Archive for the 'Black Flag' Category

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Watch your smoke. Jon Spencer reverting to his Pussy Galore days, wrestling Black Flag’s “My War” before dousing it in gasoline and setting it ablaze. If the original was the sound of angry youth, then this is post-fury incarnate. Culled from the bands 2011 Daytrotter session, here. MP3: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion :: My […]

Friday, March 27th, 2009

If you were to pose the question of what makes for a good cover I would cite Whiskeytown’s late ’90s re-tooling of Black Flag’s “Nervous Breakdown.”  Yes, the group’s alt.country forbears Uncle Tupelo pulled a similar landgrab before them with their cover of the Stooges “I Wanna Be Your Dog”, but Whiskeytown take it a […]