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Elliott Smith at the 70th Academy Awards ceremony: When it's mentioned, it's as one of those cautionary anecdotes, an example of the fundamental incompatibility of the underground with commercial…   Read Story »
Apparently, during the same sessions when Elliott Smith recorded his Oscar-nominated "Miss Misery," he was laying down some sick EDM tracks. Ex-Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty posted three songs…   Read Story »
It's fitting that while so many artists spent last Monday playing covers and sharing memories of Elliott Smith, the ever surly punk band FIDLAR show up a week late with their own tribute. Released…   Read Story »
Last night, in remembrance of the 10 year anniversary of Elliott Smith's death, several musicians gathered at Glasslands in Brooklyn to celebrate his songs. An Elliott Smith Tribute Show performers…   Read Story »
There are lots of words to toss around when Elliott Smith comes up -- brilliant, troubled, influential, tragic, one-of-a-kind -- each of which fit the music as much as the man. But if pressed for a…   Read Story »
It feels like a swift kick to the stomach to say, but on 10/21 it will be 10 years since iconic singer/song-writer Elliott Smith passed away. On that day this year, Cat Power, Zachary Cole Smith with…   Read Story »
Here's an interesting new mutation for Elliott Smith's cultural legacy. Madonna and fashion photographer Steven Klein have this new 17-minute short film with called SecretProjectRevolution, which…   Read Story »
As we mentioned in our list of Elliott Smith's 10 best songs, Kill Rock Stars has deemed August to be Elliott Smith month, in honor of his 8/6 birthday, and they've been kindly flooding the market…   Read Story »
Elliott Smith was born on August 6, 1969, and thus, August is Elliott Smith Month, according to his onetime label, Kill Rock Stars. To celebrate, KRS has been generously offering fans alternate…   Read Story »
Kill Rock Stars has been generous with the Elliott Smith alternate takes this August -- Elliott Smith Month, they're calling it, in honor of his 8/6 birthday. First we got "Alameda," then "Punch And…   Read Story »