I’ve never hated Fiona Apple as much as I did last night. I was lucky enough to be in the front row during Kanye West’s impeccable Governors Ball show, which also meant I was unlucky enough to have to wait nine hours before Ye came onstage. Show More Summary
Where are you, Fiona Apple? After a banner 2012, the singer-songwriter recently cancelled her only scheduled appearance for 2013, at Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival; she also torpedoed a slew of South American tour dates late last year with no signs of rescheduling on the horizon. Of course, we shouldn’t be surprised — disappearance is part [...]
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Fiona Apple, Ellie Goulding, Lana Del Ray Song: Banks - Warm Water (Prod. by T.E.E.D.) [download here] What's so good? Newly introduced indie pop songstress Banks has already started building...Show More Summary
Gilbere Forte finds a new friend in Active Child on his latest track, “Nolita.” The hip-hop artist and recent Epic signee is no stranger to indie music, having having flirted with a Fiona Apple sample on his earlier single “PRAY.” “Nolita” is a bit darker than its predecessor in both lyrics and sound, which makes [...]
If Beck-era Sea Change was actually written by Kevin Devine while he was high as fuck and listening to a lot of Fiona Apple, he may've been Danny Malone.
It looks as though Apple has canceled what was going to be her only schedule tour appearance this year—Primavera Festival in Barcelona.
In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well—some inspired by a weekly theme and some not, but always songs worth hearing. “Dull Tool” isn’t the first Fiona Apple song that Epic Records nearly kept out of public reach—and given the singer-songwriter’s fraught relationship with the label, it’s unlikely the last. Show More Summary
First up: today's Gold Box (snrk) Deal at Amazon is a collection of albums in mp3 format for $1.99 each. I ended up buying Tegan and Sara's Heartthrob, Fiona Apple's Idler Wheel, and a whole mess of other things, including, yes, I admit...Show More Summary
Aram Bedrossian Growing up in Malaysia, Yuna was inspired by edgy women artists of the '90s like Fiona Apple, No Doubt and the Cranberries. She bowed out of law school, picked up an acoustic guitar and began writing, leading to the 2008...Show More Summary
TRACK 4 "Bad Boys" From Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside's Untamed Beast PARTISAN Liner notes: The unholy love child of Howlin' Wolf and Fiona Apple, Sallie Ford gleefully shouts, "I can fuck/I can drink/And I don't care what you think,"...Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Fiona Apple, Bat For Lashes, Kate Bush Song: Banks - Before I Ever Met You [download here] What's so good? Just in time for Valentines Day, Banks lays down a blatantly honest and emotionally...Show More Summary
Visit Freedom To Marry for more quotes from Grammy nominees Carrie Underwood, Pink, Carly Rae Jepson, Jay-Z, Kelly Clarkson, Adam Levine, and Fiona Apple. The 2013 Grammy Awards air this Sunday.
Photo by Charlotte Zoller Earlier this week, word surfaced that Four Tet's new single has a title long enough to rival even Fiona Apple: "The Track I've Been Playing That People Keep Asking About and That Joy Used in His RA Mix and Daphni Played on Boiler Room." (Read the explanation here.) That's 24 words, if you're counting. Show More Summary
The Knife, Nick Cave, The Postal Service, Fiona Apple, and many more
Jon Brion, multi-instrumentalist composer genius and producer of albums from Fiona Apple and Robyn Hitchcock among others, had a gem of a television series pitch for VH1 back in the year 2000. Basically, a musical variety show with all the luminary creators that Brion knows, which would’ve been quite a lot. Show More Summary
One of the most potentially cool spots to locate a restaurant in Los Angeles could be moving closer to opening. But we have heard this before. Check out Fiona Apple in the space.
For fans of relatively current music and/or shirtless Matthew McConaughey, this year's Best Original Song category was extra-promising: The list of eligible artists included Fiona Apple (for "Dull Tool," from This Is 40), Rick Ross (for "100 Black Coffins," from Django Unchained), Katy Perry (for "Wide Awake," from her 3-D ... More »
In a perfect world, the Best Original Song category for the 2013 Oscars (taken from the 75-artist shortlist) would look like: Rick Ross (Django Unchained), Arcade Fire (The Hunger Games), Fiona Apple (This Is 40), Adele (Skyfall), and the Black Keys (The Man with the Iron Fists). Show More Summary
Arcade Fire, Fiona Apple, and The Black Keys were all snubbed.
Here’s some news that’s a little less than surprising. Mark Romanek, known for his dark, disturbing visions both as music video director (Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer,” Fiona Apple’s “Criminal, and Johnny Cash’s “Hurt”) and a film director (One Hour Photo, Never Let Me Go) has been forced to bail on directing a live-action update of [...]