In the ‘90s, Robert Schneider co-founded the Elephant 6 Recording Company, a loosely defined music collective that brought the world indie darlings like Neutral Milk Hotel, Of Montreal, and Schneider’s own band The Apples In Stereo, but these days he has mostly retired from his music career to pursue something even… Read more...
CANINE CRITIC OF THE DAY. Dog reacts to Fergie’s National Anthem. HUCKABEE SANDERS LIE. There’s no war on the press: “I think that’s a two-way street, that there is a level of respect that could be, certainly brought from the press corps…...Show More Summary
Robert Schneider was the lead singer for his band, Apples in Stereo, and cofounder of Elephant 6 Recording Co., the Athens-based creative force behind the band Neutral Milk Hotel. Now, instead of pursuing the mysticism of music, he's pursuing something that's intrinsically mysterious and fundamentally human to him: mathematics.
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On the TFT Podcast, we listen to and discuss Neutral Milk Hotel’s seminal 1998 album, “In The Aeroplane over The Sea.” Episode 301: The Sixth Bestselling Vinyl Record of 2008 originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
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Heather's first proper solo album features contributions from members of Neutral Milk Hotel, Deerhoof and more. Continue reading…
Neutral Milk Hotel member Julian Koster's band The Music Tapes often go on very unique tours. Their latest is the 'The Orbiting Human Circus (of The Air) featuring The Music Tapes' tour... Continue reading…
Hold that Mangumian worship in check for the time being. Surely one can appreciate the alluring quirkiness of his friend Julian Koster, who, in addition to standing alongside Mangum in Neutral Milk Hotel and in the Elephant 6 Collective, has managed his own narrative-minded band called The Music Tapes for two decades+ now. Show More Summary
Having spent the last 15 years or so as a well-regarded side musician and arranger, lending her talent to such performers as Beirut, Josephine Foster, and the legendary Neutral Milk Hotel, composer/violinist Heather Trost is following her criminally under-heard Ouroboros cassette from 2015 with a new LP called Agistri.
Having spent the last 15 years or so as a well-regarded side musician and arranger, lending her talent to such performers as Beirut, Josephine Foster, and the legendary Neutral Milk Hotel, composer/violinist Heather Trost is following...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Kaki King, Daniel Johnston, Neutral Milk Hotel What's so good? "NO COMPED VOCALS NO PITCH CORRECTION NO GUITARS" Those are the stipulations for The Mountain Goats' new album, Goths, coming out on May 19 and announced just a few days ago on February 22. Show More Summary
Today, Julian Koster (Neutral Milk Hotel) released a digital EP as The Music Tapes, titled The Orbiting Human Circus. The EP commemorates the first season of the eponymous podcast, which you can listen to and download through iTunes, via Koster, or down below. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Neutral Milk Hotel, The War on Drugs, The National Song: Greyface - Delilah What's so good? First performing together nearly two decades ago, the three members of Greyface have three decades of familiarity with one another... Show More Summary
Featuring the first full-band performances of songs from In the Aeroplane Over the Sea.
Yesterday, the aptly named YouTube channel “Neutral Milk Hotel Archive” uploaded a video of the indie-folk legends performing in Athens on Halloween in 1997, some eight months after the release of their crowning achievement and cultural milestone, In The Aeroplane Over the Sea. While a few clips from this particular show have been on YouTube […]
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Recently, Netural Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum began selling new, original handmade drawings as part of a series called “the book cipher sings.” Mangum has been selling his art on the NMH site since 2005, but the most recent batch has led...Show More Summary
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Earlier this month, Jeff Mangum, the enigmatic and somewhat reclusive Neutral Milk Hotel frontman, began selling a new series of drawings on the band’s website. He’s been selling his drawings for over a decade, but this new series, called “The Book Cipher Sings,” seems to be a bit different. Fans were already wondering if it […]