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If you didn't know, Fred Armisen lets his hair down and records music/instructs drumming for Drag City as epic skinsman Jens Hannemann. He's in the midst of opening a couple of shows with his…   Read Story »
The Have One On Me support shows started back in Australia, migrating Friday night to our end of the world for a North American kick off show at Calvin College. The set was just ten songs, but of…   Read Story »
First off, check out an abridged "Soft As Chalk" from the singer/songwriter's ambitious new "triple" album Have One On Me. This aired on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night and I believe it…   Read Story »
Joanna Newsom's always been a storyteller. On 2004's The Milk-Eyed Mender the tales were richly and eccentrically meandering, even if the songs have retrospectively proven to be the most concise and…   Read Story »
We've heard the stylistically diverse "81" pastoral and jazzy "Good Intentions Paving Company" outing. Now, after adding the gorgeous 9-minute madrigal/short story "Kingfisher" to the Have One On Me…   Read Story »
So far people have been focusing more on Joanna Newsom's press photos and album art than her sounds. Two songs into the three-disc Have One On Me we've gone from "'81"'s plaintive, pastoral (and…   Read Story »
There's always a shade of intrigue surrounding Joanna Newsom's album cover art. Perhaps that's because she's cultivated such a marketable image these past few years. Take the halcyon Ys era: Some of…   Read Story »
Joanna Newsom introduced the world to Have One On Me via a cryptic comic before she performed some of its songs live in Australia on her birthday. One of those tracks was/is "'81," a delicate…   Read Story »
The Joanna news kicked up unexpectedly a week ago via comic strip, just as we were getting used to copping all our Newsom news from fashion mags. The main motto is Have One On Me, which will not only…   Read Story »
When MGMT released Ray Tintori's trippy vid for Oracular Spectacular's inescapable monster jam, it seemingly terrified one child, certainly terrified three seniors, and essentially polarized everyone…   Read Story »