2007: Josh Ritter - "The Temptation of Adam" by Joe Hemmerling on 01-13-2015 In her brilliant and incisive review of Her, fellow TMTer/drinking buddy Lorian Long takes Spike Jonze to task for dressing up a technocratic nightmare as some kind of futuristic Annie Hall. Show More Summary
The clip was filmed at the New York Metropolitan Opera House and stars Elle Fanning.
Spike Jonze is arguably the greatest music video director of all time, but he’s mostly retired from the art form. But he just made a quick exception for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs leader Karen O, who just released her debut solo album Crush Songs, an album of quiet acoustic home recordings. The video for the [...]
During a recent sit-down with Vanity Fair, The Beastie Boys’ Mike D reflects on the Biggie vs. 2Pac conflict, the signifigance of the Arsenio Hall Show, the making of the Spike Jonze directed video for “Sabotage” and how the world wasn’t ready for the Paul’s Boutique album. Speaking of The Beasties and Arsenio, be sure […]
Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs has worked on solo projects before — like her Oscar-nominated “The Moon Song,” which she co-wrote with Spike Jonze for his film Her, or her previous soundtrack work on Where the Wild Things Are — but she has yet to release an entire LP under her name. Show More Summary
Karen Lee Orzolek, known to most of us as Karen O, has led the Yeah Yeah Yeahs for 14 years, but she’s never released a solo album. (Her score for Spike Jonze’s Where The Wild Things Are was credited to Karen O And The Kids.) That changes this fall, when Karen will release Crush Songs, [...]
Where did “Sabotage” come from? I’m not talking about the fake-cop-show video, a clear masterpiece of the form and the main reason Spike Jonze ever got to make movies in the first place. I’m talking about the single itself, a delirious chunk of Camaro-rock that has no precedent in the Beasties discography. The Beasties had [...]
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Take a behind-the-scenes look as Owen Pallett and Arcade Fire create music for Spike Jonze's Her.
If you’ve seen Spike Jonze’s engrossing film Her, you know how essential the score is to capturing that futuristic lack of intimacy and melancholy. Now, you can watch Arcade Fire and Owen Pallett working together on the score behind the scenes. Show More Summary
Karen O, Spike Jonze, and production designer KK Barrett stopped by the KCRW studio to perform “The Moon Song,” the Oscar-nominated song written by O and Jonze for the latter’s Best Picture-contending film, Her. You can watch the video below, and you can see O perform the song live during the Academy Awards ceremony on [...]
Oscar-nominated songwriter teams up with Oscar-nominated director
Karen O at Firefly Fest 2013 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin) As mentioned, Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O was nominated for an Oscar for "Moon Song," the song she co-wrote with Spike Jonze for his film Her, which Arcade...
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: She & Him, Peter and Kerry Song: Karen O - The Moon Song (Ft. Ezra Koenig) [download here] What's so good? Well, isn’t this quite the collaboration! If you’ve watched Spike Jonze’s Oscar-nominated movie Her, then you might’ve heard “The Moon Song” performed by Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ front woman Karen O. Show More Summary
“The Moon Song,” Karen O’s musical collaboration with Spike Jonze for his film Her, is up for Best Original Song at the Oscars next month. It’ll compete with U2?s “No Ordinary Love,” Frozen hit “Let It Go,” and Pharrell’s “Happy.” (The obscure “You Are Not Alone” has been disqualified). And last night, some other Oscar [...]
Owen Pallett, the Canadian violin virtuoso and indie-pop iconoclast, is a newly-minted Oscar nominee thanks for the score for Spike Jonze’s Her, which he co-wrote with Arcade Fire’s Will Butler. And for further evidence that Pallett is coming up in the world, check the list of contributors to his new solo album In Conflict. Brian [...]
Owen Pallett is already having a pretty good year. The lovely score for Spike Jonze's Her, that he co-wrote with Arcade Fire's (who played Big Day Out Fest and were nominated for a Juno) Win Butler, is up for...
Owen Pallett and Win Butler teamed up to write the full score for Spike Jonze’s… Read more articles like "Stream Arcade Fire’s Full Score for Her" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Arcade Fire’s score for Spike Jonze’s Best Picture Oscar contender Her was nominated for an Academy Award in its own right for Best Original Score; Jonze and Karen O’s song from the film, “The Moon Song,” also nabbed a Best Original Song nod, so well done all around. We’ve already heard “The Moon Song,” but [...]
Spike Jonze is, despite proof consisting only of four features, one of the best filmmakers working today. His latest, Her handily verifies it. It seems difficult to justify seeing it on paper, but look at the evidence closer: Quickly...Show More Summary