Posts tagged "Jenn Wasner"

The Soft Pink Truth – “Black Metal” (Venom Cover)

Drew Daniel is no stranger to unorthodox musical experiments. His main project with his partner M.C. Schmidt, Matmos, has released some of the most conceptually ambitious experimental music of the last couple of decades without ever sacrificing their sense of fun. The best description I’ve ever heard of Daniel as an artist came from the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 8, 2014 - 12:11 pm

Watch Dan Rossen, Robin Pecknold, Hamilton Leithauser, And Victoria Legrand Cover Gene Clark In Brooklyn

The four-date indie rock all-star tour in tribute to Gene Clark’s 1974 album No Other made its final stop last night in at Brooklyn’s Music Hall Of Williamsburg. As advertised, Grizzly Bear’s Daniel Rossen, Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold (still closely shorn!), the Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser, Beach House’s Victoria Legrand, and Fairport Convention’s Iain Matthews were… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 26, 2014 - 5:21 pm

Members Of Fleet Foxes, Grizzly Bear, Walkmen, Beach House To Cover Gene Clark On Tour

No Other, the 1974 solo album from the former Byrds member, is one of those cult-favorite albums that you’re probably never heard of unless you’re part of its cult. The densely orchestrated album pushed the studio excesses of early-’70s Cali folk rock to its natural conclusion, and all that ornamentation served to highlight Clark’s voice. More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 3, 2013 - 1:46 pm

Album Of The Week: Dungeonesse Dungeonesse

You haven’t always been able to hear it in the actual music that comes out of the city, but Baltimore’s DIY-heavy indie rock scene has always been a beautifully unsnobby and pop-happy sort of place. I haven’t lived there in nearly eight years, and haven’t spent nearly enough time there since I moved out, but… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 14, 2013 - 3:36 pm

Dungeonesse – “Drive You Crazy” Video

Jenn Wasner is the inimitable front-belter for Baltimore duo Wye Oak, and lately she’s also been releasing some pretty great solo music under her Flock Of Dimes pseudonym. Now she’s got a third project going: Dungeonesse, a duo with White Life’s John Ehrens. (Baltimoreans who name their band after misspellings of crab species deserve high-fives.)… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 28, 2012 - 2:26 pm

Watch Dirty Projectors On Fallon

On the same day that Dirty Projectors dropped a teaser for their film Hi Custodian, Dave Longstreth and Co. (along with Glass Ghost’s Mike Johnson filling in for Brian and Wye Oak/Flock Of Dimes’ Jenn Wassner filling in for Angel) stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to perform “Gun Has No Trigger.” Watch the… More »

By: Corban Goble / June 20, 2012 - 8:44 am