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Montreal's Yellow Bird Project works with musicians to create T-shirt designs that benefit a charities of the artists' choice; they've printed designs by the likes of Bon Iver, Best Coast, Tegan And…   Read Story »
Andrew Bird has a new EP coming out soon titled I Want To See Pulaski At Night. Though mostly made up of instrumentals, the title track is a beautifully sung piece built around plucked violin and…   Read Story »
At the Newport Folk Festival earlier this month, Andrew Bird had a welcome surprise for his audience: a brand new song that he'd written "in the last two weeks." The song, a romantic, conversational…   Read Story »
This past weekend, the yearly roots-influenced music festival Pickathon took place at the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon, just outside of Portland. Feist, Divine Fits, Kurt Vile, and Pure…   Read Story »
As day 2 of Sasquatch! began everybody, from fans to bands to tech, seemed to be adjusting to the swing of things. It was a little warmer, and there was no rain in sight. After walking through a…   Read Story »
Just about every year, Yo La Tengo take over their hometown club Maxwell's for a series of Hanukkah shows, which are generally described as amazing and which often feature a few special guests…   Read Story »
Last night, Andrew Bird stopped by the eerily silent, hurricane-stricken studio at the Late Show With David Letterman, bringing Tift Merritt, his peer in singer-songwriterdom, with him. Bird played…   Read Story »
Townes Van Zandt's almighty ballad "If I Needed You" is one of those near-perfect songs that it's just about impossible to effectively cover, even if that hasn't stopped every subway-platform…   Read Story »
Next month, Andrew Bird will release the eight-song Hands Of Glory, a release intended to be a companion piece to this year's Break It Yourself. It was recorded by Bird's full band playing…   Read Story »
Over the weekend, thousands of fans flocked to this year's Outside Lands at Golden Gate Park. Overcast and chilly weather was offset by the fire from the Metallica pyrotechnics and warm vibes from…   Read Story »