You can also read tributes to Little Richard from Ringo Starr, Chuck D, Yoko Ono, Chance the Rapper, Krist Novoselic, Gene Simmons, The Kinks' Dave Davies, Billy Bragg, Margo Price, Lloyd Cole, Frank Turner, and more.
This week in the Basement: reviews of new albums by Munya, Norway's I Was a King, and Xeno & Oaklander, plus Gary Numan's ’I Assassin’ is reissued on vinyl, Scottish post-punk outfit Vital Idles, and Sudakistan cover The Stooges in Spanish.
This week in the basement: the return of Ladytron, a wigged-out new single from Wand; Memphis punk cult legends The Klitz; the jangly slacker style of San Francisco's The Love Birds; and Gwenno asks an important question on her terrific new album.
You may remember that Half Japanese's Jad Fair made four collaborative albums as part of his Artist in Residence series for Joyful Noise. The album he made with Teenage Fanclub's Norman Blake, titled Yes, will be out May 12...