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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-riffs… More »

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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

Brandon Flowers – “Hard Enough” (Feat. Jenny Lewis)

We saw him play "Hard Enough" live (without Lewis) at his debut solo show in Las Vegas, though with Lewis on backing vocals it really…
jessica | September 1, 2010 - 9:38 am

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…
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…
Scott Lapatine | July 15, 2010 - 10:19 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
brandon | June 8, 2010 - 5:08 pm

Indie Rockers Play Dress-Up For The New York Times

Coachella is already the most fashionable of the summer festivals by virtue of its proximity to Los Angeles, so this year the NYT ran with…
Amrit Singh | July 17, 2009 - 2:54 pm

New Jenny Lewis Video – “See Fernando”

For someone as videogenic as Jenny, her last videos for "Black Sand" was remarkably blah. We didn't even post the studio-set clip she made with…
Amrit Singh | July 9, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Triumph At Bonnaroo Videos Are Here (For You To Poop On)

The Tonight Show's Triumph The Insult Comic Dog was everywhere at Bonnaroo '09 -- backstage, onstage, Tent City, the Discotheque Arcade, Scratch DJ Academy. We…
Scott Lapatine | June 20, 2009 - 2:01 pm

New Jenny Lewis Video – “Black Sand”

Aside from some promotional clips and late night performances, this is the first real video from Jenny's latest solo endeavor. At Bonnaroo this weekend it…
Amrit Singh | June 16, 2009 - 11:33 am

Bonnaroo 2009: Trent Says Goodbye, Bruce Says Merry Christmas

By Scott Lapatine & Amrit Singh Sets from Jimmy Buffet and Bruce Springsteen bookended a day of mellow, familiar dadrock with more mass appeal than…
Scott Lapatine | June 14, 2009 - 12:40 pm

Jenny Lewis (Plus A Welcome To Van Nuys Surprise Screening) @ The Glass House, Pomona 4/13/09

Fans turning up to Jenny Lewis's set at the Glass House last night received a special treat. It was not that BF Jonathan Rice came…
Amrit Singh | April 14, 2009 - 11:02 am

Elvis Costello Fleshes Out His Spectacle With She & Him & Jenny Lewis

Elvis Costello's Sundance Channel show really is a perfectly packaged hour for music nerds. EC is an adept interviewer, and never shy about joining in…
Amrit Singh | February 12, 2009 - 12:59 pm

New Jenny Lewis – “Barking At The Moon”

Unfortunately, this isn't an Ozzy homage. When not hanging around with Elvis Costello -- whose Spectacle With... advertisements have invaded the NYC subways -- she's…
brandon | November 24, 2008 - 9:15 am

Elvis Costello Joins Jenny Lewis’ Band At Spectacle Wrap Party

Elvis Costello's been hanging out with a diverse group of artists this year (Fall Out Boy, Lucinda Williams, the Police, a Jonas Brother), but he…
Scott Lapatine | November 7, 2008 - 4:22 pm

Jenny Lewis And Elvis Costello Sing For Letterman

OK first of all stop the internet and GO VOTE. Now back to distracting you from your anxiety about the election's outcome. This here is…
Amrit Singh | November 4, 2008 - 11:06 am

Jenny Lewis Gives Conan Her “Acid Tongue”

From the first announcement — and through those weak sketches featuring her special friend Johnathan Rice and fellow Postal worker Ben Gibbard — Jenny’s been…
Amrit Singh | October 7, 2008 - 12:51 pm

Jenny Lewis Anonymously Participates In Kanye’s 808’s Focus Group

It’s true, Kanye’s made the entire internet into a workshop for his new material. But he’s still getting feedback the old fashioned way, approaching strangers…
Amrit Singh | September 17, 2008 - 2:27 pm

Stream Jenny Lewis’s Acid Tongue

As of today you can get an advance listen of Jenny’s guest-heavy new album without suffering through the terrible sketches. Turn on, tune in, etc.
Amrit Singh | September 10, 2008 - 9:57 am