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Nicole Atkins – “Red Ropes”

Nicole Atkins will release a deluxe edition of this year's Slow Phaser accompanied by an eight-song live recording of a performance at Detroit's Masonic Temple when Atkins was the special guest of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. The live sound of "Red Ropes" doesn't differ much from the version found on Slow Phaser, but… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / November 20, 2014

Nicole Atkins – “Dancing In The Dark” (Bruce Springsteen Cover)

Bruce Springsteen's monumental LP Born In The U.S.A. turned 30 in June. In celebration, Lightning Rod Records is putting out Dead Man's Town, a tribute album featuring indie rock and alt-country artists performing stripped-down versions of songs from the Boss' biggest, most '80s-sounding album. Following Low's beautiful take on "I'm On Fire" (one… More »

By: Peter Helman / August 18, 2014

The Year In Unconventional Album Launches, From artRave to Indiegogo To SNL

The literary giant Alexis Krauss said it best: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. From big-budget campaigns to no-budget crowdfunding, the haves and have-nots alike made selling albums an art unto itself this year, staving off the format's impending extinction for now and turning music fandom into… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 20, 2013

10 Artists Who Broke Free In 2013

This post is presented by Virgin Mobile who encourage you to #BreakFree.More »

By: Stereogum / December 11, 2013

Eels, Nicole Atkins @ Observatory, Santa Ana 2/14/13

Love was in the air as Eels kicked off their tour in Santa Ana at the Observatory in support of their new album Wonderful, Glorious. With a nod to Run-DMC and Wes Anderson, Eels rocked their Adidas jumpsuits for a twenty-four song set that featured the band coming back out once the house light… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / February 15, 2013

Some Strokes, Black Keys, Johnny Depp, Ke$ha & More Pay Tribute To Tom Petty @ El Rey, Los Angeles 11/14/12

"This is a lot of Alpha energy to wrangle," Guster's Ryan Miller said in testament to Alex Levy and the Cabin Down Below Band's work last night. "This is a hard thing to organize." And that's probably true of most every tribute concert of this nature, as it has probably been true of the decade… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 15, 2012

22 New Indie Rock Christmas MP3s For 2011

Don't you love Christmas music? I'm Jewish so mostly it makes me feel like I'm in a mall. But don't you love malls? I've been trying to get my daughter to listen to The Nutcracker, and that's been pretty easy because she's only three and doesn't have a choice. But if Tchaikovsky's not your speed… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 23, 2011

How Independent Rockers Celebrated #IndependenceDay

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to know. But all across this great country we do know there were fireworks to be… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / July 5, 2011

Nicole Atkins Covers Can (Stereogum Premiere)

A couple months ago we posted the A-Side from the two-song "Vultures" 7", Nicole Atkins's first post-Columbia release for new label, Razor & Tie. At the time we mentioned it was backed by a cover of "Vitamin C," one of the more popular tracks from Can's 1972, still fresh classic Ege Bamyasi, the… More »

By: brandon / November 12, 2010

The Black Keys, Nicole Atkins, The Growlers @ Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood 9/27/10

It was the first of two sold out nights at the Hollywood Palladium for The Black Keys who shook the building with their guitar and drum assault. Nicole Atkins and The Growlers provided support. More »

By: Andrew Youssef / September 28, 2010

Nicole Atkins – “Vultures”

After settling a bidding war over her debut full-length by joining Rick Rubin's Columbia Records, releasing the Neptune City LP in 2007 and a covers EP (Nicole Atkins Digs Other People's Songs) the following year, Nicole Atkins is readying a new release, on a new label (Razor & Tie), that splits the difference betwee… More »

By: Amrit Singh / September 20, 2010

A.C. Newman Brings Nicole Atkins And “Like A Hitman, Like A Dancer” To Letterman

While fellow Pornographer Neko Case was warming up for a show at Times Square's Nokia Theater last night, Carl Newman was across town at Letterman's place with his increasingly frequent vocal sidekick Nicole Atkins. (The pair were at Ed Sullivan Theatre together previously as part of the indie rock choir, they played A.C.'s album… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 14, 2009

My Morning Jacket Ring In 2009 At MSG

It's a new year, we're glad to be here ... hopefully your hangover has subsided by now. I've seen some memorable NYE shows in NYC in recent years -- the Strokes/GBV, DB-T, CYHSY, Dirty Projectors -- but I don't remember any as fun as this Jacket show sounds (well, maybe the Strokes). Celebrating at Madiso… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / January 3, 2009

The ‘Gum Drop LIII: Hear New Nicole Atkins, Win A Motorola ROKR E8

On 9/9 Nicole Atkins is releasing a four-song EP fittingly titled Nicole Atkins Digs Other People's Songs via Columbia, on which the Jersey girl covers Nada Surf's "Inside Of Love," the Doors' "Crystal Ship," Mama Cass Elliott's "Dream A Little Dream," and this week's Drop, "Under The Milky Way" by the Church. We caught u… More »

By: brandon / September 3, 2008

Nicole Atkins – “Under The Milky Way”

On 9/9 Nicole Atkins is releasing a four-song EP fittingly titled Nicole Atkins Digs Other People's Songs via Columbia, on which the Jersey girl covers Nada Surf's "Inside Of Love," the Doors' "Crystal Ship," Mama Cass Elliott's "Dream A Little Dream," and this week's Drop, "Under The Milky Way" by the Church. We caught u… More »

By: brandon / September 2, 2008

My Morning Jacket Meet Their Biggest Fan On Conan

Did you see Conan last night? That Anne Hathaway is delightful. Did you know she used to be in a college a cappella group? My Morning Jacket were on too, and they did "Touch Me I'm Going to Scream (Part 2)." I'm sure Anne Hathaway enjoyed it. Conan definitely did; he likes all theMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 20, 2008

New Nicole Atkins Video – “Maybe Tonight”

Another video from Jersey girl Nicole Atkins, who's cobbled together an interesting tastemaking coalition over the last few months by wowing Letterman (check out Dave's pervy extended handgrab at the end!), impressing Perez (depressing that that's news, but good for her!), and landing a music blogger thumbs up with a slot o… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 21, 2008

Ryan Adams & The Cardinals (Feat. Nellie McKay) Play David Letterman’s Desk

This morning the Late Show site site posted up a couple of web exclusive Ry clips, presumably filmed after his Misfits-tee toting performance of "Everybody Knows" on last night's show (missed "Halloweenhead" by a day). Nellie McKay didn't pop up on the proper telecast, but you can see her below, sitting comfy in orange at… More »

By: Stereogum / November 2, 2007

New Nicole Atkins Video – “The Way It Is”

Even though the line between "major" and "indie" grows finer with each newly launched/thinly veiled offshoot/subsidiary label, few artists can keep a foot on each side of the divide and get hugs from both. Such is it for Nicole Atkins, though; the past few weeks have seen her onstage with Feist's indie choir at… More »

By: Stereogum / September 19, 2007

Austin City Limits ’07: Sunday In Photos, “Best Of” List

At some point we called this year's Austin City Limits festival "Friday and Sunday heavy," but that shit ain't right; this year's ACL dance-card was tilted entirely toward the tail end. In fact, pretty sure we saw more bands on Sunday than the first two days combined. Generally that means bailing on a band after… More »

By: Stereogum / September 18, 2007
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