New Music from Peter & Luke Haines


The new Luke Haines/Peter Buck single “Psychedelic Sitar Casual” was released today from the forthcoming second collaboration between Luke and Peter, titled All The Kids Are Super Bummed Out. Hurry on over to Cherry Red Records for a listen and download.  

First Ever Bioplastic Record Features Michael’s Single


This Friday, the world’s first EVER commercially available bioplastic record goes on sale – this LIMITED EDITION 12” with Michael Stipe and Beatie Wolfe will be available from the EarthPercent Bandcamp page for pre-order. Visit Earth Percent for more details.All proceeds minus Paypal’s processing fees will be added to EarthPercent’s Grantmaking Fund. So you’ll be … Continued

Read Mitch Easter’s Chronic Town Interview at Salon


“The fantastic thing is they landed in this magic intersection of understandable + mysterious, in perfect proportion.  You could rock out at a show with the people or listen in your bedroom and feel like only you and they were in the same secret world.” Visit Salon.com to read Annie Zaleski’s outstanding interview with producer … Continued

Chronic Town 40 Out Now!


Today is release day for the 40th anniversary reissue of the band’s debut EP Chronic Town, available for the first time ever as a standalone CD with extensive liner notes by original producer, Mitch Easter, as well as on Vinyl Picture Disc and Cassette.Featuring such beloved classics in the band’s repertoire as “Gardening At Night,” “Wolves, … Continued

Peter Set to Play Three Shows with Brazilian Legend, Nando Reis


Peter & Barrett Martin will be joining Brazilian artist Nando Reis for three “special and celebratory” concerts later this month and early September in São Paulo, Porto Alegre & Rio De Janeiro. Barrett says, “Peter and I played on Nando’s breakthrough album 23 years ago (in 1999), which is what these shows are about.” The … Continued

Peter & Barrett Martin with the Mojave Lords in São Paulo


Peter & Barrett Martin will join the Joshua Tree, California band Mojave Lords for a show tomorrow night, August 11, in São Paulo at LA IGLESIA Borratxeria (Rua João Moura, 515, galpão 6, Pinheiros).   Ticket info here.

Peter & Scott Compose Tribute to “The Voice of Baseball”


Scott McCaughey and Peter have written and recorded a new song in tribute to “The Voice of Baseball,” Vin Scully, who passed away at the age of 94 earlier this week. Scott says, “In honor of Vin Scully, we decided to release a brand new song […] about the Dodgers legend. You can hear “The … Continued

Bid on Peter Buck/Eyelids Autographed 7″ for Charity


Chris Slusarenko from the Eyelids reports that “We are creating a raffle with 100% of the proceeds going to The Center For Reproductive Rights. They continue fighting the fight so that everyone has access to abortion.”Here’s how the raffle works: For each $10 increment you put in you will receive one token that will be … Continued

Peter & Luke Haines Ready New Music


Fans of Beat Poetry for Survivalists, the debut LP, from Peter and ex-Auteurs lead man, Luke Haines, will be excited to learn that the duo is working on a follow-up called All The Kids Are Super Bummed Out, a double album, that will be out October 28 on Cherry Red records. Brooklyn Vegan posted a thorough … Continued

Peter Joins The Black Crowes in WA for “The One I Love”


Peter joined The Black Crowes on stage earlier in the week for “The One I Love” during the Atlanta band’s encore at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery Amphitheatre in Woodinville, Washington. Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil joined in on the final song of the night, The Velvet Underground’s “Rock & Roll.” Video below:   Photo: Chris Hartsonge  

Soccer Mommy Covers “Losing My Religion”


Nashville’s Soccer Mommy recently recorded a cool cover version of “Losing My Religion” for a new Deezer covers compilation titled “InVersions 90.” The song compilation is exclusive to Deezer for now, but you can check out some info on the release a hear a snippet here.      

Peter Reports: Scott McCaughey Elected to OR Music Hall of Fame


Exciting news from Portland: Scott McCaughey has been elected to the Oregon Music Hall of Fame! I was happy to come out and support on this big day. The actual ceremony will be on October eighth in Oregon, where all the inductees will perform. Scott and I are pictured after the announcement ceremony outside the … Continued