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Photos: Pickathon 2013

This past weekend, the yearly roots-influenced music festival Pickathon took place at the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon, just outside of Portland. Feist, Divine Fits, Kurt Vile, and Pure Bathing Culture were among the many bands that performed at this unique festival. Check out live photos from the event from Colin McLaughlin. More »

By: Stereogum / August 5, 2013

Watch Sharon Van Etten Model For Ace & Jig

Sharon Van Etten is the face of Brooklyn designers Ace & Jig's F/W 2013 line. has just unveiled a video of her being rapid-fire dressed in different pieces while her song "One Day" plays. Check it out below. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / April 8, 2013

National’s Trouble To Feature Sufjan, St. Vincent, Sharon Van Etten

The National's sixth full-length album, Trouble Will Find Me, is due out on May 21st via 4AD. It's their first album since 2010's High Violet. Drummer Bryan Devendorf recently spoke to Gothamist about the new album, revealing that it will feature contributions from Sufjan Stevens, St. Vincent, Sharon Van Etten, and others. "There are… More »

By: Liz Pelly / March 23, 2013

J Mascis & Sharon Van Etten – “Prisoners” (John Denver Cover)

The perma-square '70s folkie John Denver might seem like an odd choice to get the tribute-album treatment. But the man wrote "Leaving On A Jet Plane," sang with the Muppets, testified against music censorship on the Congressional floor, and danced on the Orioles dugout during the 1983 World Series, so he's OK with… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 7, 2013

Watch Sharon Van Etten Cover Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds For Triple J

Later this year, Sharon Van Etten will open for Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds on tour in America. And on a recent radio session for Australia's Triple J Radio, Van Etten covered one of her future tourmates' songs: The haunting misanthropy ballad "People Ain't No Good," from 1997's The Boatman's Call. (SVE and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 11, 2013

Rufus Wainwright & Sharon Van Etten – “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

At the end of the month, Starbucks imprint Hear Music and Concord will release Holidays Rule, a holiday songs collection featuring a bunch of standards performed by the likes of the Shins, Paul McCartney, Eleanor Friedberger Andrew Bird and more. Today, the Rufus Wainwright/Sharon Van Etten duet "Baby It's Cold Outside" hit the web, and… More »

By: Corban Goble / October 11, 2012

Watch Jessie Ware, Sharon Van Etten On Jools Holland

On its most recent episode, the British show Later With Jools Holland played host to a couple of women without much in common besides their tender, huge voices. Jessie Ware, who should really consider touring the U.S. one of these days, gave a powerful rendition of her excellent single "Wildest Moments," from her More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 10, 2012

Sharon Van Etten – “Magic Chords” Video (NSFW)

Sharon Van Etten doesn't exactly seem like the type to release music videos that prominently feature dicks and rigor mortis, but perhaps we should reevaluate. In SVE's new video for "Magic Chords," a song from her Tramp album, Etten herself plays a pilgrim lady who either discovers or hallucinates a giant pile of naked dead… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 10, 2012

Outside Lands 2012 In Photos

Over the weekend, thousands of fans flocked to this year's Outside Lands at Golden Gate Park. Overcast and chilly weather was offset by the fire from the Metallica pyrotechnics and warm vibes from festival attendees. Neil Young & Crazy Horse turned up their guitars to close out Friday, Metallica blew everyone away with their hellfire… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / August 13, 2012

Lollapalooza 2012: M83, Passion Pit, Black Sabbath, & More

For Sunday's recap and photos, click here. For Saturday's recap and photos, click here. Friday's recap below... 12:00 p.m. @ The Playstation Stage: First Aid Kit I eased into Lollapalooza's chaos slowly, with an early set by First Aid Kit -- two sisters, Klara and Johanna Soderberg, from Sweden, ages 18 and 20… More »

By: Liz Pelly / August 4, 2012

Nardwuar Interviews Sharon Van Etten

Everyone's favorite Human Serviette recently interviewed Sharon Van Etten and her band's guitarist Doug Keith in his hometown of Vancouver. They talk ska, Conan O'Brien, and Sharon Van Etten's connection to Obama. Good vibes abound! Watch it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / July 5, 2012

Crossing Brooklyn Ferry @ BAM, Brooklyn 5/3/12

The National-curated Crossing Brooklyn Ferry kicked off its weekend-long fest last night and Thursday's slate featured performances from the likes of the Walkmen, Sharon Van Etten, Twin Shadow, Zs, Jherek Bischoff with David Byrne and more. Stereogum contributor Jessica Amaya was in full effect to document last night's affair. Check out her photo… More »

By: Stereogum / May 4, 2012

Watch Sharon Van Etten Do “Leonard” On Conan

In January, SVE made her TV debut on Fallon; three months later she's laid down a confident, winning take on latest Tramp single "Leonard" for the benefit of Conan O'Brien. See her below with her harmonium-quartet on CoCo's tiny music stage:… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 21, 2012

Sharon Van Etten – “Life Of His Own”

"Life Of His Own" is the B-side to Sharon Van Etten's recent single "Leonard," a spare, meditative ode about an ideal relationship. Stream it at Pitchfork. The "Leonard" single is out now on Jagjaguwar. More »

By: Corban Goble / March 20, 2012

Watch Shearwater And Sharon Van Etten Cover Tom Petty

For the A.V. Club's A.V. Undercover video series, tourmates Shearwater and Sharon Van Etten recently got together to cover the Tom Petty/Stevie Nicks nugget "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around," and I really have to give it up for Jonathan Meiburg's Petty approximation. This isn't the first group of people you'd recruit for classic rock… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 13, 2012

Sharon Van Etten – “Leonard” Video

Earlier today, Sharon Van Etten dropped a kaleidoscopic (literally) visual for Tramp standout "Leonard." Watch it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / March 7, 2012

The National-Curated Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Fest Announces Lineup: The Walkmen, St. Vincent, Beirut, The Antlers, More

In January, Brooklyn Academy of Music announced that it would host a spring festival curated by the National's Bryce and Aaron Dessner, and today that event, called Crossing Brooklyn Ferry (a reference to this Whitman poem), announced it's full lineup. It goes down 5/3-5/5. And, yeah, if you're into indie rock, skewing the more… More »

By: Corban Goble / February 29, 2012

Stream Sharon Van Etten Tramp

In a recent edition of Progress Report, Sharon Van Etten spoke with our T. Cole Rachel about her new LP, Tramp. Talking about the new record, Van Etten said: It's a lot more diverse. There are more rock songs but there are also a lot of really sparse songs. They’re also more confident tha… More »

By: Corban Goble / January 30, 2012

Watch Sharon Van Etten Play “Leonard” For i-D

Sharon Van Etten, who recently performed Tramp cut "Serpents" on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, performs another new cut for i-D Magazine, "Leonard." Watch the performance down below. More »

By: Corban Goble / January 17, 2012

Progress Report: Sharon Van Etten

Name: Sharon Van Etten Progress Report: NYC songsmith Sharon Van Etten talks about her soon-to-be-released third album, Tramp. Not only was Sharon Van Etten’s last record -- 2010’s Epic -- one of that year’s loveliest surprises and critical faves, it also found the Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter suddenly being covered by the likes of The National and… More »

By: T. Cole Rachel / January 13, 2012