Iggy Pop's "The Passenger" gets a video after 43 years

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 […]

Shut in sounds: Iggy Pop—No Fun

A performance in Portland, August 26, 2017.

Iggy Pop on the Old Grey Whistle Test in 1979

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. […]

Weekend Tunes: Iggy & The Stooges – The Passenger

Be seeing you, Anthony.

Iggy Pop has a parrot named Biggy Pop

Iggy Pop's beloved cockatoo Biggy Pop has his own Instagram account, where he and his famous owner seem to be best friends:

Watch Iggy Pop and Tom Waits acting weird, as directed by Jim Jarmusch

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 […]

Iggy Pop breaks down the song "American Valhalla"

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.