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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

Watch St. Vincent’s SNL Promos With Andy Samberg

Last month it was announced that St. Vincent would perform on the season finale of SNL with host (and SNL alum) Andy Samberg, and today, NBC has released the promos shot by Annie Clark, Samberg, and SNL cast member Aidy Bryant. Frankly Clark is probably underused considering the comic chops she’s showcased on Portlandia, among… More »

By: Michael Nelson / May 15, 2014 - 5:57 pm

St. Vincent Has A Signature Coffee, Too

It’s Monday morning. You know what sounds good right now? Coffee! I’m sure Annie Clark shares the sentiment. As coffee culture site Sprudge explains, Clark is a java fanatic on par with James Murphy, and like Murphy, she now has her own signature coffee. She partnered with Intelligentsia, the brand that previously teamed with WilcoMore »

By: Chris DeVille / May 12, 2014 - 9:54 am

St. Vincent Talks Nirvana, SNL, Dreams Coming True

St. Vincent has had a banner year so far, between the release of her self-titled fourth album, playing with the remaining members of Nirvana at the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction, and her upcoming appearance on the season finale of Saturday Night Live. In an interview with MTV News, she talks about all… More »

By: James Rettig / May 9, 2014 - 11:23 am

Watch The Black Keys Announce Turn Blue Tour (With St. Vincent) In Jokey Press Conference

The Black Keys are releasing Turn Blue next week — it’s streaming now! — and as monstrously successful rock bands are wont to do, they’ve just announced a North American arena tour that will encompass most of the last four months of the year. They’ve done so with a jokey press conference video that you… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 8, 2014 - 10:20 am

Watch The PS22 Chorus Cover St. Vincent’s “Digital Witness”

The Long Island PS22 children’s choir have long been music blog darlings for their enthusiastic covers of artists including Ariel Pink and Tame Impala. Now they’ve taken a crack at St. Vincent’s “Digital Witness,” nailing it as usual. Watch below. More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 5, 2014 - 4:42 pm

St. Vincent Playing SNL Season Finale With Host Andy Samberg

Spring has finally sprung, which means what remains of the traditional network TV season is winding down, and with it the 39th season of Saturday Night Live. As such, the show announced its hosts and musical guests for the final three episodes of the season on Tumblr today. On 5/3 Andrew Garfield aka The AmazingMore »

By: Chris DeVille / April 23, 2014 - 1:48 pm

Watch Video From Nirvana & Friends’ Secret Show At Saint Vitus Last Night

Last night, the surviving members of Nirvana made a surprising and awesome decision. On their way into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, those members played the ceremony, with a succession of badass ladies filling in for Kurt Cobain: Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent, Lorde. And after the ceremony, this mutant version of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 11, 2014 - 8:55 am
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