Tag Archives: Joanna Newsom

Thursday Music News

North Carolina’s The Avett Brothers have stayed busy since the release of their last album, The Carpenter, 11 months ago. The band is working on their next full length album, Magpie and the Dandelion, due out on October 15th. Listen to the catchy first single, “Another Is Waiting,” a track indicative of a promising newRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Since her 2010 album Have One On Me, we haven’t heard all that much from Joanna Newsom, except the fact that she is now engaged to her SNL boyfriend Andy Samberg. So it is welcome news to hear she’s made a new video for her cover of Sandy Denny’s “The North Star Grassman and theRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

The times, they are a-changin’: months ago, The New York Times quoted Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon as saying “We should not be gathering in a big room and looking at each other and pretending this is important,” in reference to the Grammy Awards (and Bon Iver’s four nominations). Then, the above promotional poster surfaced. NoRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Sigur Rós don’t do anything small, and their upcoming concert film/live album Inni looks to be no different. While the full thing doesn’t hit until November 15th, the band has put up the first ten minutes of the recording for viewing on their Facebook page. All it costs is the price of a “like,” whateverRead more...

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Scribes Sounding Off: Slurping Up The 70s

In the previous installment of SSO, we looked at how 80s-defined punk rock imagery affected movies of (mostly) that time period -- in the glorious coffee table tome Destroy All Movies!! Now we’re going to go back in time and broaden our scope to stare at some wonky but wonderful LP jackets, and listen againRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The music world suffered a few losses this week as Phelps “Catfish” Collins, former guitarist for James Brown and Parliament/Funkadelic passed away at the age of 66 after a prolonged battle with cancer. Composer and member of The Free Design Chris Dedrick has also passed away. Joanna Newsom performed two songs on Jimmy Kimmel LiveRead more...

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Live Review: Joanna Newsom and Robin Pecknold @ The Moore 8/4

The best kind of live performances are those that completely change the way you view an artist. You can listen to their albums all you want, but sometimes you have to see them live for a light to go off that lets you really understand what they’re all about. I’d always liked and appreciated JoannaRead more...

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Thursday News Celebration

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone has announced his retirement after 13 years in the music scene. CFTPA was known for his lo-fi sound and offbeat, insightful lyrics. To coincide with his retirement, there will be the “1st Annual Final North American Tour” which includes a Sept. 14 stop in Seattle at Sunset Tavern. For theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Wednesday, August 4th JOANNA NEWSOM with Robin Pecknold @ The Moore Indie folk fairy princess Joanna Newsom will team up with Fleet Foxes front man Robin Pecknold to entertain interested parties at The Moore on Wednesday. Earlier this year Newsom released Have One On Me, an ambitious triple LP to follow up her acclaimed debutRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Mark Linkous, better known to the musical world as Sparklehorse, took his own life over the weekend. Linkous had a previous brush with death after a near-lethal mix of meds in 1996. He leaves behind a strong if small canon of fantastically dark music, including last year’s Dark Night of the Soul, a collaboration withRead more...

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