Ryan Reed

Read more from Ryan Reed

Hear Soccer Mommy’s Spacey Cover of the Cars’ ‘Drive’

Soccer Mommy adds a psychedelic touch to the Cars' "Drive" with her new cover of the 1984 song. The recording, which caps off…
Ryan Reed / July 2, 2020

Cloud Nothings Prep New Quarantine LP, Subscription Service

Cloud Nothings will release a new studio album, The Black Hole Understands, on Friday, July 3 via Bandcamp. The streaming platform is waiving its fees…
Ryan Reed / July 2, 2020

PJ Harvey to Reissue ‘Rid of Me,’ ‘4-Track Demos’ on Vinyl

PJ Harvey will continue her vinyl reissue campaign with Rid of Me and 4-Track Demos, out on Aug. 21 via UMe/Island. The Steve…
Ryan Reed / July 2, 2020

Watch Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney Play ‘When the Saints Go Marching In’

Dave Grohl and Paul McCartney teamed up as part of a sorta-Nirvana reunion in 2012, recording the rowdy hard-rock track "Cut Me Some Slack." Now the…
Ryan Reed / June 21, 2020

Watch Roger Waters Play New Version of Pink Floyd’s ‘Two Suns in the Sunset’

Roger Waters reminded us all of our possible collective demise while debuting his new studio version of Pink Floyd ballad "Two Suns in the Sunset," the…
Ryan Reed / June 21, 2020

Dave Grohl Honors Late Dad, ‘True Renaissance Man,’ in Father’s Day Tale

Dave Grohl salutes his late dad, James Harper Grohl, in a Father's Day installment of his ongoing Instagram essay series "Dave's True Stories." Throughout the…
Ryan Reed / June 21, 2020

Dry Wall and a Broken Jaw: Modest Mouse Reflect on The Moon & Antarctica 20 Years Later

In our oral history, Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock and Jeremiah Green, their producer Brian Deck, Califone’s Tim Rutili, and violinist Tyler Reilly reflect on the…
Ryan Reed / June 12, 2020

Peel Sessions From Nirvana, David Bowie, Siouxsie and the Banshees Organized Online

Legendary DJ John Peel was a music institution for almost four decades, highlighting influential bands and underground sounds on his BBC Radio 1 program. The…
Ryan Reed / May 12, 2020

Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Covers Nirvana’s ‘Heart-Shaped Box’ on Piano

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo is a self-proclaimed Nirvana super-fan, so it shouldn't be a surprise that he covered one of that band's signature tracks, "Heart-Shaped…
Ryan Reed / May 12, 2020

Dave Grohl Compares Next Foo Fighters LP to David Bowie’s Let’s Dance

Whenever we get to hear Foo Fighters' upcoming, already finished 10th album, we should expect a sonic departure. In a recent video interview with Los…
Ryan Reed / May 10, 2020

The Rolling Stones Unveil Rare Havana Moon Footage in Latest Livestream

The Rolling Stones continued to unveil bonus concert footage with their Extra Licks YouTube series on Sunday (May 10), rolling out clips from the 2016…
Ryan Reed / May 10, 2020

Betty Wright, Soul Hitmaker and ‘Clean Up Woman’ Singer, Dies at 66

R&B singer Betty Wright, best-known for a string of soulful hits in 1970s and early 1980s, including "Clean Up Woman" and "Where Is the Love?",…
Ryan Reed / May 10, 2020

Revisiting the Lessons of Metallica’s Napster Lawsuit in the Era of Coronavirus

"If I wanna give my shit away for free, I'll give it away for free," Metallica's Lars Ulrich noted in a 2014 Reddit…
Ryan Reed / April 13, 2020