Posts tagged "dirty projectors"

How many famous musicians can you spot in this Portlandia clip?

Battle Of The Gentle Bands.
In Music by Ned Hepburn / January 24, 2013

Celebrate Brooklyn! returns to…Brooklyn

Sigur Rós, Wilco, Ghostface Killah, Wild Flag and many awesome bands set to perform this year.
In Music by Doug Bleggi / May 10, 2012

Dirty Projectors announce new album, ‘Swing Lo Magellan’

"Swing Lo Magellan" will be out in July.
In Music by Doug Bleggi / April 2, 2012

The Dirty Projectors Are Back

It's about time.
In Music by Katie Milani / June 22, 2011

Download: Dirty Projectors Cover Bob Dylan

It's only natural for Dirty Projectors to pay tribute to Bob Dylan, by covering his hauntingly tinctured "I Saw St. Augustine," from the sparse 1968 album John Wesley Harding. After all, just about everyone goes Dylan to one degree in their musical career, like Sufjan Stevens' waltzing rendition of "Ring Them Bells." It's only natural…
In News by Gray Hurlburt / June 3, 2010

Dirty Projectors Announce Fall Tour Dates

Following their summer tour, Dirty Projectors have announced 14 additional dates for September. Tickets for their New York appearance at Terminal 5 are already available here. Because their last album Bitte Orca is a year old now, we should all expect to hear new material from them when they come around. Fall tour dates after…
In News by Gray Hurlburt / June 1, 2010

Album Review: Avi Buffalo's "Avi Buffalo"

You should probably ignore any of the envy-laced praise that specifically concerns Avi Buffalo's members' diminutive ages.  Yes, everybody loves a good prodigy or four, but that shouldn't be the focal point of reception of their impressive debut, out today on Sub Pop.  Instead of listening to each track as if its quality can be…
In Music by Amy Rose Spiegel / April 27, 2010

Dirty Projectors Cover Dylan's "Dark Eyes"

Dirty Projectors, who just wrapped tours in Australian and Japan, stopped by Triple J's Like a Version radio show to perform "Cannibal Resource," as well as a cover of Bob Dylan's song "Dark Eyes." Before you go on rolling your eyes at yet another Dylan cover, have a listen. The track does a great jo…
In News by Amy Laviero / March 19, 2010

David Byrne And St. Vincent Working Together

David Byrne and Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, have apparently been collaborating on songs recently!  I know that David Byrne projects that involve young, talented women on the indie scene isn't exactly big news anymore, (see: Dirty Projectors, Santigold, and Petra Hayden, who was also just revealed as a Byrne collaborator), but he picks them…
In News by Amy Rose Spiegel / March 17, 2010

Looking For Some Fun This Weekend? Look No Further!

Common logic goes that there's no reason to ever get bored in New York City, especially not on a weekend, and I think this is one of those cases where I'm inclined to agree.  If you're not sure what you're getting up to, here are some promising shows taking place tonight and tomorrow.
In Music by Amy Rose Spiegel / February 19, 2010

Dirty Projectors Announce Fancy Shows

Sure, it's a little bit away, but the Dirty Projectors have some neat shows coming up. They will play New York City's Lincoln Center as part of the acclaimed American Songbook series on February 19th and with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on February 27th. The Disney Concert hall wa…
In News by Isaac Lekach / November 9, 2009