NEWS ROUNDUP: NAF, Alan Vega & Unreleased Bowie

NAF

  • Watch NAF on Colbert

    The new project, which features Jenny Lewis, Tennessee Thomas and Erika Forster stands for Nice As Fuck. The trio made their network television debut on Tuesday by performing the sparse but hopeful “Door” and the anti-firearm song “Guns.” Check it out:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvHLKldiFuc

  • RIP Alan Vega

    Alan Vega, the singer of the New York band Suicide, passed away on Saturday at the age of 78. NPR has called him “one of the founding fathers of punk” and his death has prompted covers from Pearl Jam and MGMT, and statements from Henry Rollins and Bruce Springsteen. Read AudioFemme’s Only Noise column dedicated to the singer, and learn more about his life here.

https://soundcloud.com/watermelonsugar-1/goodbye-darling

 

  • Unheard David Bowie Album Coming Out

    Get ready for some new David Bowie… eventually. A release date hasn’t been announced, but a new box set will include The Gouster, an unreleased Bowie album that was the prototype for Young Americans. The set, Who Can I Be Now, will also cover his releases from 1974-1976.

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