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Watch Meryl Streep Sing A Jenny Lewis & Johnathan Rice Song From Ricki And The Flash

Meryl Streep is starring in Jonathan Demme’s new film Ricki And The Flash. Written by Diablo Cody, it’s about an aging rocker who returns home after leaving her family behind in pursuit of stardom, inspired by Cody’s own mother-in-law. According to Pitchfork, Streep learned to play several songs on the guitar for the movie, including… More »

By: Peter Helman / July 23, 2015 - 6:23 pm

Watch Meryl Streep & Rick Springfield As Middle-Aged Rockers In The Ricki And The Flash Trailer

Meryl Streep is starring in a movie called Ricki And The Flash about a middle-aged rocker that returns home to her family and all the drama that entails. Diablo Cody, who is the screenwriter for the film, based Streep’s character on her own mother-in-law, Terry, who fronted the Jersey Shore rock band Silk And Steel. More »

By: Caitlin White / May 7, 2015 - 10:34 am

Hear Jenny & Johnny’s “In April” From The Song One Soundtrack

Jenny Lewis has had a busy year, releasing one of our favorite albums of 2014, The Voyager, and working alongside long-time collaborator and boyfriend Johnathan Rice on the score for Song One , which will be released in January. Song One has been pegged as a romantic drama set in Brooklyn, with the borough’s contemporary… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / December 3, 2014 - 2:11 pm

Watch The Treacly Trailer For Anne Hathaway’s Brooklyn Folk Scene Drama Song One, Featuring New Music By Jenny Lewis

Song One is a new film “set against the backdrop of Brooklyn’s vibrant modern-folk music scene” that stars Anne Hathaway as an anthropologist who returns to New York after her musician brother ends up in a coma after a car accident. She then begins to explore the “vibrant modern-folk music scene” that her brother wa… More »

By: James Rettig / November 12, 2014 - 3:04 pm

Jenny Lewis – “Just One Of The Guys”

It’s been six years since the former Rilo Kiley leader Jenny Lewis released Acid Tongue, her last solo album, and she returns this summer with the new one The Voyager. Ryan Adams, along with frequent collaborator Mike Viola, produced most of the album, but he wasn’t behind lead single “Just One Of The Guys.” Instead,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 3, 2014 - 8:42 am

Photos From ATP Bowlie 2 Curated By Belle & Sebastian

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 became All Tomorrow’s Parties, hence the “2”.) The event featured 40 bands picked by the Scottish pop ensemble and, according to photographer Elena Morelli, a bunch of… More »

By: brandon / December 14, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Jenny & Johnny – “Switchblade”

You’ve heard “Scissor Runner” and “Big Wave,” from the upcoming Jenny & Johnny album I’m Having Fun Now. The band has a new streaming player that lets you hear those tracks, plus another new one called “Switchblade.” It’s a slower acoustic song with a great opening line: “It’s been one long year of Saturday nights…”… More »

By: jessica / August 18, 2010 - 9:41 am

Jenny & Johnny – “Big Wave”

When Jessica posted “Scissor Runner” by indie AM Gold couple Jenny Lewis and Johnny Rice, she noted we should expect some darker sounds on the forthcoming full-length. (The duo’s mascot is a snake eating its tail, after all). “Big Wave,” for example, tackles credit default swaps, the dark side of Ambien, and said snake (he… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / July 15, 2010 - 10:19 am

Jenny & Johnny – “Scissor Runner”

Jenny Lewis and Johnny Rice (not as catchy) have released the first taste from their upcoming debut as Jenny & Johnny. “Scissor Runner” is pure melodic power pop with boy-girl harmonies. While their website promises some darker sounds on We’re Having Fun Now (maybe that comes with all the ouroboros they use in their artwork),… More »

By: jessica / June 22, 2010 - 10:00 am

Jenny And Johnny I’m Having Fun Now Album Art, Tour Dates

Jenny and Johnny is Jenny Lewis and her boyfriend Jonathan Rice. The love carries over to the album art for their forthcoming I’m Having Fun Now. If you’re cool with PDA, they also have some high-profile shows this fall. More »

By: brandon / June 8, 2010 - 5:08 pm