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There’s a paradox with some artists — the legends who stand apart from so much of pop music history in such a way that would seemingly make their music untouchable. Nina Simone is one of those artists. Her influence is vast, and her voice is so distinctive that it’d seem impossible to have her music… More »

Last weekend at Soldier Field in Chicago, the Grateful Dead played a series of farewell shows with Phish frontman Trey Anastasio standing in for the late Jerry Garcia. Alex Bleeker, who has covered the Dead with his bands Real Estate and the Freaks, was in attendance all three nights. We asked him to share hisMore »

This week, we got two videos that riffed on nostalgic nuggets of ’80s pop culture, and both of them came out within about an hour of each other. Both of those videos are made with charm and inventiveness and a sense of fun, and both of them are on this list. But these constant nostalgia-riff… More »

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Jenny Lewis – “The Voyager”

After offering a live version to Soundcheck last month, Jenny Lewis has revealed the studio recording of the title track from her upcoming album The
Chris DeVille | July 8, 2014 - 1:05 pm

Jenny Lewis – “The Voyager” (Live On WNYC Soundcheck)

It's been six years since the former Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis released her last solo album, and she's coming back this summer with The
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2014 - 5:12 pm

Hear New Jenny Lewis In The Very Good Girls Trailer

On 7/25, just four days before the release of Jenny Lewis' new album The Voyager, Lewis' friend Naomi Foner (mother to Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal)…
Chris DeVille | June 4, 2014 - 9:49 am

Watch Zach Galifianakis And Jenny Lewis Sing “Camptown Races” On Comedy Bang! Bang!

Jenny Lewis has a new album on the way -- one that sounds pretty good so far -- so she's starting to pop all over…
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2014 - 1:02 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…
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2014 - 8:42 am

Jenny Lewis Details Insomnia-Inspired The Voyager, Prod. By Ryan Adams

The former Rilo Kiley leader Jenny Lewis hasn't released a solo album since 2008's Acid Tongue, but she'll make her big return this summer with…
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2014 - 9:56 am

Jenny Lewis’ The Voyager Due In July

Jenny Lewis' name popped up on a number of festival bills this year, which suggested the follow-up to 2008's Acid Tongue (or, if you prefer,…
Chris DeVille | May 15, 2014 - 9:52 am

Jenny Lewis – “Completely Not Me”

The third season of Girls premiered last night on HBO, and it featured a bouncy yet melancholic new Jenny Lewis song called "Completely Not Me."…
Chris DeVille | January 13, 2014 - 11:11 am

Watch Jenny Lewis In Jimmy Kimmel’s A Very Megadeth Christmas Sketch

Dave Mustaine, especially in his recent Tea-Party-loon phase, does not strike me as someone bursting with humor. So give the Megadeth frontman credit: Last night,…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2013 - 8:55 am

Watch Beck Debut “Wave” And Jenny Lewis & Anne Hathaway Sing His Song Reader In L.A.

In a few weeks, Beck will release Morning Phase, his first proper new studio album since 2008. And over the weekend, he debuted the first…
Tom Breihan | November 25, 2013 - 4:26 pm

Beck Teams With Warby Parker On Glasses, L.A. Song Reader Event

On 11/24, Beck will perform his sheet music-only album Song Reader with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and a grip of guests at L.A.’s Walt Disney…
Claire Lobenfeld | November 1, 2013 - 11:41 am

Watch My Morning Jacket Cover The Velvet Underground With Neil Young, Elvis Costello, & Jenny Lewis At Bridge School Benefit 2013

This past weekend, Neil Young held his two annual all-star Bridge School Benefit shows in Mountain View, California. And before the second of those show…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2013 - 8:46 am

Stream The 2013 Bridge School Benefit Feat. Arcade Fire, CSNY, Tom Waits, & More

Every year, Neil Young hosts the Bridge School Benefit, a star-studded two-day acoustic fundraiser for the special-needs school he founded with his wife Pegi. Now…
Liz Pelly | October 26, 2013 - 5:07 pm

Watch The Postal Service Play The Colbert Report With Jenny Lewis

Back when the Postal Service recorded Give Up a decade ago, Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello weren't famous enough to warrant TV time, either together…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2013 - 9:01 am

Eric Burdon & Jenny Lewis – “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”

In 1965, British Invasion greats the Animals had a hit with their cover of Nina Simone's "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood," and now the former…
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2013 - 1:05 pm

The 10 Best Rilo Kiley Songs

Without hearing a single note of their music, at least two members of indie rock band Rilo Kiley should be somewhat recognizable to virtually anyone…
Warren Miller | February 28, 2013 - 11:36 am

The Postal Service Announce Reunion Tour

More good news for fans of the Postal Service and early aughts indie pop! On top of reunion performance festival appearances and a reissue of…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 4, 2013 - 12:48 pm

Rilo Kiley Break Up Over “Deception, Disloyalty, Greed”

After 13 years Rilo Kiley have broken up, basically citing irreconcilable differences. As disgruntled guitarist Blake Sennett told Spinner:…
brandon | July 13, 2011 - 5:07 pm

Download Ben Gibbard & Death Cab For Cutie’s Best Cover Songs

Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with "You Are A Tourist," the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2011 - 11:35 am

Trent Reznor Wins Golden Globe

Trent Reznor was surprised when he was nominated for the Best Original Score Golden Globe, so he was even more surprised that he and co-writer…
jessica | January 17, 2011 - 9:58 am