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Last month, Pomplamoose's Jack Conte posted a ridiculous essay detailing the band's unprofitability on tour, something that he attributed to "a new paradigm for professional artistry" instead of the…   Read Story »
In the never-ending curious case of Radiohead, you have a slew of their most iconic songs out there -- beloved, covered, cited. Songs that have little to nothing to do with them now, whether they're…   Read Story »
Eddie Vedder played an intimate benefit show for EB Research, the charity he's been vocally supporting lately, last month at Microsoft's Seattle headquarters. The Pearl Jam frontman played songs by…   Read Story »
Early this week, the Canadian broadcast network CBC announced that it had severed its relationship with the broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi, amidst allegations that Ghomeshi had non-consensually beat up…   Read Story »
Over the weekend CBC announced that they'd ended their relationship with longtime broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi, former Moxy Früvous member and longtime pillar of the Canadian indie music scene. The…   Read Story »
The weekend may be here but "Weird Al" week marches on. His latest video is a Pixies pastiche and sees him ranting about "First World Problems," like not being able to fast forward commercials during…   Read Story »
The literary giant Alexis Krauss said it best: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. From big-budget campaigns to no-budget crowdfunding, the haves and have-nots alike made selling…   Read Story »
There are no words, really. Are there? The headline says it all. The subtext? I, Amanda Palmer, am trolling the fuck out of you, Stereogum. But let's put aside our own narcissism for a moment!…   Read Story »
These days, Amanda Palmer lives with her husband, author Neil Gaiman, near Minneapolis, but as you might know, Palmer's formative years were spent on the streets of Boston, working as a "living…   Read Story »
Last week, Amanda Palmer was one of the speakers at the TED2013 conference, and she delivered an affecting 13-and-a-half-minute speech titled "The Art Of Asking," in which she detailed her rise from…   Read Story »