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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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Stream Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel…

Fionna Apple's return has yielded some mesmerizing singles -- "Werewolf," "Every Single Night, and "Anything We Want" -- as well as a new video and…
Corban Goble | June 11, 2012 - 8:48 am

Fiona Apple – “Every Single Night” Video

Fiona Apple's excellent new single "Every Single Night" now has a video, and it's a weird one. The clip seems to be obsessed with wildlife,…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2012 - 8:28 am

Fiona Apple – “Every Single Night”

At SXSW last month, Fiona Apple debuted three songs from her long-awaited and feverishly anticipated new album The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2012 - 9:35 am

Fiona Apple Announces 2012 North American Tour

Fiona Apple already played SXSW, headed off on a short small-venue tour, and announced the release of her swooningly anticipated new album The Idler Wheel.
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2012 - 8:59 am

Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel Details

Many of us became very, very happy earlier this year when we learned that Fiona Apple was on her way back with new music. Her…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2012 - 8:59 am

Stereogum’s 25 Most Anticipated Albums For Spring/Summer 2012

HBO's medieval drama Game Of Thrones premieres April 1, and this season's plot involves five different claims to the throne and these respective factions' ongoing…
Stereogum | March 29, 2012 - 10:32 am

Fiona Apple – “Valentine” (Live @ SXSW)

Last week, Fiona Apple played her first two solo shows in a few years at SXSW. The one I saw, at Stubb's, was a pretty…
Tom Breihan | March 19, 2012 - 9:07 am

Watch Fiona Apple Debut “Anything We Want” & “Every Single Night” At SXSW

Part of the deal with loving Fiona Apple is feeling protective of her, perhaps even condescendingly so. It's tough to judge her new songs on…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2012 - 11:46 am

Fiona Apple’s New Album Is Called…

...The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw, And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do. Compared to…
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2012 - 12:34 pm

Fiona Apple 2012 Tour Announced

Fiona Apple back! Last month, we got the news that the great singer-songwriter would release a new album sometime this year. Last week, Pitchfork announced…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2012 - 10:41 am

New Fiona Apple Coming Soon

Fiona Apple has been in the game for nearly two decades now, and yet she only has three albums to her name. The last one,…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2012 - 2:43 pm

Fiona Apple & Jon Brion Cover Buddy Holly

Considering the ticks, tricks, and propensity toward panic attacks the lovely Fiona Apple and pal/extraordinarily talented producer Jon Brion possess between them, the sweetly reverential…
Amrit Singh | June 8, 2011 - 5:27 pm

Fiona Apple LP4 Coming Spring ’11

Fiona Apple hasn't had an LP since 2005's Extraordinary Machine, a release with so many delays that it doesn't seem that strange that it's taken…
jessica | September 17, 2010 - 10:27 am

Fiona Apple – “So Sleepy” (The Gummy Bears Cover)

We often post about literacy charity 826's great music fundraisers (LCD Soundsystem DJing the 826NYC prom, their Revenge Of The Bookeaters shows). The group's workshops…
jessica | June 8, 2010 - 12:17 pm

New Fiona Apple – “Why Try To Change Me Now?” (Cy Coleman Cover)

Fiona Apple seems like the sort who has issues with excess life drama. Also, she makes a living on it. So the Jon Brion/Mike Elizando…
Amrit Singh | April 1, 2009 - 11:32 am

Zach Galifianakis & Fiona Apple – “Up In Them Guts”

Old chums and videomates Zach and Fiona make a promo. "Up In Them Guts" comes to us via the giving hands of the ever-great Chunklet
Amrit Singh | September 18, 2008 - 10:28 am

Zach Galifianakis Interviews Spin Doctors’ Lead Singer Fiona Apple

Few do "endearingly bizarre" with as much style and lovability as Zach and Apple, so their easy breezy rapport during this interview for the Artist…
Stereogum | May 21, 2007 - 12:54 pm

Fiona Apple And Quentin Tarantino Discuss Antennas

Sundance Channel's Iconoclasts captures celebrities "through the eyes of the creative visionaries who respect and admire them the most." It's made for some revolutionary TV:…
Stereogum | November 7, 2006 - 12:37 pm