Three of indie-rock’s brightest new songwriters combined their powers to make a powerful supergroup record that transcends each artist’s respective genre.
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The indie guitar god chats with The Daily Beast about almost opening for Petty, making rock in the rap-heavy streaming era, and getting out of his head in these ‘f*cked up’ times.
The Daily Beast talks with rock’s resident public intellectual about his new album, ‘American Utopia,’ and how he wants to lift everyone’s spirits. And no, he’s not being ironic.
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Jack Irons played a big role in creating two of America’s biggest bands, but he’s largely unknown. His legacy, plus efforts to speak frankly about depression, is worth cheering.
Beloved rocker Tom Petty died on Monday at age 66 after a heart attack. The Daily Beast remembers a rock icon who wrote an endless string of classics and made it look all too easy.
The indie-rock darlings talk with The Daily Beast about their urgent, adventurous new album, ‘Sleep Well Beast,’ and how they’ve handled the Trump election.