On Thursday, on his Instagram account, Iggy Pop announced that, after a 43 year wait, his classic track, "The Passenger," has a video. "So 'The Passenger' finally has an official video. Thank you @simontayl0r for your talent and thank you #EstherFriedman and @paulmcalpinerr for sharing images from the times of The Passenger." Bonus track: Siouxsie […]
A performance in Portland, August 26, 2017.
Every so often I have to return to this wonderful performance of the Chairman of the Bored on the 4/24/1979 episode of Old Grey Whistle Test. The band (Iggy, Scott Thurston, Glen Matlock, Jackie Clark, Klaus Kruger) played four tracks that night: The Fortune Teller, New Values, I'm Bored, and I Wanna Be Your Dog. […]
Iggy Pop's beloved cockatoo Biggy Pop has his own Instagram account, where he and his famous owner seem to be best friends:
In Jim Jarmusch's original short film "Coffee and Cigarettes: Somewhere in California" (1993), Iggy Pop and Tom Waits celebrate quitting smoking by having a cigarette, enjoy some awkward chit chat, and confess their love for IHOP coffee. Here's Jim Jarmusch talking about shooting the scene: Tom was exhausted. We had just shot a video the […]
On the terrific Song Exploder podcast, Iggy Pop and Joshua Homme tell the story of their song, "American Valhalla", which appears on Iggy's 23rd album, Post Pop Depression.