They Might Be Giants over the weekend tweeted a Vimeo link sans explanation, and those who clicked it were in for a delight: Run-DMC’s classic Aerosmith-starring video for “Walk This Way,” but synced instead to a weird, synthy demo for “Last Wave,” off TMBG’s just-released album. Watch it right here.
For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we bring you this pristine, 95-minute R.E.M. concert filmed on the ‘Fables of the Reconstruction’ tour on Oct. 2, 1985, for the German TV show ‘Rockpalast.’
Last night in Los Angeles, Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan played an eight-song set that included covers of Joy Division’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart,’ David Bowie’s ‘Cracked Actor’ and the Damned’s ‘New Rose,’ plus Depeche Mode hits ‘I Feel You’ and ‘Personal Jesus,’ the latter with guest Martin Gore.