Fresh words on the freshest tracks from Sharon Van Etten, Chvrches, Deradoorian, Hinds, Pure Bathing Culture and more.
The Flaming Lips, Sharon Van Etten, Lissie and more will join forces on a tribute album dedicated to Scottish folk star Donovan. Gazing With Tranquility: A Tribute to Donovan will be released on October 16th via nonprofit label Rock the Cause Records and will feature a roster of mostly indie artists reimagining the...
Gazing With Tranquility: A Tribute to Donovan is a forthcoming benefit compilation where 15 artists will pay homage to the singer/songwriter/Sunshine Superman. It's out October 16 via Rock the Cause. It features contributions from the Flaming Lips, Sharon Van Etten, the Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser, Lissie, and others. Show More Summary
Members of The Walkmen and The Replacements also set to contribute.
Sharon Van Etten, Julia Holter, Laurel Halo, Lucinda Williams, Marissa Nadler and more pay tribute to Karen Dalton who died in 1993.
Tig Notaro is a big deal, you guys. Granted, she has gotten more exposure than ever lately: There's a documentary about her life called Tig available on Netflix (Sharon Van Etten wrote a song for it), as well as an HBO special Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted coming out on... More »
Slate interviewed Ta-Nehisi Coates about his new book Between the World and Me. Stream a new Sharon Van Etten song. Brooklyn Magazine interviewed Matt Bell about his book Baldur’s Gate II. The Weakerthans have broken up. Book Riot recommended poetry...
From the forthcoming Netflix documentary, Tig.
photo: Sharon Van Etten at Governors Ball 2015 (more by Gretchen Robinette) The new Tig Notaro documentary, Tig, comes out on Netflix this Friday (7/17). For the film, Sharon Van Etten wrote the original song "Words," which is now streaming....
This Friday, Netflix will air Tig, a new documentary chronicling a tumultuous year in the life of the comic Tig Notaro. Sharon Van Etten has contributed an original song to the film, titled "Words". Listen to it above, via at Vulture,...Show More Summary
A few years ago, the great stand-up comic Tig Notaro was diagnosed with breast cancer. And in an instantly legendary stand-up set at Largo in L.A., she processed that diagnosis, as well as the death of her mother, an infection that almost killed her, and a bad breakup in front of an audience that couldn’t […]
Sometimes words just aren't enough. That was the case for Tig Notaro, the comedian who almost three years ago tried to express how she felt after a tragic few months — which included a near-fatal infection, the sudden death of her mother, a breakup, and a breast-cancer diagnosis — in... More »
If you missed Part One of the Top Indie Rock Releases for June, check it out. In this, Part 2, Of Monsters and Men’s single, “Crystals,” from the new drop, Beneath The Skin, kicks off this second part of the Top Indie Rock Releases for June 2015. Plus, Wolf Alice’s debut album, My Love Is [...] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe
The Sundance Next Fest returns to L.A. in August. Tickets go on sale Thursday. [ more › ]
Continuing what has fast become an annual highlight of the local summer movie season, Sundance Next Fest on Wednesday announced its upcoming program. Culled from films that premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival, the main program will run Aug. 7-9, with the announcement declaring...
Sundance NEXT FEST, a film and music festival, takes place August 7-9 at the Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles. It features the L.A. premieres of six films from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, many accompanied by a musical performance. Show More Summary
Sharon Van Etten I Don't Want to Let You Down Jagjaguwar When it comes to harrowing beauty, Sharon Van Etten's music has no peer. Following last year’s dazzling album Are We There, this stunning five-song EP of gorgeous chamber pop returns...Show More Summary
Heather Woods Broderick is a gentle, vulnerable singer-songwriter who renders enormous topics into delicate, soulful psych-folk. She’s been touring with Sharon Van Etten as a backup singer for several years and has been a part of groups like Horse Feathers and Efterklang, but is releasing a solo album all her own this summer. “Mama Shelter” […]
photos by Gretchen Robinette and PSquared Ryan Adams / SBTRKT / Future Islands / Little Dragon @ GovBall 6/6/2015 Surrounded by everything from peppy indie pop to trippy electronica, singer-songwriters can often get the short end of the stick at...
Allow a little magic into your life in the form of LA-based folk-pop songstress Miya Folick. If you like Sharon Van Etten or early Cat Power, then the golden vulnerability of this girl—communicated over slide guitars and somber synths—will leave you charmed, even as she warns you she may break your heart. Show More Summary