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The Afghan Whigs

The Music of 2017

“That’s the way the guillotine claps.” 2017 was a turnip of a year. Leaves sprouting in dirt. Absurdity and tragedy at every corner. Like every year for the past, say, seven mainstream pop has gorged itself on lazy EDM song structure while the other genres continue to entangle with one another. Kendrick Lamar dominated again,...

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“Do to the Beast” revives the muscle of The Afghan Whigs

I know you by now, Greg Dulli. I do. In 2006 The Twilight Singers–Dulli’s main post-Afghan Whigs group–were playing Paradise Rock Club in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dulli, dressed in all black, mopped the stage with the sweat of his movements, sneering at the audience and lumbering to the edge of the stage with every song’s moment...

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