Tag: Teenage Fanclub

Video: Michael Stipe performs Alex Chilton hit ‘The Letter’ at Big Star ‘Third’ tribute

Video: Michael Stipe performs Alex Chilton hit ‘The Letter’ at Big Star ‘Third’ tribute

New York City’s Baruch College played host Saturday night to a star-studded tribute to Big Star’s beloved ‘Third/Sister Lovers’ album, performed by R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe and Mike Mills, plus Matthew Sweet, members of Teenage Fanclub and Yo La Tengo, and surviving Big Star member Jody Stephens.

Download: The Vaselines’ ‘Sex With an X’

Download: The Vaselines’ ‘Sex With an X’

The folks at Sub Pop Records are giving away a free mp3 download of ‘Sex With an X,’ the title track and first single from The Vaselines’ forthcoming album — only the second ever from the newly reunited Scottish indie-pop duo.

The Vaselines set 22-date fall North American tour in support of ‘Sex With An X’

The Vaselines set 22-date fall North American tour in support of ‘Sex With An X’

Reunited Scottish indie-pop outfit The Vaselines today unveiled a 22-date North American tour set for October that includes a trio of dates in Mexico with fellow Scots Belle and Sebastian as well as shows with Teenage Fanclub, Superchunk and the Dum Dum Girls.

‘Upside Down’ documentary to tell story of Alan McGee and Creation Records

‘Upside Down’ documentary to tell story of Alan McGee and Creation Records

Alan McGee’s legendary Creation Records label — home to such ’80s and ’90s Brit luminaries as The Jesus and Mary Chain (shown above), Primal Scream, Teenage Fanclub, My Bloody Valentine, The House of Love and Oasis — will be the subject of ‘Upside Down,’ a new documentary expected to hit theaters, DVD and television next year.