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The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

We’re almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it’s time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We just published our 50 Favorite Songs Of 2013, but this week reminded us that the year ain’t over yet. On Wednesday, both EMA and Burial dropped new songs that would have commanded serious consideration if we’d had them even a few days earlier. Needless to say they both landed on our list of the… More »

By: Stereogum / December 13, 2013 - 12:33 pm

NXNE 2014 Initial Lineup

With music festival season over, we’re now getting some initial lineup announcements for next year. The massive NXNE Festival in Toronto has announced its initial lineup for 2014 and it’s looking good. It covers music, film, and other media between 6/13-6/22, but there’s an emphasis on music in the last few days starting on the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / December 12, 2013 - 3:06 pm

St. Vincent – “Birth In Reverse”

St. Vincent’s self-titled fourth LP, out 2/25/14, will also be her major label debut. The album is coming not on longtime home 4AD, but via Universal subsidiary Republic/Loma Vista. The first single “Birth In Reverse,” which was teased in that tour announcement we posted last month, is now available to stream in full below. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 9, 2013 - 8:53 am

Hear A New St. Vincent Snippet In European Tour Announcement

St. Vincent is heading out on a short European tour early next year, and in the YouTube announcement where she announces the tour, we hear 30 seconds of an unnamed and impressively fuzzed-out and psychedelic new song. That brief little burst of music (combined with the new look she posted on Facebook) are enough to… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 18, 2013 - 8:51 am

Watch Pearl Jam, Carrie Brownstein, & St. Vincent Cover Neil Young In Dallas

Last night, Pearl Jam’s Lightning Bolt tour hit Dallas’ American Airlines Center, where the band covered Pink Floyd, the Who, and Neil Young, who turned 68 this week. Their “Rockin’ In The Free World” came during a second encore and featured guests Carrie Brownstein on guitar and Annie Clark (St. Vincent) on tambourine and vocals. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / November 16, 2013 - 3:04 pm

St. Vincent’s Annie Clark Reviews Arcade Fire’s Reflektor

Our Band Could Be Your Life author Michael Azerrad recently started a website called the Talkhouse, entirely dedicated to musicians who write about music, and he’s already scored a few major coups like that Lou Reed review of Yeezus. And now St. Vincent’s Annie Clark has become the site’s latest contributor, waxing eloquent on Reflektor,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 7, 2013 - 11:45 am

The 10 Best St. Vincent Songs

She is not of this world. That sentence was all my friend used to describe a St. Vincent show I’d missed. Annie Clark, the woman behind St. Vincent, seems to have that effect on people. Specifically men, specifically indie rock dudes. This, inescapably, has often boiled down to the fact that Clark is a woman. More »

By: Ryan Leas / October 3, 2013 - 12:49 pm

Watch St. Vincent And Matt Sweeney Jam And Talk Guitars

In this, the eighth episode of the Noisey show Guitar Moves, industrious guitarist Matt Sweeney sits on a couch with Annie Clark aka St. Vincent. There’s nothing but guitars between them, yet it is guitars that bring them together. (New tagline for your show, Noisey.) That is this show’s premise, essentially: Matt interviews people while… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 9, 2013 - 3:33 pm

Watch St. Vincent Join The National In Brooklyn

Last night, the National played what must’ve been their first-ever headlining arena show, as they packed their home-borough shack the Barclays Center. And during the show, they brought out one special guest: St. Vincent’s Annie Clark, who sang backup on “This Is The Last Time,” one of the songs from the band’s new Trouble WillMore »

By: Tom Breihan / June 6, 2013 - 11:54 am

Download David Byrne & St. Vincent’s Brass Tactics EP

Last year, David Byrne & St. Vincent released Love This Giant, which they followed with a tour of North America and Australia. Now, they’re getting ready to hit the road again — a jaunt that will take them across both North America and Europe — and to whet appetites, they’re offering up a free EP,… More »

By: Michael Nelson / May 28, 2013 - 12:52 pm

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 some… More »

By: Liz Pelly / March 23, 2013 - 3:35 pm

Watch Animated St. Vincent Cover A Bob’s Burgers Song

I’ve never watched an episode of the Fox cartoon Bob’s Burgers, but apparently they have songs on there sometimes, and then sometimes indie bands come in and cover those songs. Last year, the National covered the show’s Thanksgiving song. And now the show is launching a video series called “Bob’s Buskers,” in which those musicia… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 12, 2013 - 3:36 pm

Watch David Byrne & St. Vincent Play Letterman

Last night, David Byrne and St. Vincent went on Late Show With David Letterman to perform a track from their collaborative album Love This Giant. Fittingly, they chose “I Should Watch TV,” of which they did a lively rendition, replete with a choreographed horn section behind them. Check it out below. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / January 29, 2013 - 11:01 am

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2012

GUMMYS WEEK CONTINUES. So we’re all on the same page, let’s recap the results to date. Your Best Track is Japandroids’ “House That Heaven Built,” your Best Video is M.I.A. and Romain Gavras’s “Bad Girls,” your Best New Artist is DIIV.

And now, we look inside your hearts. Which, when it comes to… More »

By: Stereogum / December 13, 2012 - 2:19 pm

Watch St. Vincent And Alexis Krauss Sing “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” With Cyndi Lauper

These days, every famous person is friends with every other famous person, and we get stark and mostly-inexplicable reminders of that every day. So here’s today’s: On Saturday night, at a benefit show in New York, St. Vincent’s Annie Clark and Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss joined Cyndi Lauper onstage to sing “Girls Just Wanna Have… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 10, 2012 - 10:28 am

Watch David Byrne & St. Vincent On Colbert

Last night, David Byrne & St. Vincent took to The Colbert Report to play Love This Giant cuts “Who” and “Weekend In The Dust.” They also sat down to chat with Stephen about post-Sandy NYC. Watch all of it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / November 2, 2012 - 9:26 am

Twilight: Breaking Dawn 2 Soundtrack: Feist, St. Vincent, Ellie Goulding (Produced By Skrillex), Passion Pit, & More

Earlier today, the Twilight folks announced the artists like Feist, St. Vincent, Elle Goulding (produced by Skrillex!), Green Day, Passion Pit will contribute originals to the Breaking Dawn Part 2 soundtrack. POP ETC is in the house as well. Head below to see the entire list. More »

By: Corban Goble / October 4, 2012 - 5:50 pm

Grizzly Bear, Death Cab, St. Vincent Remind You To Register To Vote

Tomorrow is National Voter Registration Day, and the non-partisan group HeadCount is taking action by hosting registration events in 30 cities. Alongside that push comes a social campaign featuring photos of indie rock luminaries like Grizzly Bear, TV On The Radio, St. Vincent and Death Cab For Cutie encouraging you to register. HeadCount has more… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 24, 2012 - 2:50 pm

Watch David Byrne & St. Vincent “Burning Down The House” In Minneapolis

David Byrne & St. Vincent’s Love This Giant tour kicked off at Minneapolis’s State Theater on Saturday, a set which found the duo working through a couple of each other’s hits. Head below to watch some fan-shot video of Byrne and Annie Clark performing the Talking Heads’ “Burning Down The House” and Clark’s own “Cruel.”… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 17, 2012 - 9:01 am
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