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 […]
Earlier this week, Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum began selling new, original handmade drawings on the band’s website. All of the drawings are a part of a series called “the book cipher sings.” Mangum has been selling original drawings on the NMH website since 2005. Fans are speculating that the drawings may be a precursor to new music. Show More Summary
From Katie Couric to Goldman Sachs to your parents' next-door neighbor who is always interfering with the TV signal by talking on his god damned ham radio, it seems like everyone has a podcast these days. So, it stands to reason that...Show More Summary
Julian Koster of the Music Tapes and Neutral Milk Hotel is starting a podcast called The Orbiting Human Circus (Of The Air). The podcast will be under the Night Vale Presents banner, which is the team that brought you the popular radio fiction show Welcome To Night Vale. According to Koster, the show will “tell […]
As reported by Spin, Music Tapes mastermind and former Neutral Milk Hotel bass/accordion/banjo/musical saw player Julian Koster has announced a new podcast that sounds exactly like the sort of thing a former Neutral Milk Hotel member would make. Show More Summary
Julian Koster of the Music Tapes and Neutral Milk Hotel has a new endeavor—a podcast called “The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air),” SPIN reports. It’s part of the Night Vale Presents network—the team behind the popular fictional radio...Show More Summary
In many ways The Epoch—a Brooklyn collective of artists and musicians—is the modern equivalent of Elephant 6. Much like that now-legendary group of bands that brought the world Neutral Milk Hotel, The Epoch’s framework is loose, with its members often spilling over from one band to another. Show More Summary
Neutral Milk Hotel’s In The Aeroplane Over The Sea is pretty much one of the best albums of all time (at least in the indie rock world), but as show by the remastered version of the first Star Wars movie, sometimes it really is possible to improve on perfection. Show More Summary
Thank God I am alive to hear the ska version of Neutral Milk Hotel’s In The Aeroplane Over The Sea. Good lookin’ out, Noisey. Please, join me in listening to Skanktral Ska Hotel’s In the Aeroskank Over The Checkered Pattern below. In the Aeroskank Over the Checkered Pattern by Skanktral Ska Hotel
We're so skorry.
Allison Crutchfield of Swearin' and Waxahatchee has signed with Merge Records, home of Arcade Fire, Dinosaur Jr., Neutral Milk Hotel, and more. She will be releasing an album with the label in 2017. Crutchfield had the following to say...Show More Summary
Stephen Colbert’s “Stephen Colbert” character was one of the greatest satirical creations of all time, but it was always pretty clear that he had a big sensitive heart underneath all of that irony. Plus, he played Neutral Milk Hotel after the Colbert Report finale, so we know he’s pretty cool. Show More Summary
One month ago, Phil Elverum revealed that his wife Geneviève Elverum has been diagnosed with "inoperable stage 4 pancreatic cancer" just four months after their first daughter was born.
Last year, Geneviève Castrée, who has recorded as Woelv and Ô Paon, was diagnosed with inoperable, stage four pancreatic cancer. The diagnosis came just four months after she gave birth to her daughter with Phil Elverum, of Mount Eerie and the Microphones. Show More Summary
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