stooges Archive

A Look Back at Iggy and The Stooges’ Final Show

At the time, few if any knew that the September 29, 2013 performance by Iggy and the Stooges would be their final show. A centerpiece of the inaugural C2SV Festival, […]

Boxed Set Review: Iggy and the Stooges – From KO to Chaos

In music fan and critical circles, the concept of “blues police” comes up in conversation from time to time. Simply put, blues police is a pejorative term applied to self-anointed […]

Hundred-word Reviews for November 2020, Part One

Today marks the triumphant return of my hundred-word reviews. My last roundup of new releases in the form of brief critical summaries came way back in February, before the world […]

1969 Okay: The Stooges’ Debut Album at 50

There was little precedent – virtually none on major labels – in 1969 for The Stooges. As a genre, punk rock hadn’t even been conceived, nor had “shock rock.” So […]