Punk icons in conversation for Rough Trade.
Iggy Pop and Thurston Moore look at the relationship between the Stooges and Sonic Youth in a new documentary, I’ve Nothing But My Name, made to celebrate Post Pop Depression being named Rough Trade’s best album of 2016.
Shot at Iggy’s home in Miami, the 20-minute film sees the punk frontmen discussing their life and music, from the Stooges’ taste in psychedelics to the San Francisco woman who inspired the Post Pop Depression single ‘Gardenia’. They also jam Chuck Berry’s ‘Johnny B. Goode’ at around 15:50.
Iggy also reveals he tried to publish a collection of essays on 12 of his former partners written during a “sexually dry” spell in the ‘90s.
Iggy recently chronicled his years fronting the Stooges in a memoir titled Total Chaos, published by Third Man Books. In an RBMA lecture in Montreal in September he revealed his current listening includes Perfume Genius, The Black Madonna and Young Thug.