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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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New Jenny Lewis – “The Next Messiah”

In preparation to drop Acid, Jenny's been posting some not very amusing sketches to YouTube, featuring Ben Gibbard, Jonathan Rice, and actual music from the…
Amrit Singh | September 4, 2008 - 9:56 am

Indie Rockers Join Forces For Obama (Again)

Tonight Barack Obama cements his nomination as the Democratic nominee for President of the United States of America while Radiohead cement their position as a…
brandon | August 28, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Stream Jenny Lewis’s “Acid Tongue”

In case you never got around to calling Jenny directly to hear the new album’s title track, you can take a listen to “Acid Tongue”…
Amrit Singh | August 27, 2008 - 4:02 pm

New Jenny Lewis – “Acid Tongue” & Acid Tongue Album Art

Welcome to the post where we finally give you guys Jenny Lewis's phone number. Oh, hi Google. It's in the same way we…
Amrit Singh | August 7, 2008 - 9:09 am

Jenny Lewis Offers Her Acid Tongue This Fall

Today P4K confirms most of what's been floating around regarding the next Jenny Lewis solo album: there will be a next Jenny Lewis solo album,…
Amrit Singh | July 14, 2008 - 5:02 pm

Stream Elvis Costello’s Momofuku

Let’s just start with a nice nullus on the post title. We’ve told you about Momofuku, its initial formats, its meaning and its Jenny Lewis.
brandon | May 6, 2008 - 9:16 am

Elvis Costello’s Momofuku Is All About Cup O’ Soup, Jenny Lewis

A ways back we mentioned Elvis Costello was releasing his new album Momofuku as a vinyl LP and that a unique "digital download code" comes…
brandon | April 22, 2008 - 6:18 pm

mtvU 2007 Woodie Awards: Spank Rocked

There's a grand tradition being hatched at mtvU's Woodie Awards show. Sure, there's the live performances that come at a 50/50 mix of stuff we…
Stereogum | November 9, 2007 - 12:50 pm

Rilo Kimmel

Jenny, Blake and the rest of the Kiley kids hit up Jimmy Kimmel last night with their Fleetwood-y "Dreamworld." Who are the extra chicks onstage?
Stereogum | September 6, 2007 - 1:45 pm

New Rilo Kiley Video – “Silver Lining”

Mawwage ... mawwage is what bwings us togetha today. The new Rilo clip's got Jenny under the veil, then walking down the altar, then doing…
Stereogum | August 22, 2007 - 4:55 pm

Hear Rilo Kiley’s Under The Blacklight

Rilo Kiley’s latest never leaked, but it did start streaming over at MySpace today. So fire up those blogging fingers. We haven’t spent too much
Stereogum | August 17, 2007 - 4:51 pm

New Johnathan Rice Video – “We’re All Stuck Out In The Desert” (Plus A Cameo-Filled Press Conference)

He's just barely turned 24, but Johnathan Rice seems to have some stuff figured out for himself: major label deal, fancy friends, lauds from R.E.M.,…
Stereogum | August 15, 2007 - 1:32 pm

New Rilo Kiley – “Silver Lining” (And Under The Blacklight Album Art) – Stereogum Premiere

Still weeks off from getting the full Under The Blacklight platter from Rilo, but there's a "Silver Lining" to ease the anticipation. Considerably less porno-funky…
Stereogum | July 25, 2007 - 1:28 pm

Have You Seen The New Jenny Lewis Porno?

Porn auditions serve as the sleazy set-up for Rilo Kiley's 18+ clip from Under The Blacklight, out 8/21. Hit, wait out nine minutes of…
Stereogum | July 1, 2007 - 10:10 pm

The Most Connected Puppet In Indie Rock

Internet television station has a cute show called Puppet Music Hall, in which some fun artists drop by to sing a tune or two…
Stereogum | March 2, 2007 - 9:45 am

Drew Barrymore Set To Write Jenny Lewis Tunes

Here’s the thing with actors: Give ‘em a political role, soon they’re offering foreign policy suggestions off camera. (Thespian, know thy place!) And we love…
Stereogum | January 26, 2007 - 8:27 am

New Jenny Lewis & The Watson Twins – “Fernando”

Along with “Jack Killed Mom” and an untitled tune you might’ve heard on her KCRW session, “Fernando” is one of three new songs Jenny’s added…
Scott Lapatine | October 16, 2006 - 10:50 am

Jenny Lewis Raps

No, is not streaming hip-hop a la MC Ryan Adams. But following last week’s revelation that Jenny Lewis hearts Too $hort, we took another…
Scott Lapatine | October 2, 2006 - 11:09 am

Jenny Lewis Meets Too $hort

Great story from Pitchfork Media: Recently, Lewis went to a Justin Timberlake record release party in L.A. (“I myself was not invited, but I was…
Scott Lapatine | September 29, 2006 - 3:18 pm

Win Indie Rock Haute Couture

Thrift store t-shirts do a hipster make, but sometimes you want your attire to make a statement. It's natural. Dress to impress, to start a…
Amrit Singh | September 28, 2006 - 4:30 pm