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The Belle & Sebastian-curated ATP Bowlie 2 took place earlier this week (December 10-12) at Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead. (In 1999 B&S curated The Bowlie Weekender, which ultimately…   Read Story »
New Jersey's Delicate Steve is the solo project of 23-year-old multi-instrumentalist Steve Marion (he's got a band for live shows). It's an instrumental project with some genius twists. For example,…   Read Story »
The Forms, now the duo of vocalist/keyboardist Alex Tween and multi-instrumentalist Matt Walsh, are releasing a new "remix" EP, Derealization, in February. The six-song collection features…   Read Story »
The expanded version of Bitte Orca came out yesterday. The 2-CD package comes with a few bonuses, like unreleased acoustic tracks from their performance at Other Music, b-sides, and this cover of Bob…   Read Story »
This stripped down "Temecula Sunrise" comes from the forthcoming Bitte Orca Expanded Edition, a double CD collection that includes additional "Live At Other Music" acoustic tracks, B-Sides, and a…   Read Story »
As much as Lolla's undercard is varied, and vast, it's a headliner's ball this year. Because this deep into the festival season we've seen nearly all of these bands plenty, and because Lolla has…   Read Story »
Following up on last week's announcement of a studio-recorded iteration of the unlikely collaboration between Dirty Projectors and Björk -- initiated by DPs cover of "Hyperballad" for our tribute to…   Read Story »
Last Spring I asked Björk and Dirty Projectors to perform a benefit show at Housing Works. They said yes. I knew the Projectors thought highly of Björk's work (David Longstreth mentioned this when…   Read Story »
Over the past year, the Roots have stretched mightily on Late Night, home of TV's most adventurous music programming. It was hardly a surprise to learn folky folks like MMJ, Joanna Newsom, and…   Read Story »
As part of Levi's Pioneer Series -- which also welcomed Nas (covering Slick Rick) and She & Him (handling Rick Nelson) -- Dirty Projectors did a loose, spacious, vocally rich take on Dylan's "I…   Read Story »