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St. Vincent – “KROKODILl” & “GROT”

St. Vincent’s much anticipated Record Store Day contribution was a red vinyl 7″ with two new songs, “KROKODIL” and “GROT.” The former was premiered during her set at Coachella last weekend. Now you can hear both studio cuts below. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 22, 2012 - 9:06 pm

Watch Radiohead, Bon Iver, St. Vincent, Azealia Banks, And More Play Coachella 2012

Coachella weekend one rages on, and last night featured sets from marquee acts like Radiohead, Bon Iver, Azealia Banks and ASAP Rocky. Their sets have been thrown up online, which you can watch below. Notable: St. Vincent plays her new song, “KROKODIL,” during her performance. Also notable: streaming sets today (all times PST) include Wild… More »

By: Corban Goble / April 15, 2012 - 2:02 pm

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 arrangement-heavy… More »

By: Corban Goble / February 29, 2012 - 5:36 pm

Watch St. Vincent On Gossip Girl

Tonight, your favorite television show in the entire universe will get just a tiny bit better when St. Vincent makes a guest appearance on Gossip Girl. Below, we’ve got a minute-long video from tonight’s episode, in which Annie Clark and friends play a little bit of “Cruel” and Blair and Serena have a conversation that’… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 13, 2012 - 12:39 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

After last week’s avalanche of amazing videos, things slowed up a bit this week. Still, our top pick is an uncanny, impossible-to-forget piece of work, and there’s plenty of other good stuff further down the list. Check out our picks below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 10, 2012 - 3:23 pm

St. Vincent – “Cheerleader” Video

The video for St. Vincent’s Strange Mercy track “Cheerleader” opens with a giant Annie Clark laying prone on an art-museum floor, looking like a Damien Hirst shark. It would be a malicious act of spoilerization if I described anything else that happened after, but know that things get as unsettling and uncanny as they alway… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 7, 2012 - 1:37 pm

Watch St. Vincent & Isaac Brock On Portlandia + Fred Armisen’s 10 Favorite Portland Bands

Portlandia is a show by, for, and about indie rock types, so it’s no surprise that indie big dogs show up in sketches every so often. This past weekend’s episode featured two. St. Vincent’s Annie Clark, who first collaborated with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein back when they were the online sketch duo ThunderAnt, played… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 6, 2012 - 4:09 pm

St. Vincent Covers Pearl Jam’s “Black”

While Friday night’s Williamsburg incarnation of the Portlandia Tour featured the likes of Adam Horovitz and Hugh Cornwell (of the Stranglers), St. Vincent’s Annie Clark showed up at Saturday’s stop at the Bowery Ballroom, where she performed Pearl Jam’s “Black.” When Carrie and Fred said that every night’s show would be different, so they ain’t… More »

By: Corban Goble / January 23, 2012 - 9:14 am

St. Vincent Does “Cheerleader” For Conan

Last night, St. Vincent took Strange Mercy cut “Cheerleader” to Conan, starting the performance out with a nice homage to a certain famous Elvis Costello moment. Watch the video down below. More »

By: Corban Goble / January 17, 2012 - 9:24 am

The 10 Best Late Night TV Performances Of 2011

Our annual list of late night television’s best performances has quickly become an annual exercise in big-upping Jimmy Fallon’s music talent booker. Way to go, person responsible for pointing those Studio 6B HD-cameras at our tag cloud: Bang the Fallon gong (btw, there should be a Fallon gong), a full 70% of this list come… More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 22, 2011 - 10:37 am

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Albums Of 2011

It’s been fun, but now it’s time to wrap up the Gummy Awards with the big final list: your picks for the year’s top 10 albums! And the final result is: You guys more or less agree with us! Every album in your top 10 appeared in our top 50, most of them near the… More »

By: Stereogum / December 21, 2011 - 11:23 am

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011

The next stop on the Gummys express is Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011; ten females, ten males, one Gosling. Hit the gallery to check out the winners of this award, truly the people’s champions when it comes to crushes. Just outside the fray: EMA and Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner for the ladies,… More »

By: Stereogum / December 20, 2011 - 12:24 pm

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Music Videos Of 2011

The Gummy Awards rollout continues today with Your Top 10 Music Videos Of 2011, and while there’s not a lot of surprises here, it’s a strong list capped by a beyond-worthy champion. There’s a little overlap with yesterday’s Top 10 Tracks list, but not a lot, and if you have any reason to complain tha… More »

By: Stereogum / December 13, 2011 - 9:24 am

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Tracks Of 2011

Today we begin rolling out the results of this year’s Gummy Awards: The only set of lists which are perfectly impervious to comment section backlash as they are voted upon by you, the esteemed Shut Up, Dude/Monsters’ Ball electorate. Up first is 2011’s Top 10 Tracks. The results may shock you! And they may not! More »

By: Stereogum / December 12, 2011 - 12:46 pm

St. Vincent Covers The Pop Group On Fallon

St. Vincent took the Pop Group’s “She Is Beyond Good And Evil,” a number she’s been playing out for a little while, to Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night, which is probably the closest the Pop Group will ever get to network television. They’ll take it! Ferocious performance. Check out the cover after the… More »

By: Corban Goble / November 8, 2011 - 10:59 am

St. Vincent – “Year Of The Tiger” Live Video

Enduring roster champion 4AD has done well to create a strong brand with high production standards out of their in-house live video series. In a world of meaningless promotional content, these 4AD Sessions are generally considered, visually unique, stylish affairs. Today the Sessions meet their match in St. Vincent, who is herself all of those… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 28, 2011 - 10:05 am

St. Vincent Covers The Pop Group, Plays KCRW

Earlier this year, St. Vincent’s Annie Clark earned some serious respect from skeptics and converts alike with her absolutely ferocious fire-eyed cover of Big Black’s “Kerosene.” At a recent New York show, she pulled out another bloodthirsty postpunk cover, doing an all-solo version of the Pop Group’s wiry itch-funk classic “She Is Beyond Good AndMore »

By: Tom Breihan / October 6, 2011 - 5:23 pm

yMusic – “Proven Badlands” (Composed By Annie Clark)

Annie Clark, better known to most of us as St. Vincent, has composed a piece called “Proven Badlands” for the orchestral ensemble yMusic. The track is as playful and prettily fierce as anything you’d expect from Clark. It’ll appear on yMusic’s new album Beautiful Mechanical, but you can download it below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 22, 2011 - 4:58 pm

Premature Evaluation: St. Vincent Strange Mercy

Apparently, the appeal of a girl that looks an American Doll who also happens to create manic, spastic riffs is not lost on the people. Annie Clark’s St. Vincent project has been universally admired and rhapsodized over ever since she sprung from Sufjan’s Stevens’ band (which also serves as some kind of songwriting academy). Her… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 2, 2011 - 12:10 pm

St. Vincent Covers Tom Waits For Spin

The St. Vincent Strange Mercy cycle is furiously churning right now. So, if you’re all the way through the rabbit hole on this one, here’s a video of St. Vincent covering Tom Waits’ “Tango Till They’re Sore” for Spin as well as performing an acoustic version of her awesome “Surgeon.”

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By: Corban Goble / August 30, 2011 - 2:49 pm
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