PUNK: Chaos to Couture, a visually stunning exhibition that features punk-related fashions from the 1970s to today, can be seen at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art through August 14th.
Ray Davies, Suzanne Vega, Paul Weller, The Zombies, and Corinne Bailey Rae are among the artists that were featured on the first series of BBC Radio 4’s Mastertapes. The Mastertapes program presents artists discussing and performing songs from an album that was vitally important to their career.
Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, and company brought The Who’s 1973 album Quadrophenia to life with a magnificent performance at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Wednesday, November 14th.
The excellent documentary film The Who: Quadrophenia—Can You See The Real Me? The Story Behind The Album had its premiere in theaters across the United States last night (Tuesday, July 24th).
Paul Weller’s 11th solo album, Sonik Kicks, will be released in March 2012.
The Stone Roses announced at a London press conference yesterday that they will be reuniting for two shows in Manchester next June, which will be followed by a world tour.
Roger Daltrey gave a terrific performance of Tommy, other songs from The Who, and a few tunes from his solo catalog at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Sunday night, September 18th.
PJ Harvey became the first artist to be awarded two Mercury Prizes when her Let England Shake album was honored during ceremonies last night at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
Keith Moon, The Who’s late drummer, was the subject of a BBC Radio 2 special that marked the 33rd anniversary of his death.
Noel Gallagher made his first public comments about the breakup of Oasis and also talked about his two forthcoming solo albums at a press conference on Wednesday, July 6th at London’s Electric Cinema.