P.T. Anderson is building quite a collection of paired down music videos: his video for Fiona Apple’s “Hot Knife” was a 3-part split screen of Apple and her sister singing (and Apple playing a drum), very simply but captivatingly echoing the structure of the song, and Joanna Newsom’s “Sapokanikan” video showed her simply walking through Greenwich Village, the New […]
Earlier this year, Andrew Bird and Fiona Apple collaborated for the duet "Left Hand Kisses" off Bird's new LP, Are You Serious. More recently, the two artists teamed up again in Bird's actual living room for a half-hour collab set that they filmed in its entirety... Continue reading…
Every so often, Andrew Bird hosts a series on Facebook called Live From The Great Room. For the latest episode, he got the elusive Fiona Apple to participate. (Earlier this year, they released a collab, “Left Handed Kisses” together.) Throughout the half-hour broadcast, they perform Apple’s Idler Wheel cut “Werewolf,” Bird’s Swimming Hour track “Why?,” […]
30-minute performance featured Bird and Apple originals as well as the debut of a new song.
If you got excited about Fiona Apple and Andrew Bird’s duet track, “Left-Handed Kisses,” there’s something a lot bigger — approximately 10 times bigger, minutes-wise, at least — to get excited about. Bird just released his newest “Live From the Great Room” concert on Facebook (spotted on Pitchfork), and this collaboration features Bird and Apple performing tracks […]
Andrew Bird hosts a series on his Facebook called “Live From the Great Room,” where artists (ditch their shoes and) join him for an acoustic set in his home. Past guests include the National’s Matt Berninger, John C. Reilly, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, and others. Show More Summary
My Morning Jacket’s Jim James has announced his second solo project, Eternally Even, out later this fall. The album, produced by James himself and Fiona Apple/Jenny Lewis/Alabama Shakes collaborator Blake Mills, is more political than any of his music up to this point. That it will be released during the final week of frenzied buildup […]
Dog With Blog Dog With Blog - The world as the dogs sees it. Of the myriad medleys in the music world, many owe their origin to us dogs. Be it Pink Floyd or Cat Stevens. And how can we forget Fiona Apple‘s heartwarming letter sent to her fans when she cancelled her tour to take care of her ailing dog. Show More Summary
01. Kamaiyah - “Out the Bottle” 02. Death Grips - “Lord of the Game” 03. Bjork - “It’s Not Up To You” 04. Alison Krauss - “When You Say Nothing At All” 05. Bjork - “Who Is It?” 06. Fiona Apple - “The First Taste” 07. BoA - “Duvet (Acoustic)” 08. Show More Summary
https://cdn.streamable.com/video/mp4/nwl0.mp4 Rihanna opened up the 2016 VMA’s with a melody of “We Found Love” and “Where Have You Been.” Sure, Riri’s voice cracked a little and the dance moves looked a little Fiona Apple’ish, but overall…she did a good job,
“This world is bullshit," declared Fiona Apple in 1997 during one of the most alarmingly frank moments of the VMAs — and awards show history, really. Nearly a decade and a half later, the words she spoke at that podium still matter. And...Show More Summary
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