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Joanna Newsom and Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold don't exactly seem like the physical type, but you need some sort of arm-strength to keep playing harp for hours on end, just like you need some…   Read Story »
Time is a valuable thing, and the musicians who can make a quick point in a short amount of time deserve their props. We've put together a quick list of ten excellent songs from indie's past (and…   Read Story »
Jason Segel's rebooted Muppets movie is coming out soon, and a few indie-universe types have cameos on the soundtrack album. Bret McKenzie, one half of Flight Of The Conchords, wrote four new songs…   Read Story »
Last week, the UK's Larmer Tree Gardens hosted a hilariously deep bill for the End Of The Road Festival, a lineup that featured Joanna Newsom, Kurt Vile, Tinawiren, Lykke Li, Best Coast, the Walkmen…   Read Story »
Last night Joanna Newsom and Josh T. Pearson closed out Ferrara Sotto Le Stelle 2011, the Italian festival we covered earlier this month when PJ Harvey performed. The show was moved from the Cortile…   Read Story »
"Sprout And Bean"'s b-side ("What We Have Known") is getting its own slab of single-sided vinyl (well, only one side is playable; the other has an etching and it all comes in a "Civil War styled…   Read Story »
A set of behind-the-scenes photos posted on directors' Karni & Saul's Flickr reveals that Joanna Newsom has filmed a music video for Have One On Me standout "Good Intentions Paving Company." The…   Read Story »
Hopefully by now you've heard Smother, the third album from Wild Beasts. As with all their records, it feels like it comes out of nowhere. And as always, I have trouble finding reference points to…   Read Story »
After watching the recently unearthed footage of Arcade Fire playing a house party in 2002 and a 17-year-old Robin Pecknold covering Radiohead and Simon & Garfunkel, I thought it would be fun to…   Read Story »
Joanna Newsom brought her harp and two taxidermy peacocks to The Late Show last night. Before she played, Letterman joked that the set looked like "... Sarah Palin's den" and asked Newsom if she did…   Read Story »