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
Sharon Van Etten's I Don't Want To Let You Down EP has been streaming all week at my house, and is one of the year's finest music releases. I can also recommend the posthumous Arthur Russell release Corn, Jenny...
Sharon Van Etten finds remarkable might in vulnerability, and her latest does what good EPs should: bushwhacks new paths. "Just Like Blood" pares imbalanced love down to the bone ("You set me off just like a gun/Then you run just like blood") with a string section suggesting unfinished business. The...
photo: Drake @ Governors Ball (by laufik)"On June 5, day one of the three-day gathering -- the east coast's answer to Coachella -- many wondered whether [Drake] would shine during his headlining set, memories of his lukewarm California performances...
The singer-songwriter's very first festival was a total "shitshow" in Florida.
Serves only to fuel the anticipation that Are We There rightly stoked.
The singer-songwriter is at a period where all her music feels essential.
Five-track effort features members of The War on Drugs, Ben Folds Five, and Megafaun.
Next week, Sharon Van Etten will release I Don’t Want To Let You Down, a five-track EP that serves as an extension of last year’s fantastic full-length Are We There. We’ve already heard the title track and “Just Like Blood,” and now the whole release is available to stream, alongside some track-by-track explanations from Van […]
Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs By Karen Dalton features the singer-songwriters lyrics put to music and sung by Sharon Van Etten, Lucinda Williams, Larkin Grimm, and others. Thee Oh Sees' Mutilator Defeated at Last and Zhala's self-titled album are new...
Sharon Van Etten and Efterklang associate preps her solo LP.
Sounds like: Kaki King, Feist, Gold Spectacles Song: Sharon Van Etten - Just Like Blood What's so good? Jagjaguwar has really good taste in music. They rep artists such as S. Carey, Foxygen, Viet Cong, Bon Iver, and of course SharonShow More Summary
It’s sometimes a little weird when ostensibly indie artists team up with brands to model clothes — take DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith doing so for Yves Saint Laurent or the Smith Westerns for Gap — but something’s gotta pay the bills. The latest round of indie modelers comes from Madewell, who partnered with Sharon Van […]
On May 26, Tompkins Square will release Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs By Karen Dalton. It features several artists recording the late folk icon's unreleased lyrics (which were provided by Dalton's estate). One of the songs is "Remembering Mountains" by Sharon Van Etten. Show More Summary