticizing the tortured and the libertines, especially ones with a little poetry in them.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Greg Dulli

Salon

Innovative sounds: Afghan Whigs come rocking back after 16 year absence

Also hear the smooth crooning of Australian musician Chet Faker, and the feel-good lo-fi sounds of the band Woods Where does one even being with Do to the Best, besides acknowledging that it is the first Afghan Whigs album to come out in nearly two decades!? The time period alone guarantee an at least slightly altered sound.

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The Spirit of Rock CHOM

LISTEN: P on Music - New tracks from The Afghan Whigs

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Stranger

What Are You Doing This Week? Stranger Critics Answer the Question

Emily Nokes: "Tonight, I'm going to get stoned to the bone and check out the strange musical offerings of Goat at Neumos .

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Colorado Daily

Afghan Whigs, "Do the Beast"

It's been 16 years since we last heard a new record from Afghan Whigs, and Do the Beast makes it feel like more.

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The Pordland Mercury

Tonight in Music: The Afghan Whigs, Chromeo, Destruction Unit

THE AFGHAN WHIGS, EARLY WINTERS Sixteen years is a hell of a long time... that's 5,649 long days of waiting for the BEST BAND IN THE WORLD to put out a new album! The Afghan Whigs have reunited for Do to the Beast - and it's as glorious as their '90s heyday albums.

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NME

The Afghan Whigs - 'Do To The Beast'

Hey, mimsy buttoned-up slick-haired Sam Smith-alikes - call that soul? This is soul.

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Reno Gazette-Journal

CD reviews: Neil Young, The Suicide Girls, Delbert McClinton, more

What's more revealing than a Solid Snake? That would be a Naked Snake as the Big Boss of the Metal... Neil Young could sing lines out of the classified ads and render them genuinely heartbreaking.

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Related Topix: Neil Young, Pop/Rock, Fashion, Boss, Designers, BOSS, Nocturnal Studio, Video Games

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Hispanic Business

Album Reviews: Where slinky beats meet stately menace: Album of the...

ALBUM REVIEWS: Where slinky beats meet stately menace: ALBUM OF THE WEEK The Afghan Whigs Do to the Beast last year.

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The Press-Enterprise

COACHELLA 2014: The Afghan Whigs howl and yowl in the Mojave

I know I'm in the minority, but the artists I've been the most excited about at the 2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival have been those who came to fame with their rock music in the '90s.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Time

REVIEW: Afghan Whigs Reinvent Their Sound on New Album Do to the Beast

This post is in partnership with Consequence of Sound , an online music publication devoted to the ever growing and always thriving worldwide music scene.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Something Else! sneak peek: Emperors of Wyoming, "Rebirth of the Cool"

How appropriate that the Emporers of Wyoming, a Butch Vig band more than three decades in the making, has fashioned a folk-reverie out of the Afghan Whigs' crunchy "Rebirth Of The Cool."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Madison, WI, Garbage

USA Today

Coachella: Plan your weekend based on the live webcast

Yes, there was a time when I really suffered for the bands I loved. But these days, sunburn, ear damage and dehydration deter me from a lot of big music festivals, so I just watch 'em at home.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Spin

10 Albums to Stream: Slint, Afghan Whigs, Woods, the Both, and More

Another week, another batch of fresh album streams. Below you'll find a remastered version of Slint's classic Spiderland , followed by new releases from Afghan Whigs, the Birds of Satan, Woods, and more.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Slint, Aimee Mann, Foo Fighters, Kent, OH

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Goldenvoice releases Coachella set times, adds to the lineup

All right, Coachella goers, it's time to plan your weekend. Are you watching dance-pop artist Ellie Goulding or the return of the Afghan Whigs the first day of the fest? On the second day, are you heading to Foster the People , or is that the time you had earmarked for a visit to t he Sephora Collection Beauty Studio?

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Related Topix: Ellie Goulding, Dance, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Seattle Weekly

The Afghan Whigs Make a Rare Comeback With - Do the Beast'

You can blame Usher for signing Justin Bieber, but at least the soul man seems intent on atoning for his sins.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Usher Raymond, Celebrities, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Usher, Music, Entertainment

Sun Apr 06, 2014

National Public Radio

First Listen: The Afghan Whigs, 'Do To The Beast'

A lover's obsessiveness may charm at first, but it can soon turn frightening. For an artist, the relentless pursuit of one object - a sound, a memory dragged up and reshaped, a fantasy that makes the long hours of work feel intimate - feeds creativity or freezes it.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Stranger

The Afghan Whigs

With their brand new album Do to the Beast out april 15 via Sub Pop, don't miss the Afghan Whigs in their record-release show at the Showbox, as they play songs from the new one and their whole career.

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