I’ve mostly focused on newer stuff rather than nostalgia for these music posts. But reading about President Obama’s 2016 summer playlist put me in mind of this ’90s classic from Fiona Apple (which is now just over 20 years old, yike...
[Content Note: There is some flickery lighting in this video.] Fiona Apple: "Shadowboxer"
We already know that Barack Obama has better taste in music than any previous President of the United States of America. Honestly, it’s not even close, and it never was. At this point, he’s just rubbing it in. On Twitter today, Obama shared two summer 2016 playlists, and while they’re not 100% gold, they’re a […]
Barry enjoys tracks from Chance the Rapper, Fiona Apple, Courtney Barnett, D'Angelo, and more.
Wale, Leon Bridges, and Method Man make this year’s cut.
After this season’s election tumult, Barack Obama is 100% ready to hit the road toward somewhere sunny and far away that serves myriad frozen adult beverages. Just listen to his latest Spotify playlists. The White House has released two new Obama-approved summer playlists — one for daytime and one...
President Barack Obama took to Twitter today to share his summer 2016 playlist. The playlist consists of two parts (daytime and nighttime), and features a variety of artists, including Chance the Rapper, Courtney Barnett, Prince, Fiona Apple, D'Angelo, Wale, Nina Simone, Nas, and more. Show More Summary
Music fans who came of age during the era of Monica Lewinsky, Pearl Jam, and Friends may experience a strong sense of déjà vu while watching “Hooking Up With Girls,” the latest video from Brooklyn alternative rock band It Was Romance. Show More Summary
Comedian, actress, writer and musician Lane Moore debuted a new video this week with her band It Was Romance that reimagines the classic 1996 Fiona Apple video for “Criminal” in a lesbian framework. The video for “Hooking Up With Girls”...Show More Summary
Two decades on and Apple's debut continues to sear. Released when she was 18, her unerring ability to turn the mirror on herself puts current confessional teen "engénues" to shame.
It Was Romance’s “Hooking Up With Girls” was made exclusively by LGBTs and people of color.
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Two decades after the Fiona Apple single “Criminal” was released, one Brooklyn-based musician has debuted her own tribute to the singer-songwriter’s influence on female musicians. There is, however, one notable difference: the shot-for-shot remake of the song’s music video—once lauded as brilliant as it was controversial— comes with a queer, main-textual twist. Read more...
Here at Flavorwire, we pride ourselves on not only writing some of the best content on the internet, but keeping an eye on all of the great writing that other folks on the Internet are doing, too. This week, we have a piece on the 20th anniversary of Fiona Apple’s Tidal, a look at the […]
The easiest way to get high-school lunchroom laughs on September 5, 1997, was with a Fiona Apple impression. At the previous night’s MTV Video Music Awards, she and Chris Tucker — another fun person to impersonate — handed out the International Viewer’s Choice Awards, but that’s not why Apple was a topic of conversation that […]
“Now, when I listen to your shit, I hear similarities. I actually wanted to work with him [Jon Brion] so I could be like the rap version of you. That was one of my main goals. The albums that inspired me for Late Registration were your first one, Tidal, and Portishead’s Dummy, but especially your lyrics and how you sing. Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal reports that Tidal — Jay Z’s music service that is not an excellent 1996 Fiona Apple album, but on which you can certainly download Fiona Apple’s Tidal — might soon be acquired by Apple, who of course recently launched their own Tidal/Spotify-ish streaming service competitor, Apple Music. Jay Z himself bought the […]
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Left Handed Kisses is a complicated song about complicated love featuring the complicated Fiona Apple. Hearing her on new music makes us so happy!!! The iconic singer/songwriter is featured on Andrew Bird's song and her voice makes us feel so many emotions - from nostalgia to empathy to a soothing aural sensation. Check her and the song out [...]