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Technological currents have carried us ever closer to cyborg status, our smartphones becoming more and more like permanent extensions of our hands. That includes at concerts, where shooting photo and videos on phones has become so commonplace and so constant that bands felt the need to fight back this year. One of 2013’s most prominent… More »

For someone who consistently trumpets his own taste and ably namechecks filmmakers whenever possible, Kanye West sure has a dubious history with music videos. He got all pissy when an early version of his “Black Skinhead” video leaked because viewers weren’t getting the full experience, but then the full experience turned out to be some… More »

Where are you, Fiona Apple? After a banner 2012, the singer-songwriter recently cancelled her only scheduled appearance for 2013, at Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival; she also torpedoed a slew of South American tour dates late last year with no signs of rescheduling on the horizon.

Of course, we shouldn’t be surprised — disappearance… More »

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Read Fiona Apple’s Statement On Tokyo “Meltdown”

Last week, during a performance at a Louis Vuitton event in Tokyo, Fiona Apple got fed up with a chatty audience. We reported that she…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2013 - 9:08 am

Fiona Apple Curses Audience, Storms Offstage At Louis Vuitton Event

Last night, Fiona Apple performed at a Louis Vuitton event in Tokyo but left the stage quickly after becoming frustrated with the attendees. The event…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 30, 2013 - 5:07 pm

Watch Fiona Apple Sing “I Know” In A Living Room And Cut Her Own Hair

At this point, everything Fiona Apple does in public view feels like a small miracle, so you don't question it; you just go with it.
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2013 - 11:10 am

Fiona Apple Announces Fall Tour With Blake Mills

Fiona Apple made our favorite album of last year, but after she releases albums, she tends to disappear from the map for long, long periods…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2013 - 10:59 am

Fiona Apple – “Hot Knife” Video (Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson)

For a moment in the late '90s and early '00s, Fiona Apple and the film director Paul Thomas Anderson were maybe the most interesting famous-people…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2013 - 8:53 am

2012 In Review: The Year In Comebacks

"Don't call it a comeback" is usually a phrase uttered self-protectively by musicians who are very much coming back from some degree of obscurity. Dr.
Chris DeVille | December 31, 2012 - 11:55 am

Read Fiona Apple’s Heartbreaking Note About Her Sick Dog

Fiona Apple will cancel her South American tour dates in order to be with her ailing dog Janet, a 13-year-old pitbull that's she's grown very…
Corban Goble | November 20, 2012 - 2:45 pm

Fiona Apple – “Dull Tool”

Fiona Apple contributes a track called "Dull Tool" to the new Judd Apatow film This Is 40, and over the weekend it popped up on…
Corban Goble | November 18, 2012 - 6:26 pm

Fiona Apple Fires Back At Gossip Sites

Apparently, making the best album of the year isn't enough to keep you from getting the bad kind of attention. When Fiona Apple was arrested
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2012 - 12:45 pm

Fiona Apple Discusses Her Arrest

On Wednesday, police in Sierra Blanca, TX arrested Fiona Apple for possession of hashish. This was a border stop where, it turns out, quite a…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2012 - 8:58 am

Fiona Apple Arrested For Drug Possession

According to TMZ, Fiona Apple was arrested yesterday at a border stop in Sierra Blanca, TX for possession of hashish. Authorities allegedly found the substance…
Corban Goble | September 20, 2012 - 11:25 am

Fiona Apple @ The Warfield, San Francisco 9/11/12

Fiona Apple has already released one of the year’s best records, and of course, she’s a total weirdo. Last night, she performed at the Warfield,…
Michael Nelson | September 12, 2012 - 3:10 pm

Fiona Apple, Blake Mills @ Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood 7/29/12

The Hollywood Palladium was beyond sold out for Fiona Apple's last show on the current leg of her tour in support of new album The
Andrew Youssef | July 30, 2012 - 3:51 pm

Hear Fiona Apple On Marc Maron’s WTF

I’ve been waiting for this one. Fiona Apple made my favorite album of the year thus far, she’s a fascinating interview, and she has sneakily…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2012 - 1:24 pm

Fiona Apple’s Freak Appeal

Fiona Apple opened one of the biggest shows at South by Southwest this year, at Stubb’s. She came on stage dressed in a lacy pink…
Sharon Steel | June 19, 2012 - 11:31 am

Watch Fiona Apple Play Fallon

During the infamous 1999 Roseland show where Fiona Apple melted down onstage, her two opening acts were Jimmy Fallon and Jurassic 5, which is a…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2012 - 9:19 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

After last week's explosion of awesome, this week couldn't help but feel something like a letdown in the music-video department. But there was still definitely…
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2012 - 10:30 am

Premature Evaluation: Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel…

Fiona Apple is 34 years old now. For 17 of those years, almost exactly half of her time on this planet, she's been a public…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2012 - 11:38 am