Posts tagged "Yoko Ono"

Yoko Ono Responds to Critics in Sprawling Open Birthday Letter

Last week, Yoko Ono celebrated her 82nd birthday by releasing two new versions of her songs "I Love You, Earth" and "I'm Going Away…
By: Brennan Carley / February 24, 2015

Celebrate Yoko Ono’s Birthday With a New Version of ‘I Love You, Earth’

In honor of her 82nd birthday, Yoko Ono has released a reworked version of "I Love You, Earth" featuring additional vocals by Antony Hegarty (via…
By: Brennan Carley / February 18, 2015

Yoko Ono and Flaming Lips Cover John Lennon’s ‘Happy Xmas (War Is Over)’

We at SPIN are of the opinion that mid-November is too early to start playing Christmas music. That said, a new cover of John Lenno…
By: James Grebey / November 20, 2014

Courtney Love, Kim Gordon, Yoko Ono Help Kickstart Online School for Girls

All-girls schools run by the Catholic Church are all too familiar, but can you imagine one that's supported by forward-thinking art figures like Courtney…
By: Colin Joyce / July 27, 2014

Yoko Ono Unveils Plans to Licence John Lennon’s Legacy

Surely, we'll never get over John Lennon. Whether it's news of a deaf woman hearing his "Imagine" as the first listening experience of her entire…
By: Colin Stutz / June 18, 2014

Brooklyn’s Pussy Riot Tribute Show Was an Earnest But Tepid Mess

Amnesty International welcomed Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina, the two formerly jailed members of Russian feminist collective Pussy Riot, to the United States last…
By: Claire Lobenfeld / February 6, 2014

Hear John Lennon and Yoko Ono Talk About the Beatles Breakup in 1972 Interview

It's been more than 50 years since the Beatles dropped their debut album, and the releases keep coming. The Fab Four's early days were just…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 30, 2014

Read SPIN’s ARTPOP Issue: Lady Gaga, M.I.A., Basquiat, Yoko Ono, DONDA, Tim Hecker, More

Our November iPad issue explores the current collision between music and contemporary art — Lady Gaga going over the moon for Koons, Jay Z rapping…
By: SPIN Staff / November 15, 2013

Walking on Thin Ice: A Career-Spanning Conversation With Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono is the muse. Not just for John Lennon, whose love and devotion for her resulted in some of the…
By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd / November 6, 2013

Yoko Ono and the Flaming Lips Shriek for Peace on ‘Letterman’

Yoko Ono was an avant-garde luminary in her own right before the mainstream notoriety that came with marrying John Lennon, and she's still ever the…
By: Dan Reilly / October 3, 2013

Yoko Ono Celebrates 80th Year, ‘Land of Hell’ LP With Single New York Show

There were a few moments Sunday night at the Bowery Ballroom that the seven-piece wailing pastiche-funk 2013 incarnation of the Plastic Ono Band threatened to…
By: Jesse Jarnow / September 16, 2013

Beastie Boys’ Mike D and Ad-Rock Reunite on Yoko Ono’s Oddball ‘Bad Dancer’

Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond have teamed up for the first time since the death of Adam "MCA" Yauch, but the results are more…
By: Dan Reilly / August 13, 2013

Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon Are Playing Yoko Ono’s Meltdown Fest, But Not Together

Iggy and the Stooges, Patti Smith, Thurston Moore, Savages, and more will all take the stage at this year's Yoko Ono-curated Meltdown Festival.
By: Kyle McGovern / April 4, 2013

Behind Yoko Ono’s John Lennon-Inspired Opening Ceremony Line

Nothing says "I love you" like a soft cotton codpiece with an LED light right on the front like a wink, no? Yoko Ono seem…
By: Julianne Escobedo Shepherd / November 28, 2012

Yoko Ono Thanks Paul McCartney for Belated Beatles-Breakup Exoneration

As a culture, we have a way of absorbing easy-to-remember "facts" that just aren't so. Christopher Columbus discovered America. George Washington could not tell a…
By: Marc Hogan / November 12, 2012

Oh ‘YOKOKIMTHURSTON': Ono Teams With Sonic Youth Duo

Yoko Ono has joined forces with Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore for a new collaborative album. YOKOKIMTHURSTON will arrive on September 25 via…
By: Marc Hogan / June 20, 2012

Flaming Lips Officially Have Icky Blood Vinyl For Sale!

Wayne Coyne can truly out-creep most of (though not all of) the music world, but his latest venture, dealing in the blood of…
By: Devon Maloney / May 3, 2012

10 Ridiculous Things Lady Gaga Did at Her Born This Way Foundation Launch

This afternoon, Lady Gaga took the stage at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society with her mother Cynthia Germanotta, Oprah Winfrey, and assorted prominent…
By: Devon Maloney / March 1, 2012

Flaming Lips and Plastic Ono Band Team for ‘Atlas Eets Christmas’

Last December, before the Flaming Lips were sticking songs inside gummy fetuses, the band unleashed their secret Christmas album via much simpler means: They…
By: Daniel Kreps / December 6, 2011

Yoko Ono Talks John Lennon, Lady Gaga & More

Since the early '60s, Yoko Ono has been a renegade in the avant-garde art world with her conceptual approach to music, film, art, and politics.
By: William Goodman / November 9, 2010
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