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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 - 9:05 pm

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 player. More »

By: James Rettig / November 25, 2014 - 6:35 pm

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 "Prince Johnny"… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / November 18, 2014 - 1:46 pm

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: Get… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 17, 2014 - 8:44 am

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 - 12:31 pm

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 crowd… More »

By: James Rettig / October 11, 2014 - 11:21 am

Escort – “Actor Out Of Work” (St. Vincent Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

New York disco outfit Escort have released only one album, but in the spirit of the genre, they tend to work primarily in one-off singles. Their most recent was the weightless "If You Say So." That track sounded like it came straight from the '70s, but its B-side is something much more contemporary. Escort's cover… More »

By: Miles Bowe / October 7, 2014 - 10:44 am

Watch St. Vincent Attempt To Identify Songs By Her Biggest Influences In A Cruel Listening Test

Annie Clark has always been open to talking about her musical influences, from Miles Davis to Steely Dan. She even got to collaborate and release an album with one of her favorite musicians, David Byrne. During some downtime at last weekend's Rock En Seine festival where St. Vincent was playing a set, French site SourdoreilleMore »

By: James Rettig / August 27, 2014 - 10:41 am

Watch BBC Kate Bush Documentary Running Up That Hill Feat. St. Vincent, Big Boi, Bat For Lashes

Next week, Kate Bush will perform her first concert in 35 years at London's Hammersmith Apollo. She last toured in 1979, following the release of Lionheart. BBC 4 has released an hour-long documentary called Running Up That Hill that reflects on Bush's long and enigmatic career. It features appearances from Peter Gabriel, Elton John, Pink… More »

By: James Rettig / August 23, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Watch St. Vincent Join Marnie Stern And Late Night‘s 8G Band Again

All week, St. Vincent's Annie Clark is sitting in with the 8G Band on Late Night With Seth Meyers, filling in as bandleader for her friend Fred Armisen. We posted video of her first night on the show, and she was back again last night, and the band once again featured her fellow shredder Marnie… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 13, 2014 - 10:10 am

Watch St. Vincent Play 8G Bandleader, Strand Of Oaks Perform On Seth Meyers

As previously mentioned, St. Vincent is subbing for Fred Armisen as band leader on Late Night With Seth Meyers for last night and tonight. She didn't have much to do yesterday, though Seth did ask her about her performance in front of 15,000 people in Brooklyn's Prospect Park over the weekend and she was characteristically… More »

By: James Rettig / August 12, 2014 - 8:55 am

Stream St. Vincent’s Concert In Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

St. Vincent played a free show in Brooklyn's Prospect Park last night to close out the season for Celebrate Brooklyn!, whose guests this year have included the National, Nick Cave, Neutral Milk Hotel, and Janelle Monáe. The concert was broadcast on WFUV and you can stream the whole thing below. It's pretty great and Annie… More »

By: James Rettig / August 10, 2014 - 6:01 pm

St. Vincent Will Be Seth Meyers‘ Band Leader Next Week

St. Vincent fans should mark their calendars next week as Annie Clark will be subbing for Fred Armisen as the band leader on Late Night. She'll be on the show 8/11 and 8/12, i.e., Monday and Tuesday. It should be interesting -- the band leader is typically just there to support the host, but it'… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 6, 2014 - 1:25 pm

Watch St. Vincent Explode David Letterman’s Brain

Two nights ago, St. Vincent gave a pretty incredible hour-long performance on the Live With Letterman webcast, but her appearance for the proper Letterman show didn't air until last night. Clark gave a generally brain-shattering performance of "Bring Me Your Loves," from the recent St. Vincent self-titled album, complete with stiff robotic choreography and casually… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 18, 2014 - 9:27 am

Watch St. Vincent’s Live On Letterman Webcast

St. Vincent is one of the most ferocious and compelling live acts operating right now, and that means she's an ideal choice for the Late Show With David Letterman's Live On Letterman webcast series, in which bands play full sets in Letterman's Ed Sullivan Theater. Last night, she played on that stage for nearly a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 17, 2014 - 12:10 pm

Watch Glastonbury 2014 Performances From Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Jack White, Disclosure, Haim, & More

Glastonbury, the world's biggest and wettest music festival, is going down this weekend and despite what M.I.A. claims the BBC has been broadcasting bits of all the performances from the legendary Somerset extravaganza. Below you can watch professionally shot footage of songs from Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Haim, Metallica, MGMT, Parquet Courts, Chvrches, Interpol,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 28, 2014 - 2:33 pm

Watch Nirvana’s Entire Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction And Performance

This past weekend, HBO aired the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame's 2014 Induction Ceremony, including the induction of Nirvana and subsequent performances, and a video of the entire Nirvana segment has surfaced online. The ceremony contains performances from the surviving members of Nirvana with guest vocalists including Joan Jett, Annie Clark, Kim Gordon, and… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 2, 2014 - 11:19 am

Watch An Official Clip Of St. Vincent Performing “Lithium” With Nirvana At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Though audience members shared some rough footage of Nirvana's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction last month, you'll be able to watch the event in its entirety on HBO this weekend. One of the performances was Annie Clark of St. Vincent singing "Lithium" with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear, and you ca… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 29, 2014 - 1:59 pm

Watch St. Vincent Play Jools Holland

St. Vincent has already performed "Digital Witness" on The Colbert Report and SNL, and Annie Clark's band brought a similar take on the song -- complete with robotic dancing, spazzy guitar solos, and many an affected "Yah!" -- to UK talk show Later With Jools Holland. Even if we've seen it before, it remains one… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 29, 2014 - 10:41 am

SNL Season Finale: Solange/Jay Z Cold Open, EDM & Pharrell Digital Shorts, St. Vincent Confounds Twitter

Tonight's SNL season 39 finale addressed the week's big viral video (Solange attacking Jay Z in an elevator, in case you forgot) right in the cold open. It was pretty good! Jay (Jay Pharoah) and Solange (Sasheer Zamata) let us know everything's cool between them, and actually if you watch the video with audio it… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / May 18, 2014 - 12:42 am
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