Stories by Demos

Demos Dish: Jack White Is With Coco

The Alternate Side's Demos is pretty happy about the live album that the improbable team of Jack White and Conan O'Brien recorded down in Nashville last week for 300 fans. The vinyl album will be released in July, but you can pre-order it now.

Demos Dish: Broken Bells Are Mad Men for Christina Hendricks

Broken Bells, the team of Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse, and The Shins' James Mercer have managed to snag Esquire's "sexiest" woman for their new video "The Ghost Inside." Demos offers up his take on the duo's collaboration with Christina Hendricks of "Mad Men" fame.

Demos Dish: Echo Love

The Alternate Side's Demos is always pretty happy to be at an Echo and the Bunnymen gig, watching Ian McCulloch rule the stage

Demos Dish: Miike Snow


The Alternate Side's been playing Miike Snow for over a year, but Demos is happy that the Swedish/American trio is finally getting the mainstream attention they deserve.

Demos Dish: Beck's Love Affair With INXS

Everyone seems to love Beck's latest Record Club venture resurrecting INXS' 1987 album Kick with members of Liars, St. Vincent, Os Mutantes and others reconfiguring songs like "New Sensation" and "The Devil Inside." Add The Alternate Side's Demos to that list of Record Club acolytes. Plus, Beck writes songs for the upcoming "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World."

Demos Dish: Kurt Cobain

It seem unbelievable that Kurt Cobain died sixteen years ago on this day, April 5. Demos reflects on the man's passing and some recently recovered tapes of music

Demos Dish: Jack White, Jay-Z, The Dead Weather

Jack White on collaborating with Jay-Z plus The Dead Weather gear up for their second album, Sea of Cowards, this May. Demos sketches out the details.

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