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St. Vincent Interviews Gang Of Four’s Andy Gill About Distortion Pedals, Soccer Tricks, And The Grateful Dead

Annie Clark recently sat down for a conversation with Gang Of Four's Andy Gill for The Talkhouse's podcast. Clark has long called Gill one of her favorite guitar players and, for a lot of their 45-minute chat, they nerd out about technique and obscure musical history. They also discuss the pitfalls of commercial… More »

By: James Rettig / March 4, 2015

Watch St. Vincent’s Interview On British Morning News Show BBC Breakfast

The 2015 BRIT Awards are going on right now -- you can stream them live here -- and one of the nominees for International Female Solo Artist is 'Gum favorite (and Grammy winner!) St. Vincent. This morning, she was interviewed on BBC Breakfast, where she was her usual humble, down-to-earth, extremely likable self. More »

By: Peter Helman / February 25, 2015

Read St. Vincent’s Grammy Acceptance Letter

Last night's Grammy Awards was its usual disastrous self, save for a few great moments: Rihanna, Kanye, and Paul McCartney saved the night with their live rendition of "FourFiveSeconds," we now know that AC/DC still rock the same wardrobe that they've been sporting for eons, and Iggy Azalea didn't win a damn thing. More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 9, 2015

Grammys 2015: Winners List

The 2015 Grammys are have officially begun. We'll be updating this post with the winners as they're announced throughout the night. Winners will be appear in bold. To discuss all the performances and winners, check out our comment party. And go here for all the weird memes and best GIFs and tweets the… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 8, 2015

Ben Gibbard & Mark Kozelek Discuss St. Vincent, Modest Mouse, & Elliott Smith In Another Published Email Thread

Last November, Ben Gibbard and Mark Kozelek shared a chain of email exchanges about alienating their fans, living in California, and the gentrification of San Francisco. In the latest installment of The Thread, Ben Gibbard and Kozelek correspond about their lives on the road and the difficulties of touring (Kozelek claims to be "Europed… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 2, 2015

David Byrne Pairs Teenage Color Guard Teams With St. Vincent, Dev Hynes, & Others In New Project

My former roommate was a renaissance man of sorts, the kind of guy who blew through pastimes with maximum enthusiasm and minimal commitment -- rock climbing, snowboarding, bicycling, weightlifting, and on and on. As a result, our living room began accumulating many relics from his various activities, a pile we started referring to as hi… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 21, 2015

St. Vincent – “Bad Believer”

St Vincent has shared a new song called "Bad Believer." It's the first track we've heard from the forthcoming deluxe edition of her 2014 self-titled album, which will also include Record Store Day singles "Pieta" and "Sparrow," Japanese edition B-side "Del Rio," and the Darkside remix of "Digital Witness." As the only… More »

By: James Rettig / January 20, 2015

New Grimes, St. Vincent Songs To Premiere On Girls

Billboard reports that a new song from St. Vincent and a new collaboration between Grimes and Jack Antonoff will appear in the new season of Girls. The St. Vincent song is a demo left over from her self-titled sessions called "Teenage Talk" and will close out an episode. The Grimes/Antonoff collab is called "Entropy"… More »

By: James Rettig / January 16, 2015

Watch St. Vincent Discuss David Bowie At MCA Chicago

The Museum Of Contemporary Art Chicago has been running their David Bowie Is exhibition since September and has put on a number of live events, including performances from Ty Segall and Kevin Barnes. Their latest event was a conversation with Annie Clark about Bowie, who she has cited as an influence since she… More »

By: James Rettig / January 4, 2015

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Earlier today, I published my list of the 40 best music videos of 2014. It's always a bit dangerous to publish a year-end list before the year is actually over, especially in this new surprise-release universe where we now live. But it sure looks like the music-video universe has slowed down for the holiday… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 19, 2014

St. Vincent – “Birth In Reverse” Video

St. Vincent has shared a video for "Birth In Reverse," a track off of her self-titled record from earlier this year. Annie Clark has had a fantastic year, and she stands preternaturally tall in the video, acting as de facto goddess ruling over the whole world and taking her insane guitar-playing skills up into… More »

By: James Rettig / December 16, 2014

Hear St. Vincent On Marc Maron’s WTF

Annie Clark, who most of us know as St. Vincent, is the latest guest on Marc Maron's WTF podcast, and honestly, she's a pretty ideal fit for Maron's show. Clark is an important presence in a genre of music that Maron understands, and she's got an interesting backstory and a quick enough wit that she… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 16, 2014

2015 Grammy Nominees Announced

UPDATE: Read our breakdown of the nominations here. // The Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences has been announcing Grammy nominations one-by-one this morning on CBS This Morning. Irritatingly, we won't learn the nominees for the most important award, Album Of The Year, until tonight; the Academy is announcing them as part of tonight'… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 5, 2014

The 50 Best Albums Of 2014

Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of it -- or even to hear all of it. The idea of imposing a narrative on 365 days of music, of making sense of a whole year, is a fool'… More »

By: Stereogum / December 2, 2014

St. Vincent – “Pieta” & “Sparrow”

St. Vincent released a 10" for Record Store Day Black Friday containing two new songs: "Pieta" and "Sparrow." She's been performing "Pieta" live for a while now, but "Sparrow" is a brand new offering. Both songs have a considered, ecclesiastical slow churn quality that puts them on an even playing field with the best of… More »

By: James Rettig / November 28, 2014

Watch A Teaser For St. Vincent’s Record Store Day 10″ “Pieta”

St. Vincent has a new 10" coming out in a few days for this year's Record Store Day Black Friday that will contain two new songs: "Pieta" and "Sparrow." She recently shared a short unwrapping video that shows her holding the physical copy of the record and teaching us how to use a record… More »

By: James Rettig / November 25, 2014

Watch Boots Cover St. Vincent’s “Cheerleader” & “Prince Johnny”

Back in May, Boots released his album WinterSpringSummerFall, a collection of songs that showcase the songwriter in his own light after appearing in Beyoncé's shadow as the co-producer on her self-titled album. Boots guest starred on Public Radio International's podcast Sideshow, performing two St. Vincent songs, "Cheerleader" off of 2011's Strange Mercy and… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / November 18, 2014

SNL‘s Vanessa Bayer To St. Vincent: “Mostly You Live In Mars”

Thinking back on past episodes of Sound Advice, the online video series in which Saturday Night Live cast member Vanessa Bayer plays a media coach who advises musicians, I can't think of too many actual pieces of advice that Bayer's character has given. In the latest episode, she gives exactly one piece of advice:… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 17, 2014

The Best Soundtrack Moments Of October 2014: The Avengers: Age Of Ultron, White Bird In A Blizzard, Gone Girl, & More

It's finally the time of year where there are more movies in theaters than I have time to see, especially in NYC with earlier premieres. That's not a bad place to be, because a lot of them have been good and a lot of them have used music well. It was only once I'd finished… More »

By: Ryan Leas / November 1, 2014

Watch St. Vincent & Belle And Sebastian’s Full Sets From ACL 2014 Weekend 2

Austin City Limits kicked off its second weekend yesterday, and the whole thing is streaming live right here. Two highlights from Friday were performances from St. Vincent and Belle And Sebastian, who played back-to-back on the same stage. St. Vincent in particular was pretty wild, as Annie Clark scaled the stage, went into the… More »

By: James Rettig / October 11, 2014
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